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Full-time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Good
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Good
Optimal
Good
Good
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Part-Time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Good
Good
Good
Optimal
Acceptable
Not recommended
Not recommended
Optimal
Good
Optimal
Optimal
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Good
Occational Use/Firewood
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Not recommended
Optimal
Not recommended
Optimal
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended

Technical specifications

CS 2238 S CS 2240 S CS 2245 CS 2250 S CS 2252 CS 2255 CS 2236 T CS 2238 CS 2252 CS 2253 CS 2258 CS 2166 CS 2260 CS 2172 CS 2172 W CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2188 CS 2253
Engine specification
Cylinder displacement 2.32 cu.inch / 38 cm³ 2.5 cu.inch / 40.9 cm³ 2.79 cu.inch / 45.7 cm³ 3.06 cu.inch / 50.2 cm³ 3.06 cu.inch / 50.1 cm³ 3.39 cu.inch / 55.5 cm³ 2.15 cu.inch / 35.2 cm³ 2.32 cu.inch / 38 cm³ 3.06 cu.inch / 50.1 cm³ 3.06 cu.inch / 50.1 cm³ 3.65 cu.inch / 59.8 cm³ 4.3 cu.inch / 70.7 cm³ 3.65 cu.inch / 59.8 cm³ 4.3 cu.inch / 70.7 cm³ 4.31 cu.inch / 70.7 cm³ 3.65 cu.inch / 59.8 cm³ 3.65 cu.inch / 59.8 cm³ 5.36 cu.inch / 87.9 cm³ 3.06 cu.inch / 50.1 cm³
Power output 2 hp / 1.5 kW 2.5 hp / 1.8 kW 2.82 hp / 2.1 kW 3.22 hp / 2.4 kW 3.35 hp / 2.5 kW 3.5 hp / 2.6 kW 2.01 hp / 1.5 kW 2 hp / 1.5 kW 3.35 hp / 2.5 kW 3.75 hp / 2.8 kW 4.16 hp / 3.1 kW 4.8 hp / 3.6 kW 4.69 hp / 3.5 kW 5.6 hp / 4.1 kW 5.6 hp / 4.1 kW 4.69 hp / 3.5 kW 4.69 hp / 3.5 kW 6.5 hp / 4.8 kW 3.75 hp / 2.8 kW
Fuel tank volume - 12.51 fl oz / 0.37 lit 15.22 fl oz / 0.45 lit 15.22 fl oz / 0.45 lit 17.58 fl oz / 0.52 lit 14.88 fl oz / 0.44 lit 8.45 fl oz / 0.25 lit - 17.58 fl oz / 0.52 lit 17.58 fl oz / 0.52 lit 21.98 fl oz / 0.65 lit 26.04 fl oz / 0.77 lit 21.98 fl oz / 0.65 lit 26.04 fl oz / 0.77 lit 26.04 fl oz / 0.77 lit 21.98 fl oz / 0.65 lit 21.98 fl oz / 0.65 lit 30.43 fl oz / 0.9 lit 17.58 fl oz / 0.52 lit
Lubricants
Oil tank volume 0.09 US pint / 0.19 lit 0.12 US pint / 0.25 lit 0.55 US pint / 0.26 lit 0.55 US pint / 0.26 lit 0.57 US pint / 0.27 lit 0.7 US pint / 0.32 lit 0.36 US pint / 0.17 lit 0.09 US pint / 0.19 lit 0.57 US pint / 0.27 lit 0.57 US pint / 0.27 lit 0.7 US pint / 0.33 lit 0.8 US pint / 0.4 lit 0.7 US pint / 0.33 lit 0.89 US pint / 0.42 lit 0.89 US pint / 0.42 lit 0.7 US pint / 0.33 lit 0.7 US pint / 0.33 lit 0.9 US pint / 0.5 lit 0.57 US pint / 0.27 lit
Vibration & noise data
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front / rear handle 3.7/5.1 m/s² 2.9/4.3 m/s² 3.4/4 m/s² 3.4/4 m/s² 4.4/4.3 m/s² 2.8/3.4 m/s² 3.4/2.8 m/s² 3.7/5.1 m/s² 4.4/4.3 m/s² 4.4/4.3 m/s² 3/3.8 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 4.3/6.7 m/s² 4.4/4.3 m/s²
Sound pressure level at operators ear 101 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 103 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 101 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 108 dB(A) 107 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 118 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 116 dB(A)
Cutting equipment
Recommended bar length, min-max 14"-16" / 35-40 cm 13"-18" / 33-46 cm 13"-18" / 33-45 cm 13"-18" / 33-45 cm 13"-20" / 33-50 cm 13"-20" / 33-50 cm 12"-16" / 30-40 cm 14"-16" / 35-40 cm 13"-20" / 33-50 cm 13"-20" / 33-51 cm 13"-20" / 33-50 cm 16"-28" / 41-70 cm 13"-20" / 33-51 cm 16"-28" / 41-70 cm 16"-28" / 41-71 cm 13"-20" / 33-51 cm 13"-20" / 33-51 cm 18"-28" / 45-70 cm 13"-20" / 33-51 cm
Overall dimensions
Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 11.02 lbs / 4.7 kg 9.7 lbs / 4.4 kg 10.8 lbs / 4.9 kg 11.2 lbs / 5.1 kg 11.02 lbs / 5 kg 12.8 lbs / 5.8 kg 7.5 lbs / 3.4 kg 10.14 lbs / 4.6 kg 11.02 lbs / 5 kg 11.02 lbs / 5 kg 13.01 lbs / 5.9 kg 14.1 lbs / 6.4 kg 13.01 lbs / 5.9 kg 14.1 lbs / 6.4 kg 14.5 lbs / 6.6 kg 13.01 lbs / 5.9 kg 13.01 lbs / 5.9 kg 16.09 lbs / 7.3 kg 11.02 lbs / 5 kg

Features

CS 2238 S CS 2240 S CS 2245 CS 2250 S CS 2252 CS 2255 CS 2236 T CS 2238 CS 2252 CS 2253 CS 2258 CS 2166 CS 2260 CS 2172 CS 2172 W CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2188 CS 2253
Clean Power™
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Turbo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Anti Vib
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Tool less chain tensioning
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Fuel pump
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Inertia chain brake
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Spin Start
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Snap-locked covers
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Fuel gauge
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Side-mounted chain tensioner
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Ulticor
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Carb control
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Magnesium crankcase
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Adjustable flow oil pump
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Quick release air filter
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Retained bar nuts
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
Yes
Heated handles
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No

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