Is the MS 290 a good saw?

Is the MS 290 a good saw?

The Stihl MS290 is a great intermediate work saw. From fire wood to pruning, it is well balanced and easy to handle yet has good power for a saw of its class. The fast chain speed makes limbing easy a. I also own a Stihl MS150 for small jobs and an 056av super for the big trees.

How much is a 290 Stihl worth?

Does stihl plan to continue making the 290? AFAIK the 290 is still in active production. It’s at a fantastic price point of $379.95 which is bound to be a thorn in Husqvarna’s side ($419.95 for the 455 Rancher IIRC). Yup, the 290 is old tech and heavy but old, slow, and reliable has a pretty good following.

What’s the best Stihl chainsaw?

5 Best Stihl Chainsaw Reviews

  1. Stihl MS 170. The MS 170 is the saw I’d recommend for most entry-level users.
  2. Stihl MS 362 C-M. This general-purpose chainsaw is an upgraded version of Stihl’s basic MS 362.
  3. Sithl MS 391.
  4. Stihl MSA 200 C-BQ.
  5. Stihl MSE 250 C-Q.

What chain fits a Stihl 290?

The pitch measurement for an MS 290 chainsaw is either 0.325 inch or 3/8 inch when Stihl’s reduced kickback guide bar is used. In the chainsaw’s owner’s manual, Stihl recommends using Stihl’s low kickback chain with a 0.325-inch pitch and the Rapid-Super C3 or Rapid-Micro C3 chain with a 3/8-inch pitch.

What is the weight of a Stihl Chainsaw?

The power to weight ratio is the real talking point with these two new Stihl saws. At 13 lbs, the 462 C-M chainsaws are light and maneuverable. Meanwhile, the 462 RC-M weighs in at 13.9 lbs.

What is a Stihl dealer?

STIHL Dealers are independent businesses that do more than sell products – they build relationships. They are members of your community, local businesses that return more financially and in community service. They consult, answer questions and work hard to ensure your needs are met.