Last Updated on June 13, 2020 by MakeThingsReal
WORX chainsaw models are among the most in demand electric chainsaws in the market. It’s a well-built chainsaw with sufficient power to handle all kinds of cutting jobs in your yard. Most WORX models are easy to use and are loaded with great features. The real catch? You can buy them at an affordable price.
WORX is owned by the Chinese based company Positec. But you don’t have to be scared; these are among the excellent products that come out of China, like the iPhone. Not all made in China is cheaply manufactured.
The brand WORX has been growing steadily since 2004 and is a great competitor of popular brands like Black & Decker. If you are searching to buy a WORX model, here are five of the most top rated WORX chainsaws in the market.
|WORX WG303.1||16 inches||11 pounds||$94.08|
|WORX WG304.1||18 inches||11.3 pounds||$105.91|
|WORX WG305||14 inches||9 pounds||$59.99|
|WORX WG309||10 inches||10 pounds||$89.88|
The WORX WG303.1 is a very popular electric corded chainsaw. It feels sturdy and comfortable when you hold it; ergonomically designed for long hours of work to be less stressful. Chainsaws are among the most hazardous equipments you can get so comfort is particularly important. In addition to comfort, the WORX WG303.1 is a lightweight model at only 11 lbs.
Good thing WORX incorporated a chain brake, which basically means the chainsaw will immediately shut off in case a kickback occurs. This safety feature is very important to avoid injury, but unfortunately, most cheap chainsaws do not have it included in their models. This chainsaw also comes with an automatic oiler that constantly lubricates and a large oil-reservoir with an oil indicator to make sure of no oil related errors.
This chainsaw also features an auto-tightening tension system which essentially works on its own. Tightening your chain won’t be a problem on your part anymore. Since homeowners mostly don’t understand how chainsaws work, WORX did a great job considering the demands of their customers. Above all the good things about this chainsaw, you have to know that the WORX 303.1 is not designed for heavy-duty cutting.
The WORX WG304.1 includes an auto-tensioning system and a tool free chain replacement design that gets rid of the hassle experienced with most chainsaws. You need not to be a lumberjack to run a chainsaw. Included in the auto-tension system is an oversized knob that fastens the bar and chain while automatically maintaining tension during operation. This great feature helps in extending the life of the bar and chain by preventing over-tightening.
The base of this 18 inch chainsaw has an all-metal dogs that’s designed to add stability when cutting. The sprocket on the bar nose is easy to lubricate which lengthens the life of the chainsaw. At 4.0 HP, this powerful tool can handle the toughest jobs.
The WORX WG304.1 is designed for safety and comfort. It features a built-in safety chain brake that shuts off the chain automatically in the event of kickback. Plus, an ergonomic fully wrapped front handle and a rubber molded rear handle to provide maximum comfort and control.
The WORX WG305 chainsaw is a compact equipment that measures 14 inches. It delivers a powerful 8 Amps motor power input and an automatic tool free chain tensioning system to avoid over tightening. I think this feature is always invluded in all WORX models, which sets them apart from other brands.
Also, it has an easy prime oil pump and an oil indicator which makes it easier to maintain and operate. It is a powerhouse in a lightweight and proficient 14 inch design. This chainsaw offers a high cutting ability of up to 28 inches. The WORX WG305 chainsaw is ideal for light to moderate jobs like limbing, pruning and trimming to clean up your yard.
The WORX WG309 is a cut above the rest. It is a 2 in 1 pole saw and chainsaw that comes with unique multi-functional features. You can attach and detach the 8 foot extension pole. Attach to reach taller limbs and detach to comfortably chop up fallen limbs. Attaching the pole is tool free, making it convenient and quick to transform you chainsaw to a pole saw. You won’t need a ladder to reach higher limbs anymore.
Additionally, the WORX WG309 features a powerful 8 amps motor and adjustable design making it the ideal tool for you yard’s light to medium tasks like limbing, pruning and trimming.
And just like the other WORX models, it also comes with a tool free chain tensioning system, automatic oiler and an oil level indicator for easier operation and maintenance. It’s design is compact and lightweight which provides comfort and mobility, plus the rotatable handle for added convenience.