Our first choice corded electric chainsaw is the UC3530A Makita chainsaw. The 15 amp, 14 inch Makita UC3530A scores highly because of its power, its quality of build and, bearing in mind those qualities, the value for money that it represents. It is consistently rated as a top machine by those who use it (and […]
The outstanding Oregon chainsaw, the Powernow CS250E tops our cordless chainsaw charts. Its 40 Volt lithium-ion Endurance battery pack, 14 inch bar and self sharpening capability make it hard to be beat for overall quality. But the PowerNow CS250E is not a cheap saw and it may be too big for some people’s requirements. Here […]
Our leading recommendation for consumer use gas chainsaws is the Husqvarna 450. With its 50.2cc engine and 18 inch bar, the Husqvarna 450 is a good all-round, versatile and top value gas powered chainsaw, from the impressive Husqvarna range. However, it may not suit everyone. You may need more or less power, a shorter or […]
You might be surprised at the how good some cordless chainsaws are. The important thing is to choose one with the right features. Check out the important features here.
If you buy an electric chainsaw then, of course, you sacrifice certain of the advantages that come with a gas-powered machine. You can’t use it to fell the very largest trees, you can’t work all day deep in the woods with it (without a generator, at least). And you can’t satisfy your desires to tinker […]
If you buy a gas chainsaw you buy power, durability and versatility. But, you also buy noise, weight, fumes, maintenance and an increased risk of injury. So, whilst I’m not by any means trying to put you off buying a gas chainsaw, it is important that you are aware of all the pros and cons […]
The key to buying the best chain saw, as with most power equipment, is to take a bit of time to think carefully about what you need the chain saw to do and how you are likely to use it. You need to focus on what you need the chainsaw for, not the fact that […]