Chainsaw product guide | Living the Country Life

Chainsaw product guide

When living in the country, a chainsaw can be one of the most useful tools to have on hand. Whether you find yourself needing to cut some firewood, clear a trail, or clean out branches, a chainsaw can prove invaluable.

Husqvarna, Jonsered, Poulan PRO, RedMax

Husqvarna 450 e-series

Husqvarna's 50.2-cc 450 e-series chainsaw features X-TORQ engine technology, which reduces emissions and increases fuel efficiency. Toolless chain tensioning allows for assembling the bar and chain easily, and a snap-lock cylinder cover saves time when maintaining. An ergonomic rear handle and reduced-vibration system provide increased comfort. Available in bar lengths from 13 to 20 inches, the saw's dry weight is 11.3 pounds. MSRP: $369.95.

Jonsered CS 2150

The Jonsered CS 2150 chainsaw features a 50-cc engine displacement, great for hobby users. The model has a slim engine housing, turbo air cleaning, vibration damping, a quick-release air filter, decompression valve, and a side-mounted chain tensioner. The CS 2150 also offers an inertia chain brake and an oil pump with no flow at idle. With recommended bar lengths of 13 to 18 inches, the saw's dry weight is 10.8 pounds. MSRP: $439.95 for the 16-inch bar length.

Please note that the CS 2150 has been replaced by the CS 2250. MSRP: $459.95 for the 16-inch bar length.

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Poulan PRO PP4620AVX

The Poulan PRO PP4620AVX chainsaw features a 46-cc, two-cycle engine with plenty of power. The model also offers an automatic chain oiler, a super clean air filter system and a toolless chain-tightening system for easy assembly. An antivibration handle provides added comfort and prevents fatigue. The saw is available with a 20-inch bar length and has a two-year warranty. MSRP: $200.

RedMax G5300

The RedMax G5300 chainsaw offers a 53-cc engine with pure two-cycle technology. Additional features include an automatic, adjustable chain oil pump, an integrated aluminum alloy bar mount, a dust-free air intake, a dual-activated chain brake, and a carburetor anti-freeze mechanism. Available in bar lengths of 16, 18, and 20 inches, the saw's dry weight is 11 pounds. MSRP: $409.99 (18-inch bar length).

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