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Stihl MS 171

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Chainsaw for property maintenance.  Extensive features such as long-life air filter system and STIHL anti-vibration system.

Great for cutting firewood, for building and for felling small trees.

Up to 20% less fuel consumption and up to 70% fewer emissions compared to STIHL two-stroke technology engines of the same perfomance class without 2-MIX technology


Displacement (cm³)31.8
Output (kW/HP)1.5/2.0
Weight4.3 Kg
Power-to-Weight Ratio (KG/kW)2.9
Sound Pressure (dB(A))100
Sound Power Level (dB(A))112
Vibration Level Left/Right (m/s²)3.5/3.0
Saw Chain Pitch3/8"P
Side Mounted Chain TensioningYes
Stihl Quick Chain TensioningRetrofittable
QuickStop super chain brake (Q)No
Decompression ValveNo
Stihl ElastoStartRetrofittable
Stihl ErgoStartNo
Long-life Air FilterYes
HD2 FilterNo
Tool-Free Tank CapYes
Electrically Heated Handle (W)No
Electric Carburettor Heating (V)No
Stihl M-Tronic (M)No
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If in the unlikely event that you are not completely satisfied with your purchase we are happy for you to return for refund or exchange items you are not satisfied with.  This is subject to the return and receipt of your goods being in its original condition and packaging within 14 days of order date.

Please print off and complete the returns form filling in the relevant fields explaining what you want to exchange or return and why?
Please send this form back with the goods to return or exchange. We recommend you use a postal service that offers a tracked service as it’s your responsibility to get the parcel back to us.

Returning damaged or incorrect items

If in the unfortunate case you have received an item that you have not ordered or that has arrived to you in a less than satisfactory condition. Please print off and complete the returns form above.  If you can return the goods to us we will exchange and refund your postage.  In the instance that this is a heavy or awkward parcel to return it may prove beneficial for us to collect the item instead.

For any further assistance please contact email enquiries@gustharts.com or telephone 01670 789701 to communicate with us further regarding any issues.  
We are keen to maintain a high level of customer service and are on hand to assist you in any way we can

Mon-Fri 8.00am-5.00pm
Saturday 8.30am-3.00pm.

Please note: On Saturday’s due to courier operating hours and lower staffing in store, assistance may be limited until the following Monday but we will endeavour to help you in any way we can.

Returns Address
Gustharts Returns
Milkhope Centre
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE13 6DA

•    Refunds and Exchanges for all items, including faulty goods, can only be given within 14 days of receipt.
•    We will issue a FULL REFUND (Excluding delivery charge) on receipt, we will exchange the item for a different size / colour if preferred.
•    The items being returned are your responsibility until we receive them back.
•    As a recommendation and for your own protection, we recommend that you send the parcel using a delivery service that carries insurance or tracking.
•    If goods are returned to Gusthart’s due to being unable to be deliver, incorrect address or order refusal but you wish for us to despatch the goods again, a further delivery charge will be incurred. In the event of additional charges a member of the Gusthart’s team will contact you to arrange payment.
•    The cost of returning is your responsibility and is therefore non-refundable, unless deemed necessary.


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