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MS 251 WOOD BOSS®

A powerful and fuel-efficient chainsaw that’s comfortable to use.

MS 251 WOOD BOSS®
MS 251 WOOD BOSS® is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 179.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Failed after one tree Brand new - I bucked *maybe* half a cord of wood in one afternoon and this saw is toast! Completely disappointed in the saw and I ran it by the book. I watched every Stihl video and read the manual cover to cover before I even started it up. The saw & all of the associated Stihl protective and maintenance equipment was cheaper than hiring a tree guy to take care of one tree that fell onto my neighbor's property in a windstorm. NOT WORTH IT. At the end of day one with the saw, the bushing that is supposed to be clipped in place between the shaft and flywheel was GONE. Lots of wear on the shaft, clutch and flywheel black from heat, chain dried out. Hingham Lumber told me the bushing has actually melted, because I ran the saw with a dull blade...interesting considering it is brand new. Everyone I asked for advice told me to pay up for a Stihl. Shocked that this happened and t ruly disappointed in the product
Date published: 2017-01-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of power I have had several brands of saws. But the 251 wood boss is the best. Yes it costs a little more than the ones you get at the Home Depot or Lowes. However it has the power to get thru large trees very quick. You are not fighting the saw to do the work, The wood boss does the work for you. Great on fuel, easy to start. Don't wast your time or money on any other brand. If you need to clear out trees from your land this is the saw to get.
Date published: 2016-12-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wood boss this saw is one of the best tools for a home owner.it's easy to use,light weight,starts quickly and is very efficient. this saw came in handy after hurricane matthew as we lost a few trees and branchs,it made quick work of cleanup.
Date published: 2016-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from exactly what I expected This is my 3rd Stihl product. Bought it because I was very satisfied with other purchases. Stihl chain saws are exceptional and perform flawlessly.
Date published: 2016-11-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Chainsaw I purchased this Stihl chainsaw to replace a lesser known brand and I was glad I did. The Stihl is a beast. I love this chainsaw and I will never own anything but a Stihl from now on.
Date published: 2016-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw! Straight from the store, this saw started and ran fantastically. Having grown up on a farm with a father who was a professional logger for a period of time in the 70's; I have been around chainsaws all my life. They were universally old and while in fair repair, difficult to start. Starting the Wood Boss is a dream! Generally one easy pull and it is idling reliably.
Date published: 2016-11-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Quality as I have come to expect from STIHL! I have owned the MS 251 Wood Boss about 30 days now. It is easy to start cold, if you follow the directions. Always starts on the first pull when warm. I have cut down about 20 trees now with it and I am totally impressed with the saw. It's light weight and easy on fuel.The chain oiler works great and servicing the saw is easy. It's one great saw!
Date published: 2016-11-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lemon Had the saw less than a year. Hard starting, Eventually wouldn't start. Service found low compression, sidewall of piston scratched, pitting at the top of the cylinder and muffler full of junk. Replaced the saw. Hope the new one lasts longer. Had a wood boss years ago and NOT a problem.
Date published: 2016-11-14
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