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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.

Product Description

"I have used chainsaws for many years, and this one is the best I've ever used. Easy to start, easy to keep the chain tight, light and balanced. I replace a larger saw with this one and am glad I did."
-Palmyra67
Central Virginia
The MS 180 C-BE is where handy meets high tech. And this lightweight, easy-to-maneuver chainsaw’s first order of business is fast, easy starting with the STIHL Easy2Start™ system. Just a light pull on the cord does it. Just as easy is our Quick Chain Adjuster, which makes it possible to adjust the saw chain without tools. Unbelievably easy to use, the MS 180 C-BE is a big help with your list of woodcutting chores around the home.

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 40 cm (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 347.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent chainsaw This is an excellent chainsaw. Light and cuts wood like butter
Date published: 2017-08-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Haven't been able to use it yet I bought this 07/17/2017 it rainedthat weekend so I used it the following weekend it cut one 8 inch green stump after the saw warmed up it wouldn't maintain chain speed and would just stop turning . Took it to the place of purchase 3 weeks ago. 30 day money back is gone and fellow working there says he don't find anything wrong with it
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Powerful little saw, if you can get it started. Tired of pulling my arm off with other brands, so I stepped up to what I thought was "the best". Started right up, and ran awesome for about two weekends worth of trimming. Maybe 2 hrs total on it. Now wont start at all. I will never pay this much for a chainsaw again...unless Tesla decides to make one.
Date published: 2017-08-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love Stihl Changsaw I already have a Stihl chainsaw it's l 40 years old I bought this one for a secondary backup and runs like a charm . So dose the 40 year old too it still start on the 3 pull and only had one tune up on it in the 40 I have it
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect saw for our needs When we bought our new house, we were surrounded by acreage and trees. The saw I already had was huge and hard to keep running, that's how our search began. Our Stihl MS 180 C-BE is light and easy to start...my wife is comfortable using it and doesn't need my help starting it. If you need a good cleanup saw for your property, I highly recommend this one.
Date published: 2017-07-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent recommendation for a 2nd Stihl Chain saw This is the second Stihl saw I purchased and while the first lasted over 30 years, this one exceeds the smaller chain saw in starting, cutting and with great power. A great recommendation by the local Stihl dealer.
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great smaller saw This saw does everything you need to do with it. Makes larger cuts with ease and starts easily.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best chain saw I have ever used! The saw starts easily and runs well. It is lightweight, well-balanced, and has plenty of power for trimming and also for cutting small trees.
Date published: 2017-07-10
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