MS 211 C-BE - $309.95 DSRP


Distributor Suggested Retail Price 16 in. Bar DSRP:  $309.95

A value-priced chainsaw with advanced engine technology, our Easy2Start™ system and the STIHL Quick Chain Adjuster.

Occasional User

The MS 211 C-BE chainsaw has it all. With low-emission engine technology, and our Quick Chain Adjuster and Easy2Start™ System, you get lower fuel consumption, fast and easy chain adjustment, and easier starting. Designed around operator comfort, this STIHL chainsaw is perfect for cutting firewood or felling small trees.

Print Spec Sheets
MS 211 C-BE Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 35.2 cc (2.2 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 1.7 kW (2.3 bhp)
POWERHEAD WEIGHT 4.6 kg (10.1 lbs.)
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS* (Recommended ranges) 30 to 40 cm (12" to 16")
FUEL CAPACITY 280 cc (9.5 oz.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY 180 cc (6.1 oz.)
OILOMATIC® CHAIN 3/8" PM3
POWER SOURCE Gas
STIHL recommends #3636 (63 PM3 55) OILOMATIC® saw chain and 16" 3005 008 4713 STIHL ROLLOMATIC® guide bar combination. The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length depending upon which powerhead it is installed.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    STIHL Easy2Start™ (E)
    The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
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    IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor
    The IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor is designed to automatically adjust the air/fuel ratio when the air filter becomes restricted or partially clogged and maintains the engine’s correct RPM. IntelliCarb™ uses air from the clean side of the air filter to control the diaphragm and flow of fuel. As the air filter becomes dirty and less air is available for the carburetor, the IntelliCarb™ system adjusts the fuel flow to compensate for the decrease in air flow. This is in contrast to typical carburetors that utilize this air from the “dirty” side of the air box.
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    Quick Chain Adjuster (QCA) (B)
    The Quick Chain Adjuster (QCA) (B) allows the user to adjust the tension of the chain without the use of tools. This allows for easy chain adjustment.

    See it in action!
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    Toolless fuel and oil caps with retainers
    Simply lift the lever and twist the caps to remove or tighten. There‘s no need to use a tool to tighten or loosen.
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    Winter/Summer Shutter
    The Winter/Summer Shutter allows the carburetor to operate at optimum temperature year-round and helps to prevent carburetor icing when working below 50°F (10°C).
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Chainsaws
    View the features common to many STIHL chainsaws.

Important Information
* The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length depending upon which power head it is installed.
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
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Optional Accessories
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    Bumper Spikes
    Help prevent pull-in and provide better control, making cutting easier.
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Rated 4.3 out of 5 by 75reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great features- easy use Starts easy- runs smooth- easy to change/tighten chain. Wish chain kept an edge longer. August 8, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by A real lemon Had trouble from the very beginning. When it would run, it performed beautifully, but with less than 2 hours run time it would just die and would not start. Returned for repairs, took home, less than 1 hour later same thing, run for a while, then die and would not start. Third trip back to dealer and new carburetor was installed. Same thing again, run a short time and die. Let it sit for two days, tried again, same result. Returned fourth time and left at shop with instructions to contact Stihl and get me my money back. August 6, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Perfect size saw for most homeowners After looking around quite a bit, I decided to go with a stihl saw. The MS 211 C-BE seemed to be the right size to power ratio for me. I've only had it one day but I have cut up a 25 ft oak log about 16 inches wide. I also cut up alot of oak branches . I've been through 3 tankfuls of gas without a hitch. The fuel and oil caps have not been any problem but we'll see in the future. So far the start-ups have been great.So far I am very happy but I will check back in a few weeks when I get more use to judge from. July 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by More than enough saw for me I bought this saw because of it's easy to use features. I have used it to cut low hanging branches and limbs off of the trees in my yard 8-12" in diameter (I purchased the 16" bar). It made the cuts with absolutely no hesitation. The easy start is awesome, I wish that my Stihl trimmer had that option. July 17, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The MS 211C Saw is a dream to use! Loaded with awesome features! My 211C Starts Every Time and is very comfortable and friendly to use. Very low vibration and light weight make this saw effortless to use ALL DAY LONG!! July 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by light weight fun trimming saw. Ive used many saws for many years. This 211 is my favorite as a small tree or trimming saw.Its easy on your back. It feels good in your hands. It runs & sounds good. It makes the work fun. The only annoyance is the fussy oil filler cap to aline.If you want to cut faster get a larger saw. I like my 441 as a fast big wood saw. Ms221 is spring mounted like my 441 pro saw & runs similar! July 3, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Great saw.....except I've used the MS211 for about two years now. I hate it. It leaves a puddle of chain oil every where it sets for any length of time. The no-tool caps for oil and gas are also irritating because they are difficult to get properly aligned and sealed. An unnecessary complication to a system that worked fine. Too much plastic and doo-dads and not enough common sense engineering and metal. Very disappointed as I had years of great service from the previous Stihl saw. It starts, runs and cuts good. Problems above ruin the experience of the good points. April 5, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Hard working saw. Used the saw to drop 4 150 ft. trees with the trunks 16" wide. The saw worked perfect, started every time...never stalled. The saw is a work horse, well worth the money! March 18, 2015
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