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Chainsaw Buying Guide

Things to keep in mind when buying a chainsaw:

Gas or electric chainsaw?

There are two types of chainsaws on the market: gas powered and electric models. Gas powered models (almost always a two-stroke gasoline internal combustion engine) generally provide more power and hence more cutting power. Whereas electric chainsaws offer lower cost and maintenance-free operation since they won’t require users to continuously monitor and fill the gas. Electric models tend to vibrate less than gas models and are quieter and safer to use indoors.

What’s the HP/CC of the motor?

The HP/CC rating of the motor will be the factor that determines the cutting power. What’s more important than the rated HP/CC is the actual cutting performance.
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