Looking to prune bushes, or to cut down trees? When buying a new chainsaw the most important thing to consider is how you will use it.
Power and weight
If you are inexperienced with using a chainsaw it is better to pick a lighter version, since they are easier to handle. Professional users, working full days in the forest, will of course also appreciate a low weight chainsaw.
You should also make sure that your new chainsaw is powerful enough for what your intended use. If you will be doing heavy work, you will need more power and also the right cutting equipment. Most specialised dealers will be able to help you get the right size.
Vibrations can cause injuries
If you are a professional it is important that you make sure that the chainsaw has low vibrations, to lessen the risk of damage to your hands. But even if you only use it sporadically low vibrations gives you a more comfortable use.
Petrol or battery?
A petrol chainsaw is the best choice if you are working long hours out in the woods since you don’t have to carry extra batteries around. But if you only do garden work an electrical chainsaw is an excellent alternative. If you get two batteries you can charge one while you are using the other. Using an electric saw is also practical and comfortable, since the vibrations are smaller and it is less noisy. And you don’t have to worry about fumes and emissions.
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