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

ratingsOregon CS250S Reviews
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Oregon CS250S
Type: Battery-powered chain saws
Summary: This 12-inch, 40-volt, battery-powered chain saw from Oregon weighs 12 lbs. It has a chain brake, a tool-less bar adjuster, a built-in chain sharpener, and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Oregon CS250S Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Tool-free chain adjuster, Translucent oil tank, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsPoulan P3816 Reviews
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Poulan P3816
Type: Light-duty gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 38-cc, light-duty, gasoline-powered chain saw from Poulan weighs 13 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 1-year warranty.
 
 
The Poulan P3816 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Storage case, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsHusqvarna 435 Reviews
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Husqvarna 435
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 40.9-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Husqvarna weighs 12 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Husqvarna 435 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes 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.).
ratingsWorx WG304.1 Reviews
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Worx WG304.1
Type: Corded-electric chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 15-amp, corded-electric chain saw from Worx weighs 12 lbs. It has a chain brake, a tool-less bar adjuster, and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Worx WG304.1 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Tool-free chain adjuster, Translucent oil tank, Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).