What size & brand chainsaw to buy?

Discussion in 'General Industry Discussions' started by 32vld, May 15, 2012.

  1. 4 seasons lawn&land

    4 seasons lawn&land LawnSite Gold Member
    from NY
    Posts: 3,597

    I also have a 441 with a 25 bar on it that works well. Good combo if you have smaller saws to do the lighter stuff with. Unless you are a big guy that could use it as an all arounder. But me at 140lbs that saw is about the same size as me so I bring it out for the occassional big tree.
  2. RSK Property Maintenance

    RSK Property Maintenance LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,486

    ya the 441 isn't heavy by any means for me being 190lbs with under 10% bf, but its not designed for limbing a tree....can i limb trees with it all day long and cut up bigger wood with the 28" bar yes, but its not any faster, its actually more of a nuisance vs. just using a 201t with a 14" which is made for cutting limbs and small wood. especially with pine trees having so many limbs.

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