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MS 461

Powerful High Performance Chainsaw

General

MS 461
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With the STIHL MS 461 professional Chainsaw cutting is easier, quicker and more comfortable. The model features an air filter system with a long life air filter to keep the Chainsaw working smoothly even in dusty conditions, as well as an efficient anti-vibration system for increased comfort during extended periods of use.

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* Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.


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 SHOP Retailer or STIHL Stockist for further information.

Technical data

MS 461

Technical data

STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch 3/8"
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type Rapid Super (RS)
Displacement cm³ 76,5
Power output kW/bhp 4,4/6,0
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 1,5
Weight kg 1) 6,7
Recommended guide bar length cm/inch 50/20

1) Without fuel, guide bar or saw chain

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 SHOP Retailer or STIHL Stockist for further information.

Features

MS 461

Standard features

  • Anti-vibration system Zoom
    Anti-vibration system

    Intense vibration at the handles of power tools can lead to longer-term effects of blood vessels in the hands and arms. STIHL have therefore developed an effective anti-vibration system where by the oscillations from the machines engine are dampened which significantly reduces vibrations at the handles.

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    STIHL ElastoStart reduces the shock caused by the compression of the engine during starting. The compression shock is taken away from the users joints and muscles through a spring or rubber element in the starter handle.

  • Tool free filler caps Zoom
    Tool free filler caps

    Special caps on the fuel and oil tanks are designed for easy opening and locking without the need for tools.

  • Decompression valve Zoom
    Decompression valve

    The decompression valve is part of the easy start-system. The valve should be pressed before starting in order to reduce the compression pressure when starting, as well as the effort needed to pull the starter rope. The decompression valve is semi-automatic, meaning that it must be pressed manually before starting, but then closes automatically.

  • Compensator Zoom
    Compensator

    This controller in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburettor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

  • STIHL Ematic-System Zoom
    STIHL Ematic-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%.

  • Side chain tensioner Zoom
    Side chain tensioner

    The tensioning screw is located on the side of the chainsaw through the sprocket cover. Chain side tensioning allows the saw chain to be retensioned effortlessly, avoiding any contact with the sharp chain.

  • Single-lever master control Zoom
    Single-lever master control

    All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.

  • Variable-displacement oil pump Zoom
    Variable-displacement oil pump

    Allows a precise, demand-based delivery of oil. It's possible to reduce oil production by up to 50% in the E position. For very long cutting attachments or very dry wood, an additional volume of oil can be added by the user. similar to illustration.

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 SHOP Retailer or STIHL Stockist for further information.

Accessories

MS 461

Accessories

    • Carry bag for Chainsaws Zoom
      Carry bag for Chainsaws

      For storage and transport of Chainsaws.

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    • Multi-function tool Zoom
      Multi-function tool

      Practical, multi-functional quality tool with both a 3.5mm flat-blade screwdriver (for carburettor adjustments and cleaning grooves) and a 7.0mm slotted screwdriver. TX 27 Torx blade and 19-13 and 19-16 spark plug wrenches. Not suitable for use with, MS 150 T and MS 201 T.

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    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • Stump vice Zoom
      Stump vice

      Available in heavy or light duty. For securing the Chainsaw during chain sharpening.

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    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • 2- in- 1 chain sharpening tool Zoom
      2- in- 1 chain sharpening tool

      Practical tool for quickly sharpening the teeth and depth gauge in a single step. Ideal for occasional users.

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    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • Chain sharpening kit Zoom
      Chain sharpening kit

      The complete kit for chain maintenance. Includes file holder with round file, flat file, and file gauge in a sturdy case.

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    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

    • Professional Chainsaw chaps Zoom
      Professional Chainsaw chaps

      These STIHL Chainsaw chaps are compliant with NZ Standards AS/NZS 4453: 1997. They are suitable for use by the professional forestry operator or the home firewood cutter. Available in a Clip version or a Clip/Flap version. Sizes S to L. For more information, please contact your local STIHL SHOP™ or STIHL Stockist.

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    Price

    * Manufacturers recommended retail pricing. Prices reflect current recommended retail pricing and may be a promotional price. These prices are subject to change without notice. For more information about current promotions, please visit our Current Promotions page by clicking here.

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 SHOP Retailer or STIHL Stockist for further information.