WORX WG303.1 16-Inch Chain Saw, 3.5 HP 14.5 Amp Review

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The WORX WG303.1 16-Inch chainsaw is a cut above extraordinary chainsaw. The WORX exclusive, patented tool-free chain replacement and auto-tensioning system eliminates the headaches faced with most other chain saws. It is powerful enough for your toughest jobs, the WORX electric chain saws produce anywhere from 3.5 peak horsepower.

Designed for safety and comfort, the WORX WG303.1 16-Inch Chainsaw include a built-in safety chain brake that stops the chain in seconds when improper contact is made, protecting you in the event of kickback. Additionally, a rubber over-molded rear handle and ergonomic full-wrap front handle provide optimum user control and comfort. Now let me share my view point on this chainsaw.

Patented Tool-free Tensioning System

The auto-tension system includes a single, oversized knob that secures the bar and chain, and maintains proper tension during operation automatically. The WORX WG303.1 16-Inch Chainsawauto-tensioning system also works to extend bar and chain life by eliminating any chance of over-tightening.

The exclusive WORX tool-free chain replacement and auto-tensioning system eliminates the headaches faced with most other chainsaws. You no longer need to be a lumberjack to operate a chainsaw.

Built-in Chain Brake

The WORX WG303.1 16-Inch Chainsaw includes a built-in safety chain brake that stops the chain in seconds when improper contact is made, protecting you in the event of kickback. Additionally, a rubber over-molded rear handle and ergonomic full-wrap front handle provide and adds optimum operator control and comfort.

The all-metal dogs at the base of the 16-inch long bar help add stability during cutting; while an easy-to-lubricate sprocket on the bar nose helps preserve the life of the tool. Powerful enough for your toughest jobs that produces 3.5 Hp at its peak.

Features and Specifications

  • The Patented tool-free tensioning system that secures the bar and chain that prevents over-tightening
  • Built-in chain brake for added safety that protects you from any kickback
  • It has an automatic oil lubrication and built-in oil reservoir with level indicator
  • The rubberized rear handle adds comfort and grip
  • It has 3/8″ pitch reduced kickback chain safely that improves cutting performance

Customer Reviews and Scores

As of this writing, there are 399 customer reviews found on Amazon website. They have granted the WORX WG303.1 16-Inch Chainsaw a decent score of 4.5 out of 5 star rating. Vast of the customers were highly satisfied with the performance of this chainsaw.

One customer wrote “My husband was very skeptical about what this chain saw could do, but after using it to cut down a tree that he didn’t think it could cut through, he was definitely impressed.” Another customer wrote “This saw paid for itself the first weekend we had it! We had 2 very tall elms topped and dropped in our backyard by a professional. We were going to cut them up and set them aside for firewood. I was amazed at how well this electric saw went through even the largest pieces. There’s no messing with chain tension and the automatic oil lubrication works well. I bought a gallon of chain oil before we started this project. My wife can use it as easily as me. I had a Remington electric previously and it did a decent job but required a lot of attention to the chain tension and it didn’t have the power of the WORX saw. We definitely recommend this saw!”

However, one customer claims that the chain material has low quality though majority of the customers were highly satisfied perhaps this is a unique issue and that should have been brought up to the manufacturer’s support for further assistance.

Conclusion

The WORX WG303.1 16-Inch Chainsaw brings you the performance and convenient of completing the task at the comfort of your home. The built-in safety chain brake stops the chain in seconds when improper contact is made to prevent kickback. This chainsaw is designed for safety and comfort and best for either first timers or veterans. That is why I highly recommend this chainsaw to everyone.