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MS 291

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

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MS 291 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 360.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Saw for the money I have owed other Stihl saws, so when my 18 inch bar saw conked out. Getting another Stihl was what I wanted. More power, lighter unit, and people who back up their product with parts support and service. Saw made short work of 80 foot pine!
Date published: 2019-11-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Starts easy Great saw starts good and has plenty of power to cut through big logs. Not to heavy and easy to handle.
Date published: 2019-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better cutting After using other saw brands I find the Stihl out performs with the power as well as torque. Very happy with my purchase.
Date published: 2019-11-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good for home owner but doesn't do strady work If you are cutting occasionally this a good saw. However, if you are cutting a lot of cord wood this saw will burn out! I thought I was getting a more durable saw. Oh well... I am disappointed as I have an older stihl and it is still running great.. not sure what they changed on this one but it isn't good.
Date published: 2019-11-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Firewood Workhorse I bought this saw to upgrade from a 170 for firewood cutting. I was split between this and the 271, but I ended up with this because of more power and the same weight. This can take on almost everything I can throw at it. I have both 20 and 18 inch bars for it. Starts up right away, has great anti-vibration features, and is easy to service. Keep a sharp chain, use the right fuel, and you’ll have a great saw.Not sure what more you could want in a firewood saw for the price.
Date published: 2019-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't ask for a better chain saw! I bought this chain saw to do some tree trimming and these trees don't stand a chance!!!
Date published: 2019-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the saw I have had my ms291 for 4 years and have had no problems with it but on the down side I would like to be able to adjust the oiler my self I am running the 18" bar it came with and don't think it gets enough oil for the bar after cutting some big 16+" logs I need to let it cool off
Date published: 2019-10-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from if it aint broke dont fix it I've always bought stihl, never considered a different brand until now. I purchased a MS 291 about a year ago. used last fall maybe 6 hours. took it back to dealer for him to check it. I was told that i didn't adjust the chain properly. I dont care what they say, the auto oiler does not work properly. I didn't know there was a problem with the old style. Why did they change systems? I only bought a new one to replace a saw that I've had 10 to 12 years and was just wore out. Dont get me wrong i love stihl but im pretty sure i know how to adjust the chain tension . So maybe something should be done to correct this. Or at least make it mandatory for salesman to inform you of these changes.
Date published: 2019-10-01
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