Stihl 038 Magnum Saw Profile

Basic Information

STIHL
038 Magnum
Model name:038AVMEQ
Engine size:72.2cc
Power output:4.4
3.6
hp
kW
Weight
(powerhead):
14.6
6.6
lb.
kg
Bar length:16″…20″
Chain pitch:3/8″
Bar mount:3003

Compatible Bars

Stihl original bars

The Stihl 038 Magnum takes all Stihl guide bars with the medium 3003 mount, 3/8″ pitch and either .050″ or .063″ gauge. The compatible original bars are listed in the table below. Recommended bar lengths are 16″ to 20″; other lengths in parentheses. (Based on engine size and power, the 038 Magnum could probably run 22″ and 25″ bars too.)

STIHL
3003 mount
3/8″ pitch
Length
[in.]
Chain
(rec.)
.050” gauge:33 RM3
Rollomatic
E Standard
16 in
18 in
20 in
60
66
72
Rollomatic
Super E
16 in
18 in
20 in
(25 in)
60
66
72
(84)
Rollomatic
ES Light
20 in
(25 in)
72
(84)
.063” gauge:36 RM3
Rollomatic
E Standard
16 in
18 in
20 in
60
66
72
Rollomatic
Super E
20 in
(22 in)
(25 in)
72
(76)
(84)
Rollomatic
ES Light
20 in
(25 in)
72
(84)

Oregon bars

Oregon offers a wide selection of Stihl 038 Magnum -compatible guide bars in the D025 mount, 3/8″ pitch and either .050″ or .063″ gauge. The bars along with a recommended Oregon chain are listed in the table below (some have none). Lengths outside the recommended range in parentheses.

OREGON
D025 mount
3/8″ pitch
Length
[in.]
Chain
(rec.)
.050” gauge:
AdvanceCut™
SFH
20 inD72 / 72V072G
PowerCut™
RND
16 in
18 in
20 in
(24 in
E60 / 72LPX060G
E66 / 72LPX066G
E72 / 72LPX072G
E84 / 72LPX084G)
DuraCut™
ATM
18 in
20 in
(24 in
no chain
no chain
no chain)
.063” gauge:
AdvanceCut™
SFH
16 in
18 in
20 in
(24 in
no chain
no chain
75LPX072G
75EXL084G)
PowerCut™
RND
16 in
18 in
20 in
(22 in
no chain
no chain
75LPX072G
75EXL084G)
VersaCut™
VXLH
16 in
18 in
20 in
(24 in
no chain
no chain
75LPX072G
75EXL084G)
DuraCut™
ATM
16 in
18 in
20 in
(24 in
no chain
no chain
no chain
no chain)