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MS 170

A lightweight chainsaw designed for woodcutting tasks around the home.

MS 170
MS 170 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 777.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light Weight, reliable I've had a 20" saw (not a Stihl) for 35 years. It still works well but that old saw isn't getting any lighter and I'm not getting any younger. I bought the Stihl on the dealer's recommendation and because of its light weight and compact size. My only regret is that I didn't buy it years ago. It starts easily, when you follow the instructions. Be careful not to over choke and flood the engine. I've had the saw for two years and have had no starting problems. I once made the mistake of using two year old fuel. The saw started easily and ran well, but hesitated on accelerating and smoked like a mosquito fogger. I replaced the fuel and it ran like new. Don't use old fuel, you may not be as luck as I was. It has plenty of power for the narrow, relatively short chain. It will go through a 12" oak log easily and is easy to maneuver. I like it so much I bought one for my son. He too has had great service. You can't go wrong with this saw!
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best saw I’ve ever owned Great value very dependable. Cut 10trees on 2 tanks of gas and didn’t have to sharpen the chain. Love it!
Date published: 2018-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Homeowner saw Light enough to easily control, powerful enough to do the job. Great tool for the homeowner
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great little saw This saw started up right fro the dealer and has cut flawlessly since. Have cut about fifty smaller trees and the chain has only been sharpened once. I would buy this saw again.
Date published: 2018-03-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Can't Believe It! Cuts like butter and runs like a dream. Can't beat the customer service or quality.
Date published: 2018-03-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Runs great Saw starts like a champ and runs great. Smooth cuts. I do not recommend it for big wood. Need something with more power.
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is everything you could ask for from Stihl I have read all the reviews before making my choice. The entry level 170 is everything you need for a home owner. No frills, just dependable and plenty of power.
Date published: 2018-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I can start it!! Finally, a chain saw I can start and handle cause it's not so heavy! Great for around the farm and helping with the small stuff. Thank you stihl!
Date published: 2018-03-12
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