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MS 261

This chainsaw offers an optimized power-to-weight ratio, great fuel efficiency and convenience features.

MS 261
MS 261 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 63.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Chainsaw This is my first Stihl product. It was recommended by others and I had reviewed it on-line. I am very much pleased with this chainsaw. It out performs my old one hands down. I was able to do the same amount of work in about 1/3 the time. I can't wait to use it again and put it through a harder workout. I would recommend this Pro Chainsaw to anyone.
Date published: 2017-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Saw! I haven't had too much time with this saw yet, but I was able to test it out. I dropped a pretty big tree with it, limbed it and cut it up in approximately an hour with this saw. It preformed flawlessly!It has a great deal of power and speed for a lighter saw. It is a lot easier to handle than my MS 441. I am looking forward to getting a load of logs so I can have some more fun with this new saw! I would definitely recommend this saw!
Date published: 2017-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great power to weight! I have been using this saw to clear land. I bought this saw to replace my 025 which is a very good saw also, just time for a new saw.The power to weight is great 10.8 pounds and 4 horsepower you can use this saw all day and have the power to cut through anything.The saw usually starts on the second pull and it will cut longer on a tank of gas.This is a great saw!
Date published: 2017-03-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Only a couple of weeks in but I love it so far Very pleased with the power, ease of starting, and performance of this saw. We'll see how it does long term, but for now, it's excellent!
Date published: 2017-01-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great power to weight One of the best midsize saws available. If you are working on the ground or doing larger take downs this saw has the correct power and weight balance.I recommend this saw over many other brands.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great new 261 This is my third stihl saw. Great results with all of them.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work horse This saw has surprising power.You can work this for quite a while with out having to adj. chain or add fuel and bar oil.Light weight and easy to use very happy with this saw.
Date published: 2017-01-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My absolute favorite saw! I bought my MS261 a few years ago from Hillside Small Engine in Lehighton. The very freindly and highly knowledgeable owner strongly recommended this model. My father has a small armada of about 10 saws and every time I borrowed one I kept going back to his MS260. After a few years , I have cut quite a bit of wood and this thing just rips right through it no matter what species. Very powerful, not too heavy and it really stretches a tank a gas. Spend the extra money and get it, you'll have a great saw for a long time.
Date published: 2017-01-20
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