I just bought a EGO 14" chainsaw. Is there a chain designed for ripping that will fit this saw?

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Ego's official answer would be a ripping chain is not available, and that you are only recommended to use the bar/chain combo from Ego (or the Oregon equivalent since the Ego ones are made by Oregon).
I have been trying to find a ripping chain in a 0.043" width, but have not found anything.  I also tried finding a corresponding bar/chin combo for ripping, but seems that Oregon only offers ripping setups for greater than 20" bar lengths.  There are YouTube videos that show how to convert a cross cut chain to a ripping chain; largely involves changing the sharpening angle form 30 degrees, down to about 10 degrees, as well as removing every other cutter tooth.