What does MS stand for in chainsaws?

What does MS stand for in chainsaws?

Each model number contains three sections: MS, MSA, or MSE + numbers + letters. Let’s start with MS, a straightforward one to explain. MS stands for Motors├Ąge (chainsaw in German), and MSA means it is a battery chainsaw, while MSE indicates it is an electric chainsaw.

What do you do with an old chainsaw?


  1. Dispose of Gas Chainsaws as Scrap Metal. All metal pieces, including the blade, can be recycled with other scrap metal.
  2. Remove All Gas and Oil. Gas and oil must be removed from the chainsaw prior to disposal.
  3. Electric Chainsaws Are E-Waste.
  4. Remove the Rechargeable Battery.
  5. Handle With Care.

Are vintage McCulloch chainsaws any good?

By far this McCulloch saw for the money is great. It is powerful and does not bog down easily. I would recommend this saw to anyone who is considering purchasing a fine chainsaw. Powerful, Easy to handle, and quite affordable considering quality of saw.

Can a chainsaw cut through dirt?

Nobody plans to run their chain saw into dirt. But when you cut close to the ground, you’re just begging for a quick dip into dirt, rocks and crud. All it takes is a second in the dirt to dull the cutters. In addition to dulling the cutters, dirt also wears out the chain links faster, causing the chain to stretch.

How do I tell what year my McCulloch saw is?

Visit the McCulloch International website. Click on the “Support” link, and then click “Contact Us,” or visit mcculloch.com/int/support/contact. Ask for help identifying the model number of your chainsaw. Have the year the chainsaw was made, the serial number and any other specifications handy to aid in this process.

What happened to McCulloch chainsaws?

In 1999 McCulloch sold its European division to Husqvarna AB. Nine years later, Husqvarna also acquired the rights to the McCulloch brand on the North American market. Since then, McCulloch is a brand within the Husqvarna Group.