Husqvarna 525PT5S Review

Husqvarna’s 525PT5S is the longest telescopic pole saw in its class. Engineered with Husqvarna’s LowVib technology, the pole saw delivers low vibration levels for maximum safety and ease of use. The 525PT5S is powered by X-Torq engine technology that delivers an excellent power-to-weight ratio. The automatic bar and chain oiler, tool-less air filter access, and commercial-grade. 7-spline solid shaft all provide the performance and reliability you need to get the job done. For superior productivity and precision cutting, put a 525PT5S pole saw to work on your next pruning or limbing job.

Husqvarna 525PT5S Video Review


Magnesium clutch housing

Robust magnesium clutch housing for tough professional use, ensuring a long service life.

Rear impact guard

The rear-impact guard protects the integrated battery from wear and damage.

Chain lubrication

Adjustable, automatic chain lubrication.

Efficient air filter

The efficient air filter provides less cost for service and less engine wear.

Air Purge

Removes air from carburetor and fuel system for easy starting.

Metal skid plate

A durable metal skid plate protects the engine and fuel tank.


Auto return stop switch

Stop switch automatically resets to ON position for easier starting.

Intuitive controls

The choke and purge are easy to reach and understand.


The X-Torq engine design reduces harmful exhaust emissions by up to 60% and increases fuel efficiency by up to 20%.

Stand-alone starter

The stand-alone starter makes it easy to change the starter cord if needed.

Chain tensioner

Fully adjustable allows for proper chain tensioning.

Husqvarna 525PT5S Video – Used by a Landscaper
Husqvarna 525PT5S Performance Video (It’s in Hungarian, but there’s almost no talking)

Husqvarna 525PT5S Specs

Cylinder displacement25.4 cm3
Power output1.01 kW
1.36 hp
Maximum power speed8 500 RPM
Fuel tank volume17.25 fl. oz.
0.51 liters
Fuel consumption395 g/kWh
Idling speed3 000 RPM
Recommended bar length (min)10 in
25.4 cm
Recommended bar length (max)12 in
30.48 cm
Weight (excluding cutting equipment)14.1 lbs
6.4 kg
Length (extended [including cutting equipment])95.7 inches
2.43 meters
Oil tank volume4.8 fl oz
0.4 US pint
0.19 liters
Sound and noise
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA)107 dB(A)
Sound pressure level at operators ear91 dB(A)
Warranty (homeowner)2 years
Husqvarna 525PT5S Specs

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