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Model#: MKTNDCS5121

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Makita DCS5121 50cc Gas 18 in. Chainsaw

  • Makita DCS5121 50cc Gas 18 in. Chainsaw
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It has been replaced by the MKTNDCS5121REG.


Branch management and after storm cleanup have always been a tough task, but Makita's DCS5121 50cc Chainsaw aims to make it just a bit easier. Delivering a high power-to-weight ratio with the 3.3 horsepower engine, the DCS5121 easily cuts through most branches quickly and efficiently. The rear handle design makes it optimal for both overhead and standard trimming jobs, and features dual metal spike bars to hold the saw steady during cutting tasks.
  • Compact and lightweight design provide easier control and maneuverability during use
  • High power-to-weight ratio 3.3 horsepower engine delivers reliable cutting power
  • Two point durable inertia/mechanical chain brake safely stops chain after trigger release
  • Large metal spike grip bar provides a secure grip during extended operation
  • Touch & Stop single lever control shuts off engine with just a touch
  • Slide-out baffle can be configured for efficient cold weather operation
  • Engineered with smooth rounded surfaces for easy cleaning and operator comfort
  • Large fuel and oil tank openings with S-form caps for easy operation
  • Chain compartment is easy to clean and clears chips away efficiently
  • Advanced Vibration Dampening System engineered to reduce vibration
  • Lateral chain tensioning for easy adjustment
  • Adjustable automatic chain lubrication for efficient operation
  • 50cc Gas 18 in. Chainsaw - DCS5121
  • 18 in. Bar and Chain
  • Chain Cover
  • Tool Kit


Bar Length: 18 in.
Chain Gauge: 0.050 in.
Chain Pitch: 3/8 in.
Engine Displacement: 50cc
Horsepower: 3.3
Starting System: Electric



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Great saw
Outstanding saw once I got rid of homeowner chain...

Starts on second pull consistently...very solid,low go to saw mow for dropping smaller trees....especially the 8 to 10 inch lodgepole beetle kill

Another great Makita/dolmer saw...i own 3 now
March 18, 2017
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Andy on Jul 7, 2015
BEST ANSWER: You are correct, this listing should be corrected soon. Thanks for pointing that out to us.
Please describe electrical start, how it functions and what are its
pros and cons. Thanks a lot.
Dexter on Apr 23, 2015
BEST ANSWER: It is a push button start, so you do not need to pull a cord to start it. Pro would be ease of use. Con would be having the change the battery when it dies
Does this ship to California?
Bob on Jan 21, 2014
BEST ANSWER: No, this is not California CARB compliant.