Tag Archives: Outdoor Power Equipment Reviews

Kobalt 80V Chainsaw Review

Editor’s Note: This is the original text from our reviewer when the Kobalt 80V Chainsaw came out. However, the ratings have been updated to reflect its performance in our recent chainsaw shootout. We’ve had the opportunity to see several new lithium-ion powered chainsaws this year. What started as a novelty has developed into a serious […]

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GreenWorks 40V Chainsaw Review

It’s not often that a cordless chainsaw gets more than a casual nod from professionals, but the GreenWorks 40V chainsaw literally raised eyebrows from several Pros we handed it to. The thought of going cordless in professional applications may be far from your mind, but consider a couple things we realized in the course of […]

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Exmark Radius X Series Zero Turn 60 Inch Review

Exmark started back in 1982 as an independent manufacturer, however now the brand falls under the Toro corporate umbrella. Being known for innovation and commercial mowers, they intend for this new Exmark Radius X Series to fit a niche in the mower market. Keeping aim with quality components and manufacturing, Exmark sets to expand their […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel Blower Video Review

The Milwaukee M18 Fuel Blower isn’t going to blow you away with its 450 CFM and 100 MPH performance if you’re a landscaping or lawn care Pro. But that was never Milwaukee’s intent with their battery-powered OPE line. Nor was it to cater to the DIY crowd, either. So where does it fit? Milwaukee’s design […]

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Dewalt FlexVolt Chainsaw Review

Regular readers will recall that recently I pitted eight battery-powered chainsaws against one another in an exciting tooth-to-tooth shootout. We’re taking a closer look at each saw and today I’ll present to you the Dewalt FlexVolt Chainsaw. It is one of two DeWalt saws in the competition – the other being a 40V Max saw with […]

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Echo 58V Chainsaw Review CCS-58V4AH

I recently had all kinds of fun conducting a shootout of eight battery-operated chainsaws for Pro Tool Reviews. As I mentioned at the time, I did a similar test four years ago but the field was much thinner due to the relative lack of power compared to what we have today. Now, more manufacturers are […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel Hedge Trimmer Review

What was a kid, I absolutely hated when Mom and Dad declared that it was Yard Day. Most of it wasn’t so bad, but I dreaded trimming the hedges. It meant dragging those 50-foot extension cords all around the yard to different outlets all morning. Pros, of course, don’t mess with the extension cords, but […]

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16-Inch EGO Chainsaw Review: Model CS1604

All other things equal, battery-powered tools are preferable to gas-powered tools. Consider this – you don’t have to keep gas that’s flammable and spillable on hand, you don’t have to mess around with mixtures on two strokes or add oil to four strokes, don’t have to clean the air filter, you don’t fiddle around with […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel String Trimmer Review

As we continue our review series of this Spring’s latest outdoor power equipment, we come to the new Milwaukee M18 Fuel String Trimmer. It’s important to note before we dive in that Milwaukee is targeting their OPE to commercial Pros as a supplement to gas-powered tools. It’s from that perspective we’re looking at what Milwaukee […]

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Chainsaw Basics for Apprentices and Pros

It occurred to us that an article on chainsaw basics might be just the ticket for new apprentices getting into the field. It might even be a good refresher for Pros who do this day in and day out. The average chainsaw injury requires 110 stitches, so wear protective gloves, boots, chaps, and eye protection. […]

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