Works very well but struggled with larger wood diameters. Got quite warm /hot after about 30 mins use. Would recommend for home use. For the price it was a decent buy. ALDI return policy is very good however so not too big a risk if you do decide to return.
gardenline petrol chainsaw
BRILLIANT. A little beauty. Perfect for female gardeners. Light and so easy to start. Simple to pull apart for cleaning. Did throw its chain but quite easy to fix.
Felt quite safe using it. It did
ALDI please you need to reinstate this little gem There is nothing like it on the market place.
16" 54. 6cc GARDENLINE CHAINSAW; I bought about 16 months ago and starts every time 2-3 pulls on choke then starts 1-2 pull off choke. I tuned carby to factory settings 1 1/2 Low speed & 3/4 turn out on high then turn in 1/20 back in and runs awesome, Also put the idle up as too low! Now I have been cutting everything from 1ft+ wide red gum dry and fresh to hundreds of pallets etc. Get another chain $35 for 5 off eBay (16" 57drive teeth). I run 40:1 on full synthetic 2 stroke oil. Tensioner is perfect ( IF YOU DON'T FOLLOW CRAP INSTRUCTIONS). C...hain has loosened on me a couple of times (probably didn't tighten enough). Sharpening file is USELESS so get either a good one $40 or spare chains $35 for 5 which is what I now do after file wore out. Most people can't start as easy to flood! Start on choke and pull until it fires for a sec then push in choke and should fire first or second pull. July 9th 2018 Update: Finally failed! After almost 2 years of punishment my Aldi 54.6cc Gardenline Chainsaw failed. The tensioner bolt broke in half ( Sheared somehow). I will buy again as WALBRO CARBY, OREGON BAR AND OREGON CHAIN (replaced chain as 1's I'm using cut better ($7). I ended up returning it for a FULL CASH REFUND. WHAT ELSE CAN YOU ASK FOR.
I guess you get what you pay for
It is often true you get what you pay for, however I have been, mostly, pleasantly surprised by products sold by ALDI so needing a chain saw for a few odd jobs purchased a Gardenline 45CC petrol unit. My experience has been like many others cannot get the Chainsaw to start. After fruitless hours of trying different starting settings changing spark plugs, checking fuel etc finally gave up, only had one little stutter (just to get my hopes up) and that as that. This product seems to have a hit and miss reputation, my recommendation is if you buy one try it straightaway if you have issues take it straight back and get a refund or exchange it until you get one that actually starts, then hang on to the receipt and warranty.
Clutch could be the problem sometimes
I am surprised how such cheap chainsaw perform. Starts very easy every time, specifically after stopped while still warm. Some problems with chain falling off and clutch that keep slipping terribly while the smallest bit of oil gets from oiled bar very easy. Overall quite not bad chainsaw for the price, enough power to fall 30 cm trees.
Aldi Gardenline chain saw. 16" bar
Purchased at 8.00 am 8/4/2017, all available went straight out the door. 54 CC engine, Oregon bar and chain. Had 4 medium sized gum trees to cut down after storm. Started easily, great power and cutting ability, out performed my Echo 16" bar. Used 3 times over 6 days from new. Runs well for about 30 mins, let it cool down for 30 minutes and used again the best operating procedure. On the 6th day went to re start, the recoil started broke and the cord jammed out. A great saw to use, I have lived on acreage for 36 years and had 4 chainsaws. This ...is easily the best performed, with a 54cc engine and comfortable to use, maybe I was unlucky. Returned to Aldi on 17/4/2017 a week later, received a refund. Will risk buying another one when available.
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