Remington RM5118R Chainsaw Review

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The Remington RM51188R is an excellent chainsaw, I used it to fell a few trees on my land, and honestly, it shredded through anything. This is mainly due to its powerful 51cc motor.

The whole design of the tool is extremely user-friendly, along with a vast abundance of safety features. As long as the chainsaw is oiled up regularly, it will outperform any other chainsaw within its class.

Regardless of whether you need a chainsaw for limbing, firewood, or cutting small trees, in my opinion, the Remington RM51188R is right for you.

Even when cutting down tree after tree, the chainsaw will just keep going – without slowing down (thermal throttling.) This is of the utmost importance when purchasing a chainsaw, as you don’t want to have to wait for it to cool down to receive full power from your tool again, do you?

EngineRemington RM5118R

Inside the aesthetically pleasing chassis of the Remington RM51188R, is a large 51cc motor, which also features a huge eighteen-inch kickback bar, allowing for extreme safety during the usage of this tool. In regards to starting the engine, this chainsaw features Remington’s patented QuickStart technology, allowing for quick and easy starts, regardless of other factors.


The overall design of this tool is similar to Black & Deckers, black/orange color scheme, however – rather than featuring an accented color as many tool manufacturers do, the Remington RM51188R uses both colors equally, to create an aesthetically pleasing tool. In terms of ergonomics, the Remington RM51188R has an excellent balance, which is imperative for safety. Along with an oversized handle, allowing the operator to wear gloves and still be able to operate the tool safely.


The saw blade on the Remington RM51188R features huge bucking spikes to allow for precise and safe cutting. This is all achieved without sacrificing performance, and it also improves the lifespan of the blade.


The front and back handle on the Remington RM51188R features vibration-dampening technology, reducing fatigue and increasing comfort. This is a lovely touch from Remington, as strong vibrations can limit the usage of some tools to only a few minutes before the operator needs a break. In contrast, you can use the Remington RM51188R for hours on end without fatigue, or cramping.

Full-Size Chain Saw

The bar and chain on this chainsaw are 18-inch, meaning it is a full-size chainsaw. The full-size construction allows for any task to be achieved with the Remington RM51188R, whether it be felling or limbing trees or even cleaning up after a storm.

Remington RM5118R Features and Specifications

  • 51cc Motor
  • 18-inch Full-Size Construction
  • Vibration Dampening Handles
  • Durable Chassis
  • Product Size – 20 x 12.2 x 12.5 inches
  • Product Weight – 25 lbs.

Remington RM5118R Chain Saw Customer Reviews

The build quality of this tool is terrific. Even when sawing through large trees, there is no noticeable wobble between the blade and the chassis. Everything is firmly connected, allowing for a safe experience cutting. The pull to start mechanism also feels like it will last a while, as these tend to be somewhat hit and miss with other tools. It is also easy to oil the saw blade without having to disassemble the tool, which is a great touch – allowing the user to spend more time cutting, and less time maintaining the Remington RM58811R. Let’s see what customers have said about this product:

Customers find it awesome value for the price. It cuts faster, but many noticed that the bar oil would completely drain out and make a big mess if there is any left in the tank after using the saw


If you are looking for a new chainsaw for light chainsaw work, I cannot recommend the Remington RM51188R enough. Its large motor will provide ample power for every chore, along with the huge 18-inch full-size construction that allows you to cut nearly any size of wood.

The reliability, durability, and sheer power that the Remington RM51188R provides all work together to offer an excellent cutting experience, regardless of what you’re cutting.