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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 334.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Worked for an hour and then stopped I bought the chainsaw and used it for the first time a week later. It ran really well and I was incredibly pleased for an hour. It then started sputtering and loosing power. It eventually stopped running and wouldn't restart. I figured maybe I ran it to hard and it was hot so I sat it aside for about an hour while I cleaned up the stuff that I cut. It still wouldn't start so I called the store that inbought it from and they told me to bring it back in and they weren't able to start it either. There was no one to work on it so I had to wait a week. The store first tried to tell me that it was bad gas and that wasn't true because the gas was fresh because I was told to use premium gas instead what I use for all other 2 stroke machines I have. When I pressed they called the technician that worked on it he said it was flooded and it ruined the spark plug. Never heard of a running chaninsaw somehow becoming flooded, hmmm!I am incredibly concerned that I bought an incredibly fragile and finicky top of the line chainsaw!!
Date published: 2017-06-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not real happy... I bought this new chainsaw, and whoever assembled it put the chain on Backwards! Not a good start... after I figured it out and fixed it (blade was partially damaged with my attempts to try and use it). Now it leaks like a sive! Would like someone from corporate to contact me to discuss and see what you can do about this! I bought it from True Value in Jupiter FL 33478
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It runs like a dream I love this chainsaw. It starts when I need it too, great size for yard work around my house and cabin.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This saw does everything I want This saw works very well and does everything I need it to do. i am especially grateful for the easy start system. Being a disabled vet it was difficult for me to start a normal saw and the easy start system fixes this problem thank you. Now if the saw would not start at full throttle this would be a perfect home owner saw.
Date published: 2017-06-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Never starts I would not recommend this product. I bought this chainsaw to replace another Stihl chainsaw that was stolen. I should have known when the store clerk couldn't start it when I purchased it. I've never, not struggled to start this thing, it just never starts. When by chance I get it running it works amazing, but most times it's not worth the fight to get there. The Stiihl representative of course said it was me starting it wrong. Deeply disappointed...
Date published: 2017-06-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features The best little saw on the market.Easy to start and easy to adjustment on the chain no tools required
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from chain comes off Just bought this chainsaw. First time i used chainsaw i was cutting a tree branch about 8ft long 3 inch diameter. Got to the end and chain comes flying off. Went to put chain back on bar and can not get the chain to turn freely on bar. Going to take it to a dealer in town.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good buy This is a really nice saw. Really really easy to start. Plenty of power out or such a small saw and thats running the 16in bar. Light and easy mobility. The easy start and quick chain adjustment is well worth the extra money for that feature.
Date published: 2017-06-07
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