Bosch AKE 40-18 S

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Bosch AKE 40-18 S

Motor capacity 1.800 W. Blade length 400 mm. Chain speed 12 m/s. Chain Chrome chain. Machine weight (incl. chain and chain bar) 4, 40 kg.

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Review of "Bosch AKE 40-18 S"

published 08/04/2008 | Bob77
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"Bosch Chainsaw AKE 40-18 S"

I bought this chainsaw when a 10 metre tree fell across my garden fence. I chose Bosch because I have other products mady by this company and they have appeared well designed and reliable. The 1800 watt motor was more powerful then I had expected and the instructions were extremely good covering the safe use of the chainsaw. I am pleased I bought this model with 40cm blade and not the shorter version at 35 cm.
The chainsaw has 2 excellent safety devices, the first requires two buttons to be operated to avoid accidental starting or use by a child. the second is an anti kick back device which applies a brake to the chain if the chainsaw is thrown upwards in the process of cutting a tree or branch. I also like the fact that you do not need spanners or tools to tighten the chain, it has a built in tensioning device which is easy to use. It is also relatively quiet compared to some chainsaws I have heard.
I have cut my fallen tree into manageable pieces and I am looking forward to trimming some overhanging branches in the near future.

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  • manlybeach published 08/04/2008
    You will be looking for things to chop down now! Good review
  • yummy.mummy published 08/04/2008
    thanks for the advice. Kerry xx
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Product Information : Bosch AKE 40-18 S

Manufacturer's product description

Motor capacity 1.800 W. Blade length 400 mm. Chain speed 12 m/s. Chain Chrome chain. Machine weight (incl. chain and chain bar) 4, 40 kg.

Product Details

EAN: 3165140400855

Colour: Green

Manufacturer: Bosch

Power Supply: Mains / Corded, Mains

Type: Chain saw, Electric Chainsaw

Input Wattage: 1800

Sword Length in cm: 40

MPN: BOS-AKE40-18S-0600836C42

Long Name: AKE40-18S Electric Chainsaw

Wattage: 1800

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