Review of the best according to the editorial board. On the selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.
The Swedish company Husqvarna is one of the largest manufacturers of professional and construction equipment in the world. Its products are of the highest quality and reliability, primarily due to European assembly. Therefore, if you need a chainsaw, which will become an irreplaceable assistant in woodworking, you should first of all pay attention to the products from Husqvarna.
And we have compiled a list of the 7 best Husqvarna chainsaws that are suitable for both professional carpenters and home use.
- Rating of the best Husqvarna chainsaws
- Husqvarna K 970 Chain
- Husqvarna 365H
- Husqvarna 372XP-18
- Husqvarna 61
- Husqvarna 353
- Husqvarna 450e
- Husqvarna 135
Rating of the best Husqvarna chainsaws
|Nomination||a place||Name of product||price|
|Rating of the best Husqvarna chainsaws||1||Husqvarna K 970 Chain||RUB 131,950|
|2||Husqvarna 365H||RUB 47 872|
|3||Husqvarna 372XP-18||RUB 36,292|
|4||Husqvarna 61||RUB 22,700|
|5||Husqvarna 353||RUB 23 670|
|6||Husqvarna 450e||RUB 15 650|
|7||Husqvarna 135||RUB 10 380|
Husqvarna K 970 Chain
Why her: Professional tool with diamond-coated chain teeth.
The Husqvarna K 970 Chain is not even a chainsaw in the classic sense of the term. The device is classified as a gas cutter and is focused on the processing of a wide variety of materials, not limited to wood of even the toughest species like cedar or oak. Equipped with a 350 mm long bar, makes cuts up to 390 mm deep, can cut holes with diameters up to 110 mm and any shape.
The proprietary X-Torq two-stroke engine with a volume of 94 cubic centimeters is distinguished not only by its high power (4.8 kW), but also by its energy efficiency – fuel consumption is 20% lower than that of analogues. It is complemented by a sealed DuraStarter starter, which starts the engine even in bad weather, and an active air filtration system that does not need maintenance and filter replacement for a long time – up to a year.
The saw is also equipped with a vibration suppression system and a moisture spray to suppress dust.
- Diamond chain for processing any materials;
- Sealed starter and active air filtration for extended maintenance-free life
- Economical and efficient engine.
- Expensive accessories;
- Relatively short bus.
Why it is: Lightweight and ergonomic design.
This chainsaw is one of the lightest for its power. Despite the fact that it is equipped with a 3.4 kW motor, the weight of the device is only 6 kg without the connected bus and circuit. Its second important advantage is its ergonomic design. The convenient placement of the handles makes it perfect for both felling trees and simply processing wood.
Further improves the ergonomics of the placement of controls. Mode switches are located on one handle. The chainsaw supports horizontal to vertical tire orientation, making it comfortable for any carpentry job.
Another important advantage of the chainsaw is the Air Injection air purification system, thanks to which the filter will need to be changed as rarely as possible, literally every few years (depending on the conditions of use). The bar is 45 cm long and the chain pitch is standard 3/8 “.
- Excellent combination of weight and power;
- Reliable, durable starter;
- Ergonomic design with high handles.
- Designed to work in a standing position;
- Relatively small equipment;
- The handles are made of aluminum, which is not very resistant to mechanical stress.
Why it is: Excellent value for money.
This chainsaw is one of the best in the ranking in terms of price and power combination. It is equipped with a 3.9 kW motor that provides chain speeds of up to 20 km / min. Thanks to this, the chainsaw can quickly cut all types of wood, and the 3/8 inch pitch ensures a smooth cutting surface.
Another important advantage of the device is its excellent operational capabilities. For example, the pump control system allows you to independently choose how much oil to supply to the chain, depending on the parameters of the materials being processed. And the conveniently located chain tension adjuster makes getting started quick and easy.
The chainsaw is equipped with a 450 mm tire, but you can independently replace it with a 700 mm one. Also, the design includes a proprietary air purification system, due to which the filter becomes dirty very slowly and does not need to be replaced regularly.
- Low fuel consumption;
- High ergonomics of the device;
- Many proprietary systems to simplify use.
- Oval 'floating head', which can cause the chain to fly off;
- High heating, it is not recommended to work for a long time without a break;
- Relatively heavy.
Why it is: High durability.
The main advantage of this chainsaw is maximum durability. The device is equipped with a magnesium alloy crankcase that can withstand continuous operation at high power levels and a rugged three-piece crankshaft. In addition, like the previous chainsaw in the rating, this model is equipped with an adjustable oil pump, thanks to which you can adjust the amount of oil supplied to the chain.
Ergonomics are also enhanced by a special angled handle. Thanks to it, when processing wood, a natural posture is maintained, which reduces the load on the back. And the anti-vibration system reduces the strain on the forearms.
The chainsaw is equipped with a 2.9 kW motor, 45 cm bar (supports tires up to 70 cm) with a wide shank and 3/8 inch chain for smooth and neat cuts.
- Reliable and durable components;
- Large capacity fuel and grease tanks.
- Expensive accessories and consumables;
- No active air filtration system;
- Relatively small package bundle.
Why her: Fast cold start and optimum power.
This chainsaw is specially designed to be as easy to use as possible. To do this, it is equipped with proprietary Smart Start technology, which includes an automatically activated pump for pumping fuel. Thanks to this, the chainsaw can be started in one stroke, even in extreme weather conditions.
It is also equipped with a proprietary Air Injection air purification system with a centrifugal principle of removal of contaminants. This allows the filter to become dirty slowly. And if it is necessary to replace it, removing the old one and installing a new one takes a minimum of time. The use also simplifies the adjustment of the amount of oil supplied to the chain.
And the ergonomics are further enhanced by a convenient engine management system – both controls are located on the same handle. The chainsaw is equipped with a 2.4 kW motor, 50 cm bar and 0.325 inch chain.
- Ease of use and maintenance;
- Lightweight (5 kg without bar and chain);
- Simple and quick start system.
- Relatively small chain for some types of wood;
- Very expensive spare parts;
- Poorly suited for large diameter logs.
Why it is: Optimum power and ease of use.
This saw is perfect for both non-professional users and experienced carpenters. It is powered by the latest proprietary X-Torq engine – the same as the top models in the ranking – which offers lower fuel consumption while maintaining power. In particular, it is about 20% more economical than models from other manufacturers with similar specifications.
Additionally, operation is simplified by a fuel level indicator and a hinged gas tank cap. The quick-detachable fastening of the air filter will also speed up the service, thanks to which this service operation takes place in just a few movements. In addition, most of the settings for the operation of the chainsaw do not require the use of tools.
The chainsaw is equipped with a 2.4 kW motor and is compatible with tires ranging from 33 to 50 centimeters long, as well as a chain with a 0.325 inch pitch.
- High durability;
- Easy launch;
- Most settings do not require a tool.
- Works with short tires;
- Relatively small equipment;
Why it is: Excellent value for money for low-power chainsaws.
This chainsaw is perfect for non-professional users. Despite the relatively low power of 1.5 kW, it will perfectly cope with most types of wood, including some hard ones. But its main advantage is ease of use.
So, it is equipped with a fuel pump and a proprietary ignition system, thanks to which it starts well even in cold weather. And the latest X-Torq motor consumes 20% less fuel than comparable drives from other manufacturers. The ergonomic rear handle with the throttle trigger located directly under the palm of the hand also adds convenience in use. And the Air Injection air purification system reduces the intensity of filter contamination.
The chainsaw is equipped with a 40 cm bar and 3/8 '' chain for smooth, even cuts no matter the type of wood.
- Branded X-Torq engine with good power and high environmental friendliness;
- American assembly, guaranteeing reliability;
- High quality air purification system.
- The factory setting of the carburetor requires care at the factory so as not to flood the spark plug;
- Compatible only with short tires (like the previous model in the rating);
- Expensive original spare parts.
Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.