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Tips in Choosing the Right Chainsaw and Pole Saw There are people who love to do things themselves around the house especially home repairs and improvements. These DIYers don’t only confine themselves to indoor jobs but with outdoor jobs as well. If you know the proper technique and you have the right tools and equipment, then you can quickly and safely perform some of the most common outdoor improvements. Tree trimming or pruning is one of the most common outdoor jobs. For this task you need to buy and know the following. IF you need to trim a short tree or the lower branches of a tall tree, then you will need a standard chainsaw. There are different sizes of chainsaws offered by power tool retailers based on blade size and engine size. If you are simply doing small jobs or occasional home adjustments, then it is sufficient for your needs to get a 34 cc engine. The 65 cc to 125 cc chainsaws are for the more experienced and for those with more trees to cut, and this is the professional grade chainsaw.
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It is a good compromise to get a 50 cc chainsaw. The 50 cc chainsaw is larger than the standard and not as powerful or dangerous as the professional model. If you are going to cut firewood, then this is about the prefect size for the job.
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If you want to trim higher branches from taller trees , then it is ideal to get a pole saw. A pole saw or a pole pruner is also a piece of power equipment that has a small chainsaw at the end of a long pole. Here the blades are smaller and it has a 30 cc engine range. If you want to cut branches that are hard to reach, then pole saws are perfect. The metal blade around which the chainsaw rotates is the chainsaw bar. The bar length, the chain brake, and the chain catch are three important features of a chainsaw to consider. Bar length determines how much leverage you have when cutting through branches. The bars of 50 cc chainsaws are about 16 to 20 inches. The size of bars for much smaller poles is around eight inches long. Professional grade tools have bars that are longer than standard ones by three feet. Longer bars can cut bigger pieces of wood faster but are difficult to control. The most important consideration of any piece of power equipment is safety features. Chainsaw brakes are the safety features of this power equipment. The safety feature of a chain brake is automatically activated when the chain gets caught in the word or hits something hard. The chain is stopped from spinning automatically, protecting you from an errant blade or losing control of your saw. To protect you from chains that are out of control, the chain catch does its job. Sometimes a chain breaks or leap off its tracks so to prevent harm, the catch stops the chain’s rotation.