MSE 170 C-B - Light weight 1.7kW Electric chain saw with Chain Quick Tensioning (B)
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MSE 170 C-B

Light weight 1.7kW Electric chain saw with Chain Quick Tensioning (B)

General

MSE 170 C-BQ

Electric saw with improved cutting performance. Good for craftsmen and cutting firewood. Very good ergonomics for relaxed working, QuickStop Super chain brake, soft handle for good grip and comfortable working, tool-less oil tank cap for safe and easy filling with chain oil, 10 m cable.

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Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Technical data

MSE 170 C-BQ

Technical data

Recommended bar length cm/inch 35cm/14"
Power output kW 1.7
Power output kW 1.7
Weight kg 1) 4.3
Weight kg 4.3
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 92
Sound power level dB(A) 3) 103
Vibration value, right m/s2 4) 3.4
Vibration value, left m/s2 4) 2.9
Chain gauge 3/8 " P
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type 3/8" P PMM3
Protection class II
Rollomatic E, cutting length " 12
Chain tensioning Quick Chain Tensioning
Rollomatic E, cutting length cm 30
Oil tank volume cm3 200
Volt / Hz / plug 230 V
Rated current A 6.9

1) With bar and chain, without cable and chain oil
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 (dB (A))
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

MSE 170 C-BQ

Standard features

  • QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q) Zoom
    QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q)

    The QuickStop Super chain brake is an additional braking system. The system is activated as soon as the operator's hand comes out of contact with the rear handle.

  • Chain Quick Tensioning (B) Zoom
    Chain Quick Tensioning (B)

    After releasing the sprocket cover the chain can be adjusted using a thumb wheel without the need for tools.

  • Ergonomic soft grip Zoom
    Ergonomic soft grip

    With the ergonomic soft grip rear handle, the unit feels firm and pleasant in your hand.

  • Ematic chain lubrication system Zoom
    Ematic chain lubrication system

    The Ematic chain lubrication system ensures pinpoint lubrication of the saw chain links and guide bar rails. When used with STIHL OILOMATIC saw chain, it will provide maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption than conventional methods of chain lubrication. The Ematic system can reduce bar oil consumption up to 50%.

  • Tool-less cap for the oil tank Zoom
    Tool-less cap for the oil tank

    Patented special seal for the oil tank You can open and close the tank effortlessly without tools.

  • Transparent oil tank Zoom
    Transparent oil tank

    You can easily see when the tank is empty: With the transparent tank you can keep an eye on the chain lubrication oil level. The chain oil can be filled quickly and easily with the STIHL OIL filling system.

  • Overload protection Zoom
    Overload protection

    High performance without overloading: If your electric chainsaw overheats, it will automatically switch the engine off by triggering the red overload button. The engine will cool down after a few moments and you will be able to continue working.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Accessories

MSE 170 C-BQ

Accessories

    • Rollomatic E Mini 3/8 Zoom
      Rollomatic E Mini 3/8"

      The combination of this particularly narrow guide bar with the low profile 3/8" Picco Micro Mini 3 saw chain, Offers considerable savings in weight coupled with improved cutting performance. Like all STIHL guide bars, it is made of high-grade chrome molybdenum steel.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Picco Micro Mini 3 (PMM 3), 3/8 Zoom
      Picco Micro Mini 3 (PMM 3), 3/8" P 1.1 mm

      Low vibration STIHL saw chain for entry level users. Robust, low kickback and hard-wearing saw chain with notably high cutting performance thanks to an extremely narrow kerf of the slim, straight-sided tooth.

    Technical data
    Drive link thickness 1.1mm/.043"
    Chain pitch 9.32mm/3/8"P
    Required File size 4.0mm / 5/32"

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Picco Micro Mini 3 (PMM 3), 3/8 Zoom
      Picco Micro Mini 3 (PMM 3), 3/8" P 1.1 mm

      Low vibration STIHL saw chain for entry level users. Robust, low kickback and hard-wearing saw chain with notably high cutting performance thanks to an extremely narrow kerf of the slim, straight-sided tooth.

    Technical data
    Drive link thickness 1.1mm/.043"
    Chain pitch 9.32mm/3/8"P
    Required File size 4.0mm / 5/32"

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Filing kit Zoom
      Filing kit

      Includes file holder with round file, flat file and file gauge in a sturdy case.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • 2-in-1 EasyFile Zoom
      2-in-1 EasyFile

      Practical tool for quickly sharpening the teeth and depth gauge in a single action, significantly reducing chain maintenance time. The sturdy frame allows for a smooth filing action with highly accurate results. All the files are easily replaceable. For 1/4" P, 3/8" P, .325", 3/8" and .404" saw chains. Includes round and flat files.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Carry bag for chainsaws Zoom
      Carry bag for chainsaws

      Made from sturdy nylon. For safe storage and transport of all chainsaws with bar lengths up to 45cm / 18". With small additional pocket.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL MSE 170 C, 190 C, 210 C, 230 C (GB) Download PDF, 2 MB
STIHL MSE 170 C, 190 C, 210 C, 230 C (GB) Download PDF, 2 MB

Notes:

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