MSA 120 C-BQ - $299.95 DSRP


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MSA 120 C-BQ w/ AK 20 and AL 101

DSRP: $299.95

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This battery-powered chainsaw bundle comes standard with battery and charger, it is also lightweight and capable of long run times. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

Within the STIHL AK Series, the MSA 120 C-BQ is a great battery-powered chainsaw for suburban homeowners with various cutting needs. Part of the STIHL Lightning Battery System® line of products, the MSA 120 C-BQ bundle comes standard with the AK 20 battery and AL 101 battery charger. It is lightweight at only 8.4 lbs. (including battery, bar and chain) and features low vibration, quick chain adjus...Read More
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MSA 120 C-BQ Specifications
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS (Recommended ranges) 25 or 30 cm (10" or 12") STIHL ROLLOMATIC® E
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY 210 cc (7.4 oz)
OILOMATIC® CHAIN 1/4" STIHL PICCO™
WEIGHT w/o BATTERY 2.2 kg (4.8 lbs.)
RUN TIME (w/ AK 20) Up to 35 minutes
WEIGHT w/ AK 20: 3.8 kg (8.4 lbs.)
STIHL recommends #3670 (71 PM3 64) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 12" 3005 008 3405 STIHL ROLLOMATIC® E guide bar combination. The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on. Chainsaw weights include recommended bar and chain combination. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.
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    STIHL Quickstop®
    STIHL chainsaws are equipped with a chain stopping system designed to reduce the risk of injury in certain kickback situations. It is called a STIHL Quickstop® chain brake. The STIHL Quickstop® chain brake is designed to stop the rotation of the chain if activated by the operator’s hand or by inertia if the saw kicks back with sufficient force. In some working positions, the STIHL Quickstop® chain brake can be activated by inertia, stopping the chain within fractions of a second.

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    Ematic™ Lubrication System
    The Ematic™ guide bar, when used with STIHL OILOMATIC® saw chain, will provide proper lubrication and less oil consumption than conventional methods. The system works because two ramps, strategically placed in the guide bar rail, help contain the flow of oil and direct all lubrication to the sliding faces of the bar and chain links as well as the rivets and driver holes, which in turn can reduce bar oil consumption up to 50%.
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    STIHL Electric Motor
    Lightweight and compact, STIHL electric motors require minimal maintenance and feature low noise levels and reduced vibration.
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    Quick Chain Adjuster (QCA) (B)
    The Quick Chain Adjuster (QCA) (B) allows the user to adjust the tension of the chain without the use of tools. This allows for easy chain adjustment.
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    Coast-down Brake
    A controlled braking device (Q) to stop the rotating chain when the trigger is released.
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Important Information
WARNING! The occurrence called “kickback” can cause serious or fatal injury. Always read the instruction manual carefully before using your saw. STIHL uses a green and yellow color-coding system to help you select a powerhead, bar and chain combination that complies with the kickback requirements of ANSI Standard B175.1 (gasoline-powered saws) and §30 of UL 1662/ ANSI Standard B175.1 (electric chainsaws). Ask your STIHL dealer about safe operating procedures and the advantages of the STIHL Quickstop® chain brake, STIHL Quickstop® Plus (Q) additional chain braking feature, STIHL reduced kickback bars and STIHL low-kickback saw chains.

STIHL recommends the use of green reduced kickback bars and green low kickback chains on all STIHL chainsaws.
* The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on.
WARNING FOR CORDED ELECTRIC AND BATTERY CHAINSAW USERS! The fibers may not stop the sprocket on most corded electric chainsaws and some battery-powered chainsaws because of the constant high torque. However, to reduce the severity of injury from accidental contact with the chain, STIHL recommends that leg protection be worn when operating these types of chainsaws.
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MSA 120 C-BQ is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works good No gas no rope pulling,no fiddling with choke. It is light and easy to use. The one problem I have is the chain should not be sharpened. Maybe I can get a small file to touch it up. At $25.00 for a new chain I hope so. Worked good.
Date published: 2018-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for my needs This saw is exactly what I need. It’s perfect for pruning and the removal of small trees. I live surrounded by woods and it’s now easy to keeps the woods from taking over! I like the fact that I don’t have the hassle of having to empty the mixed gas when the saw is not in use
Date published: 2018-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My absolute favorite tool !! Weighs almost nothing but is full powered. Topples twenty foot high (ten-inch diameter) fir trees and makes simple work out of fall pruning. Simple to start. A breeze to clean. I get three hours of work out of each battery charge. Most reliable, satisfactory tool I have ever owned. Great chain saw for people who are petite. But also a fantastic tool for anyone when the job is high in a tree or just plain lightweight (like cutting branches of firewood to length, pruning a fruit tree, reducing slash to haulable sizes).
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This 120 chainsaw is handy and easy to handle with great battery life. The battery life and the short time for recharging is amazing. The 120 has power and I used it all afternoon without it loosing a charge. This is so handy for cleaning up fence rows and brush. My only regret is that I didn't buy it long before now.
Date published: 2018-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful product I have had this saw for 6+ Months, in that time I have cut down and then cut up hundreds of trees mostly 10in or less. The runtime is good it's easy to use and fast charging I got the saw with 2 batteries so if one dies it's not a issue. I would recommend a battery powered chainsaw to anybody. You can cut stuff larger then 10 in however it uses the battery faster. If you need a saw get a battery powered one. I'd love to demo any new ones of these saws they just work so well.
Date published: 2018-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The little saw put a smile on my face I was able to cut up all the limbs with no problem. Didn't loose hardly any battery life after finishing up. Got to remember that the batter time is only when you have the saw running, not continuously like on a gas one.
Date published: 2018-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw this thing is a wild child it says 10inch if you have ever run a gas saw you already know about kickback if you just let the saw do it's job you can cut a 20inch log.LOVE IT
Date published: 2018-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easiest to use chain saw ever this battery powered chain saw is the easiest to use chain saw ever; I'll never go back to the 2-cylce saw, especially now that I'm retired. I have no hesitation to go out and cut a branch because the saw is so easy to pick up and to just "go". Battery charges fast.
Date published: 2018-06-29
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