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Consumer Reports Reviews Chain saws

Consumer Reports is the best place to come to find expert Chain saw reviews. We review different types of Chain saws. Our Chain saw reviews will help you decide what Chain saw is best for you.

Consumer Reports Chain saw reviews will provide you with recommended models based on the combination of price and performance. You can also subscribe for our Chain saw ratings where you will see our Chain saw reviews on Weight (lbs.), Handling, Cutting speed, Bar length tested (in.), Safety, cc/amp and Ease of use. You will also see Consumer Reports take on each model of Chain saws that we review. This is a quick summary of what we think works well for this model, and possibly what doesn't.

After reading reviews of the Chain saw you are interested in you can compare models, review our list of the Chain saw's features and specifications, read user reviews and submit your own review of a Chain saw. We also have up to date Chain saw blogs featuring Consumer Reports First Look for new models and Chain saw news our experts think will help you make the best purchase.

Chain saw Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsBlack & Decker LP 1000 Reviews
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Black & Decker LP 1000
Type: Power loppers
Summary: This 6-inch, 4.5-amp, power-lopper from Black & Decker weighs 7 lbs. It has a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Black & Decker LP 1000 Chain saw has the following features: Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsMakita UC4030A Reviews
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Makita UC4030A
Type: Corded-electric chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 14.5-amp, corded-electric chain saw from Makita weighs 12 lbs. It has a chain brake, a tool-less bar adjuster, and a 1-year warranty.
 
 
The Makita UC4030A Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Tool-free chain adjuster, Translucent oil tank, Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsEarthquake CS4116 Reviews
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Earthquake CS4116
Type: Light-duty gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 41-cc, light-duty, gasoline-powered chain saw from Earthquake weighs 12 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 1-year warranty.
 
 
The Earthquake CS4116 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath, Extra chain and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsBlue Max 6595 Reviews
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Blue Max 6595
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 45-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Blue Max weighs 13 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 1-year warranty.
 
 
The Blue Max 6595 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsHomelite UT43122 Reviews
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Homelite UT43122
Type: Corded-electric chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 12-amp, corded-electric chain saw from Homelite weighs 9 lbs. It has a tool-less bar adjuster and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Homelite UT43122 Chain saw has the following features: Tool-free chain adjuster, Translucent oil tank, Storage case, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).