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MSA 160 C-BQ

Innovative and surprisingly powerful STIHL Lithium-Ion battery-powered chainsaw.

MSA 160 C-BQ
Rated 5 out of 5 by 19reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Very well thought out and designed, the saw-battery-charger-and chain, excellant. A pleasure to work with, no ethanol problems, the saw is quiet, very well made almost no vibrations, and combined with the new 1/4" 43 gauge chain the saw cuts and bores very well, with most applications the battery lasts longer than a tank of gas. I also have the option of working indoors, and in a suburban setting the neighbors love the saw too. I also like the fact that the saw is much easier to maintain, no air or gas filters,no mixing oil and gas, no spark plug or smoke during idling, no carb adjustments, and no oily mess on the muffler and saw, all I need to do when im done is blow off the chips with my compressor, wipe off the sprocket area as usual and mount a new chain. I have two MSA 160 saws, I also use standard 1/4" RMS chain. For precision pruning, firewood, storm clean-up or Carving, it's outstanding, I love my saw! October 23, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Wish I had bought this saw 10 years ago. Great value and product. Easy to use. More than capable for big jobs or small. Power to spare. Lightweightl July 1, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by I agree with Chuckles, it's an outstanding piece of equipment. Good quality saw. Easy to use. Priced fairly with a lot of options on the high quality batteries. June 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Saw starting This saw came with an easy start spring system which is one of its best features. June 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This chain saw is perfect for homeowners! This chain saw really impressed me. I had a 50 foot Ash Tree infested with the emerald ash borer so I had to take it down in my front yard. I would not use it if I cut trees down for a living but for the homeowner it is 'PERFECT" !! It cut through a 11" trunk in about a minute. Please note an ash tree is very hard wood !You can't rush it, just hold it steady and it will confidently glide through a tree trunk.It's a little pricey, but not having the maintenance and operating costs of a gas and oil chain saw it is money well spent for the convenience and ease of use. If and when I ever wear this one out I am going to go buy another one just like it ! May 23, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic Love this chain saw for using around the property. Traded in a Stihl gas engine one for this as could not start the other one. This one is so easy to use and lightweight. Yes, it is a bit pricey but hope to get many years of use out of it. I only use it for small branches and small tree limbs so probably not appropriate for heavy duty tree removal. May 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This is the chainsaw most homeowners need No fuel to mix, no two cycle engine to maintain. This battery operated chainsaw is in a category by itself…the only battery operated chainsaw that works like a real chainsaw. Do not waste your time with something cheaper. You will be tired before the battery runs low and it charges quickly. The battery also works with other Stihl products. May 21, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by great chain saw I bought the 180C chain saw and think it is the best product I have bought. It does the job and is so easy to start and handle. Would not think of buying anything else. May 12, 2014
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