This lightweight chainsaw is an excellent solution for those who are looking for a light-duty carving saw. Apart from being a great tool for carving artists, it is also suitable for light-duty domestic jobs and even professional arboring.
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Pro Ideal for working in heights
The bare tool weighs only 6.1 pounds, which makes it one of the lightest 2-cycle gasoline chainsaws available. The weight of this chainsaw is perfect for arboring and climbing tasks.
Pro Great for detail cutting
This chainsaw uses an extra fine 12-inch cutting bar with an extremely thin tip. It’s great for making precise carving cuts.
Pro Good for light-duty work
Even though this power tool is less powerful than most gas-powered chainsaws, with it, you can still do some trimming, pruning, carving or even prepare firewood.
Pro Not susceptible to vibrations
This tool's vibration level is very low. On top of the fact that the small and well balanced 1.34 hp engine barely produces any noticeable vibrations, this chainsaw is fitted with Sthil's patented anti-vibration system. This system isolates the handles using a system of springs and levers.
Pro Great durability
The body of this chainsaw is made from quality plastics and metals while the housing is made of a durable polymer material. Overall, the chainsaw is very tough and almost immune to corrosion.
$500 is a very high price for a 10" chainsaw. With that amount, you could potentially afford a professional-grade 20"-24" chainsaw that would have a wider application range and higher power.