MS 180 - $219.95 DSRP


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16 in. Bar

DSRP: $219.95

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This lightweight chainsaw features excellent air filtration, enhanced engine cooling and redesigned engine shroud.

The MS 180 chainsaw features improved air flow and shroud design, giving you more consistent performance in the field. Expect better engine cooling and air filtration while you make quick work of trimming branches, cutting small trees and clearing fallen limbs after a storm. If you’re looking for a reliable, light-duty chainsaw for occasional use, the MS 180 is a solid choice. See it for yourself ...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
MS 180 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 31.9 cc (1.9 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 1.5 kW (2.0 bhp)
POWERHEAD WEIGHT 4.1 kg (9.0 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 250 cc (8.5 oz.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY 145 cc (4.9 oz.)
OILOMATIC® CHAIN 3/8" PMM3
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS (Recommended ranges) 30 to 40 cm (12" to 16")
STIHL ROLLOMATIC® Narrow Kerf
POWER SOURCE Gas
STIHL recommends #3610 (61 PMM3 55) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 16" 3005 008 3913 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.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
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    IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor
    The IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor is designed to automatically adjust the air/fuel ratio when the air filter becomes restricted or partially clogged and maintains the engine’s correct RPM. IntelliCarb™ uses air from the clean side of the air filter to control the diaphragm and flow of fuel. As the air filter becomes dirty and less air is available for the carburetor, the IntelliCarb™ system adjusts the fuel flow to compensate for the decrease in air flow. This is in contrast to typical carburetors that utilize this air from the “dirty” side of the air box.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Chainsaws
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Important Information
* 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. Learn More…
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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MS 180 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 156.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth it Being a long time Stihl product user (as well as my main chainsaw) I wanted something smaller, lighter but still a real chainsaw. Went back and forth between the MS180, the MS180C, MS211 and the MS170. I picked the MS180 as I think it fits my bill perfectly. Can't see anything I'd change on the saw, can be a bit tricky to start but once you understand the saw it's not a problem at all. I have an old 012AV that just was to worn out and needed replacing, this saw walks circles around it.My big (bigger I should say) is my MS270... they both work great together. Cutting the bigger stuff with the MS270 and limbing/etc with the MS180.The MS180 is an all day saw, not so much with the MS270.
Date published: 2018-09-13
Rated 3 out of 5 by from 4 yrs of light duty yard work ,chainsaw was a disappointment I maintained my saw per manual, using correct fuel and always running fuel to empty before storing. I used this saw only for small trees, fallen limbs, etc. After 4 yrs, the carburetor had to be replaced. When I complained to Stihl that the carburetor should have lasted longer, I got a reply saying I was causing the problem by using the wrong fuel. I have 3 other Stihl products and never had a problem with them. In my opinion, this product is using a cheap carburetor on a quality product.
Date published: 2018-09-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent chainsaw I've owned other brands of chainsaws, but none compare to the performance of my Stihl. I will never buy another brand!
Date published: 2018-09-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor quality saw Used saw 3 times total run time about 45 minutes..with stihl mobile 1...returned to dealer would not start..notified saw is totaled cylinder scored not worth repairing
Date published: 2018-07-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Product Starts every time, runs smooth, easy to use. Only problem I have is sometimes it kinda sounds like something is clanging around in the motor. Still works great tho.
Date published: 2018-07-26
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worked once I had difficulty starting it for the 1st time. Once if finally started it ran great for on job. the next week I went to use it again it would not start.
Date published: 2018-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Bad to the Bone! This little guy is better and more dependable then all my other saws and I cut trees for a living!!! For the price it is pound for pound the best saw out there!!!!
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from works well Once started this saw works well. The owners manual isn't as clear as I would like it on starting instructions. My dealer was more helpful. Also found out that it works best with the canned Sthil fuel.
Date published: 2018-07-10
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