Finding Parallels Between Chainsaws and Life

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How to Pick the Best Chainsaw Whether you’re taming tall trees, cutting firewood, or maintaining your garden, a chainsaw is meant to make things easier. However, one chainsaw can’t do everything. There is a broad range of chainsaws in the market and they’re built for specific tasks including general maintenance. They’re available at different prices and use various sources of power. Make sure to get information about some chainsaws and reviews before purchasing one. How do you find the best chainsaw? Here are 6 questions to consider before choosing a chainsaw.
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If you plan to use the chainsaw for getting rid of debris a few times yearly, or trim down a fallen branch of a tree, then the ideal option could be a less powerful electric chainsaw. An electric chainsaw is also perfect for residential areas because it’s quieter, so it won’t disturb your neighbors. For larger tasks or remote places with lots of trees in a forest, the ideal option would be a portable gas chainsaw with a stronger and bigger engine. Have you used chainsaws before? If you’ve never ever operated a chainsaw, it’s probably not wise to purchase a powerful and bulky model that you could find hard to control. Select something that’s less strong and simple to handle but still can do the job. Smaller models are simpler to control especially if your working space is small. A heavier chainsaw can put so much strain in your hands and arms and can be a serious safety hazard especially if you’re new to chainsaws. However, if you must use a heavier and bigger chainsaw, make sure you’re with someone else while working. How regularly will you use the chainsaw? If the chainsaw will be used for simple jobs around your house a few times yearly, again it’s best to opt for a battery or electric-powered unit as it doesn’t require much maintenance like gas-powered models. What types of trees are you planning to cut? If your aim is to fell large trees, particularly hardwood like hickory, ash, beech, dogwood and oak, then you need to go for a more powerful model. If you opt for a less powerful chainsaw, felling hardwood trees will be put excessive wear and tear and strain on the chainsaw. Thus, be sure to pick a more powerful model for your hardwood and a less powerful chainsaw for softwood. What’s the thickness of the trees you will be cutting? As for felling different diameters or sizes of logs, consider the guide bar length of each chainsaw. Shorter guide bars are perfect for smaller widths of logs. A larger guide bar, in contrast, is best for heavy cutting tasks and wider logs.