What size chain is on a Stihl ms170?

Oils & Lubricants

MS 170 Specifications – Occasional Use
DISPLACEMENT 30.1 cc (1.8 cu. in.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY 145 cc (4.9 oz.)
OILOMATIC® CHAIN 3/8″ PMM3
GUIDE BAR LENGTHS (Recommended ranges) 30 to 40 cm (12″ to 16″)

Also asked, what size chain is on a Stihl ms180?

14 Inch

how do I identify my Stihl chain? How to Determine Chain Saw Chain Size for a Stihl

  1. Locate the Marketing Number stamped on the side of the chain.
  2. Determine the pitch of the chain, which is the distance between three rivets divided by two, by locating the first digit in the Marketing Number stamped on the side of the chain.
  3. Find the gauge of the chain by locating the number stamped on the drive link.

Also, what size chain is on my Stihl chainsaw?

Stihl typically sells chains with one of three pitch measurements: 3/8-inch, . 325 inches or . 404 inches. Stihl uses a coding system that consists of a single digit or letter and that describes the chain’s characteristics.

What is the difference between Stihl ms170 and ms171?

Main difference is the 171 has the chain tension adjustment on the side instead of on the front like the 170. To me that feature alone is worth the added cost. Main difference is the 171 has the chain tension adjustment on the side instead of on the front like the 170.

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