Product review: Makita DCS5121 18″ 50cc petrol chainsaw

After 25 years of Stihl, Roger gets to grips with his first chainsaw from Makita, the Makita DCS5121 18″ 50cc. The chainsaw features Easy Start, Spring-Assisted Starter for Quick Starting with Less Force and  a number of other unique features. Watch the product test to see Roger’s verdict.

Features of the Makita DCS5121 18″ 50cc include:

– Compact design with less weight (only 12.3 lbs.)
– Large dual spike bar for increased productivity.
– Touch & Stop single lever control shuts off engine with just a touch.
– Slide-out baffle can be configured for efficient cold weather operation.
– High power-to-weight ratio 3.3 HP engine.
– Two point durable inertia/mechanical chain brake.
– Engineered with smooth rounded surfaces for easy cleaning and operator comfort.
– Large fuel and oil tank openings with S-form caps for easy operation.
– Chain compartment is easy to clean and clears chips away efficiently.
– Advanced Vibration Dampening System engineered to reduce vibration.
– Lateral chain tensioning for easy adjustment.
– Adjustable automatic chain lubrication for efficient operation.

About Roger Bisby

Roger Bisby is an English television presenter and journalist, known for his expertise in the British building industry.

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