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MS 251 C-BE

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

MS 251 C-BE
MS 251 C-BE is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 215.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable and Tough, Starts Every time! This is the best chainsaw that I have ever owned. It is light, powerful and most of all, fun to use.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This saw is a dream This is a great saw. light weight, easy to start and uses less fuel. It is a little bit pricey, but glad I spent the extra money.
Date published: 2017-04-17
Rated 4 out of 5 by from some issues starting and chain tightening I admit it I am a total novice. I needed a light use chainsaw for minor tree cutting and firewood. Could not start the thing at first while following written instructions only to be told by Stihl to do something else...essentially the instructions were causing me to flood the thing. Now starts right away. Works like a charm. After many hours of use could not tighten the chain as the "easy to use feature" for chain tightening can't get to work. The plastic knob to unloosen won't unloosen and feels like it is about to snap off. If I could figure it out I think this will be a dependable saw.
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best chainsaw I've ever owned I can't say enough good about the Stihl MS 251 C-BE. It is by far the best chainsaw I've ever owned. I'm a home owner with 5 acres of woods, and lots of downed trees from a recent storm. My old chainsaw just wouldn't cut it (pun intended), my new Stihl is everything I need, starts super easy, runs great, and cuts circles around my old saw. In just two days, I've put a big dent in those downed trees, and I've got a heck of a wood pile started for next winter. Great product!
Date published: 2017-04-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from average easy to operate initially, but after 2 weeks having a problem starting with pull string (taking it to the repair shop today)
Date published: 2017-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Design! I've had my MS-251C for a year and it's more than paid for itself. The week I bought it I cut up a large Poplar tree trunk that had been down in my wife's garden for a year. My former chainsaw was a different brand and it was a real pain to clean and maintain. It was immediately obvious that the people at Stihl put a lot of thought into making this saw easy for an owner to clean and service it! I love how well the saw cuts and even better, I love how easy it is to clean and replace the chain and bar! Great saw and I look forward to many years of using it! Now I know why my Dad swore by Stihl products.
Date published: 2017-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nice midline saw my son had a 60 ft. tree come down in a storm and i went over with my 35 yr. old grey saw to cut it up, witch did do a good job on the smaller diameter branches but couldn'tcut through the trunk without bogging down soi went and bought this saw, man what a saw it is, comfortable, powerfull, very easy to start, and i'll only use it once in a in a great while, but im looking for other trees on his property to take down.
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Questionable Quality for Stihl Owned this saw for about 1-1/2 years. Cut the first tree well, downhill after that.Chain doesn't maintain tension well. Chain tensioner difficult to use and reassemble after re-installing the chain.Hard to start. Starter pull cord broke after light use.
Date published: 2017-03-25
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