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MS 241 C-M

A compact, lightweight chainsaw with professional-grade power and STIHL M-Tronic™ technology.

MS 241 C-M
Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 32reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by My go to saw I heat my home and water with an outdoor wood boiler and also sell firewood during the heating season. I have had this saw for 3 years now and with only changing the spark plug, fuel filter, and air filter each year I have had no problems with it. I use my MS 440 for falling and trunking and this saw for everything else. I would recommend this saw to anyone. March 31, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by My saw has no power This my second ms 241 c m. After 2 years like my first one it is spluttering and not cutting with speed and power. It cuts out easily. March 20, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent do-it-all heavy use saw for the homeowner Been using a friends 241 for a couple weeks and liked it so much that I just ordered one a few days ago. My big Stihl MS 362 C-M is overkill for smaller jobs that I do. I heat with wood in the winter so cut 4-5 cords of firewood every year, mostly 6-10" logs. The 362 can rip through smaller stuff but is very tiring after an hour or two. I found that the 241 can do most of what I needed without resorting to the bigger saw. I found that I was using the 362 less and less and the 241 more often was the go-to saw. I have 5 acres of standing timber, mostly 6-10" fir and alder pole trees, the 241 gobbles that stuff up no problem. It is 2/3rds the weight, almost 5 lbs lighter than the 362 and with the 16" bar much more maneuverable in the thick brush. For most homeowners this will be be all the saw they will ever need, the perfect all around saw for a home owner that uses his saw on a fairly regular basis. If you use a saw more than a couple times a month and/or cut firewood on a regular basis then you probably should get a higher level saw. The Pro series can be run hard for extended times that would kill a home owner saw. Buy minimum a Ranch/Farm series or spend the extra on the Pro series. You'll be glad you did in a few years, money ahead in the long run. February 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by MS241 My Go-To Saw Owned other brands of 20" and 18" saws for general use. Falling poplar, pine, hickory, locust, oak and a few others. I thought they were great saws until it finally started to give me a few problems after about 5 years of occasional use. After doing some research I decided on the 241C-M. I use a 16-inch bar and 14-inch bar. My favorite is the 14 because it makes it so light and easy. Cuts through any type wood like butter. I also have a 391 for larger diameter trees, but the 241 is just a great saw for everything else. I would highly recommend this saw. Easy to start, very powerful...especially with the 14 inch bar. You will not be sorry if you buy this saw. Worth every penny. Light and reliable. My go to saw for 99% of my cutting. February 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Saw! This is my first saw and it's everything the reviews said it would be. Easy to use, lots of power, and reliable. Have around 30 hrs on the saw; no issues to speak of. Typically use it for 3-4 hrs at a time; it's weight isn't an issue. January 29, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very Impressive Saw I have been around chainsaws for over 25 years, currently own 8 saws from the 200T on up to a 460 Arctic and the 241 @ 42cc is a little beast and is becoming one of the first saws I grab when cutting.The 241 starts easily, idles and cuts like a dream, you can actually "hear" the M-tronic making adjustments when the saw needs it while cutting.The AV set up is a huge improvement over older Stihl saws, vibrations are minimal in my experience.Firewood, yard chores, arborists will all find the 241 complementing their work needs. With a 16 inch B/C the saw is able to tackle many tasks from limbing, smaller tree harvesting, orchard work, even up in a bucket truck.If a small, very powerful, agile, smooth, fuel efficient and quality built chainsaw are on your wish list, check out an MS241 January 10, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Bad to the bone. Working as a Stihl tech gives me the ability to test just about every saw out there. Having a small firewood business on the side has me cutting dozens of cords every year. After the first time I tried this saw I bought one and won't pick another up unless it needs testing. Perfect balance and feel along with buttery smooth engine thanks to the M-Tronics management system make this saw the ultimate firewood saw. November 25, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by MS 241 C-M I just recently bought a brand new MS 241 to replace my .009L. The 241 is obviously much more of a saw but it as good as my 009 was, this 241 is much more powerful. the best part of it for me is the capability to use all of my old bars and chains. I was even able to add a bar to my collect when I bought the saw. This saw can use a 12 inch through 18 inch bar. I have a 14, 16, 18, and with the 14 on it the saw rips through logs extremely fast and is very controllable, and it also has no trouble cutting threw a 30 log with the 18" bar on it. the only con is price, price was a little high. If this this 241 can and will last as long and be as durable as my 009's where I will be happy with price. November 20, 2015
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