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TAG: chainsaw

Echo unveils 13 new products during live event

December 3, 2020By
Echo's CS-7310P chainsaw features a high-power 73.5 cc two-stroke commercial-grade engine. (Photo: Echo)

Echo recently held a virtual media event called “The Game Has Changed,” where the company unveiled 13 new products for the 2021 season. The company said it has launched 82 new products since 2017, including 20 this year. During the media event, participants got a first look at the 13 new products through a factory tour, product demos, presentations by... read more

High on the low kickback

November 30, 2020By
Person operating Stihl chainsaw (Photo: Stihl)

A chainsaw expert from Stihl says it’s high time for landscape professionals to reconsider low-kickback chains on chainsaws. read more

Stihl introduces new chainsaws and battery-powered equipment

November 10, 2020By

Stihl unveiled expansions to the company’s lineup of gasoline, electric and battery-powered equipment. These introductions include: New 135 Professional Battery Series:  Part of the professional AP Battery Series, the Stihl 135 platform delivers commercial-grade power and performance comparable to gasoline-powered tools — all with zero exhaust emissions and low noise. All products feature an on­board battery slot and weather-resistant design.... read more

Husqvarna unveils 2 new chainsaws

September 29, 2020By

Husqvarna recently launched two new products in a Facebook Live event: the T540i XP top-handle and 540i XP rear-handle chainsaws. read more

Saws that get the job done

January 10, 2020By
Battery-powered chainsaw (Photo: Cartwright Landscaping)

Landscape construction contractors need powerful tools that can handle a variety of cutting jobs. Jeff Cartwright, owner of Cartwright Landscaping, based in Henrico, Va., has a few saws that he considers vital parts of his construction arsenal. Cartwright Landscaping does 50 percent design and installation work, mostly high-end residential, as well as maintenance and irrigation. Michael Burdett, construction operations manager... read more

Stihl debuts fuel-injection chainsaw, other products at GIE+EXPO

October 24, 2019By

During the GIE+EXPO, Stihl debuted a fuel-injection chainsaw, MS 500i. The chainsaw is available with a 25-inch bar and chain and as an optional wrap-handle version, the MS 500i R, also with a 25-inch bar and chain. Both versions of the chainsaw have 6.7 phb engine power. The MS500i weighs 13.9 lbs. and the MS 500i R weighs 14.8 lbs.... read more