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MS 261 C-M

The same great MS 261, but with advanced STIHL M-Tronic™ technology for optimized performance in various conditions.

MS 261 C-M
MS 261 C-M is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 93.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This producr ia the best in the world I bougt 2015 model first becoze we in Croatia dont have this 2016 model vith 4.9kg and 4.1 hp, and i goo in to Ljubljana and buy yesterday this 2016 model and is twice bether than 2015 model is powerful and light is is the best saw in the world. I have aleredy tuning kit and i put it on that saw and i didnt remove it from saw is the best preformance of cuting
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from An American stalwart tool that will be around a long, long time. My brother swears by his Stihl M271 Farm Boss chainsaw and told me the only chainsaw to consider was a Stihl. Seeing as he uses his chainsaw extensively on his farm along with his bobcat, trencher, and ATV's all of which he also maintains himself, I figure he knows what's mechanically sound and what is not. He was absolutely correct in pointing me at getting a Stihl. The proprietor of Georgia Chainsaw was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. My requirement was to have a chainsaw that could adjust to elevation/altitude with the least amount of difficulty. Traveling off road and potentially confronted with a downed tree blocking the route was part of the reason for the purchase. I'm very pleased with my choice and happy to support an American company and American jobs!
Date published: 2017-01-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from OUTSTANDING PRODUCT I HAVE OWNED THIS SAW FOR A COUPLE OF MONTHS AND I LOVE IT. IT HAS A GREAT POWER TO WEIGHT RATIO. DEFINITELY A VERY POWERFUL SAW FOR ITS SIZE. HAS A VERY ROBUST AV SYSTEM THAT VIRTUALLY ELIMINATES ALL VIBRATIONS. IT HAS POWERED THROUGH ALL THAT I HAVE THROWN AT IT. WELL WORTH THE PRICE OF ADMISSION. GREAT SAW.
Date published: 2017-01-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ripper! Stihl makes the best saws hands down. If you want the Best Buy the best. This saw is packed with power I run it with a 20" bar full chisel 33rsf and it sinks through the wood. I use it when my 200t gets to small while climbing. It's perfect for chunking down big 10' ers and catching big tops.
Date published: 2017-01-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This saw races to get through a log so that it can start cutting the next one. Great power to fuel consumption ratio. Easy to handle. Revs up quickly while cutting. Great saw.
Date published: 2017-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This latest MS 261 CM is amazing. I have had an original MS 261 for six years. It is a great saw.I have been wanting an MTronic one ever since they came out a few years ago.When I held this latest version, I knew it was time. My Stihl dealership is very helpful and a pleasure to deal with.Brought the saw home today and went through a half tank of gas in our woodlot before the MN winter drove back inside. This saw was not phased by the cold at all. It's lighter and has a faster trigger response than my last saw.Very pleased with this saw!
Date published: 2016-12-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Buy It I didn't think I was going to keep the saw long when the engine stalled five times between cuts on the first tank of gas (dealer supplied fuel). The second tank the engine stalled three more times. The following tanks (gallons) the saw has run nearly flawless. The engine does stall when a significant change in the outdoor temperature occurs from the last use. It seems like the M-Tronic engine management system needs a few cuts to adjust to new conditions. With that said, I really like the M-Tronic engine management feature. I'm not an engine mechanic, so I just want the saw to perform under all varying conditions. And, it does without any manual adjustments. I have a 18 inch bar and the engine is fully maxed when the bar is buried in a trunk of hardwood. All my thoughts of putting a 20 inch bar on this saw have vanished. The greatest feature is its light weight. I have a small saw for limbing, but I have noticed that I use it very little now.The second best feature is the decompression valve. Works very well and the engine starts easily. The button is perfectly located for easy and quick access. The engineers got this one right!This professional saw is worth the premium price over other Stihl saws that cost less.
Date published: 2016-12-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome saw! this saw always starts reliably, has very good power. stihl has their stuff together on this one!
Date published: 2016-12-12
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