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MS 461 R

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

MS 461 R
MS 461 R is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best all around saw This saw is easy to start, maintain, and use. Great power to weight ratio.
Date published: 2017-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just an awesome saw! Purchased the saw new in august with 28 bar". I have put through it's paces. The emerald ash borer decimated my trees. Long story short, saw hasn't missed a beat! 40 face on the fence right now! I love running this saw, and will add that it is less tiresome to run than my older MS 310. I can't wait to run the 20" bar on it. Erik
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The saw the pro loggers use the most here. I got this as I have to work some big trees and I needed a powerful saw. I have a 25" and 28" bar, it will take a 32". With the 28" it cuts through logs fast. This saw makes work get done.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding saw This is a very reliable model and a beast of a chainsaw. I used almost every day, it's very easy to handle and has been easy on my body. Very easy to start and maintain, best of all it cuts through everything I throw at it with ease. This saw is probably overkill for the average user but a must for those who need a heavy duty reliable saw on a daily basis.
Date published: 2016-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome saw! Best yet. A lot of power. Very easy to handle. Will definitely buy another one!
Date published: 2016-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 084AV and 066Mag have a new brother Been using a 066 Magnum and a 084AV for a long time and last month I bought a MS461R and this saw is doing a great job cutting big timber. The two other saws have been great powerful saws and the 461 R is right up there with both of them with power but lighter and more fuel efficient than both . Myself and my brother run a WoodMizer Mill and cut tons of fire wood and this saw fits in great for what we do !
Date published: 2016-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only "professional" saw on the market. Logger here. I do it all. Falling, limbing, bucking, stumping, driving the equpiment. Lately we've been in smaller tracks without a cutting machine, so we've been dropping the trees by hand and skidding them out. The other side of the business I work for does mulching, clearing, dozing, things like that. When I work that side I'm required to drop the trees by hand because we don't have a cutting machine on site. So, I bought a MS 461 because I knew I would need a saw that I could put through the paces. Grew up on Huskies, but I always knew I wanted a Stihl professional saw. I was not disappointed. I could sing this saw's praises all day, or sum it up for you. In this business, you get what you pay for. If you reach a little farther and buy the best saw on the market, you're going to be running the best saw on the market. People are going to notice it too. Trust me when I say, this saw is worth every single penny. I'm running my with the 25" bar. I haven't run into anything I couldn't get through yet, though some of those bigger oaks take a little bit of creativity to drop. Still, this is Arkansas, not the northwest. Finally, I will say that I do grab my old Stihl 025 when I'm just limbing trees on the set or topping trees the Skidder has dragged up. The 461 is a big saw and it saves me some effort to pull out the little guy when I just need little stuff cut. I'm not saying this is a Con, just that you are buying a big saw. Keep a little one handy to save some energy. Stihl all the way!
Date published: 2016-08-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Primary Saw Running strong with 32 inch guide; makes 42 inch black oak child's play.
Date published: 2016-05-27
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