• McCulloch CS 450 ELITE

    45 cc chainsaw for getting even the toughest jobs done. A powerful and fully equipped all-round saw for users who value professional qualities. The OxyPower engine provides more power, lower emission levels and lower fuel consumption. Fully featured with decompression valve, Soft Start, purge, fuel level window and all start/stop controls integrated into one combined control. Tool-less chain tensioner for easier handling. Convenient maintenance with easy access clips for fast access to filter and spark plug. Combi tool integrated in the rear handle.

    • Power
    • Features
    • Bar length

  • Reddot Design Award 2012

    Reddot Design Award 2012

    The reddot design award dates back to 1955 and is now of the world's largest and most distinguished design competitions.

    Evaluation criteria: important special design qualities, design competence and excellent design.


Engine specification
  • Cylinder displacement 45.7 cc
  • Power output 2.7 hp
  • Maximum power speed 9000 rpm
  • Fuel tank volume 0.97 US pint
  • Spark plug Champion RCJ7Y, NGK BPMR7A
Cutting equipment
  • Chain pitch .325"
  • Recommended bar length, min-max 13"-18"
  • Chain speed at 133% of maximum engine power speed 75.46 fts
  • Chain gauge 0.05 "
  • Oil tank volume 0.63 US pint
Vibration & noise data
  • Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front / rear handle 2.5/2.9 m/s²
  • Sound pressure level at operators ear 104 dB(A)
  • Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 116 dB(A)
Overall dimensions
  • Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 11.68 lbs



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