Poulan Pro Pp3516AVX 16 in. 35 cc gas review

Poulan Pro Pp3516AVX 16 in
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The Poulan Pro PP3516AVX is a 16-inch bar chainsaw with an allowable cutting capability of 32 inches in diameter. It has a 38 cc gas engine and has an anti-vibration system which separates the engine from its chassis, thus minimizing the vibration when using this equipment. It also has its inertia-activated chain brake system which stops the rotation of the chain in cases where technical problems occur. This equipment also comes with a tightening system and cleans air filter system which makes the whole thing easy to operate.


In terms of performance, the Poulan Pro PP3516AVX has a good and high power that it enables it to cut in such a high speed. It also observes the tool-free-tensioning system which makes it easier to handle. In terms of its life-span, it is capable of doing cutting jobs for quite a number of years; let’s say 7 years or more.

This equipment has a light-weight design which makes it very easy to handle, and decreases the occurrence of fatigue while doing the whole cutting job. It is also very easy to start and you can expect lesser energy consumption for this model compared to the older models. Not only that, with its new features, the chainsaw runs so smoothly when doing the cutting job due to its anti-vibration system.


In terms of performance, the Poulan Pro PP3516AVX had some problems with starting up especially when it came from its idle settings. There were also instances when the saw burnt out after malfunctioning. It basically has issues on overheating and afterwards it will never start nor work again.

There are problems also encountered from refueling the equipment due to its poor fuel cap design. Aside from that, there is also a dilemma on the chain design since you need to make use of tools in order to tighten and loosen the said chain during use. Oil leaks are also encountered when this equipment goes to rest in the storage room after using.

Proficient and Flexible Chainsaw!

The Poulan Pro PP3516AVX is one chainsaw with great features and at the same time with a reasonable cost. It is a good value for your money. Basically if you need to have some cutting jobs done, you can easily do it by yourself with the help of this equipment. You will surely have a good experience the first time you do the job by yourself.

Engine specification

Cylinder displacement 35 cc


Oil pump type Automatic

Cutting equipment

Bar length 16 “

Overall dimensions

Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 11.8 lbs

Poulan Pro Pp3516AVX 16 in. 35 cc gas chainsaw review

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