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Advanced engine technology improves fuel economy by up to 20% over previous model chainsaws for longer run times.

MS 311
MS 311 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 197.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Saw I bought this saw after reading many reviews on the internet and talking to alot of different people. It has very good power and cuts better than any saw I have ever owned or used. The large chain makes quick work of larger trees and will even rip cut when necessary to split extremely large pieces in halves or quarters. I highly recommend this saw to anyone who cuts alot of wood.
Date published: 2012-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product I bought this saw a while ago and have never had an issue. Excellent power and super realizable. I’ve had it sit for a a few months and it starts up no issues and runs all day. I plan on upgrading to a bigger saw soon and will still keep ole faithful for a back up.
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerhouse My son and I bought this saw from a local dealer about a year ago now and all I can say is wow! This saw is a bit bigger than what I normally use but we needed a bigger saw anyway and this fits the bill nicely. The 311 is packed with a ton of power and is great for all the bigger stuff we run into. Just a great saw in a great package. Stihl hit a homerun with this saw to say the least. It's a bit heavy but that's why we only use it on the bigger stuff. It cuts through it like a hot knife through butter. The 20" bar is perfect for our needs and if we needed to put a bigger bar on it it has the power to handle it and not slow down. If you're in the market for a little bit bigger saw than normal like a 261 size then this saw is worth a hard look. It just works great. It has an easy to get to ( even with gloves on ) compression release button for easy cold starts also. Just a well thought out package. I buy Stihl saws because when I need a saw I need a saw that works and works well. Nothing is more frustrating than having some tree work to do and the saw won't stay running or is a hassle to start. Buy a Stihl and put that issue behind you. With Stihl I get the job done cause the product starts easily and runs like it should. Makes the job a lot easier. We own a Stihl MS180 Mini Boss a Stihl MS 261 and a Stihl MS 311 and all are great saws and have served us well. I know everyone that reads this review may not find it helpful but if you are reading it it's probably because you already have a smaller saw and are looking something a bit bigger like we were to help with the bigger stuff and you're familiar with how saws work. Meaning you're not a beginner and this isn't your first saw purchase. The 311 is NOT a first saw purchase by no means it's a heavy load saw and should be used as such. Buy with confidence and know that this saw is ready to work and work hard. Thanks for reading.
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw and reliable Great saw lots of power for cutting a few cords of firewood every year, only thing I don’t care for is the chain oil is not adjustable and I don’t think it has enough oil coming onto the chain. However I have taken it back to the dealer and they think it’s ok. Uses less then half the tank of oil to a full tank of fuel.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from there is a reason they call it Boss awesome saw would Highly recommend it . the size to weight is just right . went with the 20" bar
Date published: 2017-10-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MS 311 I've had this saw for a year and love it. It works as it should and cuts through large wood like butter!
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome This saw is badass. Biught it last for hurricane Mathew, great investment, worth every penny, iv had it for a year now I can still go to it right now and pull it 2twice on full choke and twice on half choke and its fired up ready to roll,
Date published: 2017-09-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This saw is very dependable and is a workhorse. I have purchased two MS-311's by Stihl, and I have nothing but good to say about them. I recommend this product to everyone I associate with. When it comes to chainsaws, Stihl is, by far, the best saw I ever used. The company seems concerned about user safety, and have done good things to reduce kickback.
Date published: 2017-09-15
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