This machine features a tool-free Bar tightening and chain tensioning which makes it quite easy to tighten the bar and tension the chain. The overall design is lightweight, at 8.8 pounds (with battery) which means you won’t have a hard time carrying and maneuvering this machine around. The 5Ah, 20V Lithium-ion battery weighs about 0.8 pounds.
DeWalt has a wide range of tools that use the 20V max system, meaning you can interchange the battery among many other tools apart from saws. So if you have DeWalt tool such as their drill that uses the 20V system, you can simply swap them where necessary. However, you have a battery provided with this chainsaw model.
The safety features on this model are efficient and functional. The 12-inch bar comes with a low-kickback tip that is pretty standard for modern models. There is also a standard chain guard to protect your hands in case the chain snaps off. The chain guard also serves as an emergency brake, placed close to the hand whenever you need it. Always ensure that you wear the appropriate protective gear and always consult the user manual before firing up the saw for the first time.
Items provided with the DEWALT DCCS620P1 include1 Dewalt DCB205 battery, 20V Lithium-Ion Battery Charger, and Hard Bar Cover. This essentially means that your machine arrives ready to report to work on the same day or even hour.