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MS 180 C-BE

MS 180 C-BE
With the STIHL Easy2Start™ system and Quick Chain Adjuster, this high-tech chainsaw is unbelievably easy to use.

Model Features

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

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  • STIHL Easy2Start™ (E)
    The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
  • 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.

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  • IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor
    The IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor is designed to automatically adjust the air/fuel ratio when the air filter becomes restricted or partially clogged and maintains the engine’s correct RPM. IntelliCarb™ uses air from the clean side of the air filter to control the diaphragm and flow of fuel. As the air filter becomes dirty and less air is available for the carburetor, the IntelliCarb™ system adjusts the fuel flow to compensate for the decrease in air flow. This is in contrast to typical carburetors that utilize this air from the “dirty” side of the air box.

Specifications

DISPLACEMENT
31.8 cc (1.9 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER
1.5 kW (2.0 bhp)
POWERHEAD WEIGHT
4.2 kg (9.3 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY
250 cc (8.5 oz.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY
145 cc (4.9 oz.)
OILOMATIC® CHAIN
3/8" PMM3
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS* (Recommended ranges)
30 to 40cm (12" to 16")
STIHL ROLLOMATIC® Narrow Kerf
POWER SOURCE
Gas
STIHL recommends #3610 (61 PMM3 55) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 16" 3005 008 3913 STIHL ROLLOMATIC® 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

* 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 180 C-BE is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 320.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Like the tool less chain adjust and the easy start feature Well made product easy to start and adjust chain tension without tools
Date published: 2017-05-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy start wasn't so easy! I already have the STIHL blower with easy start and it's great. So, when I needed a chain saw I immediately purchased the MS 180 with easy start. I could not get it started so had to take it back for some remedial training. yes, the dealer started it right up and made sure I knew how. Took it home and the next day tried again. yes, it started but not quite so easy. For some reason the chain saw does not start on the first, second, third or even forth pull. I have to use 1/2 choke to get it started after first trying full choke all the time.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Product is very reliable The weight of the unit and ease of starting makes this saw a pleasure to use.
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Overall the perfect saw This saw is my....second best saw as far as lightweight, the other one is my Big MS 390. Which i love for the Big jobs. Overall you cant go wrong with a STIHL!!
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality, power, and reliability. Starts every time, just a sweet handling saw for clearing countless cedar trees on my property.
Date published: 2017-05-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth the money and met expectations Stihl is a brand that I have high expectations of. The 180 C did what I needed and more. I had 3 60+ year-old silver maples taken down (3 ft diameter) and used the 180 C for 3 days straight as I cut everything except for the main trunk pieces bigger than 28 inches. The saw did everything I expected to, even taking down bigger pieces (28" dia with a 16" bar). Would recommend it to anyone. Easy to start and was able to take a beating.
Date published: 2017-04-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect! I'm not cutting giant redwoods here folks. I got the best chainsaw to take care of larger limbs around the house. It performed perfectly with no snags. One of my favorite features was the ease of starting. I was shocked how easy it was. I was also impressed with the price. I was going to hire a guy to come over to cut my limbs. LOL.. He was going to charge me two times the cost of my new chainsaw! Can't wait for my "Non-Stihl" string trimmer to break dow so that I can buy a Stihl!
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from One of the best things I have ever purchased! I bought this saw because I needed a smaller saw to take care of trees around my yard. I still cannot believe is to start, how easy it is to adjust chain tension with the tool free set-up, how powerful this little saw is, and how well it takes care of my hardwoods. I have and will continue to recommend this model to my friends and family - if you are considering the MS 180 C, I can honestly recommend this model.
Date published: 2017-04-26
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