Is a cordless chainsaw OK for firewood?

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bravolicious
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Re: Is a cordless chainsaw OK for firewood?

Unread post by bravolicious » April 26th, 2017, 11:23 am

My brother has the Makita one which takes 2x18v batteries.

It doesn't leak bar oil and is good for 4 nights worth of firewood on 2x 5ah batteries.
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Re: Is a cordless chainsaw OK for firewood?

Unread post by RASPUTIN » April 5th, 2018, 11:46 am

I have the Ryobi One chainsaw and it is great. I also take a couple of spare batteries and charger for long trips which the solar sorts out. I get around 20 - 30 cuts of seasoned wood at around 200mm per 5ah battery. This is dependent on the hardness of the wood.

The torque and speed is nothing like a petrol chainsaw but by the time you have added fuel and oil then started and warmed up the thing I have already cut up most of the wood for the night with my battery one.

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