Shindaiwa will debut 7 professional-grade chainsaws at the upcoming GIE+EXPO trade show. The new lineup is expected to be appeal to professionals and large landowners. The 7 saws will be supported by a full Shindaiwa complement of accessories, guide bars, replacement chain and oil/lubricants.
The models include:
The 358Ts top handle saw – an arborist top performer with comfortable ergonomics and outstanding balance (available in 14- and 16-inch bar lengths). Features include: a 35.8cc professional grade engine; ergonomic handle with palm rest; spring assisted starting system; automatic, adjustable clutch driven oiler; multi-rivet nose, tall profile professional bar; and professional grade chain with extended cutters.
The 305s rear handle saw – lightweight and loaded with easy to use features (available in a 14-inch bar length.) Features include: a 30.5cc professional grade engine; tool-less air filter access; vibration reduction system; i-30 starting system; and an automatic clutch-driven oiler.
The 340s rear handle saw – same lightweight and easy to use features as the 305s but with increased power (available in a 16-in. bar length). Features include: 34cc professional grade engine; tool-less air filter access; vibration reduction system, i-30 starting system; and an automatic clutch-driven oiler.
The 402s rear handle saw – best in class and loaded with professional features and outstanding power (available in a 18-inch bar length). Features include: 40.2cc professional grade engine; automotive-style pleated paper air filter; i-30 starting-system; an automatic, adjustable oiler; and a replaceable metal bumper spike.
The 491s rear handle saw – lightest professional grade saw in its class (available in 18- and 20-inch bar lengths). Features include: a 50.2cc professional grade engine; a professional-grade magnesium body; a premium rim sprocket; spring-assisted starting system; an automatic, adjustable clutch-driven oiler; and a replaceable, metal bumper spike.
The 591 rear handle saw – built for cutting firewood and can tackle the toughest jobs (available in 18- and 20-inch bar lengths). Features include: 59.8cc professional grade engine; a professional-grade aluminum body; tool-less air filter access; an automatic, adjustable clutch-driven oiler; a decompression valve for easier starting : and a translucent fuel tank for easy fuel level checks.
The 600sx rear handle saw – large displacement saw with powerful Performance Cutting System that will take care of any wood-cutting job (available in 20-, 24- and 27-inch bar lengths). Features include: 59.8cc professional grade engine with more power than the 591; a professional-grade aluminum body with a magnesium sprocket cover; tool less air filter access; replaceable sprocket nose bar; an automatic, adjustable clutch-driven oiler; and an aluminum handle with rubber grip.
The new family of Shindaiwa chain saws is backed by a 1-year commercial and 5-year consumer warranty. To encourage users to try the new saws, they will be covered under the existing Shindaiwa 7-Day money-back guarantee program. If a chainsaw does not live up to expectations, the customer has 7 days to return it to the dealer for a full refund, no questions asked.