Homelite 14 in. 9 A electric chainsaw review


Homelite 14 in. 9 A electric chainsaw review

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The Homelite 14-inch Electric Chainsaw is proficient to cut a maximum diameter of 24 inches with its maximum functionality. It contains features that promote excellent performance and safety. It has the Safe T-Tip feature that reduces the rotational kickback of the chainsaw. In terms of adjusting the chain tensioner, it’s very easy with the side-access mechanism. This piece of equipment is surely the best choice for light cutting jobs.

Pros

The Homelite 14-inch chainsaw is very handy. It is light in weight and easy to handle. In terms of doing the cutting jobs it is very fast. This piece is ideal for home use due to its light weight capability. Aside from that it is very easy to use.

In terms of performance, it can do trimming and cutting of branches and trees continuously without any trouble. In fact, with the continuous cutting job, the oil consumption is only minimal. Basically, this piece is capable of cutting any kinds of wood with a diameter range of 6 to 12 inches. It is a very efficient and effective piece of equipment.

Cons

In some instances, the Homelite 14-inch chainsaw has some issues with regards to its heat tolerance, chains and oil reserve. The oil was found to be leaking during and after use. Aside from that there is also a need of frequent change oil when using this chainsaw.

On the other hand, the chains were found to get dull so fast that it has to be sharpened with an estimate of every four to five cutting jobs of trees. In some cases, the chains have to be tightened very well since it comes off the chainsaw more frequently. In effect, there is a delay of the performance of cutting jobs.

Lastly, there were instances when the chainsaw was performing its cutting jobs for just a few hours and unfortunately the engine experienced overheat which resulted to burning of the said equipment. It was dangerous and at the same time it had caused a delay on the job and hassle of returning the item.

SPECIFICATIONS

Amperage (amps) 9 Antivibration handle Yes
Assembled Depth (in.) 7.375 in Assembled Height (in.) 29 in
Assembled Width (in.) 10 in Chain brake Yes
Chain size 14 in. Chain tension adjustment Yes
Chainsaw Type Hand Chainsaw Commercial No
Cord Length (ft.) 1 Manufacturer Warranty 2 year warranty
Maximum cut diameter (in.) 26 Maximum extension cord length (ft.) 50
Product Height (in.) 7.375 Product Length (in.) 29 in
Product Weight (lb.) 7.8 Product Width (in.) 10
Required extension cord rating 14 gauge Returnable 30-Day

Homelite 14in 9 A electric chainsaw review

  • 4.90 / 5 5
123 votes, 4.90 avg. rating (95% score)