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Husqvarna 450 Rancher 50.2cc Gas 18 in. Rear Handle Chainsaw

  • Husqvarna 450 Rancher 50.2cc Gas 18 in. Rear Handle Chainsaw
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The Husqvarna 450 is a new powerful all around saw for people who value professional qualities in a saw. The X-Torq engine means lower fuel consumption and reduced emissions; while its Smart Start feature and a fuel pump provide easy start ups every time.
Features:
  • Combined start/stop switch, Smart Start and fuel pump make the saw very easy to start
  • A carburetor air purge system removes air from the carburetor and fuel system for easy starting
  • Centrifugal air cleaning system removes larger dust and debris particles before reaching the air filter, reducing air filter cleanings and improved engine life
  • LowVib system designed to reduce vibration levels to the operator, helping to lessen fatigue
  • Inertia activated brake reduces the likelihood of injury due to kickback
  • Forged three-piece crankshaft for maximum durability for the toughest applications
  • Transparent fuel indicator makes it easy to check the fuel level
  • Quick release air filter facilitates cleaning and replacement of the filter
  • Distinct marks provide for better felling precision
  • Snap-lock cylinder cover saves time when changing spark plugs and cleaning
Includes:
  • 450 Rancher 50.2cc Gas 18 in. Rear Handle Chainsaw - 966906738

Specifications

Series: Rancher
Bar Length: 18 in.
Chain Gauge: 0.050 in.
Chain Pitch: 3/8 in.
Engine Displacement: 50.2cc
Horsepower: 3.2
Starting System: Recoil

Recommendations

Reviews

4.8 / 5.0
6 Reviews
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Would you recommend?
Yes (6)
Pros
Easy To Use (1)
Powerful (1)
Lightweight (1)
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
The name speaks for its self.
No need to go and get a different saw other then this one.
May 2, 2014
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
A great saw
The product arrives well packed by the manufacture. Husqvarna is a name you can trust. All you need to get to work is gas (and lube oil for engine) and chain oil. She'll be up and running and you'll be cutting wood. Be careful with any of these products. They are very dangerous if you don't know what your doing. It is like a knife traveling at 70 miles per hour and it is 3 feet away from your face. Always error toward caution. Also, be careful (at least this was in the recent past) to NOT use gas with more then 10% ethanol. Causes tank problems and could cause you to stick a piston. Check with Husqvarna to see if this is still the case.
September 12, 2014
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Initial impression is good
I have not cut with it yet, but everything indicates well made product for the money. Time will tell after initial use.

I have read other reviews about starting issues. It started no problem out of the box following the instructions. I did have a hard time restarting after initial run, but after reading warm starting instructions it started no problem.
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Great Product
I use this saw to remove small to medium trees from my property and it operates flawlessly. I especially like that it's fuel efficient and very easy to start. Having a sight window on the fuel cell is a welcome feature, you don't have to guess. To adjust the chain there's only one nut to loosen, and the screw adjustment is easily accessible on the side. Another great feature is that the start/stop function is handled with one lever.
I have had other brands but Husqvarna is at the top of the list in performance and ease of operation.
September 24, 2015
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
I would buy this again and again
Great saw for cutting firewood
August 4, 2016
Recommendations
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
Pros
Lightweight
the goods
I cut firewood for a living and just recently replaced my 350 with the 450.

So far I have no complaints other than I wish I would have done it sooner!

The 450 absolutely sips fuel! Used to have to fill my 350 at least 3-4 times when cutting a cord.
(8'x 8' x 4') Now I have to fill it just before or after I finish my cord! Truly impressive.

Sometimes I forget to switch to my higher horsepower saw when felling trees due to the 450 having plenty of "go" itself. And then it goes further in impressing me by (usually) handling the job easily.

Well done Husqvarna!!
January 7, 2016

Questions & Answers

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What kind of oil do you put in the chain oil compartment and what kind of oil do you mix with the gas
steven on Sep 20, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Go to Home Depot or similar and get "ECHO Bar & Chain Oil" (I get it by the gallon) which is put as is in the front of the saw (see Manual). Also get "2-Cycle Oil" which is mixed with gas -- suggest 89 octane -- and add a little "B&S Fuel Stabilizer" to protect engine from ethanol.
I have an 18" chainsaw (with less power) good for smaller trees. Need something stronger for larger stock. can this Husqvarna be bought with a 20" bar and chain and at what price? Also what would be the weight in that configuration?

Thanks for your help
Ed on Mar 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You can buy an aftermarket bar and chain combination. Even stepping up to a 3\8 bar and chain combo if you replace the factory clutch drum\drive sprocket. The 450 has enough punch to do so easily. The length of the bar is not an indication of the "power" of a given chainsaw. Educate yourself on the saw you chose, what it's cutting characteristics are, etc. With tools available these days,(YouTube and Google) the ignorance of a person that uses a potentially deadly item like a chainsaw is unacceptable, if not actually criminal.
How do you start a Husqvarna 350 chain saw?
Roger W on Oct 10, 2016
BEST ANSWER: This has a recoil starting system.(Pull cord)
why does this chainsaw only have a 18 in bar? It's the same model as seen on other sites. Only the other sites say theirs has a 20 in bar. So my question is this, why is this bar only 18 in and not 20 in? Can it run with a 20 in bar?
Ike on Mar 12, 2016
BEST ANSWER: The Husqvarna 455 Rancher we are showing this to be a 20" bar not the 450.
I have an 18" chainsaw (with less power) good for smaller trees. Need something stronger for larger stock. can this Husqvarna be bought with a 20" bar and chain and at what price? Also what would be the weight in that configuration?

Thanks for your help
Ed on Mar 17, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The 20" saw in this class would be the Husqvarna 965030298 455 Rancher 55.5cc Gas 20 in. Rear Handle Chain Saw.The price is $379.99.The weight is 24.5 lbs.
What pitch chain is used .325 or 3/8?
Tyler on Jan 31, 2015
BEST ANSWER: The chain pitch is .325".

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