STIHL MSA 120 C-BQ Compact Cordless Chainsaw


  • Lightweight design – 3.7kg (including battery)
  • 12″ cutter bar
  • Quiet technology
  • Quick chain tensioning
  • up to 35 minutes run time
  • Comes with AK 20 battery and AL 101 charger
  • Collection or Free Local Delivery Only


The light weight and superbly balanced MSA 120 C-BQ chainsaw is perfectly suited to pruning back small branches around the garden and for cutting up smaller logs for the fire. Impressive run time and quick charging means you can work uninterrupted and for longer to get the job done.

AL 101 charger

AL 101 charger

Charger for the STIHL Compact Cordless System. With operating mode indicator (LED) and cable tie with Velcro tape. The charger can be wall mounted if required.



AK 20 battery

AK 20 battery

36 V Lithium-Ion battery for the Compact Cordless System with an impressive 118 Wh capacity. The battery run time differs depending on which tool it is fitted to, see individual models for more information. With charge level indicator (LED). Use in conjunction with the AL 101 battery charger.


Quiet technology

Quiet technology

The STIHL Compact Cordless System tools are so quiet you don’t even need to wear ear protection.



STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)

STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning (B)

The STIHL Quick Chain Tensioning system (B) makes it very easy to tension the chain. Simply release the sprocket cover and turn the thumb wheel to set the optimum tension. No tools needed.



Ematic chain lubrication system

Ematic chain lubrication system

The STIHL Ematic chain lubrication system provides maximum lubrication, longer wear and less oil consumption that conventional methods of chain lubrication. The oil consumption can therefore be reduced by up to 50%.


Additional information



Engine Size


Bar Size



Firewood, Pruning


Easy Starting, Electric Start, Quick Chain Tensioning

Technical Data

Battery TechnologyLithium-Ion COMPACT
Run time with AK20 battery at 100% charge minup to 35
Rated voltage V36
Weight kg2.5
Sound pressure level dB(A)83
Sound power level dB(A)94
Vibration levels left/right m/s²3.4/3.2
Oil tank volume cm3110
Chain gauge1/4″P
Cutting length30 cm/12″
Rollomatic E, cutting length cm30
STIHL Oilomatic saw chain pitch/typePicco Micro 3 (PM3)


This product is collection or local delivery only…

stihl-viking-approved-dealeSTIHL and VIKING products are considered to be some of the best quality outdoor power tools available to homeowner, landowner and professional users. To ensure that you get the very best level of service, this product must be handed-over to you at the point of sale either in store or via local delivery. STIHL believe that the best service to customers is achieved when the customer has face-to-face contact with their local STIHL dealer. This allows for the end user to receive the proper tool for the job, the right instruction and the peace of mind they can use the tool safely. Due to this, we as a dealer, cannot ship this item using carrier, however, we do offer free delivery on orders over £100 and within 30 miles of Stratford-Upon-Avon – All machines will be taken out of their boxes, built by a qualified technician, oiled, fuelled and tested for optimal operation and you will be taught correct operation and maintenance on delivery. Alternatively, check out our other branded chainsaws which can be delivered nationally.



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