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 MS170 PETROL CHAINSAW 14" • 70.00£

Stihl Ms170 Petrol Chainsaw 14"

70.00£ 12 bids | 05h

View Details 58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + More • 75.59£

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

75.59£

View Details 58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + Oils + More • 80.99£

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

80.99£

View Details 41cc Petrol Chainsaw - 16" OREGON® High Quality Bar And Chain • 55.00£

41cc Petrol Chainsaw - 16" Oregon® High Quality Bar And Chain

55.00£

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw 135 14" • 77.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 135 14"

77.00£ 22 bids | 02d

View Details Petrol Chainsaw FUEL SAVE - 52cc And 3.9HP - German Quality - 20" + EXTRA TOOLS • 59.93£

Petrol Chainsaw Fuel Save - 52cc And 3.9hp - German Quality - 20" + Extra Tools

59.93£

View Details 26cc 10" Petrol Top Handle Topping Chainsaw - Free Bar Cover & More • 80.99£

26cc 10" Petrol Top Handle Topping Chainsaw - Free Bar Cover & More

80.99£

View Details 2.3KW Heavy Duty 62cc Petrol Chainsaw Chain Saw Cutter 20" Bar 2HP 2 Stroke • 64.59£

2.3kw Heavy Duty 62cc Petrol Chainsaw Chain Saw Cutter 20" Bar 2hp 2 Stroke

64.59£

View Details Titan TTL632CHN 2 Stroke 40cm Bar Length 35cc Petrol Chainsaw  • 69.99£

Titan Ttl632chn 2 Stroke 40cm Bar Length 35cc Petrol Chainsaw

69.99£

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 • 77.99£

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

77.99£

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 Mountfield MCS 24Li Lithium-Ion Chainsaw, 25cm Oregon Bar And Chain, 24V • 99.99£

Mountfield Mcs 24li Lithium-ion Chainsaw, 25cm Oregon Bar And Chain, 24v

99.99£

View Details EINHELL 18V LITHIUM POWER EXCHANGE CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW & 2 BATTERIES CHARGER • 134.95£

Einhell 18v Lithium Power Exchange Cordless 10" Chainsaw & 2 Batteries Charger

134.95£

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View Details Makita DUC355Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless 35cm 14" Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare • 139.99£

Makita Duc355z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless 35cm 14" Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare

139.99£ 264.6 €

View Details Sun Joe 20V Lithium Ion Chainsaw 20-Volt | 10-Inch | W/Battery + Charger | Red • 70.12£

Sun Joe 20v Lithium Ion Chainsaw 20-volt | 10-inch | W/battery + Charger | Red

70.12£

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View Details Bosch EasyCut 12 Cordless Nano Blade Saw With 12 V Lithium-Ion Battery • 135.96£

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

135.96£ 151.5 €

View Details Milwaukee M18 FUEL 16" 18v Lithium-Ion Battery Brushless Cordless Chainsaw Kit • 315.15£

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 16" 18v Lithium-ion Battery Brushless Cordless Chainsaw Kit

315.15£

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View Details Makita DUC302Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 300mm Bare Unit • 109.99£

Makita Duc302z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 300mm Bare Unit

109.99£ 378.0 €

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 MS170 PETROL CHAINSAW 14" • 70.00£

Stihl Ms170 Petrol Chainsaw 14"

70.00£ 12 bids | 05h

View Details Stihl 010 Av Petrol Chainsaw • 60.00£

Stihl 010 Av Petrol Chainsaw

60.00£

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw AVR 20" Bar • 95.00£

Stihl Chainsaw Avr 20" Bar

95.00£ 0 bids | 46m

View Details Stihl 025 Chainsaw 15" Bar And Chain • 149.95£

Stihl 025 Chainsaw 15" Bar And Chain

149.95£

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View Details STIHL MS181C 14" PETROL CHAINSAW • 150.00£

Stihl Ms181c 14" Petrol Chainsaw

150.00£ 24 bids | 07h

View Details Stihl Ms170 Chainsaw • 160.00£

Stihl Ms170 Chainsaw

160.00£

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View Details Stihl Ms201t Chainsaw • 157.00£

Stihl Ms201t Chainsaw

157.00£ 4 bids | 05d

View Details STIHL MS 181 Chainsaw 16" Brand New In Original Box • 283.00£

Stihl Ms 181 Chainsaw 16" Brand New In Original Box

283.00£

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View Details Stihl MS201TC CHAINSAW MS660/661/391/461/650/261/291 ARBORIST TOOL • 105.00£

Stihl Ms201tc Chainsaw Ms660/661/391/461/650/261/291 Arborist Tool

105.00£ 9 bids | 06d

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 Chainsaw 135 14" • 77.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 135 14"

77.00£ 22 bids | 02d

View Details Husqvarna 350 Chainsaw • 140.00£

Husqvarna 350 Chainsaw

140.00£

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View Details Husqvarna 236 14" Chainsaw - Use Once, In Case • 67.00£

Husqvarna 236 14" Chainsaw - Use Once, In Case

67.00£ 16 bids | 06d

View Details New Husqvarna 2 Stroke Petrol Heavy Duty Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter Oak  • 169.99£

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

169.99£

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View Details Husqvarna 350 18 In. 52 Cc Chainsaw • 130.00£

Husqvarna 350 18 In. 52 Cc Chainsaw

130.00£ 11 bids | 06d

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View Details Husqvarna 550xp Petrol Chainsaw, 2018 Model • 155.00£

Husqvarna 550xp Petrol Chainsaw, 2018 Model

155.00£ 11 bids | 03d

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View Details Husqvarna 135 Chainsaw • 51.00£

Husqvarna 135 Chainsaw

51.00£ 2 bids | 04d

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw 61 • 80.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 61

80.00£ 1 bids | 02d

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 Chainsaw, Red, GS7500 24 • 198.41£

Greencut Chainsaw, Red, Gs7500 24

198.41£

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