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MS 880

Our most powerful professional saw

General

MS 880

The MS 880 MAGNUM chain saw is our heavy-hitting professional model built for the big jobs. Precision balanced for superb handling and reliability under the most strenuous conditions, this saw features the IntelliCarb™ compensating carburetor, decompression valve for unforced starting, heavy-duty, easy-to-maintain air filter and side-access chain tensioner. This is STIHL’s most powerful chain saw model for the forestry professional.

All versions below are available with wrap handle.

Versions

Featured Price
  • MS 880 MAGNUM® - 20" Bar $1,979.95 *
  • MS 880 MAGNUM® - 24" Bar $1,994.95 *
  • MS 880 MAGNUM® - 30" Bar $2,009.95 *
  • MS 880 MAGNUM® - 36" Bar $2,024.95 *
  • MS 880 MAGNUM® - 41" Bar $2,044.95 *
  • MS 880 MAGNUM® - 60" Bar $2,214.95 *

* Manufacturer's featured price updated as of February 22, 2016. Manufacturer’s featured prices are subject to change without notice.


The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Technical data

MS 880

Technical data

Displacement (cc) 121.6
Power output (kW/bhp) 6.4 / 8.7
Weight (kg / lbs) 1) 9.8 / 21.6
Featured price bar (in) 20

1) without fuel, bar and chain

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

MS 880

Standard features

  • STIHL anti-vibration system Zoom
    STIHL anti-vibration system

    Precisely calculated buffer zones minimise the transfer of engine and saw chain vibrations to the front and rear handles. The chainsaw therefore runs noticeably smoother. This allows the user to save their strength and work longer.

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    Due to compression pressure, jerky stresses occur when starting internal combustion engines. The damping element in the ElastoStart special starter grip alternately absorbs and releases force according to the compression pattern. The result is smooth, even starting.

  • Tool free fuel caps Zoom
    Tool free fuel caps

    Special caps to open and close the tank cap quickly, easily and without tools.

  • Decompression valve Zoom
    Decompression valve

    The decompression valve is part of the easy starting system. The valve should be pressed before starting to reduce the compression pressure when starting, as well as the effort needed to pull the starter rope. The decompression valve is semi-automatic; it must be pressed manually before starting, but then closes automatically.

  • Compensator Zoom
    Compensator

    This controller in the carburettor prevents the fuel-air mixture getting richer as the air filter becomes clogged. The correct quantity of fuel is delivered to the carburettor depending on the quantity of air passing through the air filter. This keeps the fuel/air ratio in the combustion mixture constant and hence also the engine power. The filter doesn't need to be cleaned until an appreciable drop in power occurs.

  • STIHL Ematic System Zoom
    STIHL Ematic System

    Compared to conventional bars without Ematic, the STIHL Ematic system reduces the consumption of chain lubricant by up to 50 %, depending on the type of wood and the cutting attachment used. This system comprises a STIHL Ematic or Ematic S guide bar, a STIHL Oilomatic saw chain and a variable-flow or reduced-flow oil pump. As a result, virtually every drop of chain lubricant is delivered to exactly the right spot.

  • Side-mounted chain tensioning Zoom
    Side-mounted chain tensioning

    The tensioning screw can be found on the side of chain saw through the sprocket cover. This removes the need for contact with the sharp saw chain.

  • Single-lever master control Zoom
    Single-lever master control

    All important functions such as start, choke, throttle and stop are operated via a single lever.

  • Controlled-delivery oil pump Zoom
    Controlled-delivery oil pump

    The exact chain oil output can be adjusted manually for varying conditions, allowing for a reduction of up to 50%.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.