Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review – 50.2cc Gas Powered ChainSaw

Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review – The Husqvarna 450 is an 18-inch chainsaw which has a Smart Start as it is gas powered, with a 2 cycle engine. The 50.2 cc chainsaw has X-Torq engine.

Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review – Introduction

It is most useful for landowners who may have to cut trees occasionally, though not continuously or for cutting and pruning lawns. The box contains the owner’s manual and the Husqvarna 450 chainsaw.

Technical Features

This 3.2 HP engine helps in reducing pollution as it emits harmful gases of a very low level, while helping in increasing its fuel efficiency. It has a lowVib vibration.

Starting the chainsaw is easy as it comes with a special feature called as the Smart Start, which requires very little effort.

It comes with a combined feature of choke and stop control.  The cleaning system is based on centrifugal cleaning. The chain brakes are inertia activated. It comes with a cylinder cover that works with a snap-lock which is easy for use.

Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review

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A pre-mix fuel with 3-32 ounce measuring cans ensures smooth functioning of the saw and elongates its life if used according to the directions.

The product dimensions are 11 by 9 by 18 inches and it weighs 10.8 pounds. It is not battery powered but is gasoline powered and comes with an 18” bar length which is smaller than its peers.

It comes with an Auto Return stop for easy handling and a Smart Start which helps in providing easy start to the saw, along with its fuel pump.

The chain speed works at a maximum power of 56.89 fts. The oil pump type is of a fixed flow. The fuel tank volume has a 0.95 pin or 15.2 ounce. The maximum power speed is 9600 RPM.

Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review – Pros/Cons

The Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review says that it is great for lawn management of your property and makes your backyard a great to look at.

It is good lawn equipment, which functions with an X-Torq engines which helps in reducing fuel consumption and in reducing polluting emissions.

The auto return stop is a switch that helps in easy handling of the saw. It gets a two year warranty for its parts as well as labor warranty. The saw does an efficient job of cutting and pruning on a medium level. It is not designed for continuous, heavy work.

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The Smart Start is great in giving easy starts to the saw. The fuel consumption with the X-Torq technology helps in reducing about 60% of fuel consumption and is most economic.

The 450 cc engine helps in ensuring long life to the engine. The centrifugal cleaning air-system helps in removing debris from the saw, even before it reaches the filter.

It reduces user fatigue through its ergonomic design. The chainsaw has a combined choke and stop control which helps in providing an easy start to the chainsaw.


The Husqvarna 450 Rancher Review says that it has to be touched up after each use, to keep it running smoothly, especially the front sprocket. The chain runs backwards. The chain gets loosened easily.

Overall, it is a great equipment to have for light and medium work, though it requires proper maintenance.

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