STIHL MS 291 Farm & Ranch Chainsaw (20" 26RMC36821)

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With dependability and an anti-vibration system, this mid-range chainsaw's fuel-efficient engine increases run time between refuelings by 20% compared to the previous model.

A high-performance, fuel-efficient chainsaw. Great for felling, firewood cutting and storm cleanup.

Another high-tech STIHL chainsaw, the MS 291 is built around one of our new fuel-saving engines with longer run times and lower emissions. And with an advanced pre-separation air filtration system, your air filter can last up to five times longer. Another great feature is an advanced anti-vibration system to reduce user fatigue. STIHL engineering is to thank for this high-powered, high-tech, low-maintenance chainsaw. It is truly a force to be reckoned with.

Features

  • Bumper Spikes 

    These spikes prevent pull-in and provide better control, making cutting easier.
  • Spark Arrester Muffler 

    Large baffles reduce noise level and contain a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • Toolless Fuel and Oil Caps with Retainers 

    Simply lift the lever and twist the caps to remove or tighten. There’s no need to use a tool to tighten or loosen.
  • Pre-Separation Air Filtration System 

    This time-saving technology boosts the efficiency of the engine’s filter system, doubling the time between air filter cleanings. Air drawn into the engine is first separated via centrifugal force, ejecting the heavier dirt particles before being routed to the air filter. This pre-separation means less dirt to be captured by the air filter, resulting in less frequent cleaning and maintenance.
  • Side-Access Chain Tensioner 

    The side-access chain tensioner makes it much more convenient for the user to adjust the saw chain with a bar wrench as opposed to the typical location of the guide bar adjustment screw.
  • Advanced anti-vibration 

    The advanced anti-vibration system makes the product more comfortable to use and reduces operator fatigue.
  • Master Control Lever™ 

    The Master Control Lever™ is an easy to use single lever, operating the choke, starting throttle lock, and on-off switch. The operator must pull the throttle trigger before moving the Master Control Lever™ to the choke position.
  • Throttle Trigger Lockout 

    This safety feature must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • High-Tech Polymer Housings 

    Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact, and are corrosion-resistant.
  • Powerful, Yet Lightweight 

    Built for lightweight durability and packed with features, this powerful chainsaw is ideal for frequent use and tasks around the home.
  • Made in America 

    A majority of STIHL products sold in America are made in America of U.S. and global materials.

Specifications

POWER SOURCE Gas
POWERHEAD WEIGHT 12.3 lbs.
GUIDE BAR LENGTH (Recommended) 18 in.
OILOMATIC® CHAIN .325 RM3
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY 8.12 oz.
ENGINE POWER 3.76 bhp
FUEL CAPACITY 16.9 oz.
DISPLACEMENT 55.5 cc

 

Note: STIHL recommends #3695 (23 RM3 74) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 18" 3003 008 3317 Ematic™ guide bar combination.

The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on.

Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty.

IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION 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 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.

WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.



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