Ryobi 18V Whisper Series 12-Inch Chainsaw

Ryobi Updates Its One+ Chainsaw Lineup With A 12-Inch Whisper Series Model

Ryobi’s 18V outdoor power equipment lineup is getting quite a few additions for 2023. The Ryobi 12-Inch Chainsaw P2570 is a step up from the brand’s previous model and even features a lower noise output thanks to its inclusion in Ryobi’s Whisper Series. We’re diving deeper to see what this chainsaw has to offer homeowners.

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Ryobi 12-Inch Chainsaw P2570 Performance

Ryobi 12-Inch Chainsaw P2570
  • Model: Ryobi P2570
  • Brushless motor
  • 12-inch bar and chain
  • 10-inch cut capacity
  • Gauge: 0.043
  • Drive links: 64
  • Chain pitch: 1/4-inch
  • Chain speed: 12.5 MPS
  • Whisper Series ensures quiet operation

This Ryobi chainsaw has a 12-inch bar length, giving it a cut capacity of 10 inches. It features a brushless motor that delivers chain speeds up to 12.5 MPS, which is a step up from the brand’s previous 12-inch chainsaw model that saw a max chain speed of 9 MPS.

The P2570 is part of Ryobi’s Whisper Series, so it also offers a significantly lower noise output compared to gas-powered chainsaws.

Ryobi 12-Inch Chainsaw P2570 Design

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  • Lightweight design
  • Weight: 7 pounds (bare); 8.7 pounds (with battery)
  • Automatic adjustable oiler
  • Tooled chain tensioning
  • Onboard tool storage
  • Soft grip handle

The P2570 sticks with a lightweight design, at just 7 pounds bare and 8.7 pounds with a 6.0Ah battery. It features an automatic oiler for easy operation and tooled chain tensioning to make adjustments simple. There is also a tool storage compartment onboard so you can keep your tool on hand to adjust your chain as needed.

Ryobi 12-Inch Chainsaw P2570 Price

This chainsaw retails for $229 for the bare tool and $249 for the kit, including a 6Ah battery and charger. Considering the battery itself normally runs for $139, paying that extra $20 for the kit is a no-brainer, especially if you’re new to Ryobi’s 18V platform.

You can find it at The Home Depot starting in spring 2023. Ryobi backs your purchase with a 3-year warranty.

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