SALEM MASTER 5820G 58CC 16-Inch Gas Chainsaw Review

SALEM MASTER 5820G is a budget priced chainsaw with 16-inch guide bar and 58cc engine that output 2.2 kw (2.95 horsepower) at 8,500 RPM.

Cutting performance

Obviously SALEM MASTER 5820G doesn’t cut as well as more expensive and serious chainsaws but it doesn’t cut bad. It can handle thicker logs reasonably well. If you rarely need a chainsaw but still need one then maybe spending $400-$500 doesn’t feel adequate and SALEM MASTER 5820G might be a decent choice for occasional use.

It’s not hard to start but it’s harder than more advanced chainsaws.

Replacement chain

Finding replacement chain for SALEM MASTER 5820G can be difficult. SALEM MASTER 5820G has chain has 0.058″ gauge, 0.325″ pitch and 64 drive links even though some sources claim different specs. You can find factory chain searching by its ASIN which is B088D3Z9VW (click here to check if it’s available on

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SALEM MASTER 5820G has features like adjustable automatic oiler, chain brake and low-kickback chain.

Fuel tank capacity is 550 mL, oil tank – 260 mL.


SALEM MASTER 5820G can be a good choice if you only need to use chainsaw rarely and therefore don’t want to buy expensive one.

SALEM MASTER 5820G 58CC Chainsaw Specifications:

  • Type: Gas
  • Guide Bar length: 16”
  • Engine:
    • Cylinder displacement: 58 сc
    • Peak horsepower: 2.95 hp
    • Max RPM: 8,500
    • Fuel tank volume: 18.6 oz / 550 mL
    • Oil tank volume: 8.8 oz / 260 mL
  • Package contents:
    • 1 x Chainsaw
    • 1 x 16″ .325lp Saw Chain
    • 1 x 16″ .325lp 64DL Saw Guide Bar
    • 1 x Instruction Manual
    • 1 x Chain Saw Installation Step
    • 1 x Guide for Start-up of Chain Saw
    • 1 x Tool Kit
    • 1 x 2L Fuel Mixing bottle

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