And the best chainsaw is…? There is no such thing as the singular best. Sorry, I wish it was that easy, but there are many factors that determine which is the best chainsaw for you, so keep that in mind when reading this buying guide. If all you need to do is prune your trees around your yard, well, a small compact battery chainsaw like the BLACK+DECKER LCS1240 is perfect for you. But if you need to fell 34″ trees on a regular basis then that is the worst chainsaw for you, and in the latter case I’d recommend something like the Makita EA7900PRZ1.
It’s important that you understand my philosophy about choosing the right chainsaw. Unfortunately, I’ve had many people who just want one choice without ever explaining what their needs or budget is. We’re here to actually help you make a smart decision for your specific requirements. We hope this article helps you make a decision you are happy with. [Read more…]