Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Review9.0(out of 10)
Greenworks 60V Chainsaw CS60L212

Greenworks Pro 60V 16-Inch Chainsaw CS60L212 Review

Greenworks 60V Chainsaw Gets a Major Power Boost We were pleased with the performance we saw in the last 60V chainsaw from Greenworks. When the latest model came in boasting more power, we decided to put the new Greenworks 60V chainsaw through the same kind of testing as the old one to see how much […]

Best Skilsaw Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Best Skilsaw Tools at World of Concrete 2020

Skilsaw owns the worm drive market and is putting that technology into more than just circular saws. It’s this branching out into other categories, including cordless, that highlights the best Skilsaw tools at World of Concrete 2020. Best Skilsaw Tools at World of Concrete 2020 Skilsaw 48V TrueHVL 10-1/4” Worm Drive On the heels of […]

Makita XCU08 Cordless Top Handle Chainsaw Review

Makita XCU08 Cordless Top Handle Chainsaw Kisses Gas Goodbye The Makita XCU08 cordless top handle chainsaw is a specialty model that targets the needs of arborists and utility workers. Our test model is the 14″ version and it’s also available with a 16″ bar as the XCU09 or you can simply swap out the stock […]

Skilsaw Carpentry Chainsaw Review

Skilsaw Carpentry Chainsaw Review: Sawsquatch Expands Its Reach

Sawsquatch is at it again, this time bringing its worm drive design to the new Skilsaw Carpentry Chainsaw. Realistically, this isn’t a very crowded space with Prazi and Festool (UK only) filtering into the main conversation. A couple of large diameter circular saws, like the Super Sawsquatch, also fit the beam cutting bill, but with nowhere […]

Husqvarna 450 Chainsaw Video Review

Husqvarna 450 Chainsaw Review

Pro Quality Meets All-Rounder Versatility in the Husqvarna 450 Chainsaw The Husqvarna 450 Chainsaw sits near the top of the company’s mid-length saws for landowners category, just below the Rancher series (there is also a 450 Rancher model). I had some trail clearing to do, so I brought the 450 along for job. Pros Fuel-efficient X-Torq […]

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Chainsaw 2727-21HD - 40cc Gas Power with a Battery

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Chainsaw 2727-21HD: 40cc Gas Power with a Battery

When Milwaukee first announced its entry into the OPE market, we had two questions – where’s the chainsaw and will we get a mower? The Milwaukee M18 Fuel Chainsaw is here and boasting some impressive power. The product team tells us they’re exceeding 40cc gas performance out of it. Feature Set 16-inch bar Kitted with […]

Best Makita Equipment at GIE Expo 2018

Best Makita Equipment at GIE Expo 2018

It’s that time of year again: when the leaves are changing in the hills, Florida is still 90-degrees, and the Kentucky Exposition Center is wall to wall with mowers, tractors, chainsaws, and people. The Green Industry Equipment and Expo (GIE Expo) brought in thousands of consumers, dealers, manufacturers, and media. While we can’t possibly cover […]

Ryobi Chainsaw 20" 46cc RY10521B

Ryobi Chainsaw: RY10521B 46cc Gas

Hurricane season is upon those of us on the coastlines of the US and I’ve got chainsaws on the brain. Realistically, there are good reasons to have one no matter what time of year it is, but each part of the country seems to have a different part of the year to really focus on […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Makita XCU03 18V X2 LXT Chainsaw

Makita XCU03 18V X2 Chainsaw Review

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 and […]

Review8.0(out of 10)
DeWalt 40V Max Chainsaw Feature

DeWalt 40V Max Chainsaw Review: Into the Woods

Recently I decided to get to work – way out in the woods.  My adventure involved some tree work in the forest surrounding our cabin in the Blue Ridge Mountains of northwest Georgia.  Our woods are full of hearty hardwoods and evergreens, which means there is always tree work needed to keep our little forest […]