And as I said, I don't front as an expert. But in fairness, there is no other choice. Also unwieldy when trying to thin out scrub oak. It has great safety features and is easy to use. You must use Motor oil, not chain oil.
Echo 12" Climber Features & Specs
Dual Post Chain Brake
Choke with Automatic Fast Idle
Starter Handle doubles as wrench for fuel and oil caps
Clutch Driven Adjustable Oiler (Only runs when chain is moving)
Side-Access Chain Tensioner screw
Editor's Impressions Of The Echo 12" Climber
Tool Motor Power
Value For Money
Echo 12" Climber Final Thoughts
"We burn wood for heat."
It cut through like a knife through warm butter. But in fairness, there is no other choice. Rebuilt them all more times than I can remember. So I bought this one and it did a great job. So far absolutely no complaints Great product.