The Stihl chainsaw is still one of the most popular on the market today. With over 30 models of chainsaws and as many special features, Stihl chainsaw is a hot favorite among professional arborists and it is increasingly becoming popular for home garden management. The Stihl saws have dozens of innovative features. The STIHL MS 170 is a superior chain saw, built with the german sense for functionality and durability we have come to expect from STIHL CHAINSAWS. With the STIHL MS 170's Engine Power of 1.3 kW (1.7 bhp) and a weight of only 3.9 kg (8.6 lbs) you get a chainsaw you can rely on to get the job done.
A Stihl chainsaw holds a number of advantages over other makes of chainsaws. The STIHL MS 170 holds 250 cc (8.5 oz.) of gas and 145 cc (4.9 oz.) of chain oil, and the available guide bars are 30 to 40 cm (12" to 16"). The Stihl chainsaw is easy to start, demanding lower muscle power for pulling the startup cord owing to its specialized decompression valve and the incorporation of an electronic ignition mechanism.
Fact Sheet for STIHL MS 170 :
Engine Power: 1.3 kW (1.7 bhp) Powerhead Weight: 3.9 kg (8.6 lbs) Fuel Capacity: 250 cc (8.5 oz.) Chain Oil Capacity: 145 cc (4.9 oz.) OILOMATIC Chain: 3/8" PMMC3 Guide Bars Available: 30 to 40 cm (12" to 16") Recommended Guide Bar: 14" 3005 008 3909 Recommended Saw Chain: #3610 61 PMMC3 50