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MS241C Discontinued 2+ years ago?!

Discussion in 'Chainsaw' started by blsnelling, Feb 8, 2019.

  1. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    1Alpha1 100% USDA certified abnormality-free.

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    Depends on who's looking for me.....and why.
    I called two hardware stores that sell Stihl. Both did not have the 241 in stock and both said Stihl has discontinued them.

    One store said that I was about the 5th guy that's called about one. o_O Apparently, the word is out.
     
  3. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    Well im still calling my Stihl shop and going to ask some questions tomorrow.
     
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    KiwiBro Hold my beer and film this...

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    Can't say I regret selling the 241 and buying the 261. Both are great, and the 241 certainly gets so much done on so little fuel. But the 261 (v2, monkeyed) is more capable meaning I don't reach for the 7900 as much any more. If anything, I think the next one might be a battery saw for occasional one-off use around the mill docking boards, etc. Or an echo top handle.
     
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    1Alpha1 100% USDA certified abnormality-free.

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    Depends on who's looking for me.....and why.

    Yeah......I'm calling my Stihl guy tomorrow. Haven't spoke to him yet. They are closed on Sundays.
     
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  6. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    I would like to ask some of you guys that have an interest in this topic to call their dealers and report back so we can sort this out?
     
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    farmer steve outstanding in my field, 5150

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    I'm calling mine today to see what he says/has in stock. i have another dealer less than 5 minutes away from me but i wouldn't buy used sprark plug from him.:eek:
     
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    Exactly. The 200t was a rocket compared to the old Echo's, original Stihl top handles, and all the mini macs and Poulans. There wasn't a lot of competition. In the same class or nearly the same class is the 261, 026, 346, 550, et....

    So I don't see it being as extreme since there are a lot of other good options.
     
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  9. JeremiahJohnson

    JeremiahJohnson Redneck Chainsaw Repair

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    Something we had posted on chainsaw repair awhile back. Shows the soon to be NLA models. WSL bye bye


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  10. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    @lone wolf . Just talked to my dealer and he hasn't heard anything on the 241 being discontinued. Told me he has 2 in stock.
     
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    When shopping for mine in December 4 out of 5 area "dealers" didn't carry the 241, said they just don't sell.

    The "Pro" saw shop said they sell a lot of them they had 5 in stock then.

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  13. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    OK i got a call out to Ohio am waiting for reply. I will call one in New Hope PA also.
     
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  14. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    You get a price?
     
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    farmer steve outstanding in my field, 5150

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    no i didn't.
     
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    There's one at my local dealer. $539 with a 16" bar. Didn't ask about ordering more of them. The guy had enough trouble looking up a bar for me.
     
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    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    Plus tax?
     
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  18. lone wolf

    lone wolf MS 200T King

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    My dealer has 1 in stock .:reading::confused:
     
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    Yes, add 5.5%.
     
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    The specific distributor will be the one with the answer... I’m afraid to call lol.
     

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