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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.), Safety, Cutting speed, Bar length tested (in.), Handling, Ease of use 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.

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

ratingsCraftsman 34190 Reviews
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Craftsman 34190
Type: Lighter-duty gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 42-cc, lighter-duty, gasoline-powered chain saw from Craftsman weighs 14 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Craftsman 34190 Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Storage case, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsRemington RM5520R Reviews
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Remington RM5520R
Type: Gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 20-inch, 56-cc, gasoline-powered chain saw from Remington weighs 17 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Remington RM5520R Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Metal bucking spikes, Storage case, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsRyobi RY40511 Reviews
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Ryobi RY40511
Type: Battery-powered chain saws
Summary: This 14-inch, 40-volt, battery-powered chain saws from Ryobi weighs 11 lbs. It has a 3-year warranty.
 
 
The Ryobi RY40511 Chain saw has the following features: Translucent oil tank, Protective sheath and Warranty (yrs.).
ratingsHomelite UT10589A Reviews
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Homelite UT10589A
Type: Lighter-duty gasoline chain saws
Summary: This 18-inch, 42-cc, lighter-duty, gasoline-powered chain saw from Homelite weighs 12 lbs. It has a chain brake and a 2-year warranty.
 
 
The Homelite UT10589A Chain saw has the following features: Chain brake, Anti-vibration, Translucent oil tank, Storage case, Protective sheath, Extra chain 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.).