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MS 271 FARM BOSS®

MS 271 FARM  BOSS®
A high-performance, high-tech, fuel-efficient chainsaw.

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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  • Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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  • Pre-Separation Air Filtration System
    This time-saving technology boosts the efficiency of the engine’s filter system, doubling the time between air filter cleanings. Air drawn into the engine is first separated via centrifugal force, ejecting the heavier dirt particles before being routed to the air filter. This pre-separation means less dirt to be captured by the air filter, resulting in less frequent cleaning and maintenance.

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  • Anti-Vibration System
    STIHL has developed a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
  • Side-Access Chain Tensioner
    The side-access chain tensioner makes it much more convenient for the user to adjust the saw chain with a bar wrench as opposed to the typical location of the guide bar adjustment screw.
  • Toolless fuel and oil caps with retainers
    Simply lift the lever and twist the caps to remove or tighten. There‘s no need to use a tool to tighten or loosen.

Specifications

DISPLACEMENT
50.2 cc (3.06 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER
2.6 kW (3.49 bhp)
POWERHEAD WEIGHT
5.6 kg (12.3 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY
500 cc (16.9 oz.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY
240 cc (8.12 oz.)
OILOMATIC® CHAIN
26 RM3
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS* (Recommended ranges)
40 to 50 cm (16" to 20")
STIHL ROLLOMATIC®
POWER SOURCE
Gas
STIHL recommends #3634 (26 RM3 67) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 16" 3003 812 6813 Ematic™ guide bar combination. The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length depending upon which powerhead it is installed.

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.

Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…

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

MS 271 FARM BOSS® is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 467.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The ms271 Farm Boss is thumbs up! Very fuel efficient, reliable, enjoyable, and overall a good investment when its time to cut wood!This saw makes cutting wood and other little odd jobs fun.
Date published: 2017-07-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Great value great for around home/ farm. Would recommend this to friends family and anyone that needs the best value out there
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a purchase you can pass down for generations!!! Best chain saw I have ever owned, should have bought one from the get go. Even the buying experience was great. No stupid warranty card to fill out, the sales staff inputs everything on site electronically and gases it up and starts it before you take it home so there are no surprises.
Date published: 2017-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Turns stumps into butter Very sharp chain and powerful motor. Just the right size to fell trees around the farm, bucking up firewood, and trimming limbs.
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Was recommended by a pro. I did a lot of research and looked at other manufacturers but I always came back to this saw.After talking to several who used Stihl chainsaws in their profession I decided to buy a saw I could depend on.The Farm Boss is a perfect size and has the power to supply a home with firewood or keep a large wooded property in great shape.I work for a large city and talk with the men who do storm cleanup and maintain the parks. They recommend Stihl equipment every time. I have been very satisfied with my Stihl.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw I only buy stilhl buy American USA more people should be like me only drive American cars buy products made here in this great country I own stihl blower , chain saw and weed eater all great Thank you stihl usa
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT POWER FOR ITS SIZE I LOVE THE POWER AND EASE OF STARTING, 20 INCH BLADE DOES NOT JOB I NEED WITH EASE.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Use Recently bought this saw for tree management in 17 acres of woods. Easy to start, even during the break-in period, great power and well balanced. Was a critical factor in cutting up a 30" hemlock that had fallen last winter.
Date published: 2017-07-14
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