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Poulan Wild Thing (18") 40cc Chain Saw

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Grade
Consumer Grade Chain Saw
Fuel
Gas Powered Saw
Power
40
CC
Bar Length
18
Inches
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40cc 2-Cycle Gas Chain Saw
Plenty of power to cut even the tough stuff

High-Performance Piston-Ported Engine
Creates more power at higher engine speeds

Automatic Gear Driven Oiler
Promotes consistent lubrication anytime the saw is running

Wide Handle Spacing
Designed for comfortable operation and step-through starting

Super Clean™ Air Filter System
Longer engine life, reduced fuel consumption & increased power

Effortless Pull Starting™ System
Up to 30% Less Pulling Effort

Primer Bulb
Makes starting an easy task

Inertia Activated Chain Brake
Stops the rotation of the chain should kickback occur

Fully Assembled and Includes:
2-cycle engine oil, carrying case3

Non-CARB Compliant
Not for sale in California


Model
Model Number:P4018WT
UPC:024761033657
Manufacturer:Poulan
Power Head
Engine Power:40 cc
Chain & Bar
Chain & Bar Included:Yes
Bar Length:18
Bar Oiler:Automatic
Tool-less Chain Tensioning:No
Chain Brake:Yes
Bar Sprocket:Yes
Overview
Weight:20 Lbs. (9.07 kilograms)
Dimensions:33L x 12W x 14H
(83.82 x 30.48 x 35.56 cm)
Consumer Warranty:1 Year
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Overall Rating
Features
3/5
Quality
3/5
Performance
3/5
Value
3/5
Overall
3.3 out of 53.3 out of 53.3 out of 53.3 out of 53.3 out of 5
Pros
Price (2)
I'd Buy It Again (2)
Reliable (2)
Light Weight (1)
Fast (1)
Cons
Initial Starting (1)
Low Quality (1)
Not One Con About This S... (1)
67% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
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John H.
Sedro Woolley, WA
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
FEB.
11
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Little Chainsaw
I have had my Poulan Wild Thing chain saw for over 10 years now. I bought it when they first came out, and it's still running great. I keep up on the maintenance (plug, filter, and keeping the chain sharp), and this little saw keeps on going without ever letting me down.

I would recommend this saw to everyone. It has been a fantastic saw. I'm glad I bought it, and you would be too if you're seeking a dependable chainsaw.
Pros: Exceeded Expectations, Reliable, I'd Buy It Again, Fantastic Saw For Its Price
Cons: Not One Con About This Saw
John Recommends This Poulan Product
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John O.
Conway, SC
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JAN.
04
2015
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Nice When It Starts
I bought this brand about two years ago. It works fine when it starts. It is very difficult to start and keep running. I used it today, and once I got it started I got about half way done when it decided to stop and would not restart. I will have to give it a couple of days rest to be able to finish my project.

I would not buy another Poulan.
John Does Not Recommend This Product
Manufacturer Response
Brand Rep
John,
John,

Sorry you are having problems with your saw. I would recommend buying a couple of cans of pre-mixed fuel and run this in your saw. Fuel has a life of only 30 days. After 30 days, the fuel can start to damage fuel hoses and carburetor parts. Husqvarna Pre-mixed fuel has a shelf life of approximately 2 years after the can has been opened. If this doesn't solve your problem, you will want to take it to a dealer for repair.
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Bill A.
Mobile, AL
REVIEWED
MAR.
16
2015
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Saw! Love The Wild Thing
This saw is great. Cranks every time and is very easy to work with. Money well spent. Love the Wild Thing.
Bill Recommends This Poulan Product
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Art
Gurnee, IL
REVIEWED
NOV.
11
2011
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Poulan 18" Wild Thing
Have about a three year old Wild Thing that was a gift. Has always been hard to start, cold or hot and never would idle for more than a few seconds. Now it will not start at all. Has spark, fuel and compression but still won't fire at all. I don't know if the spark timing is off or not? Just about broke my arm pulling the rope with no success.
I have a 20 year old Craftsman 14" still running strong.
These Wild Things are low cost chain saws so you get what you pay for.
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Wendell B.
Kansas City, MO
REVIEWED
JAN.
01
2014
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
What Are You Talking About?
This is the best chainsaw I have ever used. If you follow instructions, it starts in 5 pulls or less every time. Mine does anyway. Plenty of power for a small 18". I have used it 2 or 3 times a week for about 6 weeks and cut a lot of firewood, Walnut, Cherry, Maple. It stalled a couple times when it was new, but now that it is broke in, it does not. It is a pleasure to use every time. If it loses power after many hours of use, clean the filter. That's what happened to my brother's Poulan... more
Pros: Durable, Easy To Use, Price, Reliable
Wendell Recommends This Poulan Product
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Bill
REVIEWED
OCT.
27
2013
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Worst Chainsaw
This thing is very hard to start if you can even get it started. Right out of the box would hardly start. Warranty is nothing but a big joke. Stay away from this if you have plans to cut trees of any kind or size. Will not buy another Poulan product.
Cons: Low Quality
Bill Does Not Recommend This Product
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Dman
REVIEWED
MAY.
30
2012
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Wild Thing It Is
All I can say is wow! I am an arborist, for 15 yrs. I owned them all. Some how I ended up with this Wild Thing, I thought this will be a joke. But man, this thing never let me down.

That's the truth!
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Matt
Forest Grove, OR
REVIEWED
OCT.
21
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
1st Time Chainsaw Owner And User
I got this saw to cut down and cut up a couple of trees from the corners of my house.

I had to adjust the chain tension once and, yes now I know the chain oil is supposed to do that.

Easy and actually fun to use. I take it hunting with me just to cut stuff up for the campfire.

CSD RESPONDS: Keep an eye on the chain tension- the chain will stretch a bit with use, and it may need to be tightened.

The oil keeps the chain running smoothly, so it will stretch less; but it won't stop... more
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Bill
Quaker Hill, CT
REVIEWED
JUN.
05
2010
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Good Saw For The Price
I bought the Wild Thing several years ago. I have used and abused this saw.

I have cut anything from trimming branches to cutting through two foot logs. I have never had to do anything to this saw.

It starts every time.
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Henry
Purchased from Chain Saws Direct
Purchased 3/9/14
Total Reviews
2 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
13 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
APR.
21
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Buzz Saw
The saw came right away and was easy to figure out. It cuts like a champ, and is a great product for the money. It took a while to start easier, but after a few starts it now starts up after a couple of pulls. I like the product very much. I cut down a large tree and made fireplace logs within a short time.
Pros: Price, Light Weight, Fast, I'd Buy It Again
Cons: Initial Starting
Henry Recommends This Poulan Product
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Wes
Bristol, TN
REVIEWED
DEC.
20
2011
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great Saw For The Money!
i purchased my wild thing in the fall of 2006. for years it has been a great saw. i am very particular about proper maintenance of vehicles and other equipment. but not this saw.

i have never done a thing but put gas and oil in it and change the chain when it got dull. i have abused this saw for many years and the clutch finally let go last week after cutting a 2.5 ft diameter white oak for fire wood.

i have thrown it from the truck to the basement to the truck bed to the forest floor... more
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