What is considered a big chainsaw?
The bar lengths of the best chainsaws for home use vary from 6 inches on smaller, electric saws to 20 inches on larger, gasoline powered models. Bars greater than 20 inches are included in professional-grade saws. Electric saws and gas saws can be used to cut trees.
Can I put an 18-inch bar on a 16 inch chainsaw?
You need a bar that is compatible with your saw. The bar has to match the chain/sprocket configuration of the saw in order for it to work.
What chainsaw chains do professional loggers use?
Professional users of large saws use full-chisel teeth chains. The risk of kickback is reduced because of the rounded teeth. It’s better to use semi-chisel teeth in dirty wood than full chisels.
How big of a tree can a 20 inch chainsaw cut?
There would be 20 chainsaws cutting through the tree. 16 chainsaws would cut the tree. There is a 10 inch chainsaw in this picture. It is possible to cut a 4′′ diameter with a 6 inch chainsaw.
Is a 20 inch chainsaw too big?
When it comes to cutting down larger trees, it’s best to leave it to the professionals. If you can safely handle a larger chainsaw, you want a guide bar that is at least 20” long.