Product review for Husqvarna Gas Powered Chain Saw

By | December 15, 2014

Husqvarna 460 Rancher 20-Inch 60.3cc 2-Stroke X-Torq Gas Powered Chain Saw big 1

A chainsaw, in the most basic sense is a portable saw that you can use easily to fell or trim trees by moving around to your convenience.However, that is not just it because today, there are many models of chainsaws available in the market. Choosing from among these competing brands can be confusing and hectic. However, with a Husqvarna manufactured chainsaw, you don’t need to worry much. The company has a well reputed position in the market for manufacturing and building highly durable and robust chainsaws with high power and easy handling.

Features and Specifications

This Husqvarna 460 strong chainsaw is perfect for challenging cutting jobs where high power is essential. However, before deciding to buy this product it is best you look over its necessary features and specifications listed below.

X-Torq 2-Cycle Engine: The Husqvarna 460 comes fully equipped with a 2- cycle X-Torq engine which burns less fuel thus reducing exhaust discharge levels. This fits well and complies with the CARB compliant claims regarding air pollution.

Centrifugal Air Cleaning System: The centrifugal air cleaning system not only means an enhanced and improved engine life but also means the chainsaw requires less air filter cleanings since it effectively and efficiently removes large debris and dust particles because of the air injection super technology. However, whenever you do require a filter cleanup or change, the quick release system works quite efficiently.

Front Handle Ergonomics: The front 7-degree offset handle provides the user with a better grip.

Smart Start Recoil Starter: Different features of the Husqvarna 460 allow the machine to start quickly and without much hassle. The air purge is responsible for removing the air from the carburetor, coupled with the fuel pump allows for the machine to start easily.

Reduced fuel consumption: Even though the Husqvarna 460 comes with a fuel tank that can hold up to 14.88 oz of fuel, the automatic oil pump controls the oil flow to the chain and bar thus reducing oil consumption and encouraging this environmentally friendly machine’s image.

Light weight: At only 12.8 pounds this high tech machine is lightweight and easy to handle without hindering its ability to cut efficiently.

Pros and Cons


  • Gas operated thus has much more power than an electrically operated chainsaw
  • Has many smart systems making it easy to handle and work with
  •  For demanding cutting jobs, the forged three piece crank shift is ideal


  • Some may find it noisy and maybe required to wear hearing aids
  • The case is not part of the product at the time of purchase
  • Does not work well in professional setting

What customers say about it

The Husqvarna 460 has been effectively praised by its users. Its 4.4 out of 5 starts rating is enough confirmation about this products celebrated existence. However, a few people complained about the excessive time wasted incase the brake is not turned off at the time of changing the chain.


With easy maintenance and less hassle at the time of assembly, the Husqvarna 460 is a great chainsaw to own especially considering how easy it is use with all the essential safety features. Its highly durable built and powerful engine will make trimming and felling trees in your backyard trouble free.