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MS 291 C-BEQ

Same features as the MS 291 chainsaw, with an additional chain braking feature, Quick Chain Adjuster and Easy2Start™.

MS 291 C-BEQ
Rated 4.2 out of 5 by 10reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Takes a little getting used to but runs great I special ordered the MS 291 C-BEQ from a local dealer since nobody had one in stock and some dealers tried to talk me out of it, saying I didn't need the features of the saw. It took a little getting used to the Easy2Start feature and if not careful in the beginning, you can easily flood the motor. However, once you get used to how to start the saw it's so easy...much more so than a normal chain saw. The saw is lightweight, has plenty of power and is very smooth. Since I just got the saw I haven't used the Quick Chain Adjuster feature yet, but look forward to not needing a separate tool to tighten the chain. Overall, it's a quality built saw (made in Germany) and I'm glad I spent the extra money for it's features. I'm sure I'll be using it 20+ years from now. March 26, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Worst piece of equipment I have ever owned! Purchased Chainsaw November 2013. Moderate use, 5-6 pickup loads of firewood per year. I have replaced the coil & sparkplug boot. I am not going to repair it for a third time because the repair will cost over half the price of a new saw! I will never buy another STIHL product! January 19, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by hard to start My Farm Boss MS 290 runs good and has the guts to do the jobs I use it around my small farm. Only negative thing I have about it is it is so hard to pull start. A compression relief would be a great help since I have to use both feet to hold it while pulling start rope. It probably has 25-30 running hours on it now. Hope it becomes easier as time goes on. January 15, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great saw and easy to start I bought this a couple of months ago. It really surprised me how easy it is to start. It cuts well without much effort. It is well balanced and easy to use for its size. October 17, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This saw has plenty of power I have owned the big box saws for several years. They were good for beginners. I now need at least 3 cords of wood a year for my woodstove. This saw is up to the challenge . The blade is easy to change. Easy to start. One pull after warm. Spend the extra money if you can. May 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great saw First off the customer service I had at D&G in Williamston was amazing. Now the Farm boss 291 is worth the money. I use it almost every other weekend for cutting wood and have used it multiple times to take down trees. I would even recommend this saw for the occasional user due to the durability. May 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This saw has everything you need Great saw haven't had a problem yet I live in Canada and our winters get - 40 f . Having the winter / summer shutter stops the carb form ice ing up . warm up time is done in under a min the power from this saw is equally as powerfully as its bigger counter parts but with less weight what can I say I'm in love this saw another great product from shtl . And I'll tell to it looks great next to all my other shtl products as well January 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great light saw I love the new pull cord system very easy to start just follow instructions exactly. I have a ms311 and older 029 but i use this saw the most because of its power ease to start and how well it cuts. Great limbing saw chain rakes forever to dull. Seems like it uses a but much fuel but orob just me being used to bigger tank on my 311. Very well balanced i use one hand a lot reaching limbs. Highly rec this saw. November 16, 2013
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