Tree and Forestry

While we cover lots of landscaping tools, many reviews focus on tree and forestry tools. Our tree and forestry tool reviews include chainsaw reviews and pole saw reviews. They also include log splitter reviews, stump grinder reviews, wood chipper reviews, and more. When covering these tree and forestry tools, we really focus on the three pillars of power, durability, and safety. Without any one of these three, the tools do not hold up well under intensive use. When you’re dealing with trees, you can’t afford to lose time when a tool underperforms or fails prematurely. Forestry Tool Reviews Technology is constantly changing. The introduction of cordless forestry tools is altering the way chainsaws get used above ground. New battery-powered solutions provide less noise and vibration. They even introduce more safety features for those working high above the ground—no pull start, for example. These new products may even increase your chances of winning some municipal and residential landscaping jobs.

Husqvarna 592 XP and 585 Chainsaw Models Expand 90CC Class

Husqvarna 90cc Chainsaw Options Target Higher Power, Efficiency, and Reliability Husqvarna knows gas is still the way to go for chainsaws at the top of the food chain. Bolstering the high-performance end of their impressive lineup, the Husqvarna 592 XP and 585 chainsaws target tree care and forestry Pros with improvements that make the 90cc […]

DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max 20-Inch Chainsaw | DCCS677

DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max 20-Inch Chainsaw Targets Farm and Ranch Class We’ve been reviewing battery-powered chainsaws for years and the release of several 18-inch models left us wondering when we might see the first farm and ranch saw replacement. The DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max 20-inch chainsaw is answering the call. DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max 20-Inch […]

Skil 20V Cordless Pole Saw | PWRCore 20

Skil’s 20V Cordless Pole Saw Makes Tree Care More Convenient Skil has a 20V cordless pole saw that we got our hands on, and there’s a lot to love about the design. First of all, it’s part of the PWRCore 20 lineup that includes 20V and 40V (using two 20V batteries) lawn care and Skil’s […]

Skil 12-Inch Battery Chainsaw | PWRCore 20 Brushless

As I write this, it’s hard to believe we’ve been using battery-powered chainsaws for more than a decade already. In that time, they’ve become primary tools for many folks with higher power levels and 18-inch bars now commonplace. With that kind of performance available, we wanted to see if there’s still a place for smaller […]

Greenworks Commercial 82V Battery 18-inch Chainsaw

Greenworks 82V Chainsaw Equals Gas Power Greenworks has a battery-powered chainsaw solution designed for everything from maintenance cuts to full-on tree felling. Now, the Greenworks Commercial 82V Chainsaw (GS181) brings an 18-inch bar and chain to the party. Even better, the company claims that this 82V saw fires off the same sort of power that […]

Skil 40V Pole Saw

SKIL 40V Cordless 10-Inch Pole Saw PS4561C-10

Skil Extends Your Cutting Reach with 10-Inch Cordless Pole Saw If you’ve been thinking about going cordless for your lawn care needs, the Skil 40V cordless pole saw gives you another reason to consider the PWRCore 40 lineup. Skil 40V Cordless 10-Inch Pole Saw Performance Like most cordless pole saws, Skil uses a 10-inch bar […]

Stihl MS 400 C-M Chainsaw

Stihl Shows Off an Industry-First Magnesium Alloy Piston Like the MS 500i , which is the world’s first chainsaw to feature electronically controlled fuel injection, the Stihl MS 400 C-M features a first of its own. This saw showcases a magnesium alloy piston that improves power and torque without adding any additional weight. Plus, with […]

Stihl MS 500i Chainsaw with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI)

Stihl Introduces First-ever Chainsaw with Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) Forestry and tree service Pros need a serious chainsaw, and the Stihl MS 500i introduces new features to the market we haven’t seen before. The Stihl MS 500i is the first chainsaw on the worldwide market to offer precise fuel-metering via electronic fuel injection (EFI). Yep. […]