It is essential before you purchase a chainsaw to know what you are going to use it for. Do you have only small jobs such as trimming tree branches or cutting back hedges? Or do you plan on cutting down large trees and cutting them up into smaller pieces for firewood?
Whatever the job, it is important to find the right chainsaw. It is important the weight of the chainsaw be taken into consideration as well. You don’t want something that is too heavy and will just tire you out. On the other hand you don’t want something that is too light and won’t get the big jobs done.
You should also make sure that you know how much you want to spend. Price isn’t always the most important consideration however. You might want to consider the quality of the chainsaw with some brands being better known for their quality and durability.
Another thing you want to consider is checking out the features each chainsaw has to offer. You will want to check the safety features and the chainsaw’s capacity too.
You may want to see if there is an extra bar and chain included when you purchase the chainsaw. This can save you a lot of time if you have to make any changes out in the field. You may also want to check to see if a service warranty is provided.
Lastly, check out product reviews and ask other owners of chainsaws for their recommendations. This way you can find out what people like and see which chainsaw is best for your needs.
It is not only important to know what features are available as well as any drawbacks on certain chainsaws.
GreenWorks 20312 G-MAX 40V 16-Inch Cordless Chainsaw
It comes with a 2AH battery included. Takes about 30 minutes to charge the battery. Up to 60 minutes run time.
Multiple battery capacity is available.
The chainsaw comes with a set of brushless motors that have been found to be more reliable.
The motors deliver the equivalent performance that would be found in a 45CC gas engine.
Push button start – no more yanking on a pull cord.
The Greenworks Pro has a durable handle that has been wrapped with metal.
For a safe operation, this chainsaw offers an electronic chain brake.
Lower Price Alternative
WORX 18-Inch 15.0 Amp Electric Chainsaw
If you are looking to get the job done quickly around the yard or your farm, this is the right chainsaw.
This chainsaw is ideal for cutting up wood for the fireplace, clearing out the brush around your property and even tree and shrub trimming.
The Worx chainsaw works like a gas-powered saw without the harmful emissions.
The all-metal spikes on the bar of the chainsaw adds more stability during operation.
You will find mounted on the bar nose, an easy to lubricate sprocket.
This Worx chainsaw has a 15.0 amp motor that delivers great performance.
Innovative Design: Black & Decker LP1000 Alligator Lopper 4.5-Amp Electric Chainsaw
The Alligator Lopper from Black & Decker comes with a 4.5 Amp motor.
The motor is powerful enough to offer fast cutting.
It offers advanced clamping jaws that grabs and cuts in one motion.
This Black & Decker chainsaw has a substantial cutting bar and chain.
Will cut through branches up to 4 inches in diameter.
Weighs just over 8 pounds.
This is a great tool for pruning trees, pruning branches and cutting fallen branches after a storm.
There is no battery with this model as it is corded and will plug into a 110 outlet.