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TAG: chainsaw

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

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

Train for chainsaw safety

August 15, 2019By
Chainsaw operator at work (Photo: Aspen Tree Expert Co.)

For crews at Aspen Tree Expert Co. in Jackson, N.J., chainsaw training begins on day one. In fact, employees will have a solid four hours of training and education under their belts before they even put their hands on a chainsaw. “There are so many things to learn,” says Mark Chisholm, the company’s director of operations. “We train everyone across... 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 expands commercial lineup with new engines, new machines

October 17, 2018By

Husqvarna added several new products to its lineup: Yamaha engines for Husqvarna Z500 series commercial zero-turns, the Automower 550 and 550H, chainsaws, hedge trimmers and more. “We are excited to announce that we’re expanding our commercial product lineup even further to offer professionals more solutions to increase productivity and efficiency and help grow their businesses,” said Earl Bennett, president of Husqvarna... read more