Best Chainsaw for 2021

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.

View Details 🔵 Petrol Chainsaw 20  Inch 50cm Cut Easy Start 62cc Bar & Chain 3YR Warranty🔵 • 149.99£

🔵 Petrol Chainsaw 20" Inch 50cm Cut Easy Start 62cc Bar & Chain 3yr Warranty🔵

149.99£

View Details 62cc Petrol Chainsaw 20  Powered By HYUNDAI Easy Start X 2 Chains • 119.99£

62cc Petrol Chainsaw 20" Powered By Hyundai Easy Start X 2 Chains

119.99£

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View Details Oregon Garden Corded Electric Self Sharpening Chainsaw 45cm CS1500 2400W 230V • 69.99£

Oregon Garden Corded Electric Self Sharpening Chainsaw 45cm Cs1500 2400w 230v

69.99£ 119.0 €

View Details BAUKER 2000W 40CM Chain Saw • 69.99£

Bauker 2000w 40cm Chain Saw

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View Details DURHAND Electric Chainsaw Garden Tools 2000 W, 40 Cm Blade Corded Aluminum • 55.99£

Durhand Electric Chainsaw Garden Tools 2000 W, 40 Cm Blade Corded Aluminum

55.99£ 111.99 €

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View Details Titan Petrol Chainsaw TTL759CHN 40cc  2 Stroke Engine 40cm Bar • 59.84£

Titan Petrol Chainsaw Ttl759chn 40cc 2 Stroke Engine 40cm Bar

59.84£ 99.99 €

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View Details Stihl Ms181 Chainsaw • 102£

Stihl Ms181 Chainsaw

102£ 5 bids | 01d 14h 34m 37s

View Details BU-KO 62cc Petrol Chainsaw 3.4HP 20  Bar &2 X Chains +16  Bar & FULL SAFETY GEAR • 99.99£

Bu-ko 62cc Petrol Chainsaw 3.4hp 20" Bar &2 X Chains +16" Bar & Full Safety Gear

99.99£

View Details Ryobi OCS1830 ONE+ 18V Brushless 30cm (12 ) Chainsaw - Naked Body Only • 149.95£

Ryobi Ocs1830 One+ 18v Brushless 30cm (12") Chainsaw - Naked Body Only

149.95£

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 • 89.99£

Eskde Cordless Chainsaw Heavy Duty 18v Lithium Battery 10

89.99£

View Details Makita DUC256Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 250mm Bare Unit • 222.99£

Makita Duc256z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 250mm Bare Unit

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View Details Makita DUC353Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless 35cm Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare Unit • 215.99£

Makita Duc353z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless 35cm Chainsaw Lithium Ion - Bare Unit

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View Details Makita DUC306Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 300mm Bare Unit • 247.99£

Makita Duc306z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 300mm Bare Unit

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View Details 21V Electric Pruning Saw Cordless Chainsaw Mini Tool For Makita Lithium Battery • 78.98£

21v Electric Pruning Saw Cordless Chainsaw Mini Tool For Makita Lithium Battery

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View Details Electric Fashion Popular Lithium Pruning Chain Cordless Household Saw 550Watt UK • 50.30£

Electric Fashion Popular Lithium Pruning Chain Cordless Household Saw 550watt Uk

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View Details OREGON 573018 Cordless Lithium Ion Battery Chainsaw With PowerSharp System • 183.28£

Oregon 573018 Cordless Lithium Ion Battery Chainsaw With Powersharp System

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View Details Makita DUC256Z Twin 18v / 36v LXT Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 250mm Bare Unit • 229.99£

Makita Duc256z Twin 18v / 36v Lxt Cordless Lithium Ion Chainsaw 250mm Bare Unit

229.99£ 572.4 €

View Details Heavy Duty Einhell 18v Lithium Cordless 10  Chainsaw Saw & Battery With Charger • 168.95£

Heavy Duty Einhell 18v Lithium Cordless 10" Chainsaw Saw & Battery With Charger

168.95£

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.

View Details Stihl MS170 Chainsaw With 12” Bar And Chain • 195£

Stihl Ms170 Chainsaw With 12” Bar And Chain

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View Details Stihl Ms181 Chainsaw • 102£

Stihl Ms181 Chainsaw

102£ 5 bids | 01d 14h 34m 35s

View Details STIHL MS 170 Chainsaw 12  Brand New In Original Box • 225.92£

Stihl Ms 170 Chainsaw 12" Brand New In Original Box

225.92£

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View Details Stihl Ms181 Chainsaw • 92£

Stihl Ms181 Chainsaw

92£ 14 bids | 05d 15h 36m 53s

View Details Stihl Ms171 With Upgraded Lightweight Bar And Chain • 185£

Stihl Ms171 With Upgraded Lightweight Bar And Chain

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View Details Stihl MS260 Petrol Chainsaw 14  Bar • 102£

Stihl Ms260 Petrol Chainsaw 14" Bar

102£ 24 bids | 02d 16h 57m 07s

View Details Stihl MS261 Professional Petrol Chainsaw With 16 Inch Guide Bar And Chain • 370£

Stihl Ms261 Professional Petrol Chainsaw With 16 Inch Guide Bar And Chain

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View Details Stihl MS171 Petrol Chainsaw 14  Bar • 112£

Stihl Ms171 Petrol Chainsaw 14" Bar

112£ 19 bids | 01d 16h 56m 36s

View Details Stihl MS200t Petrol Top Handle Chainsaw • 420£

Stihl Ms200t Petrol Top Handle Chainsaw

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 New Husqvarna 135  Mark2  Chainsaw 14  Bar And Chain • 230£

New Husqvarna 135 Mark2 Chainsaw 14" Bar And Chain

View Details Husqvarna 345 Chainsaw • 165£

Husqvarna 345 Chainsaw

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw Spares Repair  2 Of Them. • 155£

Husqvarna Chainsaw Spares Repair 2 Of Them.

155£ 8 bids | 00d 18h 57m 45s

View Details Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw 61 Model Used • 170£

Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw 61 Model Used

View Details Husqvarna 65 Chainsaw • 200£

Husqvarna 65 Chainsaw

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar • 177.90£

Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar

177.90£

View Details Husqvarna 272XP Chainsaw  • 425£

Husqvarna 272xp Chainsaw

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery 2 Stroke Prune Cutter Heavy Duty 36cm Bar • 175.95£

Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery 2 Stroke Prune Cutter Heavy Duty 36cm Bar

175.95£

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw 61 Professional • 190£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 61 Professional

190£ 0 bids | 01d 16h 06m 43s

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.

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