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Stihl MS 201 T

Stihl MS 201 T

MS 201 TC-M and MS 201 T
2.3 from 3 reviews

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Tim Pearson

Tim PearsonPerth, WA

  • 7 reviews

Generally a good saw, with some minor issues


Problems with new MS 201 T


Purchased new saw to replace 019T. Saw gradually lost performance and returned to dealer after perhaps 5 hours work. Dealer said replaced spark plug (advised a common issue). Saw working again but after around 10 hours performance dropped to being unusable. Fiddled with settings - no difference. Back to Dealer. Very disappointing after many years using Stihl equipment.

Nothing on a 200t


I've blown 2 up so far,they keep getting slop in the crank as the stihl shop tell me, won't hold normal revs. They work hard for about 1 hr but after that you need to take it back to get it re tuned. I have 2 of them 1 is at the shop while the other is working and vise versa. I wouldn't buy one for a few years so they can get rid of all these problems.
Try and stick with a rebuild on a 200t they were a great saw.
Good power once up to full rev but takes a bit to get there. Very frustrating
To much for a still product, I have had at least 20 saws in the 15 years of my tree business, no other still product have had problems

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Have to agree the 201 is garbage, WHY Sthil? Why you change something so perfect for something so bad? A 200t with a thousand hours on it will run all over a fresh 201!

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Stihl MS 201 TC-M

Stihl MS 201 TC-M

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Stihl MS 201 T
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Stihl MS 201 T

3 reviews
CategoryPetrol ChainsawsPetrol Chainsaws
Use Pruning
FeaturesAnti-Vibration System
Weight3.7 kg
Power (kW)1.8 kW
Engine Displacement35.2 cc
Fuel Tank Capacity310 mL
Release dateMar 2012

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