Engine and Performance
Husqvarna 450 is the real deal for every homeowner who values a reputable and strong brand. It includes Husqvarna’s latest design and engine tech advancements. First of all, it is powered using an X-torg engine which emits lower emission levels and consumes less fuel. Also, it comes fitted with a quick-release air filter which routinely cleans up all dust and wood particles that build up on the air filter.
The combined choke and stop control gives you more control over the saw ignition and the mitigation of engine flooding risk. As for the cylinder cover, it uses advanced snap-lock technology to provide easy and tool-less access to the engine parts during regular cleanups and spark plugs replacement. The saw exterior features a fuel indicator that serves as the fuel tank window ideal for providing quick glimpse to the fuel gauge.
Also, this Husqvarna chainsaw features inertia-activated chain brakes. These works to indicate the potential of a kickback and brake the chain early in advance to prevent the possibility of injuries occurring.
Design and Handling
The Husqvarna is a super comfortable and ergonomic chainsaw. It is properly-balanced to ease handling and usability. The saw handles are strategically positioned to offer greater grip even when cutting in downward or side-to-side motion. The asymmetrical rear handles together with the ergonomic trigger aids to maximize user comfort making it possible to handle bigger projects. Husqvarna is absolutely not the lightest heavy-duty medium-sized chainsaw in the market today but considering the manageable weight of 12 pounds and ergonomically-friendly design. this great chainsaw is ideal for use when handling large cutting projects.
Guide Bar and Chain
This user-friendly and performance-oriented chainsaw from Husqvarna comes with a well-fitting 18-inch chain and guide bar. You can, however, fit it with 13 to 20-inch bars based on what you are cutting. But since the saw is optimized to be used with an 18-inch bar, it is best to stick to it if you want to realize more cutting balance and weight distribution. The saw also includes a .325 inch chain pitch and operates at a peak speed of 56.89 feet per second. Also present in the saw is automatic chain lubrication adds to its performance and longevity.
Husqvarna is not only user and environmentally-friendly but also safe to use. It includes tons of advanced safety features to keep the operator safe from injuries. Some of the notable safety features in this saw are the inertia-activated chain brake that prevents injuries related to saw kickbacks, throttle lockout that minimizes cases of accidental throttle activation, chain catcher that grabs the chain when it jumps off the snaps or bar, the right-hand guard ideal for protecting your right hand in the event the chain jumps off the snaps or bar, and the vibration dampening system that keeps you safe from extreme vibration that can tire and harm your nerves.
Husqvarna 450 prevails in all aspects of top-quality design and durability. The forged three-piece crankshaft, for instance, makes the saw strong and durable enough to handle tough tasks with no problem. As for the technologically-advanced centrifugal air cleaning system, it minimizes wear and tears ensuring longer cutting times in between filter cleaning. The quick-release air filter, cylinder cover, and flip-up tank cap, on the other hand, help minimize the need for use of tools while accessing the engine parts to reduce the damages caused by poor tool use.