The CS-280WES is a compact and lightweight machine designed to offer superb handling and accuracy of cut. Powered by a 26.9cc two-stroke engine, the CS-280WES is fitted with a 30cm (12) guide bar and 3/8″ pitch chain.
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Designed for use by homeowners and agricultural workers, ECHO’s CS-281WES is a compact petrol chainsaw perfect for light pruning work and chopping firewood. There are, however, many chainsaws which are good for such tasks, so what is it that makes the CS-281WES stand out from the competition? Well, at only 3.1kg (without guide bar and chain) the CS-281WES is the lightest rear handle chainsaw in ECHO’s entire range, providing a level of manoeuvrability offered by few other saws and truly exceptional accuracy of cut.
Fitted as standard with a sturdy 30cm (12”) guide bar and 3/8” pitch saw chain, this means that the CS-281WES handles magnificently and excels with even the most precise cutting work. The CS-281WES is, as such, a popular machine in the world of chainsaw carving, providing the clout and the subtlety required to change a block of wood into a bravura work of sculpture. Although perhaps not its main use, this artistic side-line helps to demonstrate the incredibly versatility of this machine, delivering top quality results whether you are trimming woody hedgerows and light tree branches or indulging in a spot of arboreal sculpting.
Power is supplied via a compact 26.9cc two-stroke petrol engine, featuring Power Boost Tornado™ technology for increased fuel efficiency, greater power and reduced emissions. This system works by improving the combustion process, thus ensuring that fuel is burned more completely and performance remains optimal in all conditions. Consistently excellent results are further guaranteed by features such as the aero-mechanically engineered G-Force Engine Air Pre-Cleaner dust control system, along with an adjustable oil pump which regulates chain lubrication according to the conditions at hand (e.g., bar and chain combination, or the kind of wood being cut).
As well as all of this, the CS-281WES also features a variety of ergonomic design elements which make using this tough little saw reliably stress-free. ECHO’s Easy Start system, for example, saves time and effort from the moment you start working by reducing the resistance of the starter cord, while the effective inertia chain brake provides vital added protection against kickback events during use. A clip-on air filter cover, moreover, facilitates routine maintenance to help ensure greater long term reliability, combining with ECHO’s precision engineering for a long and dependable service life. To help provide a little extra peace of mind, however, ECHO also offers with either a five year domestic warranty or a two year commercial warranty with every machine.
*Make sure you are using your chainsaw safely and read our free advice article when you have a spare moment.
|Power source:||Petrol/oil mix|
|Chain:||3/8” x .050”|
|Warranty:||5-year domestic/2-year commercial|
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