Husqvarna 55 Saw Profile

Basic Information

HUSQVARNA 55
Model name:55
Engine size:53.2cc
Power output:3.4
2.5
hp
kW
Weight
(powerhead):
11.4
5.2
lb.
kg
Bar length:13″…20″
Chain pitch:.325″
(3/8″)
Bar mount:Small

Compatible Bars

Husqvarna bars (.325″)

The Husqvarna 55 takes all Husqvarna guide bars with the Small mount, .325″ pitch and .050″ or .058″ gauge when fitted with a .325″ drive sprocket (default). The compatible original bars are listed in the two tables below. Recommended bar lengths are 13″ to 20″, compatible bars outside this range greyed out.

There are quite a few models, but in practice the narrow-kerf HLN-250 or XF-250 (X-Force) bars with a SP33G Pixel chain are the best match for the 3.4 hp power of the 55.

HUSQVARNA BARS
Small mount

.325″ pitch
.050″ gauge:
Lengths
in. (DL)
HLN-250
· Laminated
· Narrow kerf (Pixel)
· SP33G chain
SP33G
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (79)
HT-250 Pro RSN
· Solid bar
· Replaceable nose
SP33G
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
XF-250
· X-Force
· Laminated
· For X-Cut chains

SP33G
13″ (56)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (80)
FT-250
· “Farm Tough”
· Laminated
H23
20″ (80)
HL-250
· Laminated
H23
20″ (78)
HUSQVARNA BARS
Small mount

.325″ pitch
.058″ gauge:
Chains:
H25

Lengths
in. (DL)
HL-258
· Laminated
20″ (78)
HT-258 Pro RSN
· Solid bar
· Replaceable nose
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
XF-258
· X-Force
· Laminated
· For X-Cut chains
16″ (66)
18″ (72)

Husqvarna bars (3/8″)

Husqvarna 55 may optionally also be fitted with a 3/8″ pitch drive sprocket. In this configuration, the 55 takes Husqvarna bars with the Small mount, 3/8″ pitch and .050″ or .058″ gauge. These bars are listed in the two tables below; the too long 24″ models greyed out.

HUSQVARNA BARS
Small mount

3/8″ pitch
.050″ gauge
Chains:
C83,H80

Lengths
in. (DL)
FT-280
· “Farm Tough”
· Laminated
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
HA-280 Pro Solid
· Solid bar
· Hard nose
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
HA-380 Pro Solid
· Solid bar
· Hard nose
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
24″ (84)
HLI-280
· Laminated
14″ (52)
16″ (56)
HT-280 Pro RSN
· Replaceable nose

16″ (60)
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
24″ (84)
XF-280
· X-Force
· Laminated
· For X-Cut chains
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
HUSQVARNA BARS
Small mount

3/8″ pitch
.058″ gauge
Chains:
C85,H81

Lengths
in. (DL)
FT-288
· “Farm Tough”
· Laminated
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
HT-288 Pro RSN
· Solid bar
· Replaceable nose
16″ (60)
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
24″ (84)

Oregon bars (.325″)

Oregon makes a large number of Husqvarna 55 -compatible guide bars in the K095 mount, .325″ pitch and both in .050″ and .058″ gauges. These bars are listed in the two tables below.

The narrow-kerf SpeedCut™ and AdvanceCut™ (MLB) bars (.050″) are probably the best choice for the power level of the 55.

OREGON BARS
K095 mount
.325″ pitch
.050″ gauge
Lengths
in. (DL)
AdvanceCut™ (MLB/PXB)
· Standard bar
MLB:
· narrow kerf
· 95TXL chain
PXB:
· regular kerf
· 20B, 20L chain
MLB:
13″ (56)
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
PXB:
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
PowerCut™ (EXL/RNB)
(recommended,
heavy-duty)
· Replaceable nose
· Solid body
· 20L chain
EXL:
16″ (66)
20″ (78)
RNB:
16″ (66)
20″ (78)
SpeedCut™ (TXLB/TXLG)
(recommended,
light duty)
· Narrow kerf
· Up to 55cc saws
· TXLB small nose

· TXLG large nose
· 95TXL chain


TXLB:
13″ (56)
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
TXLG:
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
VersaCut™ (VXLG)
· Lightweight pro bar
· Large nose
· 20B chain
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
OREGON BARS
K095 mount
.325″ pitch
.058″ gauge
Lengths
in. (DL)
AdvanceCut™ (PXB)
· Standard bar
· PXB small nose
· SFG large nose
· 21BPX chain

PXB:
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
SFG:
18″ (72)
ControlCut™ (PXLB)
· Lightweight pro bar
· Low-kickback nose
· 21BPX chain
13″ (56)
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
PowerCut™ (EXLB/RNB)
(recommended,
heavy-duty)

· Replaceable nose
· Solid body

· Large nose
· 21L chain



EXLB:
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
RNB:
13″ (56)
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)
VersaCut™ (VXLG)
· Lightweight pro bar
· Large nose
· 21L chain
15″ (64)
16″ (66)
18″ (72)
20″ (78)

Oregon bars (3/8″)

With a 3/8″ drive sprocket, Husqvarna 55 takes Oregon bars with the K095 mount, 3/8″ pitch and .050″ or .058″ gauge. These bars are listed in the two tables below, with longer-than-recommended models greyed out.

A quick selection guide: the AdvanceCut™ bars are light and affordable and the best choice for occasional use; the replaceable-nose PowerCut™ models will last the longest in intensive use.

OREGON BARS
K095 mount
3/8″ pitch
.050″ gauge
Lengths
in. (DL)
AdvanceCut™ (PXD/SFH)
(recommended, light-duty)
· Standard bar
· PXD small nose
· SFH large nose
· 72V chain
PXD:
16″ (59)
SFH:
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
DuraCut™ (ATM/DXL)
· Hard nose
· Tough, hard-wearing
· Dirty conditions
ATM:
20″ (72)
DXL:
20″ (72)
PowerCut™ (EXL/RND)
(recommended,
heavy-duty)
· Replaceable nose
· Solid body

· Large nose
· 72E/J/L chain





EXL:
16″ (60)
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
24″ (84)
28″ (93)
RND:
16″ (60)
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
24″ (84)
28″ (93)
VersaCut™ (VXLH)
· Lightweight pro bar
· Large nose
· 72DPX chain
16″ (60)
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
OREGON BARS
K095 mount
3/8″ pitch
.058″ gauge
Lengths
in. (DL)
AdvanceCut™ (SFH)
· Standard bar
· SFH large nose
18″ (68)
20″ (72)
DuraCut™ (ATM)
· Hard nose
· Tough, hard-wearing
· Dirty conditions
16” (60)
18” (68)
20” (72)
DuraCut™ XD (DXLM)
· Hard nose
· Tough, hard-wearing
· Dirty conditions
16” (60)
18” (68)
20” (72)
22” (76)
24” (80)
PowerCut™ (EXLD/RND)
(recommended,
heavy-duty)
· Replaceable nose
· Solid body

· Large nose
· 73E/J/L chain
EXLD:
16” (60)
18” (68)
20” (72)
24” (84)
RND:
16” (60)
18” (68)
20” (72)
24” (84)
VersaCut™ (SLH/VXLH)
· Lightweight pro bar
· Large nose
· 73E/J/L chain
SLH:
18” (68)
VXLH:
15” (56)
16” (60)
18” (64)
20” (72)