Best Chainsaw for 2019

Chainsaws are useful and precise tools. Their function is based on pruning, cutting or chopping wood from trees. These machines are made up of a powerful motor that moves the toothed chain located on the bar or sword.

Nowadays there is a huge number of models of chainsaws on the market, classified according to the type of motor they have. That is why the choice between one and the other will depend to a great extent on the characteristics of the wood to be worked with, the amount of use and, of course, the weight of the machine.

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View Details Stihl 041av Chainsaw • 100.00£

Stihl 041av Chainsaw

100.00£ 0 bids | 06m

View Details 62cc Petrol Chainsaw - 20” Bar & 2 X Chains + More • 93.99£

62cc Petrol Chainsaw - 20” Bar & 2 X Chains + More

93.99£

View Details 58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + More • 83.99£

58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + More

83.99£

View Details Petrol Chainsaw 58cc 3.4HP 20" Bar 2 Chains Bag Cover Accessories ESkde CS58-S7 • 74.99£

Petrol Chainsaw 58cc 3.4hp 20" Bar 2 Chains Bag Cover Accessories Eskde Cs58-s7

74.99£

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw • 67.60£

Stihl Chainsaw

67.60£ 7 bids | 02d

View Details Petrol Chainsaw 58cc 20" Bar E-Start Chain Saw Tree Pruning 2*Chains +Bag+Cover • 74.90£

Petrol Chainsaw 58cc 20" Bar E-start Chain Saw Tree Pruning 2*chains +bag+cover

74.90£

View Details 58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + Oils + More • 89.99£

58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + Oils + More

89.99£

View Details VonHaus 2200W Chainsaw With 16” Oregon Chain - 40.5cm Bar Length • 56.99£

Vonhaus 2200w Chainsaw With 16” Oregon Chain - 40.5cm Bar Length

56.99£

View Details 12" 25.5cc Top Handled Lopping Chainsaw CT2298 • 80.00£

12" 25.5cc Top Handled Lopping Chainsaw Ct2298

80.00£

Types of chainsaws

The types of chainsaws are divided into two groups: according to the nature of the engine and the type of cut.

Electric, battery and petrol chainsaws are among those classified according to engine.

Electric motor chainsaws

This class of engines has a power that ranges between 1,600 and 2,200 watts. In terms of maintenance, it’s very important to have the oil tank full for greasing the chain and clean it well after every use. It must also be sharpened from time to time in order to keep in good conditions its cutting capacity.

Due to the fact their sword usually measures between 35 and 40 centimetres, they are ideal to cut soft wood, such as arizonica or traditional garden hedges, but not for industrial tasks.

The biggest advantage of electric chainsaws is their ease use and their many sales on online stores, such as Amazon and Ebay, where we can find hundreds of cheap options. They are also easier to repair.

The bad part of this type of tool is that due to the type of motor, it is necessary to connect them to a power plug. This takes away the autonomy when we need to work with it. Despite of this, the problem can be solved with an extension cord that can withstand the watts determined by the chainsaw.

Petrol chainsaws

Gasoline chainsaw models have an engine of approximately 40 or 50 cm3 that runs on two strokes. This gives it a much more powerful cutting power than electric or battery chainsaws.

Its disadvantage lies in the difficult maintenance, which is superior to other types. Therefore, its repair is more expensive.

Unlike other types of chainsaws, it requires constant cleaning of spark plugs and lubrication of each of its motorized parts to prevent the engine from deteriorating rapidly. In addition, it needs a mix of gasoline and oil to start it up.

The strength of these tools lies in their uninterrupted work with massive results. It’s just as suitable for domestic work as it is for professional tasks.

Other advantages are that they have proper autonomy of use and are suitable for industrial tasks.

Lithium battery chainsaws

All chainsaws with a built-in lithium battery have a power output ranging from 18 to 36 volts. They require the same maintenance care as electric chainsaws.

One of the reasons to choose them is that they are quite simple to operate, which makes them a relatively safe tool to use, considering that a cutting instrument always represents a risk.

These chainsaws are suitable for cutting soft woods (pines, poplars, cedars, etc.) with a maximum diameter of 15 centimetres. They are also ideal for high pruning, except that the machine does not weigh more than 3 kilos and can be handled with just one hand.

Amazon and Ebay buyers love lithium chainsaws because they are easy to handle and allow the user to have autonomy while the battery is charged, since they do not need to be connected to an power plug. However, the issue of this battery is its relatively short life, which is why we advise you to have a spare battery.

View Details ESkde Cordless Chainsaw Heavy Duty 18v Lithium Battery 10" Oregon Bar And Chain • 74.99£

Eskde Cordless Chainsaw Heavy Duty 18v Lithium Battery 10" Oregon Bar And Chain

74.99£

View Details EINHELL 18V LITHIUM POWER EXCHANGE CORDLESS 12" CHAINSAW & 2 BATTERIES CHARGER • 134.95£

Einhell 18v Lithium Power Exchange Cordless 12" Chainsaw & 2 Batteries Charger

134.95£

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View Details OREGON POWER NOW CHAINSAW LITHIUM IRON BATTERY (TIMED OUT) 14" BLADE  CS250 (02) • 200.00£

Oregon Power Now Chainsaw Lithium Iron Battery (timed Out) 14" Blade Cs250 (02)

200.00£ 0 bids | 04d

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View Details Bosch EasyCut 12 Cordless Nano Blade Saw With 12 V Lithium-Ion Battery • 119.75£

Bosch Easycut 12 Cordless Nano Blade Saw With 12 V Lithium-ion Battery

119.75£ 151.5 €

View Details Swift 40v Battery Chainsaw With 2 X Lithium Batteries And Charger Free Delivery • 199.99£

Swift 40v Battery Chainsaw With 2 X Lithium Batteries And Charger Free Delivery

199.99£

View Details STIGA SC 80 AE 80 Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Chainsaw WITH BATTERY AND CHARGER • 469.00£

Stiga Sc 80 Ae 80 Volt Lithium-ion Cordless Chainsaw With Battery And Charger

469.00£

View Details Compact Cordless Chainsaw Lightweight Battery Operated Charger 18V Lithium Ion • 199.99£

Compact Cordless Chainsaw Lightweight Battery Operated Charger 18v Lithium Ion

199.99£

View Details HEAVY DUTY EINHELL 18V LITHIUM CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW SAW & 2 BATTERIES CHARGER • 134.95£

Heavy Duty Einhell 18v Lithium Cordless 10" Chainsaw Saw & 2 Batteries Charger

134.95£

View Details Chainsaw Husqvarna 536 Lixp Battery Powered Lithium 4,2ah Pruning Not Inc • 403.10£

Chainsaw Husqvarna 536 Lixp Battery Powered Lithium 4,2ah Pruning Not Inc

403.10£

Which are the best brands of chainsaws on the market?

There are currently many brands that offer their products in both the physical and online markets. However, there is a select group of chainsaw manufacturers that have earned a special place among the customers. Which are:

Stihl chainsaws

It is one of the brands with the highest annual sales figures in the world. Sthil has provided its followers with the wonderful experience of working with modern high-tech machines, whose performance surpasses the average.

This German company not only produce chainsaws, but also produces machinery for garden care, landscaping, forestry, pruning and accessories that can be attached to existing woodworking tools.

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View Details Stihl 041av Chainsaw • 100.00£

Stihl 041av Chainsaw

100.00£ 0 bids | 06m

View Details STIHL MS170 Chainsaw Petrol Sthil Pre MS181 14 Inch • 145.00£

Stihl Ms170 Chainsaw Petrol Sthil Pre Ms181 14 Inch

145.00£

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View Details Stihl MS261C  Professional Chainsaw 18" Bar.  Heated Handle Man.Yr. 1. 2017 • 160.00£

Stihl Ms261c Professional Chainsaw 18" Bar. Heated Handle Man.yr. 1. 2017

160.00£ 8 bids | 09d

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw • 155.00£

Stihl Chainsaw

155.00£ 9 bids | 19h

View Details New Chainsaw STIHL MS 170 STIHL Guide Bar 14" 35cm STIHL Chain 3/8" 1.1mm 50 DL • 199.00£

New Chainsaw Stihl Ms 170 Stihl Guide Bar 14" 35cm Stihl Chain 3/8" 1.1mm 50 Dl

199.00£

View Details Stihl  Chainsaw Pruner Attachment  2  Day  UK  Post   NEW • 195.00£

Stihl Chainsaw Pruner Attachment 2 Day Uk Post New

195.00£

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw • 67.60£

Stihl Chainsaw

67.60£ 7 bids | 02d

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View Details Stihl 021 Chainsaw • 71.20£

Stihl 021 Chainsaw

71.20£ 12 bids | 08h

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw 025 • 66.00£

Stihl Chainsaw 025

66.00£ 7 bids | 23h

Husqvarna

These Swedish manufacturers combine the latest advances in technology, teamwork and at the same time taking care of nature in all the machines they produce. Its aim as a company is to guarantee the customer a quality product, suitable for any wood task with the safety, confidence and efficiency of the brand itself.

The Husqvarna chainsaw's operating system is characterised by a combined organized control that prevents the instrument from suffocating. It also has a centrifugal cleaning mode that extends the time between cleaning sessions. And finally its Smart Start function generates resistance to the starter rope, which ensures a comfortable and fast start.

View Details Husqvarna 2 Stroke Petrol Heavy Duty Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter Oak  • 175.00£

Husqvarna 2 Stroke Petrol Heavy Duty Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter Oak

175.00£

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View Details Husqvarna 236 Chainsaw • 79.00£

Husqvarna 236 Chainsaw

79.00£ 2 bids | 01d

View Details Husqvarna 61 Chainsaw With New Bar And Chain • 200.00£

Husqvarna 61 Chainsaw With New Bar And Chain

200.00£

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw • 70.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw

70.00£ 0 bids | 06d

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View Details Husqvarna 235 Chainsaw 15" • 80.00£

Husqvarna 235 Chainsaw 15"

80.00£ 1 bids | 08d

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View Details Husqvarna 262xp Chainsaw • 155.00£

Husqvarna 262xp Chainsaw

155.00£ 16 bids | 02d

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View Details  Husqvarna  365 Chain Saw  • 199.00£

Husqvarna 365 Chain Saw

199.00£ 0 bids | 01d

View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw 550xp  • 250.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 550xp

250.00£

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View Details Husqvarna 560 Xpg Chainsaw  • 185.00£

Husqvarna 560 Xpg Chainsaw

185.00£ 12 bids | 04d

Alpine

This veteran brand in the field of chainsaws offers different models designed to meet the needs of buyers. Its tools can be adapted to different functions with different power ratings. To top it off, they have a wide range of accessories through which you can increase the safety, comfort and convenience of each of the Alpine machines.

Greencut

Greencut is one of the leading brands in sales of affordable chainsaws on Amazon. Its long history and the long durability of its products have made it a safe alternative when it comes to buying efficient chainsaws.

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Greencut GS2500 CARVIN • 130.00£

Petrol Chainsaw Greencut Gs2500 Carvin

130.00£

View Details 'greencut GS2500 12 Pruning Chainsaw With Motor Petrol 25.4 Cc, 2 Times With Of • 125.23£

'greencut Gs2500 12 Pruning Chainsaw With Motor Petrol 25.4 Cc, 2 Times With Of

125.23£

View Details 'greencut GS2500 12 Pruning Chainsaw With Motor Petrol 25.4 Cc, 2 Times With Of • 132.27£

'greencut Gs2500 12 Pruning Chainsaw With Motor Petrol 25.4 Cc, 2 Times With Of

132.27£

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