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Buying the Right Chain Saw


It’s ideal to prune trees, cut fire wood, cut off tree limbs, and take down trees with chain saws. Knowing which type of chain saw will fit your needs can save you the hassle of returning underpowered equipment, or the burden of spending more money than you need too. There are 3 main categories for chainsaws, Electric powered, Gas powered and battery powered. They all have their pluses and minuses, so before buying any kind of chain saw it is necessary to know all the different types available in the market and the brands as well.

The electric chain saws vibrate less and are the best to use indoors, which seems to be the most popular ones in demand. These are also quieter, lighter, easier to use and maintain as well as cleaner too! Especially if you are a type of person who does not master the art of using one, the electric chain saws would make the best choice.

The gas chain saws are durable and rough because they can be used anywhere in the out and not get spoilt by rain or snow either. However these are quite heavy to lift and operate. With noisy two-cycle motors, these ones emit fumes since the operator needs to mix oil with the gasoline. There is however a lot of maintenance works with gas chain saws.

Finally there are the battery operated chainsaws, that really combine the best of both worlds. They have the mobility and appeal that chain saws have with the power and ease of use that electric models are known for. The only disadvantage of it is that battery operated chain saws need to be charged. So it is really bad when you get half the job done ,you have to charge up the battery operated chain saws.

Chain saw blades are amply called "saw chains". There are two main kinds, square tooth and square or chisel tooth. They further get broken down into different subtypes based on the number of teeth, chain gauge, length and pitch. An important safety tip is to use only the saw chain recommended by the manufacturer of your chains saw.

Weather you are a homeowner that is contemplating which saw can be used to prune trees, or seasoned professionals deciding on their next piece of landscaping Tree Saw equipment, there are a few names in the industry that take the cake. Tanaka, Makita, Stihl, and Echo have been coming out with the best chainsaws year after year.