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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 Safety, Bar length tested (in.), Ease of use, Weight (lbs.), cc/amp, Cutting speed and Handling. 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.

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Chain saw Reviews from Consumer Reports

ratingsHusqvarna 445 Reviews
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Husqvarna 445
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 46-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Husqvarna weighs 14 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Husqvarna 445 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Translucent oil tank, Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsEGO CS1401 Reviews
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EGO CS1401
Type: Battery-powered chain saws
Summary: This 14-inch, 56-volt, battery-powered chain saw from EGO weighs 14 lbs. It has a chain brake, a tool-less bar adjuster, and a 5-year warranty.
 
 
The EGO CS1401 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Tool-free chain adjuster, Translucent oil tank, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsStihl MS-251 C-BE Reviews
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Stihl MS-251 C-BE
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 46-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Stihl weighs 14 lbs. It has a chain brake, a tool-less bar adjuster, and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Stihl MS-251 C-BE Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Tool-free chain adjuster, Translucent oil tank, 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.).
ratingsEcho CS-352-16 Reviews
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Echo CS-352-16
Type: Lighter-duty gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 34-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Echo weighs 11 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 5-year warranty.
 
 
The Echo CS-352-16 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration and Warranty (yrs.).