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Ryobi 14 Inch 40-Volt Brushless Chainsaw

Last updated: May 16, 2019

Ryobi 14 Inch 40-Volt Brushless Chainsaw
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We looked at the top Electric Chainsaws and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Electric Chainsaw you should buy.

Overall Take

If you're looking for a battery-powered chainsaw, you can't go wrong with the Ryobi 14 Inch 40-Volt Brushless Chainsaw. You won't get the power of a gas-powered model, but it's perfect for tackling smaller jobs. At only 8.4 pounds, its lightweight build will make it easy to use for hours.

In our analysis of 118 expert reviews, the Ryobi 14 Inch 40-Volt Brushless Chainsaw placed 3rd when we looked at the top 9 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The RYOBI 40V Brushless Chain Saw features Gas-Like Power without the hassle of gas and oil. The brushless motor produces higher torque and faster chain speed, resulting in better performance and Gas-Like Power. The 14 inch bar and chain is perfect for larger cuts and yard clean-up. The light weight design reduces user fatigue over extended use. The RYOBI 40V Brushless Chain Saw also features an automatic oiler for continuous use and a wrap-around handle for comfortable cutting and user control. The entire RYOBI 40V family runs off of the same 40V lithium-ion battery platform.(Battery not included with this chainsaw)

Expert Reviews


What experts liked

There is a compromise here in that the chains aren’t quite as strong as the 0.05” gauge but because they are lighter they do help to improve speed, thereby improving cutting performance. Which brings us on to the chain speed. This is measured at 23 meters per second, which is excellent and can certainly match that of many gas powered models.
The brushless motor produces higher torque and faster chain speed, resulting in better performance and Gas-Like Power. The 14” bar and chain is perfect for larger cuts and yard clean-up. The light weight design reduces user fatigue over extended use. The RYOBI 40V Brushless Chain Saw also features an automatic oiler for continuous use and a wrap-around handle for comfortable cutting and user control.
Efficient cutting experience.

What experts didn't like

Battery life is poor with the battery supplied.
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