Every once in a while, many homeowners have to prune the overgrown trees in their backyards, improve landscaping, and even chop wood to keep warm during cold winter months. Even though sharp machetes and axes can help users to get these jobs done, consider using one of these top 10 best chainsaws for these major reasons: they are easier to use that machetes and axes. They are also fast, generally low maintenance, and do not expend a lot of user energy while cutting or trimming.
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10. Redback E214C
Redback E214C is a40-volt cordless chainsaw that slices through wet and dry wood and even tree stumps smoothly. It draws its power from a durable brushless motor. It also has a durable chain and bar, an automated bar and chain lubricator, and an impressive chain speed of approximately 33 feet per second. If you are a professional gardener or trim your yard often, this chainsaw has a large 160ml oil tanks. Once you start cutting, you do not have to break from work often to refill its oil tank.
9. Black & Decker LCS1240
Since its inception over 105 years ago in Baltimore Maryland, Black & Decker has become a leading manufacturer of household tools, with its power tools ranking among the best in the market. If you are searching for a new chain saw, for instance, and quality, performance and reliability rank high on your list of wants, you will not regret buying this LCS1240 chainsaw by Black & Decker. It is light, easy to use, and has a 12-inch low-kickback bar and Oregon chain that cuts through wood like butter. It has a tool-free tensioning system for easier and fast chain adjustment, an automatic oiling system, and a 40-volt lithium ion (Li-ion) battery that lasts long.
8. Black & Decker LCS1020
Even though slightly smaller than the Black & Decker LCS1240 chainsaw reviewed here-in, Black & Decker LCS1020 is an advanced power tool that features a durable 10-inch low-kickback premium Oregon bar and chain, a 20-volt lithium ion battery, and a stable wrap-around bale handle. It has a tool-free blade tension system for making quick chain adjustments, a light low-profile design that lowers fatigue, and a large oil container with a stylish clear window for gauging the existing oil level.
7. Sun Joe SWJ701E
If you have a few dollars to spend on a new chainsaw and want a light high-performance model that is suitable for trimming tree limbs, cutting logs, and or trimming firewood, look no further than Sun Joe SWJ701E. It is sturdy, powerful, and suitable for heavy-duty cutting and trimming. Its 18-inch self-lubricating chain and bar are innovative. Its ergonomic handle is comfortable, while its hand guard has an innovative kickback brake function that protects you from accidental injuries.
6. Husqvarna 460 Rancher
Husqvarna 460 Rancher is a heavy-duty gas-powered chain saw with an innovative 60.3cc two-stroke X-torque engine. It works reliably for long without overheating. It is CARB-compliant, has a side-mounted easy-access chain tensioner, and a 20-inch self-lubricating bar and chain. For maximum durability, Husqvarna has fitted a forged three-piece crankshaft on this chainsaw and a quick release replaceable filter.
5. WORX WG304.1 Chain Saw
WORX WG304.1 is a 4HP emission-free chainsaw with a durable 15-amp motor, an 18-inch bar and chain, and a patented auto tensioning system for tightening or loosening its chain. It is light, portable, and a favored brand in several top 10 best chainsaws in 2015 reviews for its built-in chain brake safety feature. Out of the box, this chainsaw ships fully assembled, ready to use, and backed by a 2-year warranty.
4. Earthwise CS30016
Light, durable, and powered by a durable 12-amp motor, Earthwise CS30016 is a well-made electric chainsaw with a 16-inch bar and chain system. It has a tool less tension system, an easy to maneuver low profile design, and an automatic oiling system that lowers friction and keeps it in excellent working order whether you are trimming branches or cutting logs. It has an oil level window, a safety tip blade that lowers the risk of injuries, and a plastic blade cover for convenient storage.
3. Remington 41AZ52AG983
Many people know and love Remington for the quality iron boxes and juicers it has produced over the years. However, it is also a major player in the power tools niche, with this 41AZ52AG983 Limb N Trim model ranking among the best in 2015 for many reasons. Its lightweight and compact design, for instance, is a major draw for professional gardeners and individuals who spend a lot of time pruning or falling trees. Its 14-inch low-kickback bar and chain and 8-amp electric motor work well. Its push button oiler lowers wastage, while its external chain tensioner eases its customization when preparing for a job. It ships fully assembled.
2. WORX WG303.1
WORX WG303.1 is a powerful 3.5-horsepower electric chain saw with a 14.5 amp motor. It ships fully assembled, has a durable 16-inch chain and bar, and an auto chain tensioner for maintaining the correct chain tension for cutting, trimming, and pruning. WORX WG303.1 has auto chain lubrication and a safety bar/ chain stop.
1. Remington RM1025SPS
In 2015, Remington RM1025SPS pole saw combo is, as per our review, the best chainsaw for personal and commercial use. It is affordable, has an innovative two-in-one detachable design, and a 10-inch bar and chain that handles the toughest of cutting and trimming jobs effortlessly. Instead of gas, it draws power from an 8-amp efficient electric motor and has a non-slip grip for secure and comfortable use.