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STIHL MSA 161 T Cordless Chainsaw Set (12 inch)

STIHL MSA 161 T Cordless Chainsaw Set (12 inch)
Our Price:  £542.00
List Price:  £570.00
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STIHL's battery-operated top handle chainsaw for trained professionals

STIHL's MSA 161 T battery-operated top handle chainsaw designed for professional tree maintenance. It offers all the features needed by a trained arborist: consistently high performance, the greatest possibly energy efficiency, and the best possible ergonomics and flexibility in use.

More advanced than the predecessor

Compared to the previous MSA 160 T model, the MSA 161 T chainsaw has a 40% higher chain speed of 16 m/s, and a 15% increase in its EC motor performance, ensuring high performance throughout the entire cut. Complete with a 12 inch bar, and a smooth and extremely efficient 1/4" PM3 saw chain, with captive nut on the sprocket cover as standard. For safety, the new side-lock button needs to be engaged in order to operate the chainsaw.

This chainsaw is part of STIHL's AP battery system

Battery power has its advantages over machines run by petrol or electric, not least they are much more quiet - there's no need for any ear protection - and have zero emissions making them particularly beneficial in sensitive areas. STIHL's AP System boasts a fleet of professional-grade machines that can all be powered by 1 compatible AP battery.

The set contains everything you need to get started, and is comprised of the chainsaw shell, an AP 200 battery, and an AL 300 quick charger. The AP 200 187 Wh Lithium-ion battery is able to run for 42 minutes on a single charge and has a charge-level indicator lit by LEDs. The AL 300 quick charger will charge the AP 200 battery to 80% in 40 minutes and to full charge in 55 minutes.

Please note: you will need to produce a climbing license before the dispatch of this item.

  • Cutting length: 30 cm / 12 inch
  • Rated voltage: 36 V
  • Chain gauge: 1/4"P
  • Vibration level left/right: 2.5 m/s2 / 2.5 m/s2
  • Sound pressure level: 84 dB(A)
  • Sound power level: 94 dB(A)
  • Oil tank volume: 105 cm3
  • Weight: 2.5 kg
  • Recommended battery: AP 200
  • Run time with AP 200 battery: 42 minutes
  • Run time with AP 300 battery: 50 minutes
  • Run time with AP 100 battery: 62 minutes

Brand:  STIHL
Power Source:  Battery
Battery System:  STIHL AP System


Why choose us?

Garden Machinery Direct is a family run business with over 50 years experience in selling and servicing garden equipment. We are one of the biggest garden machinery retailers in the UK. Based in the Midlands, we are well placed to deliver products across the UK. 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.

At Garden Machinery Direct we offer our customers the best deals and even better service.

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  • All machinery is tested by the manufacturer's trained technicians
  • When carrying out servicing and repairs, only genuine STIHL parts & spares are used to ensure quality

View the STIHL brochure for more information.

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