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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, Weight (lbs.), Ease of use, Cutting speed, Safety and cc/amp. 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

ratingsPoulan Pro PP4218 Reviews
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Poulan Pro PP4218
Type: Lighter-duty gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 42-cc, lighter-duty, gasoline-powered chain saw from Poulan Pro weighs 14 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Poulan Pro PP4218 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes, Storage case, Protective sheath, Extra chain and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsHusqvarna 455 Rancher Reviews
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Husqvarna 455 Rancher
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 56-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Husqvarna weighs 16 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Husqvarna 455 Rancher Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsRemington RM1635W Reviews
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Remington RM1635W
Type: Corded-electric chain saws
Summary: This 16-inch, 12-amp, corded-electric chain saw from Remington weighs 10 lbs. It has a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Remington RM1635W Chain saw has the following features: Translucent oil tank, Metal bucking spikes and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsHusqvarna 435 Reviews
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Husqvarna 435
Type: Lighter-duty 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.).
ratingsEcho CS-590-20 Reviews
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Echo CS-590-20
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 20-inch, 59.8-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Echo weighs 17 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 5-year warranty.
 
 
The Echo CS-590-20 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes and Warranty (yrs.).