Semi-professional Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw

If you’re looking for a good semi-professional gasoline chainsaw for regular use, Homelite 14 in. 42 cc is a good choice. First of all, this tool is produced by Homelite Corporation. Nowadays this company specializes on non-professional and semi-professional chainsaws. This fact means that Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw is a good choice for starters, as well as a back up instrument for professionals.

Technical description of Homelite 14 in. 42 cc

Specifications:

Power, kW 1.7
Engine capacity, cc 42
Bar length, inch 14
Chain pitch, inch 3/8
Fuel tank volume, liter 0.33
Weight, kg 4.4

This is a light-weighted chainsaw with rather powerful engine. Engine displacement of Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw is equal to 42 cc. 2-cycle engine shows very good performance in different conditions. Power to weight ratio is an adequate one, cause this instrument is light (4.4 kg). Even novice users won’t experience problems with handling. Light weight allows to perform work even in hard-to-reach places.

Maximum bar size is 14 inches and it’s enough for tasks of average difficulty. It’s better not to begin hard cutting work with Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw. In this case the number and frequency of breakdowns will rise. Bar has automatic oiler that keeps it lubricated during work. Users shouldn’t forget to add new oil on time. Chain brake in this model is activated with inertia and this fact increases safety. Chain tensioning is situated at side, so adjustment is very quick and easy. One more interesting and safe feature on bar is called T-Tip, it prevents from rotational kickback.

Things that make work a pleasant process

Semi-professional Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw

Homelite Corporation reduces noise and vibration in all models and Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw isn’t an exception to this rule. Handle of this tool was produced with 3-point vibration isolation. Working process becomes very convenient and pleasant one.

Producer also advises to use pure gasoline, in case you want to prolong the term of engine exploitation. Gasoline with ethanol will lead to bad performance of the engine. Experienced loggers know that for chainsaw there is nothing better than fresh gasoline and oil. After buying Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw users will get scabbard together with engine lubricant and special manual.

If you have several trees and bushes or even work as professional logger, this instrument can help you. This is a simple and reliable variant for novices and rather powerful back up chainsaw for professionals. Nevertheless, it definitely perfectly suits for regular use around big farms, households and occasional work in the woods. Manufacturer offers 2-year warranty for Homelite 14 in. 42 cc gasoline chainsaw.

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