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MS 311

STIHL MS 311 Farm Boss® Chain saw

General

MS 311
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For cutting firewood in medium-density stands. Redesigned model with weight reduced by 200 grams, new long-life air filter system with a very long filter life, economical 2-MIX engine, decompression valve for an effortless start.

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Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of 1st March 2014. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current short-term promotional pricing, please visit your local STIHL dealer.


The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Technical data

MS 311

Technical data

Displacment cc 59.0
Power output kW/bhp 3.1/4.2
Weight kg 6.2

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Features

MS 311

Standard features

  • STIHL 2-MIX Engine Zoom
    STIHL 2-MIX Engine

    The new 2-MIX engine features an advanced stratified charge system that boosts power, whilst reducing consumption and pollution, significantly lowering unburned hydrocarbons in the exhaust. The result is a cleaner, more fuel efficient engine.

  • Advanced combustion technology Zoom
    Advanced combustion technology

    Four overflow channels swirl the fuel-air mix before ignition, allowing for optimum combustion and highly efficient performance. The result: lower consumption and high torque across a broad rpm range.

  • Pre-separation air filtration system Zoom
    Pre-separation air filtration system

    The innovative long-life air filter system greatly extends the service life of the filter. Air routing removes larger particles of dirt, meaning the actual filter has less to do. So the saw can be used for longer without having to clean the filter.

  • Anti-vibration system Zoom
    Anti-vibration system

    Intense vibration at the handles of power tools can lead to longer-term effects of blood vessels in the hands and arms. STIHL have therefore developed an effective anti-vibration system where by the oscillations from the machines engine are dampened which significantly reduces vibrations at the handles.

  • Tool free filler caps Zoom
    Tool free filler caps

    Special caps on the fuel and oil tanks are designed for easy opening and locking without the need for tools.

  • Decompression valve Zoom
    Decompression valve

    The decompression valve is part of the easy start-system. The valve should be pressed before starting in order to reduce the compression pressure when starting, as well as the effort needed to pull the starter rope. The decompression valve is semi-automatic, meaning that it must be pressed manually before starting, but then closes automatically.

  • Compensator Zoom
    Compensator

    This controller in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburettor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

  • STIHL Ematic-System Zoom
    STIHL Ematic-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%.

  • Side chain tensioner Zoom
    Side chain tensioner

    The tensioning screw is located on the side of the chain saw through the sprocket cover. Chain side tensioning allows the saw chain to be retensioned effortlessly, avoiding any contact with the sharp chain.

  • Single-lever master control Zoom
    Single-lever master control

    All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.

  • Variable-displacement oil pump Zoom
    Variable-displacement oil pump

    The exact chain oil output can be adjusted maunally for varying conditions, allowing for a reduction of up to 50%.

Additional features

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    STIHL ElastoStart reduces the shock caused by the compression of the engine during starting. The compression shock is taken away from the users joints and muscles through a spring or rubber element in the starter handle.

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The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Accessories

MS 311

Accessories

    • Filing Kit Zoom
      Filing Kit

      The complete Kit for saw chain maintenance.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of 1st March 2014. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current short-term promotional pricing, please visit your local STIHL dealer.

    • Chain saw Case Zoom
      Chain saw Case

      Made of durable plastic. For safe storage and transportation of petrol and electric chain saw models: MS 170, 171, 181, 201 T, 192 C-E, 211, 230, 231, 251, 240 C-M, 250, 261, 362, MSE 140, 180, (not MSE-C versions). Not suitable for MS 441.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of 1st March 2014. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current short-term promotional pricing, please visit your local STIHL dealer.

    • 2 in 1 file holder Zoom
      2 in 1 file holder

      This practical file holder includes round and flat files to ensure an easy change of files.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of 1st March 2014. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current short-term promotional pricing, please visit your local STIHL dealer.

    • Filing Vice - S 260 Zoom
      Filing Vice - S 260

      Lightweight and convenient design. Easy to drive into the wood and fix the guide bar. Includes practical belt bag.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of 1st March 2014. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current short-term promotional pricing, please visit your local STIHL dealer.

    • Filing Vice - L 700 Zoom
      Filing Vice - L 700

      Large and robust design. Can be easily driven into the wood.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of 1st March 2014. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current short-term promotional pricing, please visit your local STIHL dealer.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.