Re: Stupid mistake with chain length
If by "old chain" you mean the kit supplied #415, no you cannot connect the two. There are differences and the master links are not interchangable/compatible.
Go back to where you bought the #41 and either buy a six foot length (preferable) and make a new chain, or a couple of master links and two more feet of chain.
Personally I wouldn't run two master links but it can be done in a pinch if money is an issue.
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