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Stihl MSE 250 C-Q Chainsaw
Stihl MSE 250 C-Q Chainsaw

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Stihl
Stihl
Model
MSE 250 C-Q Chainsaw
MSE 250 C-Q Chainsaw
Model Code
MSE250CQ
MSE250CQ
Color
Orange / White
Orange / White

Dimensions

Weight
Powerhead - 9.4 lb. (4.2 kg)
Powerhead - 9.4 lb. (4.2 kg)

Electrical

Voltage
120V (60 Hz)
120V (60 Hz)
Amps
15A (1.8 kW)
15A (1.8 kW)

Engine

Oil Capacity
Chain - 6.8 oz. (200 cc)
Chain - 6.8 oz. (200 cc)

Operational

Chain
OILOMATIC® 3/8 in. RS3 or RM3
OILOMATIC® 3/8 in. RS3 or RM3
Guide Bars
Recommended ranges - 16 - 20 in. (40 - 50 cm)
Recommended ranges - 16 - 20 in. (40 - 50 cm)

Other

Warranty

Personal, Professional, or Household use - 1 Year

Professional Use - 3 months

Personal, Professional, or Household use - 1 Year

Professional Use - 3 months

Features

Features

  • REDUCED-EMISSION ENGINE TECHNOLOGY - CARING FOR NATURE: The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP®: STIHL chainsaws are equipped with a chain stopping system designed to reduce the risk of injury in certain kickback situations. It is called a STIHL Quickstop® chain brake. The STIHL Quickstop® chain brake is designed to stop the rotation of the chain if activated by the operator’s hand or by inertia if the saw kicks back with sufficient force. In some working positions, the STIHL Quickstop® chain brake can be activated by inertia, stopping the chain within fractions of a second.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP® PLUS (Q) - AN ADDITIONAL CHAIN BRAKING FEATURE:STIHL offers an additional, manually-activated chain brake on some models. This system is designed to engage when the operator’s right hand completely releases the rear handle, stopping the chain within one second.
  • STIHL OILOMATIC® SAW CHAIN: STIHL makes its own saw chain.
  • EMATIC™ BAR: Includes a polymer ramp reservoir which holds bar oil until it can be picked up by passing chain. This can reduce oil usage by up to 50%.
  • BUMPER SPIKES: Help prevent pull-in and provide better control, making cutting easier.
  • SPARK ARRESTER MUFFLER: Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contain a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP® CHAIN BRAKE SYSTEM: Designed to stop the chain in fractions of a second. Can be manually activated or activated by inertia if the kickback force is sufficient.
  • FRONT HAND GUARD: Designed to reduce the risk of injury.
  • FRONT HANDLE: Designed for a secure grip and ergonomically angled for comfort.
  • PROTECTED SPARK PLUG: Protected, yet easy to change.
  • LARGE STARTING HANDLE: Easy to grip.
  • SMOOTH CLEAN DESIGN: No rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
  • AIR FILTER COVER: Easy to remove for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • MASTER CONTROL LEVER™: A single lever operating the choke, starting throttle lock and on-off switch.
  • HIGH-TECH POLYMER HOUSINGS: Lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • TRANSLUCENT FUEL TANK: Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work.
  • REAR HAND GUARD: Reduces the risk of injury as well as provides a wide area for foot placement during starting.
  • ANTI-VIBRATION SYSTEM: Helps reduce operator fatigue.
  • ELECTRONIC IGNITION: Provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • REPLACEABLE "IN TANK" FUEL AND OIL FILTERS: Lower cost and are easy to maintain.
  • INBOARD CHAIN BRAKE: Requires less maintenance and makes saw chain sprocket easier to remove.
  • AUTOMATIC BAR AND CHAIN OILER: Lets operator concentrate on cutting, not on bar lubrication.
  • CHAIN CATCHER: Helps reduce the risk of operator contact by a chain if it should break or derail.
  • THROTTLE TRIGGER LOCKOUT: Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.

Other Features

  • INTELLICARB™ COMPENSATING CARBURETOR: Measures air on clean side of air filter and adjusts metering diaphragm in carburetor. Keeps RPM levels even when filter begins to clog.
  • DECOMPRESSION VALVE: Makes starting easier.
  • EASY2START™ SYSTEM: This starting system reduces the strength and effort needed to start the engine.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP® PLUS (Q) - AN ADDITIONAL CHAIN BRAKING FEATURE: Designed to activate when you completely release the rear handle. Designed to stop the chain within one second.
  • PURGE PUMP PRIMER: Lets you prime the carburetor without flooding it. Standard on select models.
  • ELASTOSTART™ HANDLE: Has built-in shock absorber for smoother starting.
  • STIHL M-TRONIC™: Electronically optimizes the fuel mixture over the whole RPM — ensuring top performance and efficiency under varying conditions.
  • QUICK CHAIN ADJUSTER: A toolless chain adjuster.
  • CAPTURED GUIDE BAR NUTS: Secure the guide bar and sprocket cover.
  • *NOTE: STIHL chainsaws have many common features. However, all models may not have all features shown here. Consult your Dealer for details.

Features

  • REDUCED-EMISSION ENGINE TECHNOLOGY - CARING FOR NATURE: The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP®: STIHL chainsaws are equipped with a chain stopping system designed to reduce the risk of injury in certain kickback situations. It is called a STIHL Quickstop® chain brake. The STIHL Quickstop® chain brake is designed to stop the rotation of the chain if activated by the operator’s hand or by inertia if the saw kicks back with sufficient force. In some working positions, the STIHL Quickstop® chain brake can be activated by inertia, stopping the chain within fractions of a second.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP® PLUS (Q) - AN ADDITIONAL CHAIN BRAKING FEATURE:STIHL offers an additional, manually-activated chain brake on some models. This system is designed to engage when the operator’s right hand completely releases the rear handle, stopping the chain within one second.
  • STIHL OILOMATIC® SAW CHAIN: STIHL makes its own saw chain.
  • EMATIC™ BAR: Includes a polymer ramp reservoir which holds bar oil until it can be picked up by passing chain. This can reduce oil usage by up to 50%.
  • BUMPER SPIKES: Help prevent pull-in and provide better control, making cutting easier.
  • SPARK ARRESTER MUFFLER: Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contain a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP® CHAIN BRAKE SYSTEM: Designed to stop the chain in fractions of a second. Can be manually activated or activated by inertia if the kickback force is sufficient.
  • FRONT HAND GUARD: Designed to reduce the risk of injury.
  • FRONT HANDLE: Designed for a secure grip and ergonomically angled for comfort.
  • PROTECTED SPARK PLUG: Protected, yet easy to change.
  • LARGE STARTING HANDLE: Easy to grip.
  • SMOOTH CLEAN DESIGN: No rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
  • AIR FILTER COVER: Easy to remove for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • MASTER CONTROL LEVER™: A single lever operating the choke, starting throttle lock and on-off switch.
  • HIGH-TECH POLYMER HOUSINGS: Lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • TRANSLUCENT FUEL TANK: Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work.
  • REAR HAND GUARD: Reduces the risk of injury as well as provides a wide area for foot placement during starting.
  • ANTI-VIBRATION SYSTEM: Helps reduce operator fatigue.
  • ELECTRONIC IGNITION: Provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • REPLACEABLE "IN TANK" FUEL AND OIL FILTERS: Lower cost and are easy to maintain.
  • INBOARD CHAIN BRAKE: Requires less maintenance and makes saw chain sprocket easier to remove.
  • AUTOMATIC BAR AND CHAIN OILER: Lets operator concentrate on cutting, not on bar lubrication.
  • CHAIN CATCHER: Helps reduce the risk of operator contact by a chain if it should break or derail.
  • THROTTLE TRIGGER LOCKOUT: Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.

Other Features

  • INTELLICARB™ COMPENSATING CARBURETOR: Measures air on clean side of air filter and adjusts metering diaphragm in carburetor. Keeps RPM levels even when filter begins to clog.
  • DECOMPRESSION VALVE: Makes starting easier.
  • EASY2START™ SYSTEM: This starting system reduces the strength and effort needed to start the engine.
  • STIHL QUICKSTOP® PLUS (Q) - AN ADDITIONAL CHAIN BRAKING FEATURE: Designed to activate when you completely release the rear handle. Designed to stop the chain within one second.
  • PURGE PUMP PRIMER: Lets you prime the carburetor without flooding it. Standard on select models.
  • ELASTOSTART™ HANDLE: Has built-in shock absorber for smoother starting.
  • STIHL M-TRONIC™: Electronically optimizes the fuel mixture over the whole RPM — ensuring top performance and efficiency under varying conditions.
  • QUICK CHAIN ADJUSTER: A toolless chain adjuster.
  • CAPTURED GUIDE BAR NUTS: Secure the guide bar and sprocket cover.
  • *NOTE: STIHL chainsaws have many common features. However, all models may not have all features shown here. Consult your Dealer for details.