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    Worx WG303.1 Chainsaw
    WG303.1
    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.
    Description
    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.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Survey Results

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted Reliability

    Predicted brand reliability ratings are based on estimated problem rates for newly purchased corded-electric chainsaws, not covered by an extended warranty or service contract, within the first five years of ownership.

     /  5
    Owner Satisfaction

    Owner Satisfaction

    Owner satisfaction icons are based on the proportion of members who are extremely likely to recommend their corded-electric chainsaw brand to their friends and family.

     /  5

    Test Results

    Cutting speed

    Cutting speed

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

     /  5
    Safety

    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.

     /  5
    Ease of use

    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.

     /  5
    Handling

    Handling

    Denotes horizontal cutting, vertical cutting, saw weight, and vibration (as measured with a vibration meter).

     /  5
    Weight

    Weight

    The weight, to the nearest pound, for a fully assembled saw with bar and chain but without any gas or oil added.

     /  5
    Bar length tested

    Bar length tested

    Length of the bar tested from all available lengths.

     /  5

    About

    The Worx WG303.1 is part of the Chainsaws test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Chainsaws 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.

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