Stihl – MSA 160 C-B – 12″ Battery Chainsaw

SKU: 12502000049

£278.99 inc VAT/£232.49 ex VAT

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MSA160CB (Li-Ion 36v)  battery chainsaw with 12″ bar.


The first STIHL cordless chainsaw with outstanding cordless cutting power. This 36 V chainsaw fulfills even the highest demands for performance and working comfort and is the perfect assistant for property maintenance, horticulture, cutting firewood and sawing work in enclosed areas. With new, low-vibration and low-kickback 1/4″ PM3 saw chain and 30cm/12″ long guide bar for branches and small trees with a maximum diameter of 20 cm.


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Product Details

Standard Features

QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q)

The additional braking system for extra safety. Users can trigger the chain brake directly at the rear handle. The chain stops in seconds whenever the user lets go of the rear handle and whenever there is sufficiently strong kickback or when the front hand guard is activated. This unique safety feature ensures even more user protection in all working positions.

STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)

The STIHL chain quick tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the knob to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.

Ematic Chain Lubrication System

The STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption that conventional methods of chain lubrication. The oil consumption can therefore be reduced by up to 50%.

Two-Handled Operation

The ergonomically shaped handle and rear control handle with comfortable soft-grip component ensure safe working in all operating positions.

Operating Handle

The black soft component on the rear handle provides a secure and firm grip in all working positions.

Toolless Filler Cap

The tank can be filled quickly and easily using the toolless filler cap.

STIHL Electric Motor (EC)

The STIHL electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly, generates very low vibrations and does not require servicing.


Recommended battery AP 200
Run time with AP 200 min 1) up to 35
Run time with AP 300 min 2) up to 50
Run time with AR 2000 min 2) up to 180
Run time with AR 3000 min 2) up to 230
Weight kg 3) 3.2
Weight without battery kg 2.7
Chain gauge 1/4 " P
Vibration levels left/right m/s² 4) 2.7/2.9
Sound pressure level dB(A) 5) 84
Sound power level dB(A) 6) 95
Oil tank volume cm3 209
Cordless Technology Lithium-Ion PRO
  1.  Run times vary depending on the application
  2.  Run times can vary depending on use and application
  3.  Excluding battery
  4.  K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
  5.  K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A))
  6.  K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)

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