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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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Jonsered
Jonsered CS 2255
New generation robust all-round saw. Developed for cutting jobs where you need a high powered responsive chainsaw and is set to become favourite with demanding part-time professionals, forest owners. Features the new Clean Power engine technology which deliver high revs over a wider rpm range. Clean Power also provides lower fuel consumption and reduced emission levels.
type: gas
CCs: 55.5
horse power: 3.5
bar length: 13" - 20""
weight: 12.8 lbs
target audience: landowner/farmer
$429.99

RedMax
RedMax GZ4500
The GZ4500 is an excellent all-around saw, ideal for cross cutting, as well as limbing and light duty work. The 44.0 cc, 2.7 horsepower Strato-Charge engine produces ultra-low emissions without compromising power. Easy access air filter reduces down-time in the field. Additional features include inertia-activated chain brake, chain catcher, throttle interlock, right hand guard and easily accessible stop switch.
type: gas
CCs: 44
horse power: 2.5
bar length: 18"
weight: 9.6 lbs
key features: additional safety, reduced emissions
target audience: professional/logger
ideal application: cutting firewood, sawing medium trees
$339.99

Poulan Pro
Poulan Pro PP4620AVX
The PP4620AVX is powered by a 46cc 2-cycle gas engine and is equipped with a 20" steel bar and reduced vibration handle. Some other beneficial features of this model include automatic oiler and tool-less chain adjustment system for user convenience. The PP4620AVX utilizes Effortless Pull Starting and includes its own carry case. It is perfect for medium diameter tree falling and cross-cutting.
type: gas
CCs: 45
bar length: 20"
weight: 10 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, free carrying case, tool-less chain tensioning
target audience: landowner/farmer
ideal application: cutting firewood, sawing medium trees
unknown Lowe's

Sears
$199.88

Tractor Supply
$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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