Echo CS-310 14 in. 30 cc gas chainsaw review

Echo CS-310
The Echo CS-310 chainsaw is a professional tool for woodcutters, with a relatively lightweight design that should make it easy to use by most people. Equipped with a powerful engine, this saw can cut through almost all types of wood, no matter how strong they seem to be.


Good performance

The Echo CS-310 delivers good quality, ensuring that you can use it for long periods of time without seeing any signs of deterioration. It should easily cut through any kind of wood and it is built to last, so you can expect a high endurance out of it.

It should be very easy to both start and stop, without encountering any difficulties during the process, even if you repeat it often while cutting through trees.

You won’t have any problems with maintaining it either, as the chain tension and oil system should work like charm when using it.

Easy to use

Most homeowners and amateur woodcutters will find this chainsaw to be exactly what they need. It’s very easy to use and thus excellent for entry-level. You just have to remember that, even though this saw is lightweight, it has much torque and power to it, so don’t be tempted to use it as if it were a toy. But those qualities also make it useful for more professional woodcutters, who want to work all day long without discomfort or fatigue.


You may encounter some failures

Although the Echo CS-310 is a reliable chainsaw, you may encounter some small failures with it, such as the recoil handle breaking off or the chain loosening when using it. It may also be harder for you to get it started on a cold weather. Also, don’t be surprised if it leaks oil when you let it idle for a longer period of time.

A good overall investment

The Echo CS-310 is a good overall investment for homeowners and other entry-level woodcutters, providing good price-quality ratio. Its light design is probably the thing that makes the difference.


Antivibration handle Yes Assembled Depth (in.) 25 in
Assembled Height (in.) 11.5 in Assembled Width (in.) 11 in
Chain brake Yes Chain size 14 in.
Chain tension adjustment Yes Chainsaw Type Hand Chainsaw
Commercial Yes Engine Displacement (cc) 30.5
Engine Type 2-cycle Fuel tank capacity (oz.) 8.5
Manufacturer Warranty 5 year consumer / 1 year commercial warranty Maximum cut diameter (in.) 28
Product Height (in.) 10.6 Product Length (in.) 29.6
Product Weight (lb.) 8.8 Product Width (in.) 9.1
Recommended oil ECHO Power Blend 2 stoke engine oil Returnable 30-Day
Translucent fuel tank No

Echo CS-310 30 cc gas chainsaw review

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123 votes, 4.90 avg. rating (95% score)