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What size file do I need for my chainsaw?
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What size file do I need for my chainsaw?

There is an old loggers saying which goes along the lines of: If your chain is sharp the chainsaw does the work, if it isn’t you do. This pretty well sums up what happens if you allow your chain to get dull. Performance will be severely hampered and blunt cutting […]

Pole Saw Buyers’ Guide – Everything you need to know
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Pole Saw Buyers’ Guide – Everything you need to know

In this article, we’re going to talk about the chainsaw family’s little cousin – the pole saw.If, like me, you think that ladders and chainsaws are a bad idea (just check out YouTube if you don’t believe me!) and you have some high cutting you need to take care of, […]

What kind of oil does an electric chainsaw use?
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What kind of oil does an electric chainsaw use?

Many people often ask the question: what kind of oil does an electric chainsaw use? The subject of what type of oil you can put in a saw can be confusing, especially if you have never used one before. You will come across terms such as bar oil, mixing gas […]

Best Chainsaw for a Woman – Our Top 3 Choices
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Best Chainsaw for a Woman – Our Top 3 Choices

Whilst carrying out research and writing reviews of numerous chainsaws, one question which crops up all the time goes along the lines of: is this chainsaw suitable for women? So, just what is the best chainsaw for a woman?This is obviously not a simple question to answer as different individuals […]

Best battery powered chainsaw
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Best battery powered chainsaw

In this article we are going to consider what is currently the best battery powered chainsaw on the market. Many people find gas saws a little intimidating, hardly surprising given that they are loud, throw out lots of fumes as well as occasionally being very temperamental and difficult to start. […]

Chainsaw Motors – Brushed vs Brushless
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Chainsaw Motors – Brushed vs Brushless

When you read articles and reviews about electric chainsaws you may occasionally come across the terms ‘brushless’ and ‘brushed’ motors. In this article I will go into a little more detail about these motors and let you know what the advantages and disadvantages of both types are and whether you […]

Compare the Husqvarna 455 and 460 Rancher Models
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Compare the Husqvarna 455 and 460 Rancher Models

I recently reviewed the Husqvarna 455 Rancher, one of the most powerful home and farm owner saws on the market. During my research, one question that cropped up on a number of occasions was what is the difference between the Husqvarna 455 and 460 Rancher models?It’s true that they share […]

Makita XCU02PT vs Black+Decker LCS1240 Battery Powered Chainsaws
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Makita XCU02PT vs Black+Decker LCS1240 Battery Powered Chainsaws

In this article I’m going to talk about the relative merits of two of the most popular battery operated chainsaws currently available. Both Makita and Black and Decker are big players in the power tool market and each has a number of platforms where a particular rechargeable battery can be […]

Top 5 Beginner Chainsaws for under $100
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Top 5 Beginner Chainsaws for under $100

Top 5 Beginner ChainsawsThese top 5 beginner chainsaws all cost under $100 and have excellent reviews. Not only this, but they have consistently proved to be best sellers in their class which is testament to their popularity.They are all home use chainsaws, suitable for both the novice and experienced user […]

Husqvarna 445 vs Husqvarna 450 Gas Powered Chainsaws
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Husqvarna 445 vs Husqvarna 450 Gas Powered Chainsaws

In this article we’re going to talk about and compare two chainsaws produced by one of the most popular manufacturers in the business – the Husqvarna 445 and the Husqvarna 450. When two products are alike in so many respects, it’s often difficult to decide which one is better than […]