Stihl MSE 170 C-B Saw Profile

Basic Information

STIHL
MSE 170 C-B
Model name:MSE 170C-B
Engine size:13.1A
Power output:2.1
1.6
hp
kW
Weight
(powerhead):
8.4
3.8
lb.
kg
Bar length:12″…16″
Chain pitch:3/8″P
Bar mount:3005

Compatible Bars

Stihl original bars

The MSE 170 C-B takes all Stihl guide bars with the small 3005 mount, 3/8P (Picco) pitch and .050″ gauge (63 PM3 chain). Also .043″ gauge bars fit technically, but the .043″ chain (61 PMM3) not specced for the 2.1 hp power of the MSE 170 C-B. The compatible original bars are listed in the table below. Recommended bar lengths are 12″ to 16″, compatible bars outside this range in parentheses.

STIHL
3005 mount
3/8P pitch
Length
[in.]
Chain
(rec.)
.050” gauge:63 PM3
Rollomatic
E Standard
12 in
14 in
16 in
(18 in)
44
50
55
(61)
Rollomatic
E Light
12 in
14 in
16 in
44
50
55
.043” gauge:
(not specified)
61 PMM3
Rollomatic
E Mini
12 in
14 in
16 in
44
50
55
Rollomatic
E Standard
14 in
16 in
50
55
Rollomatic
E Mini Light
10 in
12 in
14 in
39
44
50

Oregon bars

Oregon makes MSE 170 C-B -compatible guide bars in the A074 mount, 3/8P pitch and both .043″ and .050″ gauge. The Oregon .043″ narrow kerf chain (90PX) is specified for saws up to 42cc and should be OK for the power level of the MSE 170 C-B.

OREGON
A074 mount
3/8P pitch
Length
[in.]
Chain
(rec.)
.043” gauge:90PX
Single Rivet
MLE
12 in
14 in
16 in
90PX044G
90PX050G
90PX055G
.050” gauge:91PX
AdvanceCut™
SXE
12 in
14 in
16 in
91PX044G
91PX050G
91PX055G
Single Rivet
SDE
12 in
14 in
16 in
91PX044G
91PX050G
91PX055G