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MS 201 T C-M

Advanced arborist chainsaw with a top handle and STIHL M-Tronic™ technology.

MS 201 T C-M
MS 201 T C-M is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 29.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good climbing saw, would like a bit more power. A very good climbing saw. Has been very reliable starting and running but doesn't have quite as much power as I was hoping for. A good saw that is, for the most part, worth the investment.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from My third saw of this make. I have owned the last 3 generations of this saw. My last 020 just started having problems and it is 11 years old. The new saw has the power and weight ratio nailed. It is comfortable to use for hours. I preferred the twist on fuel and oil caps but not a big deal. The only minor issue I have from the saw after 2 weeks of working with it is that I have to choke it almost every start. It may be due to a break in period. I don't remember if that was the case with my previous saws. Once they were running for a couple minutes, there was no need to choke and they would typically start on the first pull.
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good reliable saw couldn't do my job without it Very good reliable saw couldn't do my job without it i've had my still for a year now still runs as good as the day I bought it I use it every day this little saw made me a lot of money I had my last limbing saw was I stihl as well I used it daily for 13 years I'm sure I will get the that much use out of this saw as well
Date published: 2017-09-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Good saw but those carbs suck So I have three of these saws with 16" barsThey are used daily and year round. They are powerful and smooth. After less than a year I had to put a new carb in one. The technician I talked to says that he's replaced more than 10 carbs in the ms201tc this year and that the computer is useless to get information from. Some things that need improvement -the air filter cover sucks. It's brittle-the m tronic carb is prone to failure and needs replacement These problems shouldn't be happening with stihl products
Date published: 2017-07-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One handed greatness Bought this little guy for in-tree use and small around the house stuff but find my self using it for big stuff i would normally use my 362 cm for. Tiny saw with boat loads of torque. You cant beet it when it come to a small saw. you will not be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good choice for even a homeowner A huge blizzard late in the season broke an extraordinary number of tree limbs this spring. I own a Stihl 361 which is the best all round saw Stihl ever made, and it is my go to saw. It is very powerful and fairly light. With all the climbing I needed to do this spring I searched for a climbing saw. First, there are people that have saws that are not Stihl and actually think they have a chainsaw. I'm always being asked how to get their saw started, why won't it cut, why is the 361 so much faster cutting, etc. So, the choice between saws was what does Stihl make. I am thankful my arborist had me spend $350 more to buy the MS201 over the 190 or 211. This professional top handle saw is a delight and I now use it more than my 361. It will cut anything the bar will go through, it is light, will start while I'm in harness.. a perfect climbing saw.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Ok saw After one year the saw doesn't idle anymore. New air filter new spark plug and new fuel filter. The older model ms200t carb could be adjusted without bringing it to the dealer. This is the only problem I have with the saw.
Date published: 2017-07-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product It is light and has the power to cut through some large wood, 6-8 inch diameter. It is easy to maintain.
Date published: 2017-06-08
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