Do I need a Licence for a petrol chainsaw?

You don’t need a license or to have training to buy or use a chainsaw. Safety should always come first when using a chainsaw, so you should have safety clothing and equipment, including a helmet, safety glasses, ear defenders and specialist chainsaw gloves and trousers, as well as steel toe-capped boots.

What is the lightest petrol chainsaw?

STIHL’s lightest top-handle chainsaw

Technical data Value
Power output kW/bhp 1.1/1.5
Weight kg 1) 2.6
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 2.4
System weight kg 2) 2.92 / 2.92 / 2.97 / 2.97

Which is the best chainsaw to buy UK?

Best chainsaws – editor top picks in the UK

  • Best chainsaw overall: P1PE 62cc Petrol Chainsaw – great all rounder – power, price, reliability.
  • Best petrol chainsaw: Husqvarna HUSQ120-14 120 II 14″ 38.2cc Petrol Chainsaw.
  • Best battery powered cordless chainsaw: Makita DUC355Z Cordless Chainsaw.

Which petrol is best for chainsaw?

To start, both Stihl and Husqvarna recommend the use of high octane unleaded gasoline. Both brands of pro saws are designed to burn fuel rated at 89 octane or higher. Most regular grade fuel has an octane rating of about 87.

Can I use a chainsaw without training?

By law, chainsaw operators must have received adequate training relevant to the type of work they undertake. They are also required to wear appropriate chainsaw protective clothing whenever they use a chainsaw.

Can you use a chainsaw on a Sunday UK?

They stated power tools should not be used after 8pm or before 8am on Sundays and public holidays, and not before 7am on weekdays and Saturday.

What is the smallest Stihl chainsaw?

MS 150 C-E
MS 150 C-E – STIHL’s smallest and lightest saw.

What is a good chainsaw for home use?

The Best Chainsaws Reviewed

Husqvarna 460 Rancher Best gas chainsaw – a quality Husky 60cc; 24″ bar (can be run with 18 – 24″) More power, higher performance View On AmazonView On Acme Tools
Husqvarna 120II Best chainsaw for home use 38cc; 16 inch bar Anti vibration, X-Torq engine, durable View On AmazonView On Acme Tools

Which is best electric or petrol chainsaw?

An electric chainsaw will give you enough power to prune trees and cut small branches. But if you’re looking for something more powerful, your best bet is always petrol. The amount of power a petrol chainsaw kicks out is directly related to how big the engine is.

Can you still get E5 petrol?

Shell. Shell V-Power is the company’s ‘protection grade’ fuel, meaning it will remain as E5. It will be available to the majority of Shell’s 1,000 UK forecourts.