Poulan Pro PP4218AV

The PP4218AV is powered by a 42cc 2-cycle gas engine and is outfitted with an 18" steel bar. Some beneficial features of the PP4218AV model include an Anti-Vibe handle and Overmolded rear handle to lessen operator fatigue, automatic chain oiler, Effortless start system, and the Super clean air filtration system. A carrying case and extra chain are included with this model, which is backed by a 2-year warranty. Excellent for general landowner property management.

Cylinder displacement: 
42 cc
Weight (excl. cutting equipment): 
11.8 lbs
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Engine specification

Cylinder displacement 42 cc


Oil pump type Automatic, gear driven

Cutting equipment

Bar length 18 "

Overall dimensions

Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 11.8 lbs
Part NumberDescription
Poulan Pro PP4218AV 3.5 5 136 136
Best value and easy to use I've had my Poulan Pro chainsaw for two years and I love it. It is easy to use and its by far the best value out there. I own 10 acres of land covered with dense hard wood trees. I have cleared over half of the trees and my Poulan Pro has not given me any problems. March 10, 2012
I got Less than 2 hours out of mine Ran great for first use. When trying to start it for second use, the clutch froze. Poulan refuses to fix it, claiming user error, user must have left break on. If break was left on, why didn't the break burn up before the clutch? No one in the tree business that I have spoken with can understand how the clutch can be broken. Poulan dealer wants one hundred and thirty bucks to fix a one hundred and seventy dollar saw. They can keep it. October 14, 2014
model PP4218A Best saw I ever had, my first 18 inch saw, It took care of a big job and did it real fast.(I had a 2 foot dia. tree down on my bee hive.) I thank you and the bees are still alive. September 24, 2014
value for the money I purchased this saw based off previous experience with Poulan products. With that being said, I knew what to expect. I purchased this saw as a reconditioned unit. I unpacked the saw and put it together. I immediately noticed the bar and cover weren't aligning just right. After I took the cover off I noticed the plastic shipping spacer was jammed in the cover. The thing clearly has written on it "remove"....there was sawdust on it....DUH! Anyway, I added extra oil to my mix, bar and chain oil and fired it up. Runs great! Just a tip, always use 100% gas, your power equipment performs so much better. September 23, 2014
bought two I bought a second poulan last week to run two of them. Can't beat the value. I cut a 36 inch tree with the 18 in bar. I ran it with gas in the tank from last season. Runs great. I run it with xtra oil in the gas. When I bought it it didnt have the xtra chain and the snap of the case was broke. The chain tensioner was popped out hit it with a hammer to set it back in place. But you cant beat the price and performance. Made alot of money with this saw in the city. Took it back to the farm cleared alot of trees. August 10, 2014
It won't cooperate I bought a 260 model, the old name for this line of saws, back in 2000 to learn on. I cut 3 to 4 face cords every year. My intention was to replace it with a "Real Saw" in a couple of years after it died. I have misused and abused this saw in every way imaginable. I have on numerous occasions run the chain into the dirt and against rocks. I do a poor job of mixing oils & gas. I leave fuel in it and the next season crank it up and run it on the fuel that has been sitting in it for months. I have had to replace the bar 3 times, once for a bad sprocket, but twice because I bent the bar trying to get it unstuck after binding in a tree. I did replace the air filter and spark plug last year, after 13 years, because it just seemed that they should be replaced after that much time, and this year I had to replace one fuel line that cracked. I keep waiting for it to die so that I can get a "Real Saw". Who knows, perhaps this is the "Real Saw". If it ever does die, I'll probably get the larger 50cc model. July 3, 2014
Poulan Pro 18" Model# PP4218A "EXCELLENT CHAIN SAW" To: Anyone Needing a Great Product, I have owned several chain saws over the years. And I just have to share, that "this" Poulan Pro 18" Chain Saw, Model# PP4218A is the absolute "BEST CHAIN SAW" I have EVER owned or used. It is a work horse !! It is very easy to start, and starts on the very "first pull". And it cuts like a dream. My daughter can even use this saw with ease, and start it too. Its a very safe saw as well. I really like all of the safety features incorporated into this chain saw also. I recommended the saw purchase to my neighbor, after he saw the ease in me using the saw. And after he tried my new chain saw out for just a few minutes. He ran right out and bought himself on too. I would recommend this saw to "anybody" that is in the market for a very well engineered and built chain saw. Because I am sure that "they" will be just as pleased as I am. Thank You Husqvarna Corporation for Building & Offering such an "Excellent" Brand Name & Product of Poulan Pro Products. Respectfully Signed: "Your Happiest Customers" ~Jeff & Lori (Oklahoma) June 21, 2014
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