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Stihl MSA160 C-BQ 12" Cordless Chainsaw
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RRP is £285.00 (Inc VAT)


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The first STIHL cordless chainsaw with outstanding cordless cutting power. This 36 V chainsaw fulfils even the highest demands for performance and working comfort and is the perfect assistant for property maintenance, horticulture, cutting firewood and sawing work in enclosed areas. With new, low-vibration and low-kickback 1/4" PM3 saw chain and 30cm/12" long guide bar for branches and small trees with a maximum diameter of 20 cm.

Batteries: Choose either standard AP200 battery or higher power, longer lasting AP300 battery. Very powerful lithium-ion batteries with charging status display (four LED's). 

Chargers: Choose either standard AL100 charger with operating mode indicator or AL300 quick charger with operating mode indicator and integral air cooling.


Electric Motor

STIHL Electric Motor (EC) - The STIHL electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly, generates very low vibrations and does not require servicing.

Chain Quick Tensioning

STIHL Chain Quick Tensioning (B) - The STIHL chain quick tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the knob to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.

Ematic chain lubrication system

Ematic chain lubrication system - The STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption than conventional methods of chain lubrication. The oil consumption can therefore be reduced by up to 50%.

Two-handled operation

Two-handled operation - The ergonomically shaped handle and rear control handle with comfortable soft-grip component ensure safe working in all operating positions.

Operating handle

Operating handle - The black soft component on the rear handle provides a secure and firm grip in all working positions.

Toolless filler cap

Toolless filler cap - The tank can be filled quickly and easily using the toolless filler cap.


"Shell" - excluding battery & charger

Model MSA 160C-BQ
Bar Length 12" (30cm)
Weight 3.2kg
Sound Pressure Level 84dB(A)
Sound Power Level 95dB(A)
Vibration level (L/R) 2.0/2.0m/s2
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain/pitch type 1/4" P PM3
Recommended battery AP 200
Warranty 2 Years

"Shell" - excluding battery & charger


Battery cover

Cover for the battery slot - For covering the battery slot on any STIHL cordless machine. Protects against dust and dirt during long storage periods.

Chain saw case

Chainsaw case - Made of durable plastic. For safe storage and transport of all chainsaws with bar lengths up to 45cm / 18".

Carry bag for chain saws

Carry bag for chainsaws - Made from sturdy nylon. For safe storage and transport of all chainsaws with bar lengths up to 45cm / 18". With small additional pocket.

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