Model # UT43160

Internet #100615512

Homelite 8 in. Electric Pole Saw-DISCONTINUED
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Discontinued Homelite

8 in. Electric Pole Saw-DISCONTINUED

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The Homelite 8 in. 5 ft. Electric Pole Saw with telescoping pole offers precision pruning with a 9 ft. extension, without having to use a ladder. The in-line motor design allows access to tight spaces for cutting accuracy and provides clean and dependable.

  • 8 in. narrow kerf bar and chain for fast cutting
  • Telescoping fiberglass pole extends up to 9 ft.
  • In-line motor design for surgical pruning
  • Automatic oiler with oil level window

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What kind of oil do use

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Thank you, Speedy. You can use regular bar and chain lubricant for this pole saw.
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The oil used is HOMELITE Bar and Chain Lubricant.
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what was the price?

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Hi Evelyn,



This unit was $99. There is a similar unit available, the RYOBI Electric Pole Saw, at the same price in stores and online. I hope this helps!
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Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 118 reviewers.
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Does the job For the price this saw performs well and does what it's supposed to. Just check chain tension regularly, keep oil in the lube tank and it works fine. When putting it together, remember the pole is "egg" shaped....not oval; it will only go together one way...so if it's not going together, flip one of the poles. The biggest problem I found is it will not pick up the limbs and throw them away for you; this takes some of the fun out of cutting everything within your reach. May 16, 2011
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Design positively stinks. Let me say it was way easier than a manual pole saw. Cuts quite well but...... before you buy, tie a brick on the end of a 9 foot pole then lift it from the other end of the stick. That's what it will be like using this saw. This pole saw is identical with another "green" brand. Mine will not extend/collapse without using a hammer. Took 20 minutes to assemble. Should take 20 seconds Clips would not lock as they should and kept releasing when trying to adjust pole length then fell apart on me while on my shed roof. If you want to leave it at a fixed length, then I'd give it 2 stars for value, 5 for cutting speed (when saw is new and sharp). May 27, 2012
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by It's a useful tool. I used it to help cut down 5 trees in my back yard. As the other review said, chain oil is all over the place because of how its designed. I noticed also that if I'm not careful in planning my cuts and the chain binds and comes off quite a lot. Removing the covering to the chain is a pain since you need to keep a socket wrench or pliers with you all the time. I would have been nice if they made access to the chain easier without carrying around extra tools. The thickest branch I went through was about 4" and it did a fine job. All in all its not the best pruner out there but for $100, Its good enough for goverment work. April 20, 2008
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Unreliable Chain Tension Cuts well when chain is tight but chain becomes too loose when cutting. I had to stop and adjust tension mid way thru cutting a 6" branch, for example. When I took the time to continually readjust the tension, the saw worked fine...but the constant need to adjust the tension is a major hassle. If the tension loosened, then the chain would come off the guide...and sometimes would be damaged in the process, requiring replacement if the chain was too bent or otherwise damaged. Also, the telescoping feature would be better if the minimum length was shorter. Competitor saws have a removable saw head...very nice feature that this saw lacks. April 8, 2011
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Run the other way!!!! Eight years ago I had a Homelite blower that lasted six months. I put it in the corner of the shed and was going to repair it. The next year my two year old Homelite trimmers went up. That was the day I hired a lawn care service. For Christmas this year I received a Homelite electric tree trimmer. I pretended to be happy but was not. I cut the first branch to perfection. On the second cut, the head fell off. It was comical. My humble recommendation is to find another product and keep as far away from Homelite as possible. Keep in mind that Homelite, Milwaukee and Ryobi have all been acquirted by TTI, a Chinese company. There's your problem. February 23, 2012
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Horrible quality. Not for use on REAL trees I had to create a profile just warn people about Homelite products. This is the worst product I've ever bought. I've gone through ***5*** of these things. If you have a Tiny tree with 1" branches then this thing is for you but if you have a real tree that requires real trimming, expect to be POed. The connections for the telescoping saw are held together by GLUE. Expect them to break. The Chain ALWAYS comes off the saw. Expect to have to reset it constantly. The saw doesn't have enough power to not get caught in branches that are as small as 4in in diameter. 2 of the saws broke b/c they got stuck 20 ft in the air and i tried to pull them down. September 10, 2011
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Homelite Pole Chain Saw Reviews on this product were very helpful on making the decision to buy electric vs gas powered. Light weight, powerful, easy to use and very little problem with assembly. The 60 deg angled bar gives great advantage during use. One problem so far-after about 1hr. use the chain loosened and left the bar guide and jammed. When doing so 3 of the chian guides developed burrs. This disabled the chain since it could not now fit into the bar guide. I finally filed the burrs with a Dremel grinder and was able to fit it back into bar guide. Maybe a weak design or chain material..more use will determine. Otherwise, it does the job it is designed for and happy with product. July 1, 2010
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by cuts great for the money This saw cuts great but is poorly constructed. The top pole exstuction comes aloose and doesn't stay together always loose haven't had any problem with oil leaking but had a hard time with the chain after it came off. I used it to cut about 2" to 8" round limbs from my trees and it did a great job but had to use a ladder because it is not long enough to cut from the ground which would be nice. Pros- It does cut great Cons- It needs to extend longer and be redesigned on the upper pole extenction to hold together better and the oil window to check level is not visiable to see how much oil is left you have to take off cup to do that. August 5, 2008
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