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MS 291

A high-performance, fuel-efficient chainsaw. Great for felling, firewood cutting and storm cleanup.

MS 291
Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 57reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 Lots of power Lots of power for cutting through large logs for firewood and has been a great for cutting large trees while clearing our property October 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 One heck of an upgrade We just bought a home that has an outdoor wood boiler that began the search for wood. A friend had his lot logged two years ago and offered the tops to me for the price of "come and get em". The first few days I borrowed a saw, needless to say it was underwhelming and over taxed for what I wanted to do. Off to Agtrac in Genoa NY. (These guys and gals Rock) I was wavering between the Ms 271 and the 291, Quarter horse more and a bit lighter had me walking out with the MS 291. I might add that I did get the file set as well. (sharpens a 30 degrees.) So after waiting two days to return to the woods I started with the old saw, I figured I would use it till the chain dulled. It didn't make it that long. What it did was make me really happy that I bought the Stihl. Three pulls on full choke and it tried to fire, half choke and off to the races. I had the proverbial Hot knife and those logs were nothing but butter. following the directions, Yes I read them, Two days remember... I stopped after the chain was warm and tightened things up. I think I adjusted maybe 6 times, mostly because it was so easy having the bolts and adjustment screw on the right side of the saw. Looking at the bar after running the saw for awhile I thought maybe the oilier wasn't working. Checked the tank and it was dropping so I lifted the chain out of the groove some and there it was, oil. Not like the old saw at all. Like others have said as well the motor doesn't use a lot of gas. and My hands didn't feel like they were still buzzing at the end of three piles of firewood.So.. Easy to start (I prefer the standing while holding between the knees)Easy to handle, The Gripping teeth are long enough to really do something.Easy to adjust the chain.I sharpened the chain with the saw in my lap, Not sure if that is a plus to anyone but it was to me.Vibration was minimal !!!This saw is big enough And small enough for me that I could see it as my only one. (and currently it is my only one)Like butter people...er the Hot knife*Important* Directions say to slacken the chain when your finished cutting due to the chain shrinking when It cools. (I took this to mean extended breaks and end of day) October 19, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by amazing I fell and bucked a 65ft maple tree in under 20 minutes with this saw and still had 3/4 of a tank of gas October 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic Saw & Fantastic Customer Service I did my homework for the purchase of this chainsaw, and it is even better than I thought it would be. The guys from Ace were AWESOME!!! They took us out to show us how everything worked, started it up for us, got us everything that we needed to keep our chainsaw working for many many years to come. Amazing wonderful people and the saw cut through our 15-18 inch trees Ponderosa Pines LIKE BUTTER!!!THANK YOU STIHL! THANK YOU ACE!!! THANKS GUYS :) October 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product starts easily & has plenty of power. Runs great, easy to start. Not too heavy, has great balance. October 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great saw for many purposes This chainsaw has plenty of power to fell trees as well as make quick work of cutting firewood. Easy start and balanced handling make this chainsaw easy to work with for an extended period of time. October 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome saw! Powerful easy to use will cut all day long. Starts every time with ease. It will cut anything you need cut. October 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great store great saw the process at the store was great, friendly staff and very knowledgable about the saws. the saw has preformed as expected and described by sales staff. would recommend both to anybody. October 2, 2014
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