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MS 362 C-M

The MS 362 chainsaw plus our exclusive STIHL M-Tronic™ engine management technology.

MS 362 C-M
MS 362 C-M is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 178.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Saw I wanted more power then my MS261, which is now my limbing saw, and the confidence with more power to tackle larger jobs. The MS362 does just that. Plenty of power, handles the 20" bar with ease, and starts reliably. I have found my "groove" with this saw, and now have what I believe to be a reliable arsenal of STIHL saws to tackle anything the woods here throw at me.Can't go wrong with this saw, you will not be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from its a beast I have ran about 15 tanks so far. Keep the blade sharp and it will go to town.
Date published: 2017-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One hungry saw Replacing a 390 Stihl with my first pro series saw was a move I should have made a long time ago. Having both a 20" & 25" bar, I was amazed that this saw feels like it performs better with the longer bar! Light weight, with more durable components, how could you go wrong? Starts right up and makes me not want to shut it off, it's a beast.
Date published: 2017-08-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works grear Had a 391 sold it bought this for a little better built saw with the mtronic. Never looked back didn't have buyers remorse go get it.
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my first Stihl product Chainsaw cut really well when the chain was new. Had plenty of power. Restarting after use was sometimes difficult. Figured out how to get it started. You have to hold the throttle fully open while pulling. Do this a few times and it should start. Recommended, turn the chain automatic oiler to maximize oil flow. Better to have more oil than a dry chain. Good fuel efficientsy. When you fill gas fill the oil reservoir at the same time, minimizing down time. I am really impressed with this model and would highly recommend it.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hot Starting Problem My MS362 C-M will not re-start after getting it hot until it has time to cool down. I suspect it is a heat soak problem after the saw is turned off and the temperature inside the case initially rises, signaling the electronics through its temperature sensors not to permit re-starting. After the saw has time to cool down it will re-start and run beautifully until I turn it off and the problem repeats. Frustrating. But when the saw is running, it cuts beautifully. My typical operating conditions are above 8500 feet of elevation, temperature in the high 80's to low 90's, with very low humidity.
Date published: 2017-08-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best saw I have ever run This is a no nonsense saw. Do not buy this if you want to save a nickle and sacrafice performance. There are plenty of cheaper brands out there. They may even work decent "enough" for a time before breaking. I buy Stihl saws because they can run hard and dependable day in and day out with minimal upkeep. One such saw I have is nearly 15 years old. Oh, and it was a ranch saw which does not even come close to the performance of this pro saw even though they have the same displacement. For a serious operator it will perform beyond your expectations. It is truly the best saw I have ever run. Light weight and does everything my ms660 can.If you need a serious piece of equipment and are willing to spend a litle more money than at some big box store to get a way better saw then this may be the saw for you. Big enough to fell, light enough to buck. Does not seem to vibrate at all. I tried another brand priced 33% less and actually had my hands go numb; that saw also had more displacement than the 362 c yet it was still way slower. I sold it. Oh, and the 362 starts very easy. It is like pulling the cord on a weed wacker, very little effort.Stihl needs to add an expertise category, I am a licensed arborist not a landscaper.
Date published: 2017-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Saw runs/cuts great Great mid power range chainsaw. Light for its size and plenty of power. Real fun to work with. Only downside is cost.
Date published: 2017-07-06
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