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Makita DCS231T

Makita DCS231T

4.3 from 3 reviews

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Dallas26

Dallas26ADELAIDE

  • 4 reviews
  • 3 likes

What a RIPPER!!!!

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Allan W

Allan WSydney Surrounds, NSW

  • 7 reviews
  • 5 likes

Good, reliable lightweight saw.

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I purchased this unit from Sydney Tools Online as part of a clearance sale ie it was a demonstration saw. It has proved ideal for use on small dead fallen branches which I cut up for firewood. It is very easy to start and has given me no trouble to date. It's only a 22cc saw so you can't expect much in the way of power but it is ideal as a very lightweight saw. For timber over 10 inches in diameter I use an old Stihl 031av Farmboss or a 009L, both of which weigh considerably more than the little Makita.

KevinE

KevinEAU

  • 6 reviews
  • 7 likes

Ideal spare pruning saw for those times when your main saw is not available

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I haven't had the saw that long, I bought it due to issues I had on a job where my main top handled saw went off line & I needed a spare top handled saw there & then. This saw is definitely not suitable as a main pruning saw for everyday professional use, but it's a very good spare saw for occasional use.
It's durable, lightweight, easy to store & it's reliable. The price was almost half that of my other choice, the Echo 260TES.
It's very low on power, which you'd have to expect from such a small saw. Also, the air filter is just a flat piece of cloth.

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Concur. It is ideal for my wife, and I use it because it is excellent for pruning larger branches just a bit too large for manual limb loppers. It could use a larger air filter as the existing one is quite restrictive after a short time of use.

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Details

CategoryPetrol Chainsaws
Price (RRP) $249.00
Bar Length25 cm
Weight3 kg
Engine Displacement22.2 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity200 mL
Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)
Release dateMay 2008

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