Chainsaw Ratings

    Get to work on backyard projects with a top-rated chainsaw. The kinds of jobs you plan to do should dictate the type of chainsaw you buy.

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    Chainsaws (73)

    Decide which type of chainsaw you'll buy—gas or electric, corded or cordless—based on the kind of sawing you'll do, how often you'll do it, and how far from a power outlet you plan to work.

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    All Ratings

    Chainsaws come in a range of sizes, from small corded and cordless electrics to hefty gas-powered models intended for heavier work. Prices are often tied to engine size for gas saws and voltage for electric saws, along with cutting-bar length. But higher specs aren't necessarily better.