What are the best chainsaws?

Chainsaws are indispensable tools to trimming trees or bringing them down for landscaping purposes. We are listing the best saws that provide value for your money. Think you know of better chainsaws that deserve to be on the list? Please add them and comment.

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    #1EGO Power+ CS1401

    EGO Power+ 	CS1401

    The EGO Power+ Chain Saw uses a brushless motor to power the 14-inch bar and chain to cut branches. The motor utilizes electricity from its 56V lithium-ion battery, which barely produces any noise and pollutant.

    Electronics

    $175

    Andy Wen
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "The performance of this blade is like turning those trunks into butter while holding a very hot knife."
  2. 13

    #2Sun Joe SWJ701E

    Sun Joe SWJ701E

    The SWJ701E  14-amp electric chain saw has an 18-inches blade for cutting large objects. The electronics also has a button that activates the saw instantly. In addition, this chainsaw does not use oil or other pollutant fuel. 

    Electronics

    $119.99

    Keith Young
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "Keep hearing good things about sun jow chainsaws. This saw is great but the chain can get out of place if I do not get it aligned right. "
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    #3Remington RM1425

    Remington RM1425

    The RM1425  chainsaw has rugged construction and user-friendly features such as a push button oiler. The chainsaw has an 8 AMP motor and a 14-inch low-kickback bar and chain for cutting branches and small trunks.

    Electronics

    $55.85

    Manuel Beltrán
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "The angle of the saw and the finger guard on the upper grip makes this one of my favorite chainsaws. Just want this one to run on batteries instead of a cord. "
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    #4BLACK+DECKER LCS1020

    BLACK+DECKER LCS1020

    The LCS1020 chainsaw features a 20v Max lithium battery for longer operation than other battery. This unit also has a chain tensioning knob for blade adjustments without using any tools. 

    Electronics

    $199

    Tom Jia
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "This tool does not weight as much as I imagine. I find it useful at trimming our trees to avoid any unwanted growth. having to oil it regularly can be a hassle though. "
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    #5Greenworks 20312

    Greenworks 20312

    This GreenWorks chainsaw is powered by a 40V lithium-ion battery. The saw also has an auto-oiler feature that lubricates the blade as you cut branches or trunks. The brushless motor operates quietly than other chainsaws.

    Electronics

    $288.35

    Howard Ortega
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "Not the kind of saw to use for older trees with thick trunks. but this is the one to pick out of the many chainsaws in home depot or sams club."
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    #6Makita UC3551A

    Makita UC3551A

    The Makita Electric Chain Saw lets you adjust the blade without using tools thanks to a central knob. The rubberized soft grip gives you better control of the saw as you cut down trees or hedges. 

    Electronics

    $372

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    #7WORX WG304.1

    WORX WG304.1

    The WG304.1 has a 4.0 HP and 15.0 Amp of performance rate for cutting thick branches. The unit has a 6.75-ounce oil tank that lubricates the bar and chain automatically for an uninterrupted cutting operation. 

    Electronics

    $109.68

    Lawrence Ryan
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "For an electric saw, I was surprised by how easy it can cut down old trees. The problem I had with the saw is the unstable chain that needs to be tightened too many times to make it cut branches properly. "
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    #8Poulan PRED-967669301

    Poulan PRED-967669301

    The Predator chain saw is powered by a 42cc gas motor that allows for efficient cutting with minimum vibration. The engine has a SuperClean filter that lessens the pollutants this chainsaw produces. 

    Electronics

    $209.99

    Howard Ortega
    Written on June 17, 2019
    "This saw delivers in performance and is lightweight. Prepare for the noise though as the motor from this can be unnerving to someone's ears. "

Summary

Best What are the best chainsaws
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1EGO Power+ CS1401Electronics 17 Paid
2Sun Joe SWJ701EElectronics 13 Paid
3Remington RM1425Electronics 8 Paid
4BLACK+DECKER LCS1020Electronics 3 Paid
5Greenworks 20312Electronics 2 Paid
6Makita UC3551AElectronics 2 Paid
7WORX WG304.1Electronics 1 Paid
8Poulan PRED-967669301Electronics 1 Paid
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