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With years of expertise, we provide you with the best options for your money when shopping for best chainsaw. From left to right, these best chainsaw options are classified from premium to "good value" and should cover all features, uses and requirements a consumer looks for when buying best chainsaw.
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Consumer Best Buy DigestHusqvarna
These are typically rated as among the best chainsaws. They have aggressive engines for rapid acceleration and highest possible productivity. With 50 years of engineering, these Swedish chainsaws will offer years of performance.
McCulloch
Another contender constantly rated among the best chainsaws on the market, these saws boast some of the more powerful engines, advanced technology, user-friendly ergonomic handles, robust materials, and a wide range of accessories.
Poulan Pro
These chainsaws are some of the best when you compare their value to available premium features. We recommend these for homeowners who don't want to sacrifice too much in the way of quality and design, yet want a high performing saw.
Poulan
For those looking for the best chainsaws at a fair price, look no further than a Poulan. Readily available at most national retailers, we like what this chainsaw brings for the price.
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Those who are looking for the very best chainsaws money can buy.
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Those looking for one of the best premium saws at a comfortable price.
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Those will will use their chainsaws more often, but can't afford premium prices.
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Shoppers who want one of the best chainsaws for the price. Only occasional use.
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Husqvarna
Husqvarna 327P4
Pole saw with rapid acceleration and easy starting E-TECH® II engine. The versatile cutter head makes it easy to reach even dense trees and bushes without using a ladder or skylift. Low weight, good balance and rear-mounted engine provide a comfortable working position and reduced exhaust fumes. The cutter head has adjustable and automatic chain lubrication. Tube Length: 68.9".
Made in USA Made in USA
type: pole
CCs: 24.5
horse power: 1.21
bar length: 12"
weight: 13.4 lbs
key features: reduced emissions
target audience: arborist/tree care
ideal application: limbing, pruning, tree care
$499.95 Independent Dealer

Lowe's
$499.95


Husqvarna
Husqvarna 390 XP®
A very powerful saw from Husqvarna's latest generation of large professional saws. The 390 XP is engineered with the professional logger in mind. Designed for the most demanding conditions a logger may face. Performance is increased while vibration is diminished through Husqvarna's two-mass principle isolating the engine from the handles. Excellent ergonomics and low power-to-weight ratio makes the 390 XP very desirable on the work site.
type: gas
CCs: 87.9
horse power: 6.5
bar length: 20"
weight: 15.7 lbs
key features: vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: professional/logger
ideal application: logging, sawing thick trees
$1,029.95 Independent Dealer


Jonsered
Jonsered CS 2238
A home owner chainsaw which is made for fire wood cutting, pruning and felling small trees in the garden. Our patented Clean Power engine is a powerful environmental friendly engine. The model is easy to handle thanks to the well-balanced engine and handles and with features like combined choke/stop.
type: gas
CCs: 38
horse power: 2
bar length: 14" - 16""
weight: 10.14 lbs
target audience: landowner/farmer
$199.99

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How to determine the right chainsaw for you...
When selecting from an assortment of the best chainsaw, first, determine what is more important to you among price, quality, features and value. Discriminating homeowners (those who value premium features and quality engineering) should pay more attention to the saws on the left side of the page. Those on a budget, who are also looking cost-conscious but don't want a "cheap" should lean more to the right side of the page. Which of these best chainsaw is right for you?
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