STIHL, the largest selling brand of cut-off machines worldwide, has just announced the release of its new Cut-Off Machine Safety, Maintenance and Operation video. Operators of STIHL Cutquik® cut-off machines can now benefit from supplementary, professional training from the convenience of their home or office. This informative video is the second in a series of safety, maintenance and operation videos produced by STIHL, and was developed as a resource for even the most experienced user. Read more
In ideal weather, some 10,000 spectators flocked to the world championship of the STIHL® TIMBERSPORTS® Series presented by Carhartt and watched U.S. lumberjack Carson Bosworth finish third in the world, the highest placement for the U.S. in many years. Fifteen lumberjacks competed for the world title on the grounds of the Irish agriculture fair, Machinery & Livestock Exhibition near Kilkenny. Read more
A study conducted by the Porsche Engineering Group GmbH found that the STIHL BR 600 backpack blower is up to 28% more fuel efficient than competitive models, which can provide up to $644 in fuel savings per unit in two seasons, depending on fuel costs and run time. The STIHL BR 600 is also the cleanest running backpack blower in its class based upon information currently reported on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Web site, exceeding current EPA emission standards by 73%.
The results are significant given that the Professional Landcare Network (PLANET) found in a recent survey of its members that the top Read more
STIHL MS 192 T C-E Now Available with Easy2Start™ First professional in-tree STIHL chain saw featuring Easy2Start™ technology
Professional users have asked for it, and STIHL has delivered. With the popularity of the Easy2Start™ feature on a range of consumer products, STIHL is pleased to announce the new MS 192 T C-E in-tree chain saw is the first professional STIHL chain saw to offer a newly designed, professional version Easy2Start feature to make starting fast and easy – just what an arborist needs when up a tree. Read more
Demanding professionals will appreciate the new STIHL MS 361 and MS 361 C-Q mid-range chain saws with low vibrations and a variety of innovative features. At 4.4 bhp, the MS 361 offers users the best power-to-weight ratio in the 50 to 60 cc class and an expected lifetime 50 percent longer than its predecessor, the MS 360.
The MS 361 and 361 C-Q feature a completely redesigned anti-vibration system that reduces vibration levels by nearly 30 percent (as compared to the MS 360), giving users added control with less fatigue. And its filtering system, featuring a filter fleece for dirty conditions or a 70-micron fabric filter for average conditions, increases servicing intervals by 100 percent.
The all-weather chain saws’ repositioned tank vent, located on the clutch side instead of the flywheel side of the chain, provides superior protection from debris, dirt and Read more