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Cub Cadet Chain Saws and AccessoriesModel: CS511
(Based on expert analysis, manufacturer ratings and customer reviews)
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
29 Reviews
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Grade
Consumer Grade Chain Saw
Fuel
Gas Powered Saw
Power
51
CC
Bar Length
18
Inches
51cc 2-Cycle Engine
Plenty of power for cutting trees up to 36" in diameter
Uses 40:1 gas/oil mix

Spring Assist Starting Technology
Reduces starting effort, even when cold

Anti-Vibration Handles
Help you work longer, with less fatigue

Automatic Oiler
Keeps chain oiling regular & consistent

18-Inch Bar
Low kickback chain & large gripping spikes for safe cutting

Carry Case Included
Safe, sturdy transport and storage


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Power Head
CC
51 CCs
Fuel Capacity
18 oz
Chain Oil Capacity
15 oz
Vibration Damping
No
Maximum RPM's
8500 RPM
Idling RPM's
2800 RPM
Chain & Bar
Chain & Bar Included
Yes
Bar Length
18 Inches
Bar Oiler
Automatic
Tool-less Chain Tensioning
No
Kickback Nose
No
Chain Brake
Yes
Max Bar Length
18 Inches
Min Bar Length
18 Inches
Automatic Brake
No
Bar Sprocket
Yes
Overview
Made in USA
No
Weight
15.8 Pounds
Product Length
11.5 Inches
Product Width
11 Inches
Product Height
34 Inches
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
Model
CS511
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  1 Question
Q: Where can I get a chain and new bar
by Kellie from Kansas on March 16, 2016

A: Kellie,

You may purchase new chains and bars for your Cub Cadet CS511 right on our website.

Oregon .325" Pitch (.050 Gauge) 72 Link Chainsaw Chain - Model:
20BPX072G

Oregon 18" Chain Saw Replacement Bar (180PXBK095) - Model: 180PXBK095



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CHAIN
by Dale, Product Expert
Cub Cadet CS511 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
4/5
Quality
4/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 54.3 out of 5
Pros
I'd Buy It Again (12)
Price (9)
Easy To Use (7)
Exceeded Expectations (6)
High Quality (5)
Cons
Heavy (4)
Unreliable (2)
Engine Issues (1)
Low Quality (1)
Nothing (1)
79% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
29 Reviews  Sort by 
 
Stephen L.
Henderson Harbor, NY
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 11/28/15
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
FEB.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Excellent
I have used several chain saws in the past for jobs done around the house. This, by far, is the easiest-starting chain saw I have ever used (if you follow the EASY directions). It has plenty of power and I would recommend it highly for the price and the quality.
Stephen Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Stephen's Experience With Chain Saws Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Easy and fast to work with. Point, click, and deliver!"
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John S.
Hertford, NC
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 5/18/16
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUN.
10
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Difficult To Fell Trees
My Club Cadet 18' chain saw will not continue running when I tilt it to the right side to make a horizontal cut into a trunk. It runs for a half minute and then it dies. It will also act the same by just tilting it to the right without cutting anything.
John Does Not Recommend This Product
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Richard D.
Quincy, MA
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 12/7/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
31
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Wow! Great Great Saw
Don't under estimate this little giant. It cuts like a champ. My friend, a (Fireman) and I went to a place on a beach in Boston harbor we call the wood pile and cut up some 8" x 10" water logged pressure treated posts. Very, very hard material to cut. I've used several chainsaws but I am not well seasoned.

He said he used chain saws all the time and although this was a little more weight than he was used to (by a few pounds).It started, ran, and cut as good as any Huskies or Stihls... more
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Price, Easy To Use, Exceeded Expectations
Cons: Packaging, Blade Cover
Richard Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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10
Carol W.
Manning, SC
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 10/15/16
REVIEWED
NOV.
08
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Easier Start
Great piece of equipment for the price.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Price, Easy To Use, High Quality
Carol Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Carol's Experience With Chain Saws Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Fast reliable service"
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Ron X.
Shawnee, KS
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 6/6/16
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
REVIEWED
JUN.
28
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Performance Extraordinaire!
Love this machine! It is a workhorse with an attitude!
Ron Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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David W.
Meyersdale, PA
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 11/20/15
REVIEWED
DEC.
15
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Impressive Power
The saw has power to spare. Cuts great. I would buy it again.
David Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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Ryan B.
Burlington, CT
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 9/6/14
Total Helpful Votes
22 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
SEP.
28
2014
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Disappointment
While delivery of my Cub Cadet chainsaw was expedient, performance and service since has not been. Upon receipt, I prepped the equipment as instructed only to have the chainsaw not start.

Soon after, I called Chainsaws Direct only to be told to call Cub Cadet, which then had me bring in the chainsaw to a local dealer for service. This is where I stand about three weeks later.

Since this chainsaw did not start for me at all, I can not give an honest review. However, I'm disappointed at... more
Ryan Does Not Recommend This Product
Dale, the Chain Saw Expert
Product Expert
Ryan,
We are sorry to hear about the issues you are having. We are working with Cub Cadet to have a replacement sent out to you at no cost. Again we apologize for the inconvenience in this situation. If you have any questions, please feel to contact us.
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220
Steven F.
Saint Johnsbury, VT
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 10/17/13
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
76 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
NOV.
08
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Saw
Cut with a buddy every weekend and we go through a lot of wood with our saws. This was bought as a replacement for a Poulan I had that just couldn't take the size or volume of service...this saw runs great, cuts like a mad man, and does it all day long...a great saw.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Durable, Reliable, High Quality
Cons: Heavy
Steven Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
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150
Vance
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 2/2/13
Total Helpful Votes
17 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
MAR.
13
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Saw So Far
Easy start, good power/torque, cuts great and an excellent price. Now if it will last at least half as long as the Stihl it replaced....
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174
Cort C.
Claremore, OK
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 7/20/13
Total Helpful Votes
13 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
AUG.
18
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Love It
Needed a new Chain saw. Did my research and found this Cub Cadet at a great price. Thought the weight would be a problem. But I was wrong. Good balance and minimal vibration. Can run it for a long time without getting tired.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again
Cort Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Cort Would Recommend Chain Saws Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Quick and easy."
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131
Bob L.
Sequim, WA
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 8/27/13
Total Helpful Votes
10 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
SEP.
17
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Little Saw
A great buy, easy to use and cuts wood like butter and handy around the property.
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Easy To Use, Price, Fast
Bob Recommends This Cub Cadet Product
Bob Would Recommend Chain Saws Direct To A Friend
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Fast, quick delivery and a good price."
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