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.

Review9.0(out of 10)
Greenworks 82V chainsaw

Greenworks Commercial 82V Cordless Chainsaw Review Video

Don’t you hate fighting with pre-mix fuel in your chainsaw, especially if it’s sat idle for any length of time? With the Greenworks 82V cordless chainsaw, you no longer have to worry about premix or fuel going bad. You no longer have to worry about fuel, period. The GS180 is always ready to go and […]

DeWalt 40V Max Pole Hedge Trimmer

DeWalt 40V Max Pole Hedge Trimmer

DeWalt recently announced an expansion of its 40V Max battery-powered outdoor equipment with the new DeWalt 40V Max Pole Hedge Trimmer at the 2016 GIE+EXPO. The DeWalt 40V Max Pole Hedge Trimmer is designed to cut through overgrowth including medium and tall hedges as well as large bushes. The 22-inch dual-reciprocating, laser cut blades offer a […]

Yardmax Log Splitters Gas - Electric Models

Yardmax Log Splitters Gas & Electric Models

Fall is arriving in most of the country and that means winter is right around the corner. It’s time to get serious about splitting your firewood and we’d rather not do that with an axe if we can help it. Yardmax is a new brand in town, formed in a joint venture with an established […]

Makita XCU03 18V X2 LXT Chainsaw

Makita XCU03Z LXT 18V X2 Chain Saw

It wasn’t all that long ago that mainstream power tool companies didn’t really have much influence in the outdoor power equipment market. However, that’s changing thanks to the power of lithium-ion batteries. The fact of the matter is battery powered chainsaws like the new Makita XCU03 18V X2 LXT (36V) Chainsaw now have the power […]

Oregon SpeedCut Bar and Chain Cutting System

Oregon SpeedCut Bar and Chain Cutting System

Oregon SpeedCut Bar and Chain Cutting System Improves Cutting Speed and Decreases Weight Oregon has announced the new SpeedCut Bar and Chain Cutting System that will be available in 2016. The system combines Oregon’s new .325-inch pitch narrow kerf saw chain and SpeedCut laminated guide bars. The redesigned cutter shape gives higher cutting efficiency and durability while the […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Husqvarna 36V Chainsaw This is Lithium-Ion Powered

Husqvarna T535i XP 36V Chainsaw Review

Lithium-ion powered Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) is taking off at a ridiculous pace. We had the first major push in the 40V lines become mainstream last year just in time for EGO to blow us away with their 56V lineup. This year, we see even more coming out with Worx adding a 58V platform, and […]

Review6.3(out of 10)
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Black and Decker 40V Chainsaw Review

I love cutting down large trees with chainsaws. There’s something about the experience of setting your notch, driving through the back of the trunk, and then standing back and watching something God took 50 years to grow slowly crash to the ground. But while that’s fun, the truth is, most people use chainsaws to cut […]

Review8.5(out of 10)
GreenWorks 80V Chainsaw

GreenWorks 80V Chainsaw Review

When I was a kid I lived near the Rocky Mountains of Montana for a couple years with my father. One of his closest friends had a rather large family, and they took us on a salmon snag-fishing adventure that included, among other things, sleeping outside in an honest-to-goodness hand-made American Indian teepee. It was […]