Best Chainsaw for 2020

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 20" Petrol Chainsaw Chain Bar Cover Saw  • 72.99£

20" Petrol Chainsaw Chain Bar Cover Saw

72.99£

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw • 103.00£

Stihl Chainsaw

103.00£ 26 bids | 05h

View Details Top Handle Petrol Chainsaw Topping Limbing 26cc Engine 10" Bar 2 Chains Bag Pro • 99.99£

Top Handle Petrol Chainsaw Topping Limbing 26cc Engine 10" Bar 2 Chains Bag Pro

99.99£

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Easy Start 20" Bar 62cc Powered By HYUNDAI X2 Chains, Tools, Bag • 125.98£

Petrol Chainsaw Easy Start 20" Bar 62cc Powered By Hyundai X2 Chains, Tools, Bag

125.98£

View Details 58cc 20" Petrol Chainsaw + 2 X Chains + More • 104.99£

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

104.99£

View Details 52cc 20" Heavy Duty Petrol Chainsaw Two-Stroke Petrol Engine Tree Wood Pruning • 61.99£

52cc 20" Heavy Duty Petrol Chainsaw Two-stroke Petrol Engine Tree Wood Pruning

61.99£

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View Details Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw • 87.00£

Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw

87.00£ 24 bids | 01h

View Details Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 35cm Bar • 178.79£

Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 35cm Bar

178.79£

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View Details DURHAND Electric Chainsaw Garden Tools 2000 W, 40 Cm Blade Corded Aluminum • 62.99£

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

62.99£ 125.99 €

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 HEAVY DUTY EINHELL 18V LITHIUM CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW SAW & 1 BATTERY + CHARGER • 139.99£

Heavy Duty Einhell 18v Lithium Cordless 10" Chainsaw Saw & 1 Battery + Charger

139.99£

View Details EINHELL 18V LITHIUM POWER EXCHANGE CORDLESS 10" CHAINSAW & 1 BATTERY + 1 CHARGER • 139.95£

Einhell 18v Lithium Power Exchange Cordless 10" Chainsaw & 1 Battery + 1 Charger

139.95£

View Details Aerotek X2 Cordless Chainsaw 40V Lithium-ion Lightweight Brushless Motor 6600rpm • 59.99£

Aerotek X2 Cordless Chainsaw 40v Lithium-ion Lightweight Brushless Motor 6600rpm

59.99£

View Details Alpina H24LI Cordless Hedge LITHIUM ION Trimmer 24v 4.0ah Battery Charger Cutter • 94.99£

Alpina H24li Cordless Hedge Lithium Ion Trimmer 24v 4.0ah Battery Charger Cutter

94.99£

View Details 8 In Cordless Electric Chainsaw Portable Rechargeable Battery Woodworking 220V  • 115.06£

8 In Cordless Electric Chainsaw Portable Rechargeable Battery Woodworking 220v

115.06£

View Details Chainsaw Electric 18V 2 Batteries + Charger Cordless Chain Saw  Wood Cutter • 115.03£

Chainsaw Electric 18v 2 Batteries + Charger Cordless Chain Saw Wood Cutter

115.03£

View Details OREGON 573018 Cordless Lithium Ion Battery Chainsaw With PowerSharp • 216.35£

Oregon 573018 Cordless Lithium Ion Battery Chainsaw With Powersharp

216.35£

View Details Chainsaw HUSQVARNA 536 Lixp Battery Powered A Lithium 4,2AH Pruning (Battery Not • 430.53£

Chainsaw Husqvarna 536 Lixp Battery Powered A Lithium 4,2ah Pruning (battery Not

430.53£

View Details Ryobi 36V Lithium-Ion Cordless Chainsaw Kit-5.0Ah Battery And Charger • 431.47£

Ryobi 36v Lithium-ion Cordless Chainsaw Kit-5.0ah Battery And Charger

431.47£

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 Petrol Chainsaws MS170 • 180.00£

Stihl Petrol Chainsaws Ms170

180.00£

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View Details STIHL MS250  16" Professional Petrol Chainsaw • 125.00£

Stihl Ms250 16" Professional Petrol Chainsaw

125.00£ 0 bids | 04d

View Details STIHL MS181 CBE 16" CHAIN SAW NEW WITH OILS & MIXING BOTTLE FREE! • 299.00£

Stihl Ms181 Cbe 16" Chain Saw New With Oils & Mixing Bottle Free!

299.00£

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View Details Stihl Chainsaw • 103.00£

Stihl Chainsaw

103.00£ 26 bids | 05h

View Details Stihl MSA 120 C-B Cordless Chainsaw Kit • 220.00£

Stihl Msa 120 C-b Cordless Chainsaw Kit

220.00£

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View Details Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw • 87.00£

Stihl Ms180 Chainsaw

87.00£ 24 bids | 01h

View Details Petrol Chainsaw FUEL SAVE - 65cc And 4.9HP - 16" - German Quality + Stihl Oil • 89.00£

Petrol Chainsaw Fuel Save - 65cc And 4.9hp - 16" - German Quality + Stihl Oil

89.00£

View Details STIHL MS170 1200W Petrol Chainsaw (11302000296) • 120.00£

Stihl Ms170 1200w Petrol Chainsaw (11302000296)

120.00£

View Details New STIHL Chainsaw Petrol 12 Inch MS 170 Tree Surgery Fuel Economic 30cm 30.1 Cc • 196.75£

New Stihl Chainsaw Petrol 12 Inch Ms 170 Tree Surgery Fuel Economic 30cm 30.1 Cc

196.75£

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 Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 35cm Bar • 178.79£

Husqvarna Petrol Chainsaw Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 35cm Bar

178.79£

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View Details Jonsered Husqvarna 2150 Chainsaw  • 78.00£

Jonsered Husqvarna 2150 Chainsaw

78.00£ 18 bids | 03d

View Details Petrol Chainsaw Husqvarna Tree Surgery Prune Cutter 2 Stroke Heavy Duty 36cm Bar • 186.90£

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

186.90£

View Details Husqvarna 2 Stroke Petrol Chainsaw 14'' Prune Tree Cutter 36cm Heavy Duty New • 173.95£

Husqvarna 2 Stroke Petrol Chainsaw 14'' Prune Tree Cutter 36cm Heavy Duty New

173.95£

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View Details Husqvarna 262xp Air Injection Petrol Chainsaw • 155.00£

Husqvarna 262xp Air Injection Petrol Chainsaw

155.00£ 10 bids | 05d

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw 560xp • 125.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 560xp

125.00£ 10 bids | 05d

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View Details Husqvarna Chainsaw 550xp 2015 Model With Bar No Chain • 132.00£

Husqvarna Chainsaw 550xp 2015 Model With Bar No Chain

132.00£ 6 bids | 04d

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View Details Husqvarna 550XP Arborists Professional Chainsaw 2018 • 113.00£

Husqvarna 550xp Arborists Professional Chainsaw 2018

113.00£ 4 bids | 08d

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View Details Husqvarna 254xp Chainsaw • 87.00£

Husqvarna 254xp Chainsaw

87.00£ 4 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 GREENCUT GS680X - Gasoline Chainsaw - 2-Stroke 68cc - 3.9hp Engine - Easy-Start • 99.96£

Greencut Gs680x - Gasoline Chainsaw - 2-stroke 68cc - 3.9hp Engine - Easy-start

99.96£

View Details Greencut GS6800 22 Chainsaw, 2868 W, Red, 62 CC • 69.39£

Greencut Gs6800 22 Chainsaw, 2868 W, Red, 62 Cc

69.39£

View Details Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, GS2500 10 • 127.97£

Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, Gs2500 10

127.97£

View Details Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, GS2500 10 25 Cc • 167.99£

Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, Gs2500 10 25 Cc

167.99£

View Details Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, GS2500 10 • 123.53£

Greencut Chainsaw, Orange, Gs2500 10

123.53£

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