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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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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 455e Rancher Tool-less
The 455 e-series Rancher is an ideal saw for landowners and part-time users who require a high-powered, heavy-duty and responsive workmate for all cutting conditions. It combines the best characteristics of its predecessor with new, facilitating technology and ergonomics. This model is equipped with a tool-less chain tensioner, for quick and easy adjustment of the chain.
Made in USA Made in USA
type: gas
CCs: 55.5
horse power: 3.5
bar length: 20"
weight: 13 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, tool-less chain tensioning
target audience: landowner/farmer
ideal application: cutting firewood, limbing, pruning, sawing medium trees
$439.95 Independent Dealer


Husqvarna
Husqvarna 460 Rancher
A robust all round saw, ideal for demanding cutting jobs where more power is required for a longerguide bar. Equipped with X-Torq® engine with high torque over a wide rpm range. The saw’s body is ergonomically designed allowing for easy handling of the saw’s power. Further features include Smart Start®, Air Injection, LowVib® and combined choke/stop control.
Made in USA Made in USA
type: gas
CCs: 60.3
horse power: 3.7
bar length: 18"
weight: 12.8 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: landowner/farmer
ideal application: cutting firewood, sawing medium trees
$449.95 Independent Dealer

Lowe's
$469.95

Tractor Supply
$469.99
(24" Bar)


Husqvarna
Husqvarna 435
New lightweight and efficient all-round saw ideal for those looking for a chainsaw that is exceptionally easy to start and maneuver. Featuring X-Torq engine for lower fuel consumption and reduced emission levels. Equipped with fuel pump and Auto return stop switch for easier starting.
Made in USA Made in USA
type: gas
CCs: 41
horse power: 2.1
bar length: 16"
weight: 9.33 lbs
key features: easy starting, vibration reduction, reduced emissions
target audience: homeowner
ideal application: cutting firewood, limbing, pruning, sawing small trees
$269.95 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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