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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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Tractor Supply
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Poulan Pro
Poulan Pro PP3516AVX
The PP3516AX is powered by a 35cc 2-cycle gas engine and users can benefit from the effortless pull starting system. This model is equipped with a 16" steel bar, Anti-Vibe handle & overmolded rear handle to lessen operator fatigue, as well as tool-free chain tightening system and super clean air filter system. This saw is guaranteed by a 2 year consumer warranty.
type: gas
CCs: 35
bar length: 16"
weight: 11.8 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, tool-less chain tensioning
target audience: homeowner
ideal application: cutting firewood, sawing small trees
unknown Lowe's
$139.84

Tractor Supply
$144.99


RedMax
RedMax GZ4000
With its power-to-weight ratio and performance, the RedMax chainsaw is the commercial user's best friend. The GZ4000 is an excellent all-around saw, ideal for cross cutting, as well as limbing and light duty work. The 40.1 cc 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. Also available with 18" bar.
type: gas
CCs: 40.1
horse power: 2.4
bar length: 16"
weight: 9.5 lbs
key features: additional safety, reduced emissions
target audience: professional/logger
ideal application: cutting firewood, limbing, sawing medium trees, sawing small trees, sawing thick trees, tree care
$299.99

Husqvarna
Husqvarna 570
A high-performance, powerful saw for demanding professional users. High torque over a very wide rpm range, productivity boosting features and lower fuel costs make this saw an excellent choice. This saw's rugged characteristics make it a superb clearing or felling saw.
Made in USA Made in USA
type: gas
CCs: 67.9
horse power: 4.9
bar length: 16"
weight: 14.9 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: landowner/farmer
ideal application: cutting firewood, sawing thick trees, tree care
$659.95 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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