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STIHL MS 461 Petrol Chainsaw

STIHL MS 461 Petrol Chainsaw
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Our Price:  £865.00(Inc. 20% VAT)(£720.83 Exc. VAT)
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The successor to STIHL's MS 460.

This powerful 4.4kW high-performance chainsaw is perfect for thinning work in medium and high density stands. With a choice of bar lengths between 18 inch (45 cm), 20 inch (50 cm) and 25 inch (63 cm).

Powerful performance

With its 4.4kW 2-MIX engine, the MS 461 offers performance you can count on. You can also enjoy the benefits of fuel savings of up to 20 percent, and exhaust emissions reduced by up to 50 percent, when compared to non-2-MIX equivalents. A compensator in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged, maintaining the engine's power as well as the fuel-air ratio, so that the filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

A comfortable saw to use

Anti-vibration technology from STIHL helps to dampen the engine's oscillations so that vibrations at the handles are significantly reduced. This helps to guard against the potential long-term effects on blood vessels in the hands and arms caused by power tools' intense vibrations. The MS 461 also has an ergonomic design that ensures all important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated using a single lever. With STIHL's ElastoStart system also present, the shock caused by the compression of the engine is taken away from your joints and muscles, and a decompression valve can be used to make it easier to pull the starter cord.

Easy & efficient operation

Ematic chain lubrication and a variable-displacement oil pump work together to drastically reduce oil consumption. The Ematic system provides maximum lubrication and longer wear, thanks to pinpoint lubrication of the saw chain links and guide bar rails. A HD2 filter traps even very fine dust particles, while being easy to clean, assemble and disassemble. The MS 461 benefits from tool-free filler caps to make topping up an easier process, and a side chain tensioner, so you can avoid contact with the sharp saw chain.


Note: This product is not available for direct delivery:

This product is not available to purchase for direct delivery due to STIHL's delivery policy. If you wish to purchase it, you will need to collect it from a branch at which point you will receive a face to face handover of the product to ensure you get the most from your new machine. 

  • Cylinder Displacement: 76.5 cm³ 2-mix
  • Power Output: 6 hp / 4.4 kW
  • Weight Excluding Fuel, Guide Bar and Chain: 6.7 kg
  • Weight to Power Ratio: 1.5 kg / kW
  • Oilomatic Saw Chain Pitch: 3/8"
  • Oilomatic Saw Chain Type: Rapid Super Comfort
  • AntiVibration System: Standard
  • Side Mounted Chain Tensioning: Standard
  • Chain Quick Tensioning: N/A
  • QuickStop Super Chain Brake: N/A
  • Decompression Valve: Standard
  • ElastoStart: Standard
  • Compensator: Standard
  • Long-Life Air Filter System: Yes
  • Tool-Free Tank Cap: Standard
  • Catalytic Converter: Retrofittable
  • Heated Handle: N/A
  • Vibrations Left Handle: 4.2 m/s²
  • Vibrations Right Handle: 6.0 m/s²

Brand:  STIHL
Power Source:  Petrol
Delivery Info:  ***COLLECTION ONLY*** Due to health & safety restrictions, this item is only available to be collected from our store.

Part Number:  MS461
SKU: S1-MS461

Why choose us?

Garden Machinery Direct is a family run business with over 40 years experience in selling and servicing garden equipment. We're one of the biggest garden machinery retailers in the UK. Based in the Midlands, we're well placed to deliver products across the UK - though we do deliver internationally. We are main agents for all the biggest garden machinery brands, and have fantastic working relationships with world leading manufacturers.

Our goal is to offer customers top of the range garden machinery at discount prices, delivered direct to your door. Our friendly and professional staff are available by telephone or email to give expert advice on the equipment most suited to your needs or to answer any queries you may have. We also operate an efficient spare parts service, utilising the latest computer link-ups direct to manufacturers stocks.

All of the garden machinery we sell carries a manufacturers guarantee, supported by a nationwide network of authorised service dealers.

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