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Bar length40 cm
Bar length16 in
Displacement43 cm³
Displacement3 cu-in
Engine power2 kW


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MS 231 petrol-driven chainsaw: Compact and powerful for efficient cutting of firewood

The STIHL MS 231 petrol chainsaw is a great choice if you want to stock up on wood. Its compact design and high cutting performance enable you to work effectively in your own garden, as well as in the forest. This chainsaw is also very popular for skilled trades.
The STIHL MS 231 is equipped with a powerful 2.0 kW (2.7 hp) STIHL 2-MIX engine. There is an option to equip this petrol chainsaw with STIHL ElastoStart. This function supports you when starting the tool by preventing load peaks, thereby taking the strain off your muscles and joints.
Enjoy tool-free fuel cap and pre-separation routing for the filter, so you can work as efficiently as possible. Supplied with an HD2 air filter, for a long-life air filter system, enabling you to work uninterrupted for a long time. The STIHL anti-vibration system relieves strain on your muscles and joints.

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