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Stihl MS201 TC-M Top Handle Chainsaw 14″ (Arborist)


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The Stihl MS 201 TC-M chainsaw is an arborist chainsaw that has been designed for the professional. It is a light weight specialised saw for cutting branches and crown reduction.


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The Stihl MS 201 TC-M chainsaw is an arborist chainsaw that has been designed for the professional. It is a light weight specialised saw for cutting branches and crown reduction.

The Stihl MS 201 TC-M has a 35.2 cc engine that produces 1.8 kW / 2.4 hp power output and weighs only 3.7 kg without the bar and chain. The chainsaw features the environmentally friendly Stihl 2-MIX engine. The Stihl 2-stroke engine with 2-MIX provides plenty of torque and yet save around 20 percent on fuel compared to standard Stihl 2-stroke engines. It complies with all current EU emissions regulations.

The MS201 TC-M also features Stihl ElastoStart which is a special shock absorber grip on the starter cord to help ensure jerk-free starting without load peaks. The integrated damping element smoothes the force generated and makes the starting process easier. It has a manual controlled fuel pump and side mounted chain tensioning.

The chainsaw has a 3/8″ P PS3 chain which is a low profile full chisel tooth chain. It has excellent biting characteristics, low kick back and low vibration providing a very clean cutting surface.

You must bring a valid chainsaw license in to store to purchase a top handled saw.

What else will I need to buy with my chainsaw?

  • 2-Stroke Oil.
    Stihl Moto mixWe advise STIHL MotoMix® which is Stihl’s patented premixed fuel, specially blended for ultimate performance. Like a sports drink for your engine, this 50:1 mixture is a combination of premium non-ethanol, high-octane motor fuel and our highest-quality STIHL HP Ultra oil. Clean and convenient, MotoMix® eliminates the hassle of mixing your own 2-stroke engine fuel while providing superior performance and lubrication. STIHL MotoMix® contains no ethanol, allowing it to maintain stability for up to two years after the seal is broken – so it stays fresh in your equipment during long storage periods. MotoMix® is also made of non-aromatic fuel and fully synthetic, highly biodegradable engine oil.
  • Chain Oil
    Chain lubricant promotes smooth operation by keeping the chain clean and free-running on the guide bar.
  • Optional Extras
    Chainsaw files, replacement bars and chainschainsaw safety equipment (PPE) and log saw horses. All available in store at Masseys.

Stihl MS 201 TC-M ChainsawStihl MS201 TC-M chainsaw specification

Recommended bar length cm / inch 35 cm / 14″
Displacement cm³ 35.2
Power output kW/bhp 1.8/2.4
Weight kg 1) 3.7
Power-to-weight ratio kg/kW 2.1
Sound pressure level dB(A) 2) 98.0
Sound power level dB(A) 3) 112.0
Vibration levels left/right m/s² 4) 3.5/3.1
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type 3/8″ P PS 3



Purchased from Masseys – If your chainsaw was purchased from Masseys and it develops a manufacturing fault during the warranty period, simply return the chainsaw to store and our mechanics will repair the machine free of charge. A warranty repair is when the machine has failed because of improper material or workmanship, under normal use and maintenance.

Purchased online – If you chainsaw was purchased from elsewhere, then we charge an initial £29.99 inspection charge to look at the machine. This will be refunded if the fault is a warranty issue and when the manufacturer has processed and accepted the warranty claim in full. Warranty for non-Masseys customers is 4-12 weeks as we have a duty to ensure our own customers are prioritised first.


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Bar Length

12" Bar, 14" Bar

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