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8 in. 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Battery Pole Saw (Tool Only)

  • Pole Saw Extends up to 9.5 Feet for Maximum Reach
  • Battery and Charger Not Included
  • Works with all RYOBI 40V Batteries
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Product Overview

Tackle all of your pruning and limbing jobs with the RYOBI 40-Volt Pole Saw. This saw easily extends from 6.5 ft. to 9.5 ft, allowing you to trim hard to reach places. The powerful in-line motor and angled cutting head allow for precise cutting with the 8 in. bar and chain. This pole saw features an automatic bar and chain oiler, for convenient operation and maintenance. This tool is compatible with all 40-Volt batteries. The RYOBI 40-Volt Pole Saw is backed by a 5-year warranty.

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Ratings
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Maximum pole length (ft.)9.59.59.58.5
Bar Length (in.)8 in.8 in.10 in.8 in.
IncludedChain,ScabbardBattery,ChargerChain,ScabbardBattery,Case,Charger
FeaturesAntivibration HandleTool-Less Chain TensioningAntivibration Handle,Automatic Chain OilerTelescoping,Tool-Less Chain Tensioning
RefurbishedNoNoNoNo
Battery/ChargerTool Only(1) 1.3 Ah Battery & Charger Included(1) 2 Ah Battery & Charger Included(1) 4 Ah Battery & Charger Included
Voltage (volts)40184040
Maximum Cut Diameter (in.)6687.1
Drive Links3333400
ConditionNewNewNewNew
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Specifications

Dimensions

Bar Length (in.)
8 in.
Chain Size
8 in.
Maximum Cut Diameter (in.)
6
Maximum pole length (ft.)
9.5

Details

Battery Amp Hours
No Battery
Battery Power Type
Lithium Ion
Battery Size
Lithium Ion
Battery/Charger
Tool Only
Chain Pitch
3/8 in.
Chain Speed (mps)
5.4
Chainsaw Bar Size
Small
Chainsaw Type
Pole Chainsaw/ Pruner
Charger Included
Charger Not Included
Condition
New
Drive Links
33
Features
Antivibration Handle
Gauge
.043
Included
Chain,Scabbard
Number of Total Batteries Included
0
Power Type
Battery
Product Weight (lb.)
9.5
Refurbished
No
Returnable
30-Day
Torque Maximum (Nm)
2.52
Voltage (volts)
40

Warranty / Certifications

Certifications and Listings
UL Listed
Manufacturer Warranty
5 Year Limited Warranty

Questions & Answers

57Questions30Answers

is the Ryobi 40-volt poles saw available now for pickup at the Littleton, NH store?

Asked by Jon March 26, 2021
1
Answer

Hi Jon, We appreciate your interest in the RYOBI 8 in. 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Battery Pole Saw (Tool Only) model RY40504A. For inquiries with concerns about pricing, promotions, and stock availability please contact Home Depot, they can be reached at 1-800-466-3337. Also check their website for changes in stock availability at www.homedepot.com. You have the option to leave your email for stock availability alerts. If you need further assistance, please contact RYOBI Product Support directly at 1-800-860-4050, Monday thru Friday, 9am to 6pm EST. Thanks for reaching out to RYOBI! - Eve

Will this accept Ryobi's 40-volt 4 ah battery

Asked by JP February 18, 2021
5
Answers

Yes

What is the advantage of buying the 40V as compared to the 18V?

Asked by SuzieQ October 7, 2020
4
Answers

Generally a lot more power to make the cuts being that this is about twice the power. The 40V line largely has more power and capacity to complete the job over the 18V systems because the battery capacity is a lot higher. This is just a generalization though and obviously has some downsides as the batteries are heavier, but overall you will get more power and runtime at that power than otherwise.

How much does this battery pole saw weigh including the battery?

Asked by S9h63g0 September 14, 2020
3
Answers

This highly depends as you can connect any Ryobi 40V battery to this, and this unit specifically is the tool only, but the tool itself weighs 9.5 lbs ignoring batteries. For reference though, the 2AH 40V battery weighs 2.5 pounds, the 4AH weighs about 4 pounds as does the 5AH, while the 6AH and 7.5AH batteries weigh just under 4.5 pounds depending on if they are HP battery versions or not. So this is roughly.

I have a 40 volt Black & Decker Lithium-Ion battery. Will it work in the RYOBI Pole Saw?

Asked by Paul August 2, 2020
3
Answers

No, the battery ecosystems of these two product lines are different and not compatible. You will need a Ryobi battery to use this tool which is the norm.

How do you remove the extra pole?. I have tried and asked other people to also see but it's impos...

Asked by Felix August 1, 2020
4
Answers

The tool breaks down into 4 parts: The battery portion that holds and operates the tool with a short amount of pole attached and connector. 2 extension poles. And the final chain saw cutting assembly with a short amount of pole that is nonremovable as well. If you are referring to the poles that extend the unit and twist lock together, they have a "on" twist direction and an "off" twist direction. On the grey portion of that pole connection, there are logos that show a "locked" and an "unlocked" padlock insignia on them to denote which way to twist to lock or unlock the pole. Once you fully twist in the unlocked direction and the gray twist lock doesnt seem to be making any more movement along the pole, the fitting is just a compression fitting at that point. There is no further mechanism to keep the poles attached other than friction. Again, as long as we are talking about the light gray twist locks of which there are only 3 twist locks on the tool.

How do you remove the extension pole. I have tried different ways but its close to impossible.

Asked by Felix July 25, 2020
3
Answers

You need to make sure you're removing the correct pole. Two poles need to remain at all times. To add/remove the third one, find the one where the other two ends will connect when it's gone. I've never had an issue just unscrewing and then pulling apart.

this is an attachment capable pole? Thank you

Asked by Bo July 7, 2020
4
Answers

At this time, I dont think there is any other attachment, though that may change with time. This is not part of the 40V "Expand IT" line if that is what you mean. Those attachments use a spinning cable that is through the center of the shaft to "attach" and draw their power. This unit has an electrical connector that powers the eventual head unit. So I am going to say no unless Ryobi uses the same connector on other things like an extended lopper which could be possible.

will 40 2ah volt operate a 4ah lawnmower?

Asked by eladi June 16, 2020
1
Answer

Hi Eladi, Thanks for your question on the RYOBI RY40540 8 in. 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Pole Saw, 2 Ah Battery and Charger Included. Yes, the 2 Amp Hr 40 volt battery will work in the 40 volt mower. Please note that the larger the amp hour of the battery the longer the run time.- Eve

Will it work well for trimming large hedge? *Already own the 40v string trimmer (2.6ah battery) ...

Asked by YardFella June 13, 2020
2
Answers

This would work with extra effort with only having 8 inches of cutting length. My Ryobi hedge trimmer works well.

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Customer Reviews

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Bar constantly slips off the tensioner screw. This is quite an unreliable design, using a small g...
Bar constantly slips off the tensioner screw. This is quite an unreliable design, using a small groove in a curved edge.
by Subie
Response from RYOBIOutdoorsMar 12, 2021
Hello, Subie - We're so sorry you are experiencing trouble with your pole saw bar! If you would, will you please email us at reviews@ryobitools.com? We'd love the chance to hear more about this to try and provide a solution! RYOBIOutdoorTools
1 person found this helpful
Easy to assemble...has lots of power..hopefully can figure it out if we like to remove some pole ...
Easy to assemble...has lots of power..hopefully can figure it out if we like to remove some pole for short cutting.
by Frank
1 person found this helpful
Used this for the 1st time last week. It worked great. It cut thru the limbs like butter. Had ple...
Used this for the 1st time last week. It worked great. It cut thru the limbs like butter. Had plenty of power. I have used Ryobi 18v products for years and never have had any problems. This was my 1st 40v product and I was not disappointed. Would definitely recommend.
by t0912
4 people found this helpful
Works well, but leaks oil when stored vertically Pros: Straightforward to use, and cuts quickly. ...
Works well, but leaks oil when stored vertically Pros: Straightforward to use, and cuts quickly. Battery life is pretty good all things considered. The pole extension is useful to be able to add or remove depending on the job. Cons: The motor/chain is heavy and a bit unweildy, particularly when the pole is at full length. My biggest gripe is the fact that when stood up vertically - like you would likely do in your shed - this tool leaks oil from the reservoir. Where does that oil go? It ends up soaking in the foam handles first, then drips down to foul up the floor of your shed. I know that oil needs to weep out to oil the chain, but I wish this product were designed to not leak when vertical. The only way that I've been able to prevent it from making a big mess is to tape a few paper towels under the head like a diaper to catch the oil.
by hikeonpast
12 people found this helpful
Plenty enough power to cut through 4” thick branches. I used to clear overgrown tree line opposed...
Plenty enough power to cut through 4” thick branches. I used to clear overgrown tree line opposed to using my chain saw which required kneeling and cutting. Photos show before and after and the pile of trees cut in 2 hours. I stopped twice to tighten the chain and once to full the oil.
by Brush
2 people found this helpful
Ryobi 40 volt 8 inch pole saw. Nice product, seems well made, works as described. However be awar...
Ryobi 40 volt 8 inch pole saw. Nice product, seems well made, works as described. However be aware this pole saw is not light weight or evenly balanced. It is heavier than my Harbor Freight Electric pole saw that I have had for 8 years. This was purchased because I wanted cordless capability. It would have been nice if Ryobi did the extension pole as extendable like the Harbor Freight unit. With this pole saw you have to assemble the poles each time you will use it. Overall I am satisfied with the performance and quality.
by HomeDepotCustomer
7 people found this helpful
A pretty nice pole saw with plenty of power. Do wish they made one w/o the battery and charger in...
A pretty nice pole saw with plenty of power. Do wish they made one w/o the battery and charger in 10'in but this 8 in is fine for tree trimming. With the full extension though it is a bit awkward and top heavy would be my only complaint. Well build and easy to assemble the sections together. and ok Ryobi, you could have included a little bottle of chain oil with it. But I done quite a bit of trimming even on some good 5 in branches and it cuts right through and the 40v battery seems to last well. Next on my list will be the chain saw with the 40v battery!
by BarkingDog
3 people found this helpful
Easy to assemble, not too heavy for a woman to use. We needed a cordless pole saw to use on our l...
Easy to assemble, not too heavy for a woman to use. We needed a cordless pole saw to use on our large lot for spring trimming limbs from trees along our property line. It needed to be light enough for me to handle but able to cut larger limbs. The Ryobi pole saw came in several pieces in the box, but assembled fast and easy. The battery was already charged, so I quickly put the saw into service after reading the safety precautions in the manual and filling the chain oil reservoir with premium lube. The saw can be used at full length or shorter using one less segment on the pole. I opted for the shorter length to keep the weight down while my shoulder was healing up from an injury. It worked very well on a variety of limbs. I trimmed one old limb that was about 5" in diameter and some smaller 1-2" limbs. Cut cleanly and swiftly. Great little powerhouse that I'll put to use often in our rural lot.
by Rivergal
13 people found this helpful
My last pole saw gave out. I chose this replacement because no extension cords were involved. I d...
My last pole saw gave out. I chose this replacement because no extension cords were involved. I did have concern about the battery power and usable battery life. I do know that rechargeable batteries have come a long way over the years. This battery seems to have plenty of power. I have trimmed about 15 or so good sized branches. On average these were 3-4” in diameter. The battery is holding up fine. I do however think that the condition of the branches will have a direct impact on your battery life. Wet wood = a drained battery and dull chain. I do think that this is a homeowner unit only. It is 95% plastic. I don’t think it would hold up for commercial applications. Around the house, it works great!
by KEBNH
15 people found this helpful
This battery powered pole saw is another outstanding product from RYOBI. I ordered the saw to rep...
This battery powered pole saw is another outstanding product from RYOBI. I ordered the saw to replace our corded one that both my wife and I found to be too heavy and difficult to use. We also found it troublesome to deal with the long extension cords required to power the saw. The RYOBI pole saw is easily assembled and disassembled per the well-written and illustrated operator's manual. The unit comes with two extension poles, a "mandatory pole" which provides a six and a half foot reach, and a "intermediate pole" to extend the saw's reach out to nine and a half feet. The saw also comes with an adjustable front handle and shoulder strap which is a real plus. Another nice feature is the chain speed is controllable from the switch trigger by the amount of switch depression. Also, the chain oil level is easily monitored through the quick-view oil indicator. We are still in the middle of winter, but I did do a quick test run to make sure the saw was operational; it easily cut through some of our low hanging tree branches. Also, as a side note, we are keeping the box the saw arrived in to store the unit when not in use. The battery pack is easily and quickly charged up on the provided charger. Installing and removing the battery pack from the saw is also a simple task. The operator's manual provides excellent guidance on saw operation, safety, maintenance, and storage. We plan to follow all the guidance so we expect this pole saw to provide many years of issue free service. See attached photographs. Well-done RYOBI.
by EleEng
12 people found this helpful
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