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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 576 XP® W AutoTune
Husqvarna's most advanced saw for demanding professional use. It features a new X-Torq® engine that provides high torque over a very wide rpm range, combined with low fuel consumption and low exhaust emission levels. Full wrap handle bar provides in situations when you need to turn the saw over or cut from awkward angles. AutoTune always gives optimal engine setting, Smart Start® for easy starting and Air Injection makes the saw run stronger and longer.
type: gas
CCs: 73.5
horse power: 5.7
bar length: 28"
weight: 14.99 lbs
key features: engine optimization, easy starting, vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: professional/logger
ideal application: logging, sawing thick trees, tree care
$909.95 Independent Dealer


RedMax
RedMax GZ3500T
The 3500T is a commercial-duty, high-torque arborist chainsaw designed for tree care professionals. The 3500T includes the MaxLogic ignition system which provides quick and easy starts with lightening acceleration. Also available with a 12" bar.
type: top handle
CCs: 35.23
horse power: 1.94
bar length: 14"
weight: 7.3 lbs
key features: easy starting
target audience: arborist/tree care
ideal application: limbing, pruning, tree care
$299.99

Husqvarna
Husqvarna 576 XP® W
New edition for professional use. Ideal felling and general logging saw. The 575XPW is engineered with X-TORQ delivering high torque even at low rpms. X-TORQ Technology also provides even more fuel efficiency than other saws in its class. The 575XPW will increase productivity and reduce fuel costs, while providing more power when you need it. A full wrap handle bar is handy in situations when you need to turn the saw over or cut from awkward angles.
type: gas
CCs: 73.5
horse power: 5.7
bar length: 28"
weight: 14.55 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: professional/logger
ideal application: logging, sawing thick trees
$879.95 Independent Dealer


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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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