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MSA 120 C-BQ

MSA 120 C-BQ
This battery-powered chainsaw bundle comes standard with battery and charger, it is also lightweight and capable of long run times.

Model Features

  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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  • STIHL Electric Motor
    Lightweight and compact, STIHL electric motors require minimal maintenance and feature low noise levels and reduced vibration.
  • STIHL Quickstop®
    STIHL chainsaws are equipped with a chain stopping system designed to reduce the risk of injury in certain kickback situations. It is called a STIHL Quickstop® chain brake. The STIHL Quickstop® chain brake is designed to stop the rotation of the chain if activated by the operator’s hand or by inertia if the saw kicks back with sufficient force. In some working positions, the STIHL Quickstop® chain brake can be activated by inertia, stopping the chain within fractions of a second.

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  • Ematic™ Lubrication System
    The Ematic™ guide bar, when used with STIHL OILOMATIC® saw chain, will provide proper lubrication and less oil consumption than conventional methods. The system works because two ramps, strategically placed in the guide bar rail, help contain the flow of oil and direct all lubrication to the sliding faces of the bar and chain links as well as the rivets and driver holes, which in turn can reduce bar oil consumption up to 50%.
  • Quick Chain Adjuster (QCA) (B)
    The Quick Chain Adjuster (QCA) (B) allows the user to adjust the tension of the chain without the use of tools. This allows for easy chain adjustment.

Specifications

GUIDE BAR LENGTHS* (Recommended ranges)
25 or 30 cm (10" or 12") STIHL ROLLOMATIC® E
OILOMATIC® CHAIN
1/4" STIHL PICCO™
WEIGHT w/o BATTERY
2.2 kg (4.8 lbs.)
RUN TIME (w/ AK 20)
Up to 35 minutes
WEIGHT
w/ AK 20: 3.8 kg (8.4 lbs.)
STIHL recommends #3670 (71 PM3 64) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 12" 3005 008 3405 STIHL ROLLOMATIC® E guide bar combination. The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on. Chain saw weights include recommended bar and chain combination.

Important Information

WARNING! The occurrence called “kickback” can cause serious or fatal injury. Always read the instruction manual carefully before using your saw. STIHL uses a green and yellow color-coding system to help you select a powerhead, bar and chain combination that complies with the kickback requirements of ANSI Standard B175.1 (gasoline-powered saws) and §30 of UL 1662/ ANSI Standard B175.1 (electric chainsaws). Ask your STIHL dealer about safe operating procedures and the advantages of the STIHL Quickstop® chain brake, STIHL Quickstop® Plus (Q) additional chain braking feature, STIHL reduced kickback bars and STIHL low-kickback saw chains.

STIHL recommends the use of green reduced kickback bars and green low kickback chains on all STIHL chainsaws.

* The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on.

WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.

Reviews

MSA 120 C-BQ is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best battery- powered chainsaw we have ever owned. A bit pricey but the compact size and the fact there is no rope to pull to start it makes this ideal for my wife. No gasoline engine hassles, of course. Pretty quiet. The battery is 36 volt and will do a lot of work before needing to be recharged. It recharges fully in less than 2 hours. We are very happy with it.
Date published: 2017-05-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from best bang for your buck cordless Got 28 min of cut time on first outing cutting 3-8inch chunks mainly bought to do light carving indoors when weather is bad have seen 45 min run doing light carving gonna be getting more batteries. Can't beat this for pruning cutting brush light trees
Date published: 2017-03-06
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