EGO Advances its Chainsaw Lineup With a 20-inch Model
As battery-powered technology progresses, the line between gas and cordless performance gets thinner and thinner. EGO’s chainsaw lineup is a case in point, offering battery-powered models for every skill level. The EGO 20-inch chainsaw (CS2005) is the brand’s latest entry, and it shows off some promising specs ahead of its 2024 release.
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EGO 20-inch Chainsaw Performance
- Model: EGO CS2005
- Bar length: 20 inches
- Power equivalent to 55cc gas chainsaw
- Up to 135 cuts on 6×6 wood with a 6.0Ah battery
- Max chain speed: 25 m/s
- Brushless motor
- Omnidirectional auto chain brake sensor
- Kickback brake
The EGO CS2005 chainsaw features a 20-inch bar and chain, which is the brand’s largest capacity model to date. Its brushless motor provides up to 135 cuts on 6×6 wood per charge with the kitted 6.0Ah battery.
As a 20-inch model, this chainsaw has a cutting capacity of 18 inches, which is ideal for downing large branches, stumps, and trees. It has a no-load chain speed of up to 25 m/s. EGO tells us it delivers the same performance as a 55cc gas chainsaw, without the fumes, noise, or maintenance.
A new feature to EGO’s chainsaw lineup, the CS2005 also features an omnidirectional auto chain brake sensor that works in tandem with the kickback brake to stop the chain rotation in a variety of tool orientations for added safety.
EGO 20-inch Chainsaw Design
- Digital display
- LED work light
- IPX4 rating
- 3/8-inch pitch
- .050-inch gauge chain
- 69 drive links
This chainsaw’s digital display above the rear handle shows your cutting controls and battery charge status. There’s also an LED work light that makes it easier to work in low-light conditions.
Additionally, an IPX4 rating protects it against water splashes, so you don’t have to worry about packing up when the weather turns sour.
EGO 20-inch Chainsaw Price
This chainsaw is slated to be released in 2024 and will come as either a kit, including a 56V 6.0Ah battery and charger, or as a bare tool. EGO backs your purchase with a 5-year tool warranty and a 3-year battery warranty. Make sure to check back closer to the release date, as we will update this article as more information becomes available.