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MS 170

A lightweight chainsaw designed for woodcutting tasks around the home.

MS 170
MS 170 is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 457.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent homeowners saw This saw is perfect for jobs around the house and for cutting firewood. I've tackled all types of logs with with this saw. It is very dependable, starts quickly and requires very little maintenance. The chain stays sharp through extended use. The Stihl file guide tool makes sharpening quick and easy. This is one of my favorite power tools.
Date published: 2016-11-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good saw My great uncle gave me this saw when i was 13 years old. I used it all the time. It cut everything from a twig to a tree wider than the bar. This is the saw that made me a firm believer in Stihl products. When i was 16, I had parked my fourwheeler on the side of the road with my chainsaw on the back of it an i walked up a trail into the woods and when i got back my saw was gone, someone stole it. I was heartbroken. I saved up my money for a few months after that and went and bought a MS 250 Stihl. And its a perfect saw but, itll never be the 170 that I grew up with.
Date published: 2016-11-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw for the homeowner Purchased this saw after another brand of new saw only ran for 3 minutes. This saw starts quickly and just works. Hard to beat the Stihl brand these days.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value and excellent saw I rate this saw number 1 absolutely great quality. I buy nothing but stihl products hands down no comparison to any other brand. I highly recommend any Stihl product to anyone. I love my saws, trimmers , weed wackers and blowers. Thanks Stihl im a lifelong customer no doubt.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No complaints here other than I wish I had bought a bigger saw This being my first saw and not knowing what to expect I started small and went easy on the wallet. I knew Stihl had a good reputation but there's always that doubt until you take the leap and make that purchase. Well let me tell you I'm very pleased and regretful at the same time. Pleased that I bought a Stihl which starts effortlessly and does exactly what it's supposed to but I regret not buying a bigger one. This saw is great on small trees and limbs but if you need to cut anything even medium size I'm afraid this saw is not going to make the cut pun intended. I've only used the saw maybe a half dozen times and I'll update the review if necessary in the coming months if anything changes.
Date published: 2016-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Used this after Hurricane Matthew to take down 50 ft tree! Loved it
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from For the $$$ you can not beat it! use MOTOMIX and it is ready to go each time This is one of the best saws for the money. starts everytime
Date published: 2016-11-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best saw for the price. Just before Hurricane Matthew hit us here in Northeast FL, I realized my old chainsaw didn't work any more. I rushed out to buy a new one and ended up at our local ACE Hardware. I bought the cheapest STIHL they had in stock which was the MS170. Immediately after the storm I used the saw to help clear several very large live-oak trees from our main road and the used it to extricate a truck from under a nice sized pecan tree.The saw worked perfectly and although it did bog down a few times, it performed way better than I expected this small saw to ever perform.
Date published: 2016-11-10
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