Poulan Pro PP4218AVX 18 in. 42 cc gas chainsaw review

Poulan Pro PP4218AVX 18 in
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The Poulan Pro PP4218AVX has a lot of exemplary features intended for heavy duty jobs. It has a super clean air filter system to maintain and promote a longer air filter life and at the same time increased power with low fuel consumption.

You can also make chain adjustments without the use of any tools, like other Poulan Models do, for the purpose of convenience and efficiency.



In terms of performance, this model of Poulan chainsaw is capable of cutting hardwood with bigger circumference and diameter. It can handle heavy cutting jobs and can perform complete cross-cutting of logs. So far, with its durability, it can handle any kinds of tree, from Elm tree to ornamental Cherry tree.

The tension of this chainsaw can also be adjusted so easily. And in terms of oil leakage, you cannot experience any with this kind of chainsaw. About start-ups, there is no problem with it even if the saw has been idle.

And based from thorough observation, this chainsaw consumes lesser fuel compared to other models. Aside from that, this heavy duty equipment cuts on the wood pretty easily with lesser or no wobbling at all.


It was observed that the engine of this equipment encounters some technical problems when it overheats. Thus, affecting its cutting performance and does not perform any cutting job at all.

The equipment is not able to perform the job as expected of a heavy duty chainsaw since an interval must be observed before proceeding to the next cutting job. Basically, it just wastes a lot of time.

There was also a problem encountered with handling the chainsaw. Specifically starting the whole thing even if the gas and oil were freshly loaded to the engine, was a big problem considering that it was bought brand new.

There were instances also that the blade started to spin on its own even the trigger was not even held which was found to be unsafe.

Heavy Duty Chainsaw!

The Poulan Pro PP4218AVX chainsaw is technically designed to answer your heavy cutting jobs. It comes along with a lot of extraordinary features that will surely support its durability and quality.

This tool is also a great value for your money and with it comes a one-year warranty which can really help you if you encounter any technical problems along as you use this piece of equipment.

Antivibration handle Yes Assembled Depth (in.) 33.9 in
Assembled Height (in.) 11.2 in Assembled Width (in.) 11.5 in
Chain brake Yes Chain size 18 in.
Chain tension adjustment Yes Chainsaw Type Hand Chainsaw
Commercial No Engine Displacement (cc) 42
Engine Type 2-cycle Fuel tank capacity (oz.) 11.3
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Year Maximum cut diameter (in.) 36
Product Height (in.) 10 Product Length (in.) 33 in
Product Weight (lb.) 11.8 Product Width (in.) 10.5
Recommended oil 2-cycle Returnable 30-Day
Translucent fuel tank No

Poulan Pro PP4218AVX 18 in. 42 cc gas chainsaw review

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