BLACK+DECKER LCS1240 is a cordless battery-powered chainsaw designed for homeowners with the primary purpose of Pruning branches and Cutting fallen limbs, which works at a voltage of 40 volts, with a capacity of about 2.0Ah 72 Wh Lithium-Ion battery, and has a 12″ Oregon low-kickback bar and chain which gives smooth and fast cuts.
BLACK + DECKER is a very professional company, which, besides producing quality chainsaw, has excellent courier service, responds quickly to the questions and replicas of each individual and finds the best solution between the company and the buyer in the shortest possible time.
These chainsaws are supposed to operate with trees about 7-8 “, but it is also capable of larger wood diameter even up to 11-12”. The only problem is when you use this chainsaw (like most others with similar specifications) for working with larger diameters trees, the battery life is reduced and it lasts for a little over an hour. In normal work with a tree whose diameter is 7-8, “the average working time is about two hours
BLACK+DECKER LCS1240 key features
Bar Length – 12″
Battery Amp Hours – 2.0
Battery Power Type – Lithium-Ion
Chain Pitch – 3/8″
Gauge – .043
Power Type – Battery
Voltage – 40V
In the following table, we will show the comparison of three chainsaws whose battery is powered. All three products are top in this category and have all modern innovations that possess contemporary chainsaw from this category.
|BLACK+DECKER LCS1240||Poulan Pro PRCS16i||VonHaus Chainsaw|
|Motor Engine||Battery 2 AH||Battery 5.2 AH||Battery 4 AH|
|Bar & Chain||12″||16″||14″|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 32 x 8.5 in||33 x 10 x 10 inches||20.9 x 10.2 x 9 inches|
If you’ve read our Poulan Pro PRCS16i and VonHaus Chainsaw reports, then it’s clear that Poulan has a larger battery capacity that lets her work longer and harder. VonHaus has a smaller bar not intended for some hard work because its battery capacity is twice as low as the PRCS16i. The LCS1240 on this list has a significantly smaller bar length but its performance is excellent.
BLACK+DECKER LCS1240 Specifications
Item model number – LCS1240
Motor – Brushed
Charge time – 120 minutes
Chainsaw Size – Small
Product Weight – 10.4lb
Maximum Cut Diameter – 12″
Chain Size – 12″
Drive Links – 45
BLACK + DECKER LCS1240 are cordless and its design also allows for easy maneuvering. LCS1240 comes in its classic black-orange color and a design that is fully in line with precise, pedantic and safe work, in other words professional. In relation to the chainsaw that is on the gas drive, this chainsaw is quite lax. This would certainly be one of the advantages, while in comparison with corded chainsaws it is mobile because it does not need a power source for its operation.
The design of the saw absolutely fits into the performance quality, and that’s the top, design. The top wrap-around handle is made of plastic, also and front hand guard. This saw does not have a blade brake. Plastic design allows for less weight chainsaw.
Main elements this chainsaw are:
1. Trigger switch
2. Lock-off button
3. Front hand guard
4. Guide bar
5. Saw chain
6. Sprocket cover
7. Bar adjust locking knob
8. Chain tensioning knob
9. Guide bar scabbard
10. Rear handle
11. Front handle
12. 40V Battery
13. Oil cap
14. Oil level indicator
From our experience, you will not have big problems with the chain, but as any consumable-wearing element, it has its own lifetime and after a while it needs repair or replacement. In our guide for chainsaw sharpeners, we show detailed and explain, the top 8 best chainsaw sharpeners currently available on the market.
If it comes to the fracture chain, or if its replacement is necessary due to the worsening of the material, then we have in our assortment the original replacement at a very good price, with identical features like those you used on your chainsaw. This chainsaw uses the Oregon 90PX045G chain for strong performance and reliability. .Narrow .043 gauge helps reduce the weight of the bar chain combination approximately 15%.
Within this chainsaw, there is also their original bar with a serial number 90614272, which is a length of 12″
BLACK + DECKER The LCS1240 has a lithium-ion battery LBX2040 running at 40V and with a battery capacity of 2.2Ah. This battery has an integrated LED battery charge level indicator that allows the user to monitor battery using. This battery is not universal and can be used only on individual black & Decker products that have the same voltage. There’s also a BLACK+ decker battery that works at a voltage of 20 volts, but its power is considerably lower than the one that uses 40 volts. In addition, there is no battery level indicator on a 20 volt battery. Battery characteristics are:
Battery Capacity: 2200mAh
Battery Type:Premium LG Lithium Cells
These are chainsaw models lbx1540, lbx2040, lbxr36, lbxr2036, but regardless of chainsaws, this battery can be used on all cordless power tools that have a voltage between 36v / 40v
This chainsaw uses LCS40 MAX Rapid Charger, which is very easy to use, and designed to charge BLACK + DECKER 36v or 40v Max batteries in less than 2 hours. Most initial battery voltage is 40 volts, while the nominal voltage is 36. On the right side of the charger, there is a system for diagnosing the battery charging state, so when the battery is charged on the charger it will be shown. In this offer there is no charger
There is a possibility, although it is not advisable to use a 20 volt battery instead of a 40 volt battery. Then with a change in voltage, you have less power at the same time reduced and time of operation. This is an option if you do not have the choice but it is normally recommended to use 40 volts. The difference between the charger used to power the 40-volt (LCS40) chainsaw power supply and the 20-volt (LBXR20) charger that concerns the design is in the battery level indicator
From time to time you need to control chain tension, but this is a very simple operation, which consists of first loosening the black bar adjust knob on the right side of the saw, which allows you to tighten the tension knob and in that way set the appropriate tension of the chain
BLACK+DECKER LCS1240 is equipped with an auto oiling system. The automated oiling system ensures constant bar and chain lubrication, and the wrap around bale maintains provides increased attention and comfort. Adding chain oil is a very simple process by removing the lid and pouring it until the oil spills. To control the level of oil level, you have a translucent plastic window
|· Simple||· Charging time|
|· Quality parts||· Oil leaks|
|· Good customer service|
|· Light Weight|
|· Cuts Well|
This chainsaw comes in two variants in terms of payment. The first variant is a chainsaw which in its entirety has all the parts it needs to work and costs $ 165.89 on Amazon. In this variant, all vital parts are included, and the main difference between this variant and the next is the battery. In the second variant, there is no battery available and this variant costs $ 137.99 on Amazon. In our offer this tester is currently available only for US and UK market, check the link above for detailed information