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MSE 170 C-BQ

Light weight 1.7kW Electric chainsaw with Quick Chain Tensioning (B)

Electric saw with improved cutting performance. Good for craftsmen and cutting firewood. Very good ergonomics for relaxed working, QuickStop Super chain brake, soft handle for good grip and comfortable working, tool-less oil tank cap for safe and easy filling with chain oil, 10 m cable.

Version Price
MSE 170 C-BQ,Bar length 12"/30cm
£339.00 (incl. VAT)
MSE 170 C-BQ,Bar length 14"/35cm
£349.00 (incl. VAT)

Power output kW 1.7
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type 3/8" P PMM3
Recommended bar length cm/inch 35cm/14"


  • Chain Quick Tensioning (B)
    After releasing the sprocket cover the chain can be adjusted using a thumb wheel without the need for tools.
  • QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q)
    The QuickStop Super chain brake is an additional braking system. The system is activated as soon as the operator's hand comes out of contact with the rear handle.
  • Tool-less cap for the oil tank
    Patented special seal for the oil tank You can open and close the tank effortlessly without tools.
  • Transparent oil tank
    You can easily see when the tank is empty: With the transparent tank you can keep an eye on the chain lubrication oil level. The chain oil can be filled quickly and easily with the STIHL OIL filling system.
  • Ergonomic soft grip
    With the ergonomic soft grip rear handle, the unit feels firm and pleasant in your hand.
  • Overload protection
    High performance without overloading: If your electric chainsaw overheats, it will automatically switch the engine off by triggering the red overload button. The engine will cool down after a few moments and you will be able to continue working.
  • Ematic chain lubrication system
    The Ematic chain lubrication system ensures pinpoint lubrication of the saw chain links and guide bar rails. When used with STIHL OILOMATIC saw chain, it will provide maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption than conventional methods of chain lubrication. The Ematic system can reduce bar oil consumption up to 50%.
  • 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)
  • 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)
These products can be reserved online with no obligation and picked up at our store. Here we offer you personal advice and professional service. Since your safety is of particular importance for us, we provide you with extensive personal instruction for a safe handling.