Are the chainsaw powerheads the same on the 14-18" saws

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Is the only diifferents between them the bar and chain?
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albema

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from what i know, the 14 and 16 are the same, but the 18 is a whole different beast.

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No they are not the same.

I know the 18" is a brand new Generation 3 with auto tensioning knob, LED lights and bucking spikes.

14" 6,800 RPM
16" 6,800 RPM
18" 11,000 RPM
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I think at one point in the distant past the 14 and 16 may have been different, but currently the 14 and 16 are the same except for bar length (gen2) and the 18" is the gen3 one.
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thanks everyone.