Electric chainsaws

I need a chainsaw 18-inch for a small one-time job, and found several corded versions online, which is what I want. These have decent reviews. I don't want battery, can't use gas at this location. Anyone used either of these or know another one in the $120 or less range?
Remington RM1840W 18" 12-Amp corded electric Reviews say available at these stores, but they are no longer available at them: Sears $101 Walmart $89 Home Depot $89
Greenworks GW20332 18-in 14.2A corded electric Available online order only: HomeDepot $89
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snipped-for-privacy@Livebait-McKinney.com says...

According to the Sears site, the Crafstman 34120 is in stock in all stores near me and on sale for under 100 bucks. Mine has cut everything I've tried.
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several corded versions online, which is what I want. These have decent reviews. I don't want battery, can't use gas at this location. Anyone used either of these or know another one in the $120 or less range?

available at them:

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Thanks JC & AZ. I went to HD, Lowes, Walmart - all of which advertised 18-inch corded units. What none of the said in the ad was that all were internet-order only. Just got back with the Sears Craftsman. I'll post the model later and how it works out after a couple of days of cutting.
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On Sun, 4 Sep 2016 14:04:02 -0700, "Snuffy \"Hub Cap\" McKinney"

What are you cutting and you didn't answer why you can't use gas. I only ask because long ago I went the electric chainsaw route and wasn't pleased with the performance (weak) and I hated being tethered to that cord. I've been using chain saws for more than 50 years and would never consider electric again. I have two chainsaws, both Jonsered, a mid size and a heavy duty model. Several times each year trees fall on my property so if they fall where I mow I need to dispose of them. Most times a mid size machine (16") is adequate but occasionally a monster falls and then I need my 24" saw. Jonsered makes the finest chainsaws: http://www.jonsered.com/int/chainsaws/cs-2234/ Jonsered invented the chainsaw: http://www.jonsered.com/int/about-us/company-history/
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in message says...

several corded versions online, which is what I want. These have decent reviews. I don't want battery, can't use gas at this location. Anyone used either of these or know another one in the $120 or less range?

available at them:

everything

- Thanks JC & AZ. I went to HD, Lowes, Walmart - all of which advertised 18-inch corded units. What none of the said in the ad was that all were internet-order only. Just got back with the Sears Craftsman. I'll post the model later and how it works out after a couple of days of cutting.
Craftsman 34102 is the one I got and it worked great. I first cut up some dry timber 8-12-inch diameter that had been felled a year ago. Cutting was clean and quick - 5-10 sections per cut.
Also cut a 14-in dia palm trunk. Also did a good job, even with all the fibers clogging things up.
Only thing wrong with the manual is doesn't show how to take off the cover and replaced it. After spending a fair amount of time figuring it out on my own, I see that it's simple to do. Good procedure would have helped. I had to clean out the fibers after each cut and it took me some time to figure out how to do it. Otherwise an excellent manual - written in "real" English with good illustrations. I like the "real" safety and operation tips it has and not just the usual disclaimers and legal crap.
Website has some videos of the using the saw http://www.sears.com/craftsman-electric-chainsaw-18inch/p-07134120000P
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On Mon, 12 Sep 2016 03:38:21 -0700, "Snuffy \"Hub Cap\" McKinney"

That means it is garbage, and inexcusably so.

It'd be massively simpler (and much more efficient) to just buy a Stihl MS 170 or MS180. You will eliminate all issues that you describe.
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Here's a bigger Stihl than you recommend getting bogged down in a palm tree <
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v
XW1RQsNwE>. Still think that that will "eliminate all issues"?
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On Tue, 13 Sep 2016 06:52:17 -0400, "J. Clarke"

I'll have to try watching it early in the morning as my bandwidth is shaped/throttled at the moment.
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On Sun, 4 Sep 2016 06:34:19 -0700, "Snuffy \"Hub Cap\" McKinney"

Why can't you use gas at the location? One time use doesn't say much, could be one huge job that will take many days, what exactly is the job? Home Depot also rents electric chain saws... if you're sure it's for a one time use for just a few hours it may be smarter to rent. http://www6.homedepot.com/tool-truck-rental/Electric_Chainsaw_16/UC4030A/index.html
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I have two, and I am happy with both of them. They have cut at least a ton of trees into fireplace wood.
They do not have the power of large gas powered chain saws, so everything goes slower. One also throws the chain, but I can live with it.
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in message says...

several corded versions online, which is what I want. These have decent reviews. I don't want battery, can't use gas at this location. Anyone used either of these or know another one in the $120 or less range?

available at them:

everything

- Thanks JC & AZ. I went to HD, Lowes, Walmart - all of which advertised 18-inch corded units. What none of the said in the ad was that all were internet-order only. Just got back with the Sears Craftsman. I'll post the model later and how it works out after a couple of days of cutting.
Craftsman 34102 is the one I got and it worked great. I first cut up some dry timber 8-12-inch diameter that had been felled a year ago. Cutting was clean and quick - 5-10 sections per cut.
Also cut a 14-in dia palm trunk. Also did a good job, even with all the fibers clogging things up.
Only thing wrong with the manual is doesn't show how to take off the cover and replaced it. After spending a fair amount of time figuring it out on my own, I see that it's simple to do. Good procedure would have helped. I had to clean out the fibers after each cut and it took me some time to figure out how to do it. Otherwise an excellent manual - written in "real" English with good illustrations. I like the "real" safety and operation tips it has and not just the usual disclaimers and legal crap.
Website has some videos of the using the saw http://www.sears.com/craftsman-electric-chainsaw-18inch/p-07134120000P
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Forgot to say... my extension cords were all 16AWG, too small for this
15A unit. Probably would have been fine for the little I was doing, but
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Good, I'm glad you found a make and model that works for you.
I forgot, when I was looking they were not always available in the stores. I'm sure like anything else, it is a available space and demand thing for the stores.
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Probably. This was my first trip to Sears in 10+ years. Forgot what a good store it is. This one still carries all the kind of things I remember from years ago -- I mean decent quality at reasonable prices -- just updated.
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usual disclaimers and legal crap.

A hundred feet of 12 gage HF cord lives in my back yard--hasn't been stored under cover in going on a decade. Other than having turned mostly green it is still fine.
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