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Husqvarna 440E (16") 40cc Consumer Gas Chainsaw

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4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
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Grade
Consumer Grade Chain Saw
Fuel
Gas Powered Saw
Power
2.4
Horse Power
Bar Length
16
Inches
Consumer-Grade Gas Powered Chain Saw
Ideal for jobs like pruning, lighter cutting tasks and hobby

Smart Start
Resistance in the starter cord is reduced by up to 40%
Air purge designed for quick and easy starting

LowVib Vibration Damping System
Reduces vibration from the engine and transmission
Lowers fatigue

X-TORQ Engine On e-Series
Lower fuel consumption and reduced exhaust emission levels

Air Injection
Air cleaning system removes larger dust/debris particles
Results in reduced air filter cleanings and improved engine life

Tool-Less Chain Tensioning
Makes adjusting the chain tension easy

Easy to Work With and Safer To Use
Slim body, high center of gravity and flat underside
Double acting chain brake
Right hand guard and chain catcher

California Compliant


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Model
Model Number:440E
UPC:024761034708
Manufacturer:Husqvarna
Made in USA:Yes
Power Head
Engine Power:2.4 HP/40.9 cc
Vibration Damping:Yes
Maximum RPM's:9000 RPM's
Idling RPM's:2900 RPM's
Sound Level:112 dB
Chain & Bar
Chain & Bar Included:Yes
Bar Length:16
Bar Oiler:fixed
Tool-less Chain Tensioning:Yes
Kickback Nose:No
Chain Brake:Yes
Max Bar Length:18 Inches
Min Bar Length:13 Inches
Bar Sprocket:Yes
Overview
Weight:12 Lbs. (5.44 kilograms)
Dimensions:18.9L x 10.4W x 13.6H
(48.01 x 26.42 x 34.54 cm)
Consumer Warranty:2 Years
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  4 Questions
Q: Mike
I see in the specs section that the maximum of the bar is up to 18 inches. Does this mean that it can accept an 18 inch chain, or should one stick to the advertised 16 inches?

by Serge from Maryland on October 31, 2011

A: This saw can accept bar and chain combinations from 13" long up to 18" long- the bar and chain must match each other in both the length and width so it will run smoothly & safely.

This means you can change the length to suit the job at hand- a shorter bar & chain if you're doing a lot of trimming; the 16" pair for most tasks, or that larger bar for big projects.

Bear in mind that the balance and weight of the saw will change as you change the bar & chain. Plan on a few minutes of practice to get used to the feel of the saw before you start serious cutting.
by Bob, Product Expert
Q: If I purchase this saw, is there a carry case made for it?
by DLC from North Carolina on September 24, 2011

A: Yes, we do. Here is the model number Model 1000001-07.
by Bob, Product Expert
Q: Is there a 4 cycle chainsaw available?

by Joe from California on September 23, 2011

A: None that I am aware of.
by Bob, Product Expert
Q: Why does the Husqvarna 440E only have a 1year warranty while the 435 has 2
by Mark Navone from Massachusetts on July 17, 2011

A: That has a 2-year warranty.
by Bob, Product Expert
Husqvarna 440E Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
5/5
Quality
5/5
Performance
4/5
Value
4/5
Overall
4.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 54.6 out of 5
Pros
I'd Buy It Again (22)
Easy To Use (15)
Light Weight (15)
Price (13)
Reliable (12)
Cons
None (11)
Bad Instructions (4)
Unreliable (2)
Low Quality (2)
Difficult To Use (2)
85% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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Bob, the Chain Saw Expert
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Total Reviews
28 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
1628 Helpful Votes
Chain Saws Direct Recommended

The body of the saw is still set long-ways and well balanced; and the engine is a little larger and more powerful- but still weighs under 10 pounds.

The hand guard and chain brake have been beefed up for more protection and user comfort.

This is still considered a Consumer grade saw, but it will take on most household chores with very little effort, and all but the largest trees and wood piles. With the vibration dampening system on this saw you can cut as much as you need to and still... more
Bob Recommends This Model
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Helena V.
Ashland, NY
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 10/30/13
Total Helpful Votes
29 Helpful Votes
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
NOV.
21
2013
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
We Cut Most Of Unwanted Trees In A Day
We needed to clear land from unwanted trees that were in the way of a Deere tractor that we use to cut grass and keep property/meadows from growing more trees. We will have wood for our wood stove and far reaching views from back porch, thanks to Husky!
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Pros: I'd Buy It Again, High Quality, Exceeded Expectations, Easy To Store
Helena Recommends This Husqvarna Product
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296
George R.
Traverse City, MI
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
18
2015
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Not Enough Power And Very Hard To Start
I am a casual user of chain saws and cut about 3 to 4 cords of firewood a year for my family in Michigan. I started with a Worx electric which was fine but I decided for independence of the power cord and bought a 440. Next to impossible to start and after I bought it, the dealer confirmed that they are known for being hard to start. I took it in for a tune up and it started once when I brought it home. I was cutting 12 to 15 inch Wild Cherry logs. At times it stopped cutting and generally... more
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Charlene
Colby, KS
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 8/14/15
REVIEWED
SEP.
08
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Still Working Out The Bugs
I had a 137 Husqvarna, and literally wore it out. It started so easy, still does, but just had no more "muscle" to it. So, in finding a replacement, I wanted to go back with a Husqvarna. I went a little bigger with the 440E. It weighs 2 lbs more, so I thought I could handle it. Being a little older at 55 yrs., and weighing 116 lbs., I get concerned about my safety, so didn't want to go too big. I've cut up a couple chords already. It has left me "waiting" a couple... more
Pros: I'd Buy It Again, Light Weight, Price, Features
Charlene Recommends This Husqvarna Product
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Michael
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 8/27/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
10
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Household Chainsaw
The Husqvarna 440E started up right out of the box and was ready to cut wood. Living in the northeast I wanted to be prepared for downed trees on my property. This chainsaw should have no problem with the task. I've also been using it on some rather large firewood logs that needed shortening. I'm so far pleased with my purchase.
Michael Recommends This Husqvarna Product
Michael's Experience With Chain Saws Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Great price and fast shipping. I couldn't ask for more."
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Nicolas B.
Cooper City, FL
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 8/14/15
REVIEWED
SEP.
04
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Workaholic
I received my 440E Husky about 2 weeks ago on a Wednesday. After following the instructions I put it to use immediately. For the next 4 days I put it to the test using it 2 to 3 hours a day. I cut down three 30 ft Queen Palms, 3 smaller palms. Two large trees and then cut all that into smaller pieces to be able to haul it away. By Sunday my chain needed sharpening. Monday morning I took it to have it sharpened. Thursday I got the chainsaw back and again put it immediately to work. Started to... more
Nicolas Recommends This Husqvarna Product
Nicolas's Experience With Chain Saws Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Chainsaws Direct has a very informative website and very user friendly. The staff are very useful. They know their products and are very friendly. You can't ask for more!!!"
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Bill M.
Pinson, AL
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 7/2/15
REVIEWED
AUG.
16
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Needed A New Chainsaw
After a good bit of online research I bought this saw. So far it has been great. Started first time out of the box. Did an hour's worth of sawing without shutting it off. Performed nicely. Can't wait to do my next project. Might rate it again after a few more uses.
Bill Recommends This Husqvarna Product
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Jeffrey C.
Hesperia, MI
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 8/4/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
07
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great
Works great and easy to use. A wonderful chain saw. Thanks!
Jeffrey Recommends This Husqvarna Product
Bob, the Chain Saw Expert
Product Expert
Jeffrey,
You're quite welcome. Thank you for writing a review.
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Jeffrey's Experience With Chain Saws Direct
Web Site
5/5

Service
5/5

Shipping
5/5
"Have used it was easy to tighten the chain an works great."
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10
William M.
Niles, MI
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 4/8/16
REVIEWED
MAY.
02
2016
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Starts, Runs & Cuts - Everything One Would Want
Got the saw very quickly from Chain Saws Direct and immediately put it to use. Cleaned up some trails and cut down a couple of 12" Cherry trees. Gave my Poulan Pro to someone else.
William Recommends This Husqvarna Product
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Phil M.
Stratford, NJ
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 6/28/15
REVIEWED
JUL.
21
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
So Far So Good
Have not used it extensively yet, but so far I am very happy with the purchase.
Phil Recommends This Husqvarna Product
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James P.
Peru, IN
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 9/29/15
REVIEWED
OCT.
20
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Husqvarna 440e
Very happy with my purchase. Would buy again.
James Recommends This Husqvarna Product
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Robert
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 11/2/12
Total Helpful Votes
31 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
NOV.
24
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Very Nice Saw
I purchased this saw as a replacement for the Poulan 3416. I have a lot with a lot of trees and wanted to thin them out. The engine on the Poulan burned out after 2 days of use. To be completely fair, I don't think it was built for that kind of service.

This Husqvarna is a significant step up. I have spent one day with it so far- cutting 6-12 inch diameter trees for 3 hours and it works very well. Compared to the Poulan, I notice that it uses far less chain oil and the chain rarely... more
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