Archives: Chainsaws

Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Cordless Chainsaw Review

Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Chainsaw Model XCU08 Review Makita has expanded their battery powered outdoor power equipment line with their new X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle cordless chainsaw. Any arborist, tree cutter, or landscaper will tell you the benefits of a compact top handle chainsaw. They are second to none when it comes […]

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Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment

Craftsman V60 Outdoor Power Equipment By Ben Carmichael As a homeowner, I take pride in maintaining my property. Part lawn, part garden, with a healthy amount of woods and bushes along the perimeter, I have always looked for outdoor power equipment that meet two simply requirements: they don’t require an extension cord, but they deliver […]

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Milwaukee Chainsaw Review

Milwaukee Chainsaw Review Back in June of 2018 we got our first look at the Milwaukee Chainsaw. It was at NPS18 and it was the first demonstration of the day. They paired the M18 Fuel Chainsaw up against a Stihl MS170, an entry level gas saw. And what do you know, the Milwaukee kicked the […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Attachment System w/ QUIK-LOK

Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ QUIK-LOK Review It seems that everything is becoming cordless these days. While convenient, I find the multiple battery platforms, batteries, and chargers frustrating to keep track of, transport, store, and organize.  Wouldn’t it be nice if one battery fit all? Milwaukee recently came out with a new Milwaukee M18 FUEL Attachment System w/ […]

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Stihl MS462 C-M Debuted At GIE 2018

Stihl MS462 C-M Debuted At GIE 2018 When I was a kid, time seemed to pass slowly by. As an adult it’s a different story altogether, time seems to go by in a blur. Years pass by in the blink of an eye… except this last one. I’ve been waiting for the Stihl MS462 C-M […]

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Hitachi 50cc Chainsaw Review

Hitachi CS51EAP 50.1CC 20-Inch Rear Handle Chainsaw with PureFire Engine During the colder months, I almost entirely heat my house with wood fire. This past winter, my everyday chainsaw was stolen out of my garage. While I initially went on a tirade about how much I hate thieves (that hasn’t changed), I still had the […]

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Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review

Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review There are some tools that just bring a smile to your face every time you use it and then there are other tools that feel almost primal when you use them. They stir something in your soul, they allow you to tame the wild. A chainsaw is one of those […]

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New Stihl Products For 2018

New Stihl Products For 2018 Every year at the Green Industry Expo (GIE), outdoor power equipment manufacturers show off their latest and greatest products to dealers and industry professionals. In 2016, we got a sneak peak at their battery powered systems at the first annual Stihl Summit. This year we had to wait until GIE […]

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STIHL – Pick Your Power

STIHL Battery Powered Chainsaws While STIHL is knows for it’s powerful and reliable line of gas powered chainsaws they also offer a wide range of battery powered chainsaws. Designed with homeowners, maintenance workers and landscapers their lineup of battery powered chainsaws is impressive. We recently tested three different models across two different battery platforms to […]

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Makita 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 14″ Chain Saw

Makita 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 14″ Chain Saw Review Chainsaws offer a unique capabilities for clearing trees and large brush. It is essentially the go to tool for this task and is synomous with tree removal, cutting logs, and pruning. The Chainsaw is also adept at cutting both unprocessed lumber, efficiently cutting […]

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