Stihl MS 170 with 12" bar and chain

Code C1SLMS170

Best suited for the home/novice user.

This handy introductory chain saw for thinning out wood, sawing firewood and for felling small trees up to approx. 30 cm in diameter. Light and easy to handle. Convenient single lever master control. Available with 12"/30cm guide bar. Complies with EUII exhaust emission standards for power tools.

Our Price 157.50 (Ex VAT)

Anti-vibration system

Intense vibration at the handles of power tools can lead to long-term effects on blood vessels in the hands and arms. STIHL has therefore developed an effective anti-vibration system whereby the oscillations from the machine's engine are dampened which significantly reduces vibrations at the handles.

Catalytic converter (D)

Considerably reduces the quantity of harmful particles in the exhaust gas.


This controller in the carburetor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburetor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

Ematic chain lubrication system

The Ematic chain lubrication system ensures pinpoint lubrication of the saw chain links and guide bar rails. When used with STIHL OILOMATIC saw chain, it will provide maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption than conventional methods of chain lubrication. The Ematic system can reduce bar oil consumption by up to 50%.

Single-lever master control

All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.

Chain Quick Tensioning (B)

After releasing the sprocket cover the chain can be adjusted using a thumb wheel without the need for tools.

STIHL ElastoStart

STIHL ElastoStart reduces the shock caused by the compression of the engine during starting. The compression shock is taken away from the user's joints and muscles through a spring or rubber element in the starter handle.

Side chain tensioner

The tensioning screw can be found on the side of chain saw through the sprocket cover. This removes the need for contact with the sharp saw chain.

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