Shindaiwa 501sx

Professional chain saw with superb power to weight balance ...


Professional chain saw with superb power to weight balance.
For jobs that demand the best, toughest and most ergonomic tools. Power and precision from Japan. The lightest saw in its class, the 501SX is packed with professional features. These include a starter grip assist cap opener, a tool-less air filter cover allowing easy air filter access, even when wearing gloves; a side access chain tensioner enabling easy chain adjustment; an anti-icing system preventing the carburettor from freezing in colder months.

Professional engine.

Featuring a powerful 50.2cm³ professional grade engine, giving exceptional power and performance.

Shindaiwa 501sx

Built for daily commercial work.

The lightest saw in its class, the 501sx has many features for professionals. The redesigned front handle provides a more stable and comfortable hold during cutting, a starter grip assist cap opener; dropout prevention nuts; a tool-less air filter cover allowing easy air filter access, even when wearing gloves; a side access chain tensioner enabling easy chain adjustment and an anti-icing system.Shindaiwa 501sx

Slimline, ergonomic yet robust.

With a magnesium die-cast crankcase and aluminum handle, it is both light weight and highly durable. The slimline design makes limbing fast and accurate.

Shindaiwa 501sx



Sale Type
Manufacturer Qty
Engine Size
59.8 cc
Dry Weight
Chain Brake
Output (kw)
Chain Tensioner
Ignition System
Start Assist System
Fuel Tank Capacity (l)
Saw Chain Pitch (inch)
Engine Displacement (cm³)
Chain Oil Tank Capacity (ml)
Applicable Bar Length (cm/inch)
40, 45, 50 / 16, 18, 20
Fuel Consumption At Maximum Engine Power (L/h)

other features

Automatic fast idle

Integrated choke and fast idle with trigger release for for easy starting.Shindaiwa 501sx

Soft start

Spring assisted starting system for easier starting.Shindaiwa 501sx

Optional spike

Spike as option.Shindaiwa 501sx

C4 technology

Model with C4 technology engine.Shindaiwa 501sx


G-Force Engine Air Pre-Cleaner utilises centrifugal force to expel dust and debris outside the machine and draw in cool clean air. This system is industry leading and massively reduces the need for maintenance.Shindaiwa 501sx

Digital controlled CDI

Capacitor discharge ignition system for easy starting and smooth acceleration.Shindaiwa 501sx

Side access chain tensioner

Side access chain tensioner for quick chain adjustments.Shindaiwa 501sx

Super anti-vibration system

Super anti-vibration system for reduced vibration.Shindaiwa 501sx

U handle

Model with U type handle.Shindaiwa 501sx

Loop handle

Model with loop type handle.Shindaiwa 501sx

High torque

High torque gear for more efficient work.Shindaiwa 501sx

Rotatable handle

Rotatable rear handle for comfortable and accurate operation in all positions.Shindaiwa 501sx

Tip guard

Tip guard prevents blade contact with fences or buildings.Shindaiwa 501sx

Adjustable cutter clearance

Cutter clearance is easily adjustable.Shindaiwa 501sx

Adjustment free

Cutter clearance is adjustment free.Shindaiwa 501sx

EZ-lock system

EZ-lock for secure pipe to housing connection.Shindaiwa 501sx

Posi-Loc pipe system

Provides a secure and tight connection in 2 simple steps. Simply connect and twist.Shindaiwa 501sx

Ventilated back pad

The ventilated back pad expels warm air and draws cool air around the operator's back. This feature can be turned off during cold weather or when not needed.Shindaiwa 501sx

Rotational control

Delivers a pull away from the operator to counter the gyro effect, with no loss of blowing force.Shindaiwa 501sx


best features


Features one of Shindaiwa’s most powerful engines.


Designed to maximise efficiency and comfort.

Easy start engine

Shindaiwa’s patented system for effortless starting.


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