Re: Gas or Electric?
Well since my field of study for 4 years in high school and 1 year of college was forestry, I say ditch the electric and get a real saw. I know you probably don't want to spend the big bucks but I'd look into a Husqvarna, Jonsered, or Stihl. I wouldn't buy anything less then the previously mentioned. For standing "green" trees that electric is gonna be a pain in the ass. Soft trees like Poplars and Pines will be ok, but you get into the Oaks, Maples, and Elms that thing will be an issue. The newer Homelite's are junk. If you truely are going to pick between these two buy the the Poulin. Whatever you buy make absolutely sure it has a chain brake on it. I have seen and had things happen with chainsaws that would make your stomach turn.