This is the cheapest gas chainsaw in its range and it is certainly hard to imagine there is a better price to power/effectiveness ratio when it comes to larger gas chainsaws.
These small gripes aside the simplicity and ease of use of this chainsaw are great, thanks in large part to the tool-less chain adjustment.
Headquartered in Sweden, Husqvarna is a brand most professionals swear by.
In fact it might be the best value for money gardening tool on the face of the earth! Also the spark arrestor could be better as this does throw sparks and the muffler gets hot to the point it causes wood to smoulder – and can make direct contact with the log. Headquartered in the USA, Makita specializes in making electric home tools. >>> Jump me straight to the reviews – I know all about gas chainsaws <<<. Very well insulated handles. Once upon a time I was a complete gardening newbie, but over the last few years I have learnt a lot about yard care – all stemming from taking over a mess of a garden when I started at university! It is very important to have the right amount tension in the chain of your saw. Let’s face it, chainsaws are dangerous tools to handle and therefore safety becomes an important aspect to consider while buying them. If you need even more power, you could even consider a saw with a 65cc motor. One of our favorite features is the chain brake, which automatically shuts off the chainsaw if a kickback occurs. It comes with a three year warranty and weighs 11.2lbs (excluding the cutting equipment). A gas chainsaw is a good buy if you venture into bigger jobs like sawing big logs while an electric saw will do the job if you are a hobbyist.
Even though WORX is a Chinese brand, its products are very reliable and sturdy. But don’t worry you don’t really have to be a lumberjack to use smaller models like MS170, which have a higher power to weight ratio making this affordable for an average user.
9cc, Husqvarna 435e ii gas chainsaw, 16-inch bar, 40. One of the most important things you have to keep in mind while finalizing your buy is determining your body strength. Your email address will not be published. Hi Stew – glad you found my post useful.
Well it certainly does in the case of a chainsaw!
It is very economical when it comes to fuel consumption and also reduces exhaust emissions. It has a 20 inch bar and a maximum power speed of 9000 rpm and weighs 13.2lbs. This is the best small gas chainsaw out there – easy to handle, cuts well, amazing warranty and an unmatchable power to weight ratio – it is ideal for shaping, pruning and hobby work. Gas starts to break down in as little as a month, causing particles to separate from the fluid. An Automatic chain oiler allows you to keep cutting without stopping for oiling. One of our absolute favorite features is its self-oiling system, reducing wear and tear significantly.
Modern chainsaws range in size from small devices that can be operated with one hand to large machines designed for heavy-duty work. Simply turn the large dial to open the side cover and then turn the small dial to loosen or tighten the chain.
A gas chainsaw is powered by gasoline (petrol). More extensive blockages will have to be dealt with by removing the valves, diaphragm, and cover plate. Also it is not that easy to take apart should you ever need to – this makes maintaining it unnecessarily finickety. When you are not likely to use your chainsaw regularly or store them away for a long period of time make sure you drain the oil and fuel from it.