Why should you buy this Makita 16″ electric chainsaw, model UC4051A?
1. It’s on Sale, Today Only
As part of Amazon’s deals of the day, the Makita corded chainsaw is on sale for $190.39. It’s regularly priced at $240.
Saving money off the regular price is a good reason, if this tool is on your shopping list or in the shortlist of an upcoming purchase decision.
The deal ends at 3am ET 3/17/2019, unless supplies sell out sooner.
2. Zero Emissions
Because it’s an electric chainsaw, there’s none of the smell, noise, or hassle associated with gas engine chainsaws.
3. Less Expensive than a Cordless Saw
If you need a chainsaw, but for occasional use rather than frequent or even regular cutting tasks, do you really want to spend more for cordless? If the answer is yes, stop right now, and look at these Makita cordless chainsaw bundles instead:
- Makita 18V X2 12″ Chainsaw Kit with Bonus Batteries
- Makita 18V X2 14″ Chainsaw Kit with Bonus Batteries
- Makita 18V X2 14″ Chainsaw Kit with Brushless Angle Grinder
- Makita 18V X2 16″ Chainsaw Kit
If the answer is no, then you get some of the benefits of using a non-gas-engine saw. Just make sure to buy a properly rated extension cord (such as 50 foot 12 gauge since power draw is 14.5A).
4. Convenient Features
The Makita saw features tool-less blade and chain adjustments, a large trigger switch, built-in current limiter, automatic chain oiler, large bar oil reservoir with level viewing window, large metal spike bar, ergonomic handles, and an electric chain brake.
It has a chain speed of 2900 FPM, and soft start-up.
- 16″ bar
- 3/8″ pitch
- 0.050″ gauge
- 6.8 oz oil tank capacity
- 19-7/9″ overall length
- Weighs 12.3 lbs w/o bar and chain
5. It’s Highly Rated
Amazon says that it has 79% 5-star ratings, and 13% 4-star ratings. Most reviews are glowing with praise.