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MS 271 FARM BOSS® is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 526.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great all around saw. A great saw that does everything I need. It's a work horse and yet light weight. The sales associate spent 30 minutes with me assisting me on my selection and product overview of operation once I made my selection/purchase.
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best chainsaw i've ever owned I have lived in Northern Michigan for 26 years. Moved finally to all wood heat. Needed a saw that was easy to start, handled easy, had power to cut through 2 foot thick oak and maple, didnt kill me on gas, was dependable and cost effective. Went to my local Stihl dealer McLeans ACE Hardware..and the MS 271 farm boss was recommended to me. Now i have owned Craftsman, Poulon, Mchulha, Homelite, and Echo saws over the years. None lasted all were a disappointment. The Stihl 271! Best saw i ever owned! Power, dependable, efficient, easy, cut 50 cord like butter! Thank you Stihl and thank you McLeans for convincing me to buy my first Stihl product.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Dependable, quick starter! My Farm Boss is always ready to get the job done. I cut about 30 cords in the past year on my homestead and I've never had a problem with starts or breakdowns. Keep the chain sharp and the saw keeps cutting. Sometimes on harder woods or when the chain starts to dull the saw will bog down but for the majority of my cuts the saw performs smoothly and runs right through. If the job calls for larger trees or several hours of daily use I would recommend a professional model. For an hour or 2 a few times a week on typical firewood or to fell medium sized trees this saw will get the job done reliably. I would highly recommend this model or pretty much any Stihl chainsaw. Don't forget your safety gear!
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MS 271 Farm Boss gets the job done! My Stihl MS 271 Farm Boss is exactly what I needed for the work that I am doing. Very happy with its performance and dependability. The machine has a good balance of weight and is easy for me to use when I need to. I would recommend this to anyone who has to cut wood every year. Either way Stihl is a great company that makes great products.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw for the serious firewood cutter! I bought this saw because I was given a large amount hard seasoned locust in long lengths. It absolutely killed my last saw. This saw eats right through with very little effort. I definitely recommend this saw if you are looking to cut a substantial amount of firewood each year.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very powerful saw Very powerful and dependable saw. I liked t he fact that there are several models to choose from.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Repair bills This chainsaw 1 year 2 months old already extremely costly repairs. Even the computer was bad. It could t register the false starts cause it doesnt start! Never been so unhappy with a major purchase! Never purchasing a sthl again.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great power/dollar investment. I've been using this saw for about 10 months now and it has been flawless. I also use a MS-211C for smaller logs, and this one cuts that stuff like butter! Keep the chain sharp and just cut through. Used on 24 to 36 inch oak without issues. Nice balance and power to boot. I'm definitely a Stihl saw junky! You can't go wrong for the size. If this was the only saw you purchase, it'd be great for ALL your needs.
Date published: 2017-10-09
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