TAG: Chainsaws

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 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

Milwaukee Tool intros M18 Fuel 16-inch chainsaw

May 9, 2018By

Milwaukee Tool unveiled the M18 Fuel 16-inch chainsaw. The chainsaw has the power to cut hardwoods, cuts faster than gas and delivers up to 150 cuts per charge, according to the company. “One of the most frequently requested tools by our users has been a Milwaukee chainsaw,” said Andrew Lentz, senior product manager for Milwaukee Tool. “Unwilling to settle on... read more

RedMax expands its commercial lines

October 19, 2017By

RedMax, an outdoor power equipment brand from Husqvarna, is presenting its 2018 portfolio of professional products at GIE+EXPO Oct. 18-20 in Louisville, Ky. RedMax has expanded its lineup to include a new line of commercial zero-turn mowers, chainsaws and battery-powered handhelds and accessories. “Developing innovative and reliable products for commercial use is paramount for us,” said Jeff Dewosky, vice president... read more

What chainsaws do you prefer and why?

July 8, 2016By
PHOTO: DEWALT

Brent Paull Co-owner, Touch of Wilderness Anderson, Ind. “Husqvarna makes high-quality tools that professionals can count on. My 450 Rancher has a ton of torque but not so much I have to hold on for dear life. Also, our local big box store carries Husqvarna. It helps being able to run in there and grab a new bar or chain... read more

Shindaiwa debuts cordless product, chainsaw lines

October 13, 2015By

Shindaiwa unveiled a new cordless product line and seven professional-grade chainsaws. The three cordless models, the Shindaiwa T3000 string trimmer, the EB6000 handheld blower and the DH2000 hedge trimmer, feature brushless motors and use common 56V batteries—either in 2-AHR or 4-AHR sizes. The 2-AHR battery will fully charge in a little over 40 minutes using the accessory rapid charger. The 4-AHR battery will fully... read more