Best Quality Domestic Saw

Best Quality Domestic Saw

The best quality domestic chainsaws are built to last for years, even when they’re not always used. We’ve been in the garden and forestry industry for years now. So we’ve seen first-hand why Stihl is a cut above the rest. When we sell a Stihl product, we can be sure it will not be sent back. They’re reliable, and they work well. Full stop.

When it comes to saws, they’re not all made equal. For example, industrial saws are far too large and powerful for use at home – especially when safety is a priority. The great thing about Stihl is that they always have a wide range of options to suit everyone’s needs. So you can get the entry-level machine if you’re only doing the odd bit of work here and there. Or you can get something that’s a bit more robust. So let’s take a look.

Best Quality Domestic Saw for Light Work

The Stihl MS 170 is Stihl’s entry-level saw. It’s exactly what you need if you’re only doing the odd bit of work, such as cutting firewood or doing some property maintenance with relatively small wooded areas. On the other hand, when you’re not doing too much work around the yard, you don’t want an overpowered machine that will take up more space, weigh more when you’re using it, and have a larger blade than you need to get the job done safely. This MS 170 ticks all the boxes for most domestic users. The 170 comes with either a 12″ or 14″ blade, which is on the smaller end of the scale but with plenty of cutting power.

For heavier work

The Stihl MS 211 is an upper-made range option that packs more punch than the 170 and has a more significant chain option. It comes with a 14″ and 16″ blade and a much larger power output that comes with that. At about 1.7/2.3 compared with the 1.2/1.6 for the MS 170. This extra power comes with only a little added weight at 4.3kg resulting in a power-to-weight ratio of 2.5 versus 3.4 for the MS 170. So you’re getting a lot more power to tackle the more challenging stuff around the yard, such as thicker, harder wood, and more significant tasks. We recommend the MS 211 for anyone who expects to do a fair share of cutting around the yard that goes beyond the lighter duties.

If you have any questions about our range of products, you can always give us a call on 021 4965132