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MS 461 R

Fuel efficient and low maintenance, now with a wrap-around handle (R).

MS 461 R
Rated 5 out of 5 by 22reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Primary Saw Running strong with 32 inch guide; makes 42 inch black oak child's play. May 26, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love It! Absolutely love this saw. I got it with a 28" bar. Runs very good with it. I recently burned up a husqvarna and didn't like the options I had to get it fixed (Almost the price I paid for it new). I decided, with hours of YouTube video, and meeting my with local saw shops (gotta trust your mechanic), that the 461R was the saw for me. It's lighter, more powerful than my old saw. I will most likely be getting a 25" and a 32" bar in the future. I foresee a long life together with the saw. May 25, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very nice brute Saw. All the stihl saws I own now. This saw puts them all to shame. Love this saw with a 20" bar. February 6, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best saw since the MS 044 Recently our entire wildland firefighting organization switched over to MS 461s. This is a rock solid saw that faces long hard shifts and constantly performs day in day out. I own one myself for woodcutting and couldn't be happier. November 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by great saw. I cant say enough good things about this saw , hopefully stihl continues with this model as it is the last of a solid dead nuts reliable breed of saws , if your lookin for a good saw to pull a 28 - 32" bar this is the one October 18, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tons of power Best full size saw I've ever bought. Has a crazy amount of power. I have a 36" bar with skip chain & the saw cuts through hard wood like nothin! It's not too heavy, love the wrap handle, cleaning & servicing is easy, pretty fuel efficient too. October 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by I like the easy start feature and easy chain adjust I am really pleased with it's performance so far. Has good power doesn't bog down when cutting large trees .Runs in any weather cold or hot . July 12, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stihl #1 Best saw on the market. Have taken down a dozen trees, this saw goes through like a hot knife through butter. March 9, 2015
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