Where can I find a 4.5 mm chainsaw sharpening file?

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Where can I find a 4.5 mm chainsaw sharpening file? The manual for my 16" chainsaw states that the 3/8 pitch chain should be sharpened with a .177 (4.5 mm) diameter file. However, I can't find that size file. For example, the closest size files which come with Stihl sharpening kits are 4.0 mm files which come with the 3/8" Picco and 1/4" kits, and the 4.8 mm files which come with the .325" kit. The 3/8" kit comes with a 5.2 mm file. Where can a obtain 4.5mm chainsaw sharpening files? Does Oregon sell sharpening equipment for its chains? If I buy a Stihl sharpening kit, which one should I buy?
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Here's a 2-pack on Amazon, from Oregon:

https://www.amazon.com/Oregon-4-5mm-C...
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Maybe this is something HD might want to carry?

Here's the kit with guide:

https://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B000PS...
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Hi all, our official recommendations are both available on Amazon here:

https://amazon.com/Oregon-4-5mm-Chain...
https://www.amazon.com/Oregon-32-Inch...

Both of these will work!
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