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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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Poulan
Poulan P4018WT
This rugged chain saw is perfect for farmers, landowners and homeowners who cut less regularly but demand optimum performance at a reasonable price. The P4018WT WildThing is powered by a 40cc 2-cycle gas engine and is equipped with an 18" bar. This model comes with an automatic chain oiler and is protected by a 1-year warranty. Also included is a carrying case.
type: gas
CCs: 40
bar length: 18"
weight: 11.8 lbs
key features: vibration reduction, free carrying case
target audience: landowner/farmer
ideal application: cutting firewood, limbing, sawing small trees
unknown Lowe's
$134.98

Sears
$149.99

Tractor Supply
$149.99


Husqvarna
Husqvarna 390 XP® G
A very powerful saw from Husqvarna's latest generation of large professional saws. The 390 XP G 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. Equipped with heated handles for greater comfort in cold and wet conditions.
type: gas
CCs: 87.9
horse power: 6.5
bar length: 20"
weight: 15.9 lbs
key features: heated handles, vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: professional/logger
ideal application: logging, sawing thick trees
$1,099.95 Independent Dealer


Jonsered
Jonsered CS 2250S
These saws are designed for landowners who appreciate turbo air cleaning, an anti-vibration system, and convenient functions such as Spin Start™, tool-free chain tensioning and a quick-release cylinder cover with snap lock. In addition, they feature Jonsered's latest engine technology: Clean Power. This gives the saw a high torque at low speeds, less emissions and lower fuel consumption compared to previous generations of engines.
Made in USA Made in USA
type: gas
CCs: 50.2
horse power: 3.3
bar length: 20"
weight: 11.2 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, reduced emissions, tool-less chain tensioning
target audience: landowner/farmer
ideal application: cutting firewood, limbing, sawing medium trees
$389.95

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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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