“During my vocational training, you came across STIHL everywhere,” says Robert Ebner (29), forestry professional and timbersports athlete. In our interview, he tells us which STIHL tool he started out with and why the 2013 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS World Championship was such a memorable experience for him.
The path leading up to the new STIHL MSE 170-250 electric chainsaw range has been a long and successful one for STIHL. The first STIHL saw was an electric saw. Production started in 1926. With a power output of 2.2 kilowatts and a weight of 37 kilogrammes or more, it took two people to operate the chainsaw.
The STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® series is coming to Florence on 16 May. The Piazzale Michelangelo, with its view over the rooftops of the city, provides the perfect backdrop for the toughest competition of the year: the 2015 STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Champions Trophy.
An anti-vibration system is a standard part of chainsaws today. But that hasn’t always been true. Back in the old days, the handles were attached directly to the engine of the chainsaw, which meant that users could really feel the vibrations of the machine.
The first one-man saw, the legendary STIHL Contra, revolutionised forestry when it was launched in 1959. The Contra allowed forestry workers to trim trees with a chainsaw instead of an axe for the first time. However, this also meant that chainsaw operators were exposed to higher vibration loads.
STIHL brushcutters provide great ease of use and robust technology.
Observing some useful tips on how to service and maintain your tool will ensure that your brushcutter will continue to work safely and reliably in your garden for many years to come.
Equipped with powerful cordless tools, the STIHL “special task force” joined forces to get the SOS Children’s Village Black Forest ready for winter. And all kinds of STIHL tools were in use when it came time to tackle the grass, trees and shrubs.
Since 1974, the plant in Wil, Switzerland, has been manufacturing chains for chain saws. The subsidiary celebrated its 40th anniversary in 2014, and public figures were among the people in attendance. Let’s take a closer look at the plant and its recipe for success.
The start of autumn and winter also marks the start of the annual chain saw season. It’s time to get your chain saw out of your shed and get to work cutting wood for your fireplace as well as many other jobs that need doing. But before you get going, you should check to see whether your chain saw is working properly.