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Worx WG303.1 chain saw

 
Approximate retail price:
$89.00
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Summary: This 16-inch, 14.5-amp, corded-electric chain saw from Worx weighs 11 lbs. It has a chain brake, a tool-less bar adjuster, and a 2-year warranty.
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Type: Corded-electric chain saws
About - Worx WG303.1

The Worx WG303.1 is part of the chain saw test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, chain saw models like the WG303.1 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.
Features & Specs - Worx WG303.1
info Chain brake Yes
info Anti-vibration No
info Tool-free chain adjuster Yes
info Translucent oil tank Yes
info Metal bucking spikes Yes
info Storage case No
info Protective sheath Yes
info Extra chain No
info Warranty (yrs.) 2
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User Reviews - Worx WG303.1
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5.0
Super saw
7/20/2015
Pros
Cuts great
Easy to start
Light
Cons
None
Best Uses
Small Trees Shrubs
Trimming
Comment:
Had a few medium size trees and shrubs to take out. 12 inch diameter limbs no problem, cut right through. Got tired of cranking my old gas saw, having it stop and a pain to restart. Was surprised that an electric was so powerful, and starts every time no hassle. Also much lighter and easier to use. Wife is now calling me Scissorhands, as some long overdue projects have gotten done, finally.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
It cut like butter
12/3/2014
Pros
Cuts well
Easy to handle
Seems well made
Visible Oil Window
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
I had a WEN ele 14 saw for over 45 years. It finally wore out. I needed a saw for light to medium work around the yard. Decided on Worx 16 ele saw and hoped for the best. It was a little more heavier than I thought but solid. I love the oil well viewer on the side and the auto lub for oil. Takes the guess work out. Slack adjuster is great too. They have came a long way in safety devices , using these things. The 16 saw blade has been perfect for my needs and it cuts like butter. I've used it mostly on trees about 6-8 in wide trunks and limbs with excellent cutting results. Like I said, it's a bit heavier than my old WEN but I'm very happy with it so far. I think for the price, it's a nice electric chain saw. <br /> Be smart and use your goggles or safety glasses & decent work gloves. I also wear ear protection. But that's just me.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
(4 of 8 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
Worked well, for an hour or so
11/30/2014
Pros
Good Chain
Good ergonomics
Cons
Broke After Using An Hour
Mfg Stocks No Parts
Motor burned up
Plastic Brushbox Melted
Best Uses
Comment:
Cut up a stump, burned up out of warranty after about an hour's use. Poor quality motor.
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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