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Homelite UT43122
 
Approximate retail price:
$73.95
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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.
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Type: Corded-electric chain saws
About - Homelite UT43122

The Homelite UT43122 is part of the chain saw test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, chain saw models like the UT43122 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Cutting speed:
How fast a saw cut through a 10-inch-square oak beam.

Safety:
Consists of kickback intensity, the potential for burn due to inadvertent contact with the muffler, and storage safety--how well protected the cutting chain is from accidental contact during storage.

Ease of use:
Based on engine-starting convenience (the average number of pulls to start), primer and choke location and operation, and the ease of adjusting the cutting chain’s tightness, checking and adding fluids, and accessing the air filter and spark plug.
About This Brand

Homelite is one of the leading brands of gas and electric chain saws. Homelite chain saws come in a variety of bar lengths, from 14 inches to 20 inches, and are marketed to consumers. Homelite electric chain saws have smaller bar lengths than their gas counterparts. Homelite chain saws can be purchased from dealers and Home Depot.

Features & Specs - Homelite UT43122
info Chain brake No
info Anti-vibration No
info Tool-free chain adjuster Yes
info Translucent oil tank Yes
info Metal bucking spikes No
info Storage case Yes
info Protective sheath Yes
info Extra chain No
info Warranty (yrs.) 2
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User Reviews - Homelite UT43122
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5.0
Great product
6/22/2014
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Cut downed tree of 18 max diameter with ease. Over 20 large diameter cuts and dozens of smaller cuts. Couldn't be happier.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
Plastic gears
9/21/2013
Pros
Cons
Plastic Gears Wear Poorly
Best Uses
Comment:
The saw ran and cut well until the plastic gear reduction was ground out by the steel drive gear. The saw doesn't last long even with careful attention not to overload it.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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