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MS 251 C-BE

Top range saw for property maintenance with Quick Chain Tensioning and ErgoStart

The new MS 251 C-BE featuring Quick Chain Tensioning (B) and ErgoStart (E) is ideal for a variety of applications, from cutting firewood to timber construction. This high torque engine is easy to start and comfortable to use, with a high cutting performance. Emissions are cut by 70% and fuel consumption is up to 20% lower compared to a STIHL 2-stroke engine of the same power output without 2-MIX technology.

Version Price
MS 251 C-BE,Bar length 16"/40cm
£629.00 (incl. VAT)
MS 251 C-BE,Bar length 18"/45cm
£639.00 (incl. VAT)

Displacement cm³ 45.6
Power output kW/bhp 2.2/3
Weight kg 1) 5.1
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 2.4
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 103
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 114
Vibration level left/right m/s² 3) 3.9/3.9
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type .325" RM
Recommended bar length cm/inch 45cm/18"
  • 1) Without fuel, without bar and chain
  • 2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
  • 3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²

Standard

  • STIHL ErgoStart (E)
    A spring between the starter cord reel and crankshaft relieves the strain when starting, meaning that excessive pulling on the cord is no longer needed. The result is a convenient starting procedure with practically.
  • STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)
    With STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning, it's easy to adjust the saw chain, without tools and without coming into contact with the sharp saw chain itself. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the adjusting wheel to set the optimum tension.
  • Pre-separation air filtration system
    STIHL long-life air filtration systems with pre-separation achieve perceptibly longer filter life compared with conventional filter systems. Air drawn in is swirled. The larger, heavier particles are ejected. The pre-cleaned air is routed to the air filter via the pre-separator duct.
  • Compensator
    This controller in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburettor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.
  • Manual fuel pump (Purger)
    STIHL chainsaws and pole pruners with manual fuel pumps allow improved starting with a reduced number of starting pulls. Pressing the primer fills the carburettor control chamber with fuel. This ensures that there is sufficient fuel present to create an ignitable air-fuel mix on starting, requiring significantly fewer starting pulls.
  • STIHL anti-vibration system
    Precisely calculated buffer zones minimise the transfer of engine and saw chain vibrations to the front and rear handles. The chainsaw therefore runs noticeably smoother. This allows the user to save their strength and work longer.
  • STIHL Ematic System
    Compared to conventional bars without Ematic, the STIHL Ematic system reduces the consumption of chain lubricant by up to 50 %, depending on the type of wood and the cutting attachment used. This system comprises a STIHL Ematic or Ematic S guide bar, a STIHL Oilomatic saw chain and a variable-flow or reduced-flow oil pump. As a result, virtually every drop of chain lubricant is delivered to exactly the right spot.
  • Single-lever master control
    All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.
  • Tool free fuel caps
    Special caps to open and close the tank cap quickly, easily and without tools.
  • Includes file holder with round file, flat file and file gauge in a sturdy case.
    £21.90  Product Details (incl. VAT)
  • Practical tool for quickly sharpening the teeth and depth gauge in a single step. Ideal for occasional users. For 1/4" P, 3/8" P, .325", 3/8" and .404" saw chains, integrated file tolerance compensation (only from STIHL).
    £44.90  Product Details (incl. VAT)
  • Semi synthetic high performance lubricant is made from high grade base oils (refined oils) which prevents resinification during prolonged downtimes. Outstanding protection against wear.
    £7.50  Product Details (incl. VAT)
  • Top selling mineral oil two-stroke engine oil. Specially developed for STIHL engines. Excellent lubrication and combustion properties. Performance class: JASO-FB, ISO-L-EGD. Fuel/oil ratio 50:1.
    £2.00  Product Details (incl. VAT)
  • Entry level model made of high quality full grain leather, with high grip soles and breathable textile lining. Also protects against moisture, wear and abrasion. Protection according to EN 17249, protection class 1 (=^20 m/s) and EN 20345 S2.
    £154.80  Product Details (incl. VAT)
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