Oleo-Mac are Italy’s leading chainsaw manufacturer and their products feature up-to-the-minute ‘Burn Right’ engine technology for a cleaner working-environment and up to 40% less money spent on fuel compared to economy models.nnThis premium-grade homeowner saw is ideal for cutting up firewood; pruning and limbing; and felling small trees. It has a host of advanced features and offers enhanced performance levels to meet the needs of the more demanding user.nnHarmful vibrations are massively reduced by the use of rubber stops and damper-springs that isolate the engine from the body of the saw. The carburettor also has its own anti-vibration system, which extends its working life.nnThe engine on the Oleo-Mac GS371 Petrol Chainsaw is a two-stroke unit with a 35.2cc displacement producing 2.4hp; and has been designed for a long-life and reliability. An electronically-controlled digital-coil that makes starting much easier and more dependable, and reduces fuel-consumption into the bargain.nnThe bar and chain, like all the other components, are of high quality; and the bar length is 35cm, so small- to medium-diameter branches can be cut easily and swiftly. The chain pitch is 3/8” and the gauge is 0.50”.nnThe ergonomically designed handle incorporates triggers for ‘on/off’, choke and throttle for convenience and is comfortable to hold. Maintenance features include a noise-reducing muffler that is easy to inspect and a filter cover you can remove without having to use tools.nnSafety-features include an inertia-operated chain-brake that will intervene in case of kickback; and which can also be used to stop the chain moving during position-changing, without needing to switch-off the engine. The chain brake handle also doubles as a front hand guard to protect the hand in case of chain derailment. It is worth noting, however, that you should always wear protective gloves when using a chainsaw.nnThis model weighs 4.2kg and has a great power-to-weight ratio, making it comfortable and easy to control long periods.nnIt comes with a great package of safety- and maintenance-accessories. These include chainsaw safety-gloves and a safety-helmet with ear muffs and visor, as well as two-stroke oil, chain oil and a two-stroke fuel mixing-bottle.