Stihl vs Husqvarna Chainsaw battle

Without a doubt the most popular question I get is, which chainsaw is better Stihl or Husqvarna? Well to be clear I do not consider myself an Industry expert, with this in mind I decided to have some fun with the topic because honestly folks, the best chainsaw is the one that works for you.


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Which chainsaw is better Stihl or Husqvarna?



  1. Dan November 22, 2018 at 3:10 am - Reply

    Stihl…. sounds sexy in any language!

  2. Jeff November 21, 2018 at 5:54 pm - Reply

    Back in the old days when the earth was still cooling, and not too many trees around, I settle on a little 30 acre patch in Northern MN. Had to clear a small area for a place to create a shelter and at the time used a Stihl model 360 pro. Liked the balance, was reliable, and didn’t complain after hours of work. Was truly a great working companion and the little rascal could hold just enough
    beer to have a good time with it. The Stihl was a dependable workmate that never let me down, or talked behind my back This unit was definitely a keeper.

  3. Lorrie Reed November 19, 2018 at 10:14 am - Reply

    I did a lot of chainsaw work when I was younger. And have used both.. But have to agree that the Stihl is the one to go with. Dependable and tuff.

  4. David November 19, 2018 at 2:04 am - Reply

    Great clip! We are Stihl users ourselves and your video definitely reinforced that sentiment… My wife and kids have overheard many chainsaw videos that I enjoy watching, my wife has learned how to tune most of them out but this one brought her over from the kitchen. She was laughing so hard by the time it was done (we all were)… She said it would be a great ad and wished she could click the like button 10x over. We had been on the fence about whether to put out the $ for one of the toy saws so thank you for the review and good luck on the cabin building!

  5. Rob Klein November 18, 2018 at 8:53 pm - Reply

    They used the Stihl at my Sawyer class for Team Rubicon. Everyone wanted one

  6. Eric Dube November 18, 2018 at 8:52 pm - Reply

    I like the Stihl đŸ™‚

  7. Patrick November 18, 2018 at 7:51 pm - Reply

    Stihl. They have better aerodynamics for juggling my dad says.

  8. Amanda ONeill November 18, 2018 at 7:41 pm - Reply

    My toddler is a fan of his husqvarna. I’ve been trying to convert him to Stihl to match mom!

    Love the video!

  9. Stas November 18, 2018 at 12:40 pm - Reply

    funny vid. i feel bad for Husq

  10. Rix November 18, 2018 at 8:02 am - Reply

    Stihl is better because it has bumper spikes!

  11. Ron Rolison November 18, 2018 at 4:08 am - Reply

    HusqvarNO Stihl YES!

  12. Dave Baker November 18, 2018 at 3:16 am - Reply

    It all began with an innocent invite for some flapjacks at a Canadian gal’s cabin she built herself, when what do you know, the flapjacks turned out to be a kidnapping by some crazy cultists! So here I was, atop an outhouse with me and my skivies and some snow shoes, with torch baring cultists surrounding me.

    Then I saw it! A Stihl chainsaw hung on the side of the shed. I jumped down, fired that puppy up, and cleared my way to the highway, never to set foot in the bush again. All I have is the memory of one armed men, maple syrup, and the bar of the chainsaw that saved me.

    • Scott November 18, 2018 at 3:32 pm - Reply

      “Cleared my way to the highway…”, too funny!

  13. Wes November 18, 2018 at 3:07 am - Reply

    STIHL… the ability to turn the volume off when your 4yeat old wakes you up at 330 in the morning wanting to go cut wood is priceless… this has happened to me more then once with the crappy one he has now (no off button or volume.) Best on was when he was wearing hi grandmother’s high heels lol.

  14. Gil Dorman November 18, 2018 at 2:52 am - Reply

    Well my kids say the Stihl because that is what “Dad runs” lol!

  15. Andrej November 18, 2018 at 2:48 am - Reply

    I had a long debate on what chainsaw to get and I finally chose the Stihl because they seem to always start a lot easier than the Husqvarna’s do. And of course the best feature the Stihl has is the volume control!!

  16. Jason in Oregon November 18, 2018 at 2:37 am - Reply

    I’m 40 and I have yet to run a chainsaw! Dad always said it was too dangerous for me growing up. I guess a toy one would be a good starting point for me? : )

  17. Jimbob November 18, 2018 at 2:35 am - Reply

    When it comes to toys, the more realistic the better. I vote for Stihl …… the starter and spare chain does it for me! The question is : what does it sound like when it runs out of gas? Lol! Now, let’s talk warranty …
    When the ‘rubber meets the road’, it’s the bar & chain that make the saw for me. Anything sporting an Oregon bar & chisel-point chain wins my vote. Personally, I have two Echo chainsaws which might get sparked up twice a year, depending on my mood! Stay safe and sane!

  18. Eric Aker November 18, 2018 at 1:49 am - Reply

    I own a husky 350. I’ve done nothing to it but chains, gas, and oil. I’ve bought it new in 2002 and it still fires and runs to this day. I’m not an arborist. I used a farm boss one day and the over all fit, feel, and function of the stihl guaranteed it would be my next saw.

  19. SHADETREE November 18, 2018 at 1:49 am - Reply


  20. SHADETREE November 18, 2018 at 1:47 am - Reply

    I own both, and for the longest, they both were virtually reliable. But in the long run, the Stihl has had fewer breakdowns and wear and tear. I will defer that they are not the same size and power ratio but shouldn’t matter in the quality department. Still, use them both but prefer the Stihl. Just my honest opinion but some that log or cut in general fora living is more qualified than me to answer. ENJOY OGW

  21. Scott November 18, 2018 at 1:37 am - Reply

    Toys are all that Husqvarna makes. Ouch! Go Stihl!

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