TAG: chainsaw

EGO unveils new auto-tensioning chainsaw

October 2, 2019By

EGO released the Power+ 18-inch cordless chainsaw. The new chainsaw includes features such as an auto-tensioning system that tightens with the twist of a dial and LED headlights for cutting at dusk or in an emergency where there is no access to lights. The new saw is compatible with current EGO batteries and boasts the power and performance of a 42cc... read more

Husqvarna launches new forestry, tree care chainsaws

March 12, 2019By

Husqvarna launched a line of chainsaws including two new 70cc saws, two redesigned 50cc saws, a gas-powered tree care saw, some new equipment essentials and expanded its line of X-Cut chainsaw chains. read more

Husqvarna: 536Li XP

December 8, 2017By

Husqvarna’s 536Li XP lithium-ion battery-powered chainsaw is great for professional users looking for a lightweight and high-performance saw. Quiet and environmentally friendly, the 536Li XP features a 14-in. bar and high chain speed of 65.62 feet per second at max power. Its advanced brushless motor — developed in-house — is 25 percent more efficient than a standard brush motor, providing... read more

Brush up on chainsaw safety

September 15, 2017By
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Many landscape and tree care professionals use a chainsaw daily—but that doesn’t mean safe handling best practices should be taken lightly. We all fall into routines, whether it’s how you get ready for work each day, the route you take to get there or how you perform your job. But for those of us working with powerful equipment each day,... read more

Echo releases CS-2511T, a light top-handle chainsaw

September 11, 2017By

Echo, based in Lake Zurich, Ill., introduced the CS-2511T top-handle chainsaw—a compact, gas-powered chainsaw. The new model is more than a pound lighter than the CS-271T. “With a lighter product, end users have less operator fatigue which equals greater efficiency,” said Joe Fahey, vice president of product planning. “A more compact saw gives users more maneuverability around tightly woven branches.”... read more

Husqvarna: 550 XP Chainsaw

April 22, 2017By

The Husqvarna 550 XP® chainsaw combines the power that professionals need with innovative technology that ensures efficient operation. The chainsaw produces a high chain speed of 85.63 feet per second at max power. This performance is complemented by Husqvarna’s unique X-Torq® engine technology, which delivers up to 20 percent less fuel consumption and 75 percent less exhaust emission. The 550 XP chainsaw also... read more