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STIHL and VIKING products are considered to be some of the best quality outdoor power tools available to homeowner, landowner and professional users. To ensure that you get the very best level of service, this product must be handed-over to you at the point of sale. Stihl believe that the best service to customers is achieved when the customer has face-to-face contact with their local Stihl dealer. This allows for the end user to receive the proper tool for the job, the right instruction and the peace of mind they can use the tool safely.

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Stihl MSA 160 C-BQ Cordless Chainsaw

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Product Code: STI-MSA160C-BQ

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RRP: £270.00 £239.00

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6 Reasons to Choose Cordless

  1. No power cable to get in the way
  2. No unpleasant exhaust fumes
  3. Running costs kept to a minimum
  4. Much lower maintenance
  5. Extremely quiet
  6. Reduced vibration levels

Our thoughts

Powerful and easy to start, lots of updated safety features. Easy to charge and virtually no maintenance. Cheap to run. Great value for money.

Product Details

Stihl MSA 160 C-BQ Cordless Chainsaw

Please Note: This chainsaw is shell only and does not come with battery and charger. This must be bought separately.

Stihl MSA 160 C-BQ Cordless Chainsaw - The first Stihl cordless chain saw with outstanding cordless cutting power.

Stihl bring you an unrivalled range of cordless garden machinery that offers you all the power of petrol and none of the hassle of electric. Thanks to Lithium-ion technology battery power has come a long way in recent years and now you can enjoy a greener, more convenient way of gardening. The battery itself is interchangeable throughout the range, saving you money, space and time. Its no wonder cordless power is the buzz word of the 21st century! With efficient charging times and long lasting power combined with powerful engines that require virtually no maintenance you will easily reap the benefits of switching to cordless.

The MSA 160 C-BQ stands out from other similar products thanks to its brush less motor, which is quieter and cheaper to run than a petrol engine and just as powerful. Easy to start, this cordless chain saw delivers unbeatable power with reduced noise and vibrations, ideal in noise sensitive areas. Not just for gardening tasks, this chain saw will also power through firewood, making this an extremely useful and versatile tool to own.

The 36v lithium-ion battery is powerful and quick to charge with lots of high tech features such as no self discharge and a handy led display to let you know when you need to re-charge. With a run time of up to 230 minutes you can easily get those gardening tasks finished with no problems at all. With the all new low kick back 1/4" PM3 saw chain and 12"/30cm long guide bar you can easily get through those branches and small trees with a maximum diameter of 20cm.

Featuring a perfectly balanced weight of 3.1kg (without battery) you will experience vastly reduced vibrations making this a very comfortable tool to operate. Easily adjust the chain with the "Quick Chain tensioning" with no need for tools. Stihl always puts user safety at the top of its list, therefore you will be pleased to know that this cordless chainsaw offers you the very latest is user safety. The chain stops in seconds whenever there is sufficiently strong kick back or the front hand guard is activated, but also if the user lets go of the rear hand grip.

Stihl Cordless Power System

Mobile. Silent. Powerful. Typical Stihl.

They have arrived! Cordless powerhouses from Stihl designed to operate in noise-sensitive areas as well as around the house and garden. The new 36 V cordless machines combine innovative motor and battery technology with first-class machine engineering to produce a brush less, electronically controlled electric motor (EC). The power from the lithium-ion battery packs is optimised to achieve a high degree of efficiency and enhance the performance of the machine.

The powerful lithium-ion battery pack is compatible with all Stihl 36v cordless machines.


  • Quick-stop 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.
  • Operating handle - The black soft component on the rear handle provides a secure and firm grip in all working positions
  • Two-handled operation - The ergonomically shaped handle and rear control handle with comfortable soft-grip component ensure safe working in all operating positions.
  • Stihl Chain Quick 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.
  • 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.
  • 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%
  • Tool less filler cap - The tank can be filled quickly and easily using the tool less filler cap
  • Lithium-ion battery - Very powerful lithium-ion battery with 160 Wh, compatible with all Stihl and Viking cordless tools. The battery has no memory effect, meaning it can be charged hundreds of times for a consistent performance. Rechargeable with charger AL 100 standard charger or AL 300 quick charger.
  • Cordless chainsaw with greater torque and cutting capacity than the MSA 160 C-BQ.


  • Battery: 36 v, interchangeable throughout the range
  • Lightweight: 3.1 kg
  • Safety: Quick-stop super chain brake
  • Comfort: Soft grip handles
  • Engine: brush less
  • Handle: Two handled operation


  • Your Stihl product comes with a 2 year warranty

Technical Info

Brand Stihl
Power Source Cordless / Battery
Power Details 36 volts
Starting Method Switch/Button/Bar
Bar Length 31 cm (12 inches)
Chain Speed No
Chain Pitch 3/8" LP
Chain Gauge No
Chain Brake Yes
Chain Tensioner Yes
Weight 3.2kg
Warranty 2 years
Other Features No
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