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The Husqvarna 435 has been discontinued. Please see our review of the Husqvarna 440e, its replacement
The 435 by Husqvarna is one powerful 16″ gas chainsaw. Packed in with Husqvarna’s patented technology, you get a lot for your money with this chain saw.
Review of the Husqvarna 435 Chainsaw
Choosing a new chainsaw is harder than it sounds.
People assume that all power tools are the same – that, somehow, this chain saw is the same as that one.
But they forget that there’s a lot that goes into making these machines, so there should be a lot that goes into buying them.
It took me awhile to settle on the 16 inch Husqvarna 435 as the saw I’d buy, but eventually, I did, and I’m glad.
Today, I’d like to take a look at some aspects of the 435 that I think are worth noting if you’re looking around for a chainsaw to buy.
Overview of Husqvarna 435
Ultimately, the reason I settled on the Husqvarna 435 is because it was lightweight, powerful, and easy to move.
A lot of chainsaws on the market are powerful, but too heavy to hold for long periods of time or maneuver effectively.
Others are easy to manuever, but provide only minimal power.
The 435 strikes the balance just right: I’m able to cut anything I want to cut, regardless as to spatial constraints, because it’s so easy to be precise with this thing.
I have to give the 435 10/10 points for overall design and functionality – that they definitely got right.
You’ll also notice that it’s pretty much impossible to break.
The Husqvarna 435 is a machine that, while not made out of carbon fiber or alloyed titanium, is all the same, practically indestructible.
I can’t imagine doing something to this saw that would break it, to be honest. In other words, you should be good to go with the 435, no matter what you do with it.
This means you don’t have to worry so much about how you’ll damage it, since . . . Well, it’s made to be damaged. Isn’t that refreshing?
While it’s true that it can’t do everything a power tool could expected to do (it’s not a chain saw-drill hybrid, unfortunately. . . ), but it is everything a great chainsaw should be.
This is where you should look if you’re in need of a saw that can do everything from trim to slice lumber. It moves through firewood logs like a hot knife through warm butter; you hardly have to work at all to get it to do what you need it to.
It’s hard not to recommend the 435 . . . So I’ll take the easy way out. 9/10. If you need a chainsaw, try this one. You won’t regret it.
Husqvarna 435 Summary
Well, okay. It might not be the only one. But it’s one of the few – definitely check it out if you need a new chainsaw.