What do you think are the top 5 chainsaws on the market today? If you ask ten people you’ll get ten different answers. We understand that everyone has their strong views on what makes a chainsaw great. It’s a subjective topic and there is no right or wrong answer. Ultimately the best chainsaw for you might be different than what your neighbor needs but if you’re a beginner when it comes to the world of chainsaws we think you’ll find this article beneficial. [Read more…]
Chainsaws are an essential tool for most homeowners but they are also a dangerous tool that needs to be handled correctly. We know that many of you have questions about chainsaws so we wrote this comprehensive guide that covers every aspect of the chainsaw.
From the mechanics of a chainsaw to history, to safety, to chains, model reviews, brands and everything in between. If you have questions about chainsaws we have answers. [Read more…]
The ECHO CS-590 was released in 2013 and in 2014 the ECHO CS-590 Timber Wolf chainsaw won the Dealers Choice Award from Power Equipment Trade magazine — over 1,000 lawn and garden power equipment dealers participated in the survey. Have no doubt, this is an impressive chainsaws that customers love.
What’s the best pole saw? We know that many of you ask this question wondering which pole saw is right for you. A pole saw is basically a chainsaw on a pole. It’s that simple. If you’ve ever used a conventional chainsaw you’ll feel right at home handling a pole saw.
In this article we review many of the best pole saws available as well as discuss many of the factors that you should consider before deciding which model to buy. [Read more…]
A Poulan Pro Chainsaw will give you the best of both worlds — a heavy-duty working saw at an affordable price. And, you might be surprised to learn that Poulan Pro is owned by Husqvarna so many of the components are shared between chainsaws, which basically means you get a high-quality chainsaw but much cheaper than a Husqvarna.
Not only do we review many of the best Poulan Pro chainsaws but we also give you some important facts so you can decide which chainsaw is right for you. [Read more…]
What are the Best Rated Chainsaws?
Have you been wondering which chainsaw is the best for your needs? Hopefully, this article will clear that up for you. There’s a big debate about whether to go for a gas chainsaw, a corded electric or battery chainsaw and opinions differ. Truthfully, you can get a great chainsaw in any of these categories – it really depends what you need it for. So before we go on to review the best rated chainsaws available to you, let’s look at what type of chainsaw is your best option. [Read more…]
The Zombi ZCS5817 (58V / Battery) and the Zombi ZCS12017 (120V / Corded) are two excellent chainsaws that have come out of nowhere to really compete with the best brands on the market. Although you may have never heard of Zombi Power Tools, they are an offshoot of a very popular company. [Read more…]
The Remington RM5118R Rodeo is an impressive chainsaw; it truly is. Why? Well, because you get a lot of chainsaw for very little money. The RM5118R gas chainsaw has plenty of power (51cc) for your cutting tasks around the house, but what’s truly surprising is that it also has anti-vibration handles, which is basically unheard of at this price point.
The Husqvarna 120i is categorized as a “casual chainsaw” by Husqvarna, which basically means it’s intended for light-duty usage and targeted for homeowners who want a high-quality chainsaw in a compact, easy-to-use package.
Well, the Husqvarna 120i is a wonderful battery-powered chainsaw worth the price because it’s built to last. Husqvarna is a brand that consistently manufactures excellent products. Yes, this is more expensive than many consumer chainsaws but you’re paying for the quality of components in the saw. [Read more…]
The Makita XCU02Z has proven to be an excellent professional quality chainsaw for homeowners and for commercial applications. This is not a typical consumer chainsaw. Makita only makes tools for professionals and it’s reflected in price, but you do get what you pay for.
For example, the Makita XCU02Z features extreme protection Technology (XPT) which basically gives you dust and water resistance when working in harsh conditions. Cheap chainsaws don’t offer you features like this. [Read more…]
WEN has been making tools since 1951; known for creating high-quality tools at an affordable price. So, it shouldn’t be surprising that the WEN electric chainsaw (WEN 4017) is very affordable. It’s designed for homeowners who need a cheap chainsaw that can reliably handle small cutting jobs around the home.
To give you some options, we also review several other chainsaws for you to compare and consider. [Read more…]
The DEWALT DCCS670X1 Flexvolt chainsaw is a great chainsaw for homeowners thanks to its ergonomic design and balance between power and cutting efficiency. Most homeowners don’t need a heavy-duty gas chainsaw for their cutting needs around the yard, which is why the Dewalt 60V Flexvolt chainsaw is ideal for the majority of people.
This article covers a wide range of topics, including the Dewalt Flexvolt system, which we’ve covered in our comprehensive Flexvolt article — plus, we recommend a few other excellent battery powered chainsaws for you to consider. We think it’s important to consider a range of options. [Read more…]
Let’s be honest, most homeowners don’t need a heavy-duty gas chainsaw — which is why the Husqvarna 240 Chainsaw (38cc, 16-inch) is a smart choice for the average homeowner. Leave the Husqvarna 455 Rancher chainsaw (55cc, 20-inch) to the experienced chainsaw users who need a lot of power for felling 24-inch trees, but most people don’t need that much power. The smaller the chainsaw, the easier it is to handle.
The Snapper 82V chainsaw is a part of the Snapper XD 82v MAX series that includes a variety outdoor power tools all powered by one battery. This article will focus on the Snapper 82V chainsaw (SXDCS82) but we’ll also introduce to the other tools in the lineup.
Either, way Snapper has created and powerful and innovative battery chainsaw that homeowners will love and appreciate due to its ease of use and effective cutting power. [Read more…]
Electric chainsaws are the cheapest type of chainsaws you can buy, and for the majority of homeowners, these provide the right combination of efficiency, price and power. The purpose of this article is to give you all the information you need to help you decide if an electric chainsaw is right for you. And, we’ve compiled a list of some models that you should consider to stretch your dollar. [Read more…]