Chainsaw Reviews and Pole Saws

Chainsaws and pole saws are indispensable outdoor power equipment for felling, pruning, and processing trees. We have used and reviewed a lot of products and compiled these guides to help you choose the best tool:

Here, you will also find comprehensive reviews for each individual product. We focus our reviews on intended use, power, noise, fuel efficiency, features, and more. We also make sure to address usability and durability issues.  We only recommend what we’d actually use, even if we don’t earn a commission from it. It’s all about giving you a legitimate recommendation and our honest opinion of each product. We’ve been in business since 2008 covering tools, writing reviews, and reporting on industry news in the construction, automotive, and lawn care industries. 

saker cordless mini chainsaw

Saker Cordless Mini Chainsaw ‎SK1804DBT02-U-1

Saker Merges Lightweight Design with Heavy-Duty Performance Here at OPE Reviews, we work with a lot of chainsaws. They come in many sizes and serve a broad range of purposes. But the big ones can be intimidating. Moreover, they can involve a learning curve when you’re still acquiring chainsaw basics. The mini saws, on the […]

black and decker alligator lopper

Black and Decker Alligator Lopper LLP120B

The lopper has long been a go-to tool for pruning tree branches. Typically, we see the long-handled design, which certainly has its benefits. For one, this variation enhances reach. Furthermore, it enables you to leverage the muscles in your entire arm rather than your hand and wrist. And, certainly, they beat the heck out of […]

dewalt 20v pruning chainsaw

DeWalt 20V Pruning Chainsaw DCCS623B

When it comes time to prune your trees, there are quite a few tools for you to choose from. For example, you can go with a 14-inch chainsaw, or maybe you have a pair of loppers in the garage or shed. Each of these options is fine. But, if you want to get really bullish […]

worx jawsaw

Worx JawSaw WG320

Worx gives consumers a chainsaw with a safe but nasty bite Chainsaws are among the most useful outdoor tools. You can use them for numerous applications, and they come in handy year-round. However, they can also be intimidating for many users (and that even goes for the 6- to 8-inch mini saws). Apparently, the engineers […]

echo cs-4920 chainsaw

ECHO CS-4920 Chainsaw Review

ECHO’s chainsaws have long been fierce competition for rival brands. Over the last 50 years, they’ve earned a reputation as powerful, high-performance tools that cater to the full spectrum of OPE consumers. This is especially true of their 50cc models, which are popular not only for performance but also for their size and weight characteristics. […]

kobalt pruning chainsaw

Kobalt Pruning Chainsaw KMCS 1024A-03

Whether you need to manage shrubs or remove small tree limbs, a good pruning chainsaw is handy to have around. Generally speaking, they make quick work of small tasks, and they’re easy to use. Moreover, they lack the intimidation factor that usually comes along with bigger, more powerful models. And, considering that battery power dominates […]

worx electric pole saw

Worx Electric Pole Saw

Every year, more people are ditching their gas cans and making the leap to battery-powered outdoor equipment. And, yes, the overwhelming majority of consumers do prefer cordless solutions. That said, it’s a mistake to completely disregard corded alternatives. Indeed, electric tools actually have certain benefits. They’re powerful, you don’t have to charge them, and they’re […]

echo eforce chainsaw

ECHO eFORCE Chainsaw DCS-2500TN

Not long ago, we traveled to ECHO’s Illinois-based headquarters for a summit about upcoming product releases. The long-time leader in outdoor power equipment has been busy expanding their lineup. This includes everything from blowers and string trimmers to edgers and chainsaws. Indeed, we had a second opportunity to see them again at this year’s Equip […]