Top performance can be expected from the Husqvarna 445 e-series petrol chainsaw, chiefly because of its powerful 45.7cc 2-stroke petrol engine that has X-Torq technology, designed to deliver lower fuel consumption.
Husqvarna’s range includes many and various rear handle chainsaws designed for residential use, all of which offer superb convenience and ease of operation along with impressive cutting power. Few, however, combine these qualities with such aplomb as the 445, a mid-range chainsaw more than capable of tackling heavy duty cutting work around large homes, gardens and estates yet user-friendly enough that even less experienced operators will find it easy to achieve professional quality results. A fantastic all-round saw, the 445 is therefore the perfect machine for all kinds of tough cutting work ranging from DIY and home improvement projects to felling, snedding and bucking small to medium trees.
With a remarkably potent 45.7cc X-Torq® two-stroke petrol engine at its heart, the 445 offers significantly more power than comparable chainsaws fitted with conventional two-stroke engines. This is because Husqvarna’s clever X-Torq® technology boosts performance by enhancing combustion, thereby also reducing harmful exhaust emissions by up to 75% and increasing fuel efficiency by up to 20%. With a high capacity 0.45 litre fuel tank, the 445 therefore runs for longer on a single fill than its rivals, while the fuel tank’s transparent window and clever flip-up cap help to make refuelling easier than ever. With an improved Smart Start® system, an easy-access primer bulb and a combined choke/stop control also included to make starting reliably hassle-free, using the 445 is therefore an agreeably accommodating companion when taking on heavy duty cutting work.
Equipped as standard with a 38cm (15”) bar and .325” pitch chain (can also be fitted with a 18” bar), the 445 boasts a maximum chain speed of 17.3m/s to make even challenging cutting work eminently manageable. A particularly neat touch is the inclusion of felling marks on the casing, which will help you to determine the direction in which a tree will fall when felled. This makes cutting down trees significantly safer, while an effective inertia-activated chain brake is also included for added protection against hazardous kickback events. Another one of the more notable features of the cutting system on the 445 is the brilliant tool-free chain tensioning system, with an easy-access side-mounted knob making it almost ridiculously quick and simple to tighten the saw chain prior to operation.
This outstanding attention to detail is evident throughout the design of the 445, with features such as the ergonomically designed handles and an innovative LowVib® anti-vibration system working to make even long periods of operation pleasingly comfortable and stress-free. Moreover, with a centrifugal air cleaning system, a quick-release air filter and a snap-lock cylinder cover included in order to facilitate routine servicing, and a durable three-piece forged crankshaft to ensure great performance even in the toughest cutting conditions, Husqvarna’s 445 is also capable of offering a superbly long and reliable service life. As such, with this powerful saw to hand you can rest assured of truly exceptional cutting performance whenever the need arises
*Make sure you are using your chainsaw safely and read our free advice article when you have a spare moment.
|Power source:||Petrol/oil mixture|
445 e-series 15"
445 e-series 18"
|Fuel tank:||0.45 litres|
|Oil tank:||0.26 litres|
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