2019 STIHL MSA 120C-BQ


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Alberta Forest & Garden
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Dealer Insights

Add $5 for set up and battery testing.

*Comes with 12" bar and chain.

An exceptionally light cordless chainsaw for garden and property maintenance at home, and for processing horizontal timber. With STIHL quick chain tensioning and QuickStop Super chain brake. 1/4” PM3 saw chain for a fine cut and good cutting performance. Quiet, no ear protection needed. Comes with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger as standard.

Battery Technology Lithium-Ion COMPACT
Rated voltage 36 V
Weight 1) 2,5 kg
Rollomatic E, cutting length 30 cm
Battery life AK 10 2) up to 15 min
Battery life AK 20 2) up to 35 min
Sound pressure level 3) 83 dB(A)
Sound power level 4) 94 dB(A)
Vibration level left/right 5) 3,4/3,2 m/s²
Saw chain pitch 1/4"P
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain type Picco Micro 3 (PM3)


Lightweight homeowner chain saw

The MSA 120 C-BQ is a lightweight lithium-ion battery chain saw for grounds maintenance and smaller jobs. This unit comes equipped with a STIHL ROLLOMATIC® E ‘Mini' 12" guide bar and STIHL's tool-less Quick Chain Adjuster. This unit also comes with STIHL's Quickstop® ‘Super' chain brake for improved safety.

Technical Data
  • Rated Voltage (V): 36
  • Bar Length (in): 12
  • Weight without battery (kg-lb): 2.5-5.5
  • Battery life with AK 10 (Min) 1): 15
  • Battery life with AK 20 (Min) 1): 25
Standard Features
  • AL 101 charger: Charger included
  • AK 20 battery: Lithium-ion battery with charge level indicator (LED). Compatible with AL 101, AL 100, AL 300 and AL 500 chargers..
  • Quick Chain Tensioning (B): The STIHL chain quick tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Just release the sprocket cover and turn the knob to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.
  • STIHL Electric Motor (EC): The STIHL electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient, lightweight and compact. It runs quietly, generates very low vibrations and does not require servicing.
  • QuickStop Super Chain Brake (Q): The additional braking system for extra safety. Users can trigger the chain brake directly at the rear handle. The chain stops in seconds whenever the user lets go of the rear handle and whenever there is sufficiently strong kickback or when the front hand guard is activated. This unique safety feature ensures even more user protection in all working positions.
1) Approx. time running at continuous full power 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.



2.5 kg (5.5 lb.)
Bar Length Options
12 in.

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