Stihl chainsaws have been around nearly as long as there have been chainsaws. 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. Stihl chainsaws vary impressively in their model designs according to their purpose. The STIHL MS 290 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 290's Engine Power of 2.8 kW (3.8 bhp) and a weight of only 5.9 kg (13.0 lbs) you get a chainsaw you can rely on to get the job done.
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 MS 290 holds 560 cc (18.9 oz.) of gas and 330 cc (11.2 oz.) of chain oil, and the available guide bars are 40 to 50 cm (16" to 20"). The Stihl saws have dozens of innovative features.
Fact Sheet for STIHL MS 290 :
Engine Power: 2.8 kW (3.8 bhp) Powerhead Weight: 5.9 kg (13.0 lbs) Fuel Capacity: 560 cc (18.9 oz.) Chain Oil Capacity: 330 cc (11.2 oz.) OILOMATIC Chain: .325" RMC3 Guide Bars Available: 40 to 50 cm (16" to 20") Recommended Guide Bar: 16" 3003 812 7013 Recommended Saw Chain: #3634 26 RMC3 67