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MS 461

A well-balanced, professional chainsaw that is fuel efficient and low maintenance.

MS 461
Rated 4.9 out of 5 by 18reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Beast Love this saw . It runs like a beast and tears through everything that I feed it. Not too heavy for the power. Fuel efficient. Starts right up. Awesome for felling big trees and bucking em. It also works really well with my chainsaw mill. It's definetly worth the money. It's plenty of power for any task . Recommended. October 11, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This is a great saw! Great saw! Minimal vibration! Cuts quickly and is not to heavy. But the wrench provided broke at the weld the second day I used it. October 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by HOT KNIFE THROUGH BUTTER! Bought a 461 after my junk poulan clutch locked up. You want it cut and fast? This is the saw! love it! August 31, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best all around saw ever. My new MS-461 is the ultimate saw. I have run the full line of Stihl saws, as well as many other brands and this is by far my favorite saw. It is a little bit excessive for what I need it for (logging northeastern hardwoods, usually 22" or less), but when I want it to cut, it cuts. There's no lack of power, that's for sure. I hope to use it in an Alaskan Chainsaw Mill soon. Felling trees, bucking firewood, and ripping logs are no match for this beast. I've even carried it up into the trees with me for larger removals.Keep an eye on the air filter though, as it tends to collect quite a bit of fine dust. May 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quality remains after price is forgotten Had MS 280 until it burned out from 5 years of hard use. Live in high country of rockies mountains and burn about 15 cords of wood each winter. Upgraded to 461, was going to get the 362, until the salesman let me try both saws. 362 was great (highly recommended as well), however the 461 did the same work in 1/4 the time. Cut through wood like hot knife through butter. This is an amazing machine that will change your whole wood processing schedule. It use to take me forever to buck up the wood before splitting it. Now the splitting takes the longest. April 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent saw with plenty of power Overall this is a great saw with plenty of power. Having stepped up from the MS 362 this is a huge jump. Weight difference to me is not noticiable even though there is about one pound difference. Only negative I could find with this saw is the air filter does get dirtier faster than our MS 441c and MS 362. March 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by the ms 461 is a great saw the ms 461 is a great saw, the power of the ms 461 is just amazing and the looks are rugged , i would recommend a ms 461 for the any week end saws man or woman or for daily use. iv'e used other products none of them top a sthil product March 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Absolute great power to weight ratio I'm not a professional logger by no means but i cut a serious amount of firewood. Probably 25-30 2 ton dump truck loads a year. This saw is amazing I wouldn't be afraid of using a 36" bar. It starts on the first or second pull every time.It runs amazing. Wouldn't recommend if planning on limbing up allot but that's just me cause i baby my saws and don't want them scratched up as much as possibly needed . would recommend to anyone. March 15, 2014