MSA 60 C-B Cordless Chainsaw
MSA 60 C-B Cordless Chainsaw
MSA 60 C-B Cordless Chainsaw
MSA 60 C-B Cordless Chainsaw

MSA 60 C-B Cordless Chainsaw

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The MSA 60 C-B is a lightweight, battery-powered chainsaw that is perfect for cutting firewood and tidying-up around the garden. Part of the STIHL AK System of battery tools, it uses interchangeable AK batteries that can be used in other tools in the range. 

Quiet and easy to use, it is packed with useful features like the Quick Chain Tensioning so you can tighten the chain without tools, the Ematic chain lubrication system which uses up to 50% less chain oil and the QuickStop Super chain brake. It also has a clear oil tank for improved visibility of the chainsaw’s oil level and a sleek new design. 

The MSA 60 has an excellent cutting performance and low vibrations, as well as an impressive battery working time of up to 40 minutes using the recommended AK 20 battery, which will give you around 120 cuts in 10 x 10cm timber.

You'll have the log store stocked in no time!

  • Run time on recommended AK 20 battery: Up to 40 minutes
  • Run time on AK 30 battery: Up to 55 minutes

Please note that video tutorials showing you how to mount the bar and chain and add oil for our battery chainsaws can be found here:

    When using a chainsaw, you must always take the correct precautions. Please fully read the Instruction Manual before using a chainsaw and always wear the correct personal protective equipment.

      If you are in any doubt about how to use a chainsaw correctly, we recommend speaking to your local STIHL Approved Dealer first. Many dealers offer a Click & Collect service, where you can order online then collect it in person where a trained member of staff can give you a full handover and instructions on how to operate the machine.

      Please note you should never use a chainsaw whilst on a ladder and should only use it in a tree if you have the appropriate qualifications.


      Energy-efficient electric motor Energy-efficient electric motor

      The STIHL electric motor is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly and has very low vibrations.

      Innovative chain lubrication system Innovative chain lubrication system

      Chain oil is important to keep your chainsaw running smoothly, and the innovative STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication and less oil consumption than on other chainsaws. Oil consumption is up to 50% less with the Ematic system.

      Quick Chain Tensioning Quick Chain Tensioning

      This chainsaw features the handy Quick Chain Tensioning system, which makes it very easy to tension the chain, without the need for any tools. Simply release the sprocket cover and turn the thumb wheel to loosen or tighten the chain.

      Transparent Chain Oil Tank Transparent Chain Oil Tank

      You can easily check the level of chain oil in your chainsaw with the transparent oil tank on the side of the machine.

      QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q) QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q)

      Another great feature designed by STIHL, the additional braking system in the chainsaw helps protect you - the chain stops running either when the front hand guard is switched on or when you release the rear handle.

      Designed for comfort

      The soft-grip rear handle and ergonomic design of the chainsaw give you a comfortable and stable grip at all times.


      QHow long does the battery last?

      A: The recommended AK 20 battery will last up to 40 minutes in the MSA 60, although this depends on what the tool is cutting.

      QHow long does it take to charge?

      A: To fully charge the recommended AK 20 battery using the AL 101 charger, it takes 180 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 135 minutes.

      QWhat battery does it use?

      The tool is powered by a 36V Lithium-Ion battery.

      QAre the batteries interchangeable?

      A: Yes, they are interchangeable with other tools in the AK System. They are not interchangeable with AS Sysem or AP System tools.

      QHow long is the guide bar on the MSA 60 C-B?

      A: The bar is 30cm long.

      QWhat type of chain does the MSA 60 C-B use?

      A: The MSA 60 C-B has a 1/4" Picco Micro 3 saw chain, which gives a high cut quality with low vibration.

      QDo I need to sharpen the chain?

      A: Yes, a dull chain on your chainsaw can affect the performance of the machine, making it less efficient, so it's important to keep it sharp. Check out our blog to find out the four signs of a dull chain. This can be easily done for you at your nearest STIHL dealer, or you can do it yourself using a filing kit, or our 2-in-1 EasyFile that makes chain sharpening a breeze.

      QCan I replace the chain?

      A: Yes, you can - simply visit your nearest STIHL dealer for a replacement.

      QWhat should I wear when using this chainsaw?

      A: We recommend that you wear cut-retardant trousers or chaps, cut-retardant boots or wellies, goggles and gloves, and tie back long hair. When cutting above shoulder height, we also recommend wearing a helmet.


      #1Cleaning your MSA 60 C-B

      When you have finished using your chainsaw, remove the battery and wipe clean with a soft, damp cloth. Don't forget to wear gloves when doing any maintenance on the tool.

      #2Looking after your battery

      Don't use a damp or wet battery in your MSA 60 C-B and avoid using them in extreme temperatures (very hot or very cold). Read our blog post to find out more about looking after your battery.

      #3Storing your MSA 60 C-B

      Store your MSA 60 C-B in a clean and dry area and keep out of the reach of children at all times.

      #4Check for wildlife

      Don’t forget to check your work area for wildlife before starting to use your tool. In particular, you should check for nesting birds before trimming hedges, as well as checking for other small animals such as hedgehogs before trimming long grass.

      Technical Specifications

      Cordless Technology Lithium-Ion AK System
      Voltage V 36
      STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)
      Recommended Battery AK 20
      Run time with AK 20 battery at 100% charge 1) Up to 40 minutes
      Weight kg 2) 2.9
      Vibration levels left/right m/s² 3) 3.4/3.2
      Sound power level dB(A) 4) 94
      Chain gauge 1/4"P
      Bar length cm 30
      Oil tank volume cm3 110

      1) Battery life times are approximate and may vary depending on application
      2) Without battery, with bar and chain
      3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m/s²
      4) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)

      STIHL Factory


      Andreas Stihl founds an engineering office in Stuttgart and develops his own chainsaw.

      STIHL Logo 1928


      STIHL becomes a brand. The name represents the ceaseless quest of the engineer and company founder Andreas Stihl to ease the heavy labour of forestry work with his inventions.

      STIHL Chainsaw 1930


      STIHL presents his portable petrol-powered chainsaw at the Leipzig trade fair – it is well received and orders flow in from across Europe.

      Learn more about the history of STIHL

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