Powerful High Performance Chainsaw
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.
MS 461 MAGNUM x 20"$1,995.00*
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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 Stockist for further information.
|STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch||3/8 "|
|Power output bhp||6|
|Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW||1,5|
|Weight kg 1)||6,7|
|Recommended guide bar length cm/inch 50/20||20|
|Recommended guide bar length cm/inch||50/20|
1) Without fuel, without bar and chain
STIHL 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 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 fuel caps
Special caps on the fuel and oil tanks are designed for easy opening and locking without the need for tools.
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.
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.
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-mounted chain tensioning
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
All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.
Controlled-delivery oil pump
Different bar lengths, wood types and sawing techniques require different amounts of oil. The controlled-delivery oil pump allows the user to select just the right amount of oil for the job at hand.
- Fits MS 170 to MS 461 from $76.50*
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.
- Multi function tool from $72.00*
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.
- Sizes S - L from $264.00*
Owners manuals and safety brochures
|STIHL MS 461 (GB)||Download||PDF, 2,3 MB|
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