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Craftsman  4.0hp Electric Chainsaw 18''

  Item#  07134120000 | Model#  34120
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Reg Price: $119.99
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Reg Price: $119.99
Savings: $20.00
$99.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Dimensions and Capacity:
Length (in.): 33.5
Color and Styling:
Color/Finish: Red/Black
Product Overview:
Bar-Tip Guard: Yes
Bucking Spikes: Yes
Chain Saw Length: 18 in.
File Diameter: 5/32 in.
Guide Bar Type: Sprocket nose
Individual, Kit or Set: Individual
Item Weight (lbs.): 17
Number of Drive Links: 63
Power Type: Needs external power
Reduced Kickback: Chain
Translucent Oil Tank: Yes
Materials & Finishes:
Housing Material: Hi-Impact Plastic
Included with Item:
Case Included: No
Extra Chain Included: Yes
Gloves Included: No
Includes Hearing Protection: No
Includes Safety Glasses or Face Shield: No
Package Contents: 1 Chain Saw, 1 Extra Chain
Extra Bar Included: No
Handles:
Anti Vibration Handle: No
Handle Length (in.): 12
Handle Material: Hi- Impact Plastic
Wraparound Handle: Yes
Installation Requirements:
Assembly Required: Assembly Required
Cord:
Cord Length (Feet): 1
Intended Use:
Wet/Dry: Dry
Blade:
Blade Material: Steel
Motor-Engine:
Amps: 15
Accessory or Attachment:
Accessories: 53870 - 18" Replacement Bar | 53869 - 18" Replacement Chain
Usage Requirements:
Power Cord Gauge, 50 ft.: 12 gauge
Warranties & Coverage:
General Warranty: 2 year limited
Chain:
Chain Brake: Yes
Chain Gauge: 0.05"
Chain Oil Capacity: 6.75 ounces
Chain Oiling: Automatic
Chain Pitch: 3/8"
Chain Type: Oregon low kickback
Tool Free Chain Adjustment: Yes
Certifications:
CSA Listed: Yes
ETL Listed: Yes
Meets ANSI Standards: Yes

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Choose This  4.0HP - 18" Electric Chain Saw to Make Precise Cuts with Ease

This stylish red and black Craftsman 18" Electric Chain Saw is designed for safety and comfort. Its auto-tension system will automatically maintain the pressure while in use and increase the life of the tool. Metal bumpers at the base provide stability during cutting so you can slice through the toughest material with this 15 amp saw. An automatic lubrication system ensures that the bar and chain remain lubricated and in optimum working condition.

Keeping your safety in mind, this 18" Electric Chain Saw comes with an automatic chain brake system that stops it almost instantly and safeguards you against kickback. It also has an emergency manual chain break system for increased safety. The soft-grip rear handle and full-wrap front handle are easy to hold and offer a good grip. With this cutting-edge technology in hand, you'll breeze through any cutting job.

  • The 4.0 HP Craftsman 18" Electric Chain Saw is as powerful as a gas chain saw
  • The translucent oil tank allows you to easily check the level of oil
  • Equipped with bucking spikes for efficient cutting
  • Bar-tip guard provides additional safety
  • High-quality steel blade offers durability
  • Has an Oregon low kickback bar and chain
  • Ergonomically designed handles are made of hard-impact plastic
  • Extra chain is included
  • Length: 33.5 inches
  • Item Weight: 17 lbs.
  • Two year full warranty

Added on May 03, 2012

 

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69 Reviews Write a review
44 Reviewers (64.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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Praise8 found this helpful
XEOII
Nov 15 , 2012
It does the job, as long as there's electricity, you'll be carving up wood
The only thing different than a conventional chain saw is that there's a cord attached; other than that, it's a well crafted machine designed for cutting wood. The built-in safety mechanisms make it hard to start cutting before you're ready, so there's almost zero learning curve. Almost zero kickback, though with the proper stance and recommended cutting angle provided in the quick-start instructions, no issues to report (and yes, you do need to buy the chain oil separate unfortunately, though it's manditory - fill up the reservior and you're good to go. From all the "Pro" comments given above, the only "Con" I have is: try to find an outlet that's free from having any other electrical devices on it, like other tools, or lights, etc. This thing uses "a lot" of juice, enough to blow a 15amp curcuit breaker under the right conditions. Also, we used 100' foot + 50' foot, 14 gauge extention cords to reach the tree, with no performance loss, no problems.
Criticism20 found this helpful
meginger
Jun 19 , 2012
Buy it at your own risk
Well, this is my personal impression of the new CRAFTSMAN Electric Chain Saw, 15 Amp/4.0 HP Motor, Model 172.34120. I was able to cut through about 8 trees 18-in in diameter as easily as with my old gas Craftsman 18-in chain saw, with no problems whatsoever. That electric chain saw is very powerful and reliable, without the hassles encountered in any average gas chain saw, and it includes some special features worth having. My only objection is that once you go thru the two chains included by the manufacturer (it comes with one spare chain), then you?re done using the tool God knows for how long, because replacement chains are very difficult to come by. That?s due to the fact that the CRAFTSMAN people have not bothered to make them available to the general public as of yet. It seems to me that SEARS rushed to throw that new electric chain saw out into the market without checking on the availability of replacement parts for it. And in my opinion, a product, any kind of product, is only as good as the kind of support it gets from the manufacturer. As it stands right now, the new electric chain saw does not get any kind of meaningful support from SEARS. Consequently, as a result of that type of negligence, instead of five I can only give the new CRAFTSMAN Electric Chain Saw only TWO stars.
 

Zxyy58

Lake Charles, LA

Dec 9 , 2014
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Electric Saw

Got my new electric saw first for me. I must say I am amazed at how well it cuts and how easy to operate. Add oil for chain lube and cut cut cut cut etc. till your tired it never seems to stop. This will be my last saw sense I am 65 so thank you Sears for a great saw 4.0hp Electric Chainsaw great value.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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GALYSPORTS

Lincroft, NJ

Nov 21 , 2014
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GREAT SAW

THIS IS A GREAT SAW, ELECTRIC / NO GAS ITS BETTER THEN ALL THAT MIXING WORKS BETTER THEN GAS ONES DOES A GREAT JOB AND EASY TO CUT MY POLE SAW IS ELECTRIC TOO

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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convincedtn

Knoxville, TN

Nov 17 , 2014
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Beats hiring a pro

I had two Bradford pear trees to trim and one Sweet Gum to take down. A professional gave me a price of $700. to trim the two pear trees and leave the brush in a pile, and a price of $500. to drop the sweet gum and leave it on the ground.To haul all the wood and brush away was an extra $600. With the help of two brothers-in-law, a ladder, and the 4 hp electric chainsaw, I was able to accomplish all of the above much cheaper. With 150' of heavy duty (12-3) extension cord we were able to climb high in the trees for trimming and when on the ground the saw easily handled 48" circumference logs. We sawed for many hours and I still have not used the second chain and I have not sharpened the first chain. All of the wood was cut for firewood and I have distributed it to members of the family. So I feel like I have saved $1600, plus all of the free firewood that my family received. If you have electricity nearby, I highly recommend this saw.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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4mygkids

Winston Salem, NC

Nov 13 , 2014
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chainsaw

This was purchased because we had a few trees to be cut down in our backyard. It has worked great for us. It has made the job easier and faster. I would highly recommend this product to family and friends!!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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abtuppergal

Waltham, MA

Oct 29 , 2014
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perfect saw for small jobs

This is a great saw for the small jobs around the home.....

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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jimabc

Kenosha, WI

Oct 18 , 2014
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Great saw

Comes with a second chain, only bad thing does not include the chain oil.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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JodyE

Bryson City, NC

Oct 2 , 2014
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Great Chain Saw

I bought this saw to replace a McCullock electric chain saw that really didn't live up to my expectations. This saw is extremely powerful and simple to use. You can tension and even change the chain simply in minutes. I have been running chain saws since the early 70's and this is definitely the best electric saw I have come accross, plus it has a craftsman warranty - what more can you want. Also great value.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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NumberTwoCustomer

Johns Island, SC

Sep 26 , 2014
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No Regrets!

I have used gas saws all my life. I know what it takes to use them and I know what to expect. I did want more convenience with a saw in terms of use. I never used electric saws before, but decided to give it a shot with this product. This saw is now my "go-to-saw" when cutting down tress and trimming branches. It is very powerful and provides a smooth cut. There is no vibration when cutting - in others words, using it will not leave you sore. Even a friend who used it really enjoyed it and they only used gas saws as well. I do no regret buying this at all.


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pierho

Trenton, NJ

Sep 19 , 2014
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Chainsaw

It is a nice chainsaw, and the extra chain was a great bonus. Mine was sent opened, and the bottle of chain and bar oil was missing. But the saw had not been used.


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Normannobrainer

San Antonio, TX

Aug 21 , 2014
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My first full size electric chainsaw

I have previously used an electric pole saw that you can remove the small saw from the pole, but this was my first experience with a full size electric chainsaw. I used it to cut trees on my hunting property, mostly Juniper trees (often referred to as mountain cedar) but also some oak. I thought that the saw performed well. The biggest cut I made was probably about six or seven inches in diameter and had no problem with it. I liked the fact that it was lighter than my gas powered saws. I ran the saw using my generator with a one hundred foot extension cord and that presented no problems either. I cut brush for quite some time and the chain stayed tight and the saw did not use excessive bar and chain oil. I felt that the saw had satisfactory power and was pleased overall with the performance.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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