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.

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How to Tell if a Chainsaw Bar is Worn Out

Ah, the noble chainsaw bar, the unsung hero. We often focus on the more prominent aspects of these saws—like the chain or the motor. We likely don’t spend much time considering the bar that holds it all together. A chainsaw bar in good working order will provide stability, guidance, and efficiency. But what about a […]

Review8.9(out of 10)

Hooyman 40V Cordless Pole Saw Review PB40V-S

Hooyman 40V Cordless Pole Saw Cuts Down On Seasonal Tree Trimming We’re big fans of Hooyman outdoor tools. Our experience with the brand’s cutting , digging, and striking tools has been extremely positive. At the moment, there’s only one cordless tool in the line—the Hooyman 40V cordless pole saw. We headed out to the ranch […]

Stihl 20-Inch Battery-Powered Chainsaw MSA 300 C-0

Cordless chainsaws are making excellent strides in performance. With 16 and 18-inch models available for several years, we’ve been wondering when the 20-inch farm and ranch class would arrive. At GIE 2021, Stihl announced a 20-inch battery-powered chainsaw, the MSA 300 C-O. Stihl MSA 300 C-O 20-Inch Battery-Powered Chainsaw | The Big Deal Without question, […]

Makita XCU10 18V Cordless 12-Inch Top Handle Chainsaw

Makita 18V Top Handle Chainsaw Cuts Faster than 22cc Gas Power The Makita 18V 12-Inch Top Handle Chainsaw has a compact form factor that’s aimed toward Pro arborists and utility tradesmen, but brings cordless convenience to the job. But if cordless power was ever a concern before, Makita claims that the XCU10 actually cuts faster […]

EGO 16-Inch Battery-Powered Chainsaw CS1611 | New for 2022

EGO 16-Inch Battery-Powered Chainsaw Gets a Performance Upgrade 2022 is going to be a big year for EGO and its line of 56V battery-powered lawn care equipment. They’re pushing the boundaries out further, but considering EGO already has a 16-inch battery-powered chainsaw, it’s fair to wonder what’s changing. EGO 16-Inch Battery-Powered Chainsaw | The Big […]

Makita XSU03 18V LXT Cordless 1.3 Gallon Sprayer

Makita Cordless Sprayer Delivers Mist or Jet Spray for a Variety of Applications The Makita Cordless 1.3 Gallon Sprayer works ideally with your water-based weed killers, fungicides, insecticides, and fertilizers. Like other cordless sprayers, the 18V XLT battery eliminates the need to manually provide pressure via a hand pump. However, the benefit to Pro landscapers […]

Best Professional Chainsaw Reviews 2022

Having extensively reported on the best battery chainsaw via dozens of hands-on reviews, we wanted to turn to Pros. Picking from battery-powered tools proved helpful to some, but we also want to select our best professional chainsaw for those who need the power and runtime gas chainsaws provide. This includes professional arborists, tree cutters, foresters, […]

Review8.9(out of 10)

Toro 60V Cordless 10-Inch Pole Saw Review 51870

Toro 60V Battery-Powered Pole Saw Rounds Out Battery-Powered Lineup Rounding out Toro’s line of battery-powered lawn care tools, the Toro 60V cordless pole saw reaches out to get your attention. We’ve been using it for a variety of trimming to get an idea of how it compares to your other cordless options. Pros Strong, smooth […]