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Low vibration, low emission chain saw for property maintenance

The MS 171 gas chainsaw is the ideal assistant for private users and tradespeople for cutting firewood and grounds maintenance. This powerful gas chainsaw can even be used to fell smaller trees. The MS 171 offers effective support for tradespeople building with wood.

The powerful STIHL 2-MIX engine ensures good cutting performance with low fuel consumption. The STIHL anti-vibration system reduces vibrations from the engine and from the tool itself. protecting your muscles and joints, while the chainsaw can optionally be retrofitted with STIHL ElastoStart so that you can always get started quickly. This feature eases the start-up sequence by dampening load peaks and enabling an even starting process. The single-lever control allows you to access all essential functions such as starting and stopping the power tool directly with one hand.

The pre-separation routing system integrated as standard prevents coarse dirt particles from reaching the filter, which means that it needs to be cleaned less frequently. The STIHL Ematic system ensures that chain oil reaches precisely those places where it is needed. In addition, STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning can also be retrofitted as an option. With STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning, you can retension the saw chain easily and safely as required in just a few simple steps and without using tools.
MS 171


The pictures shown are sample photos. The actual appearance of the equipment features and their specific attachment to the product may differ from the pictorial representations, but will have the same functionality.

STIHL 2 MIX engine
STIHL anti-vibration system
STIHL Vier-Kanal-Technik

Technical details

Bar length35-40 cm
Bar length14-16 in
Displacement31.8 (cc)
Displacement1.94 cu-in
Power output1.3 / 1.8 (kW/bhp)

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