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Pros Top-notch cutting performance, long-lasting battery, easy chain tensioning systemExcellent sawing power, good battery life, relatively inexpensiveInstant wind-up time, metal bucking spikes, M18 battery system works with many other toolsSpectacular battery life, two chain speed settings, barely consumes bar and chain oilBarely consumes oil, good performance, weather-resistant
Cons So-so wind-up time, priceyHeavy, noisyExpensive, uses a lot of oil, bulkyNot the strongest cutting power, plastic chain tensioning system, electronic controls slow down sawingSlow wind-up time, no battery level indicator, no bucking spikes
Bottom Line If you want an easy-to-use cordless electric chainsaw with a long-lasting battery and a long bar this is the oneWe highly recommend this model if you are looking for the best you can get in a cordless chainsawThe battery for this saw works for a long list of other tools made by the same brand, has terrific cutting power, and winds-up in an instantFor a reasonable price, this model performs well although it does not quite contend with the top-ranked modelsWith a high level of performance, this is not a bad choice for an efficient cordless chainsaw
Rating Categories EGO Power+ CS1800 ECHO CCS-58V4AH Milwaukee M18 FUEL Husqvarna 120i EGO Power+ CS1400
Saw Performance (35%)
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Specs EGO Power+ CS1800 ECHO CCS-58V4AH Milwaukee M18 FUEL Husqvarna 120i EGO Power+ CS1400
Model Number CS1800 CCS-58V4AH 2727-21HD 120i CS1400
Bar Length 18 inches 16 inches 16 inches 14 inches 14 inches
Measured Weight w/ Battery 12 lbs 4 oz 14 lbs 4 oz 14 lbs 4 oz 10 lbs 11 oz 11 lbs 10 oz
Measured Battery Weight 3 lbs 8 oz 4 lbs 3 lbs 6 oz 2 lbs 12 oz 2lbs 14 oz
Included Battery Size 5 Ah 4 Ah 12 Ah 4.2 Ah 2 Ah
Nominal Voltage 56V 58V 36V 36V 56V
Measured Runtime 60 minutes 34 minutes 33 minutes 40 minutes 24 minutes
Measured Run Time Eco Mode n/a n/a n/a 54 mins n/a
Measured Battery Charge Time 1.5 hr 1 hr 1.3 hr 2 hrs .75 hr
Measured Average Cutting Time 5.876 seconds 6.136 seconds 8.316 seconds 13.486 seconds 9.452 seconds
Measured Wind Up Time 1.25 seconds .5 seconds Instant .5 seconds 2.5 seconds
Measured Decibel Reading at 48in 88.8 dBa 87.5 dBa 86.8 dBa 85.9 dBa 85.3 dBa
Control Type Side safety w/ chain brake Thumb safety w/ chain brake Side safety w/ chain brake Electronic button, side safety and brake Side safety w/ chain brake
Chain Replacement and Tensioning Type Tool Free Included Tool Included Tool Tool free Tool free
Metal Bucking Spikes Yes No Yes No No
Oil Conservation 8 8 6 8 8
Bar & Chain Tank Location and Type Side, Screen Side Side Side, flip-up Side, Screen
Measured Body Dimesions 16x9x8 inches 16x8x9 inches 18.5x9x8 inches 19x7x7 inches 16x9x8 inches
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