B2601 HST, LP RCR 1548, LA 435
- Aug 20, 2015
Serious Correction!!!OK. My wife and I are both USFS Certified Chainsaw Fallers.
Electric chainsaws are NOT approved. The reason for this is that existing chaps will NOT stall them.
Look at any of the warnings on the PPE pages of sites like Baileys or Foresty Supply.
Of course, if you are an occasional user who sez "I do not use a saw often enough to worry about PPE" I have some chaps to show that saved my leg when I got tired. And I have been working on backcountry trails for 20 years.
Even though NH is known for "Live free or die", I prefer to live free with all my parts.
I just got back from a trail conference. Apparently, battery saws are now APPROVED. The original tests were done with corded saws which would not stall out.
Now I gotta figure out what to do with my 550XP.