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Recommendation chart

Full-time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Not recommended
Good
Optimal
Good
Optimal
Optimal
Good
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Not recommended
Not recommended
Part-Time Forestry Use
Not recommended
Good
Good
Good
Acceptable
Optimal
Good
Optimal
Good
Good
Optimal
Good
Good
Good
Not recommended
Not recommended
Occational Use/Firewood
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
Optimal
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 CS 2240 CS 2245 CS 2250 S CS 2255 CS 2252 CS 2253 CS 2258 CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2166 CS 2172 CS 2172 W CS 2188 CS 2139 T CS 2236 T
Engine specification
Cylinder displacement 38 cc 40.9 cc 45.7 cc 50.2 cc 55.5 cc 50.1 cc 50.1 cc 59.8 cc 59.8 cc 59.8 cc 70.7 cc 70.7 cc 70.7 cc 87.9 cc 39 cc 35.2 cc
Power output 2 hp 2.5 hp 2.82 hp 3.22 hp 3.5 hp 3.35 hp 3.75 hp 4.16 hp 4.69 hp 4.69 hp 4.8 hp 5.6 hp 5.6 hp 6.5 hp 2.3 hp 2.01 hp
Fuel tank volume - 12.51 fl oz 15.22 fl oz 15.22 fl oz 14.88 fl oz 17.58 fl oz 17.58 fl oz 21.98 fl oz 21.98 fl oz 21.98 fl oz 26.04 fl oz 26.04 fl oz 26.04 fl oz 30.43 fl oz 11.5 fl oz 8.45 fl oz
Lubricants
Oil tank volume 0.09 US pint 0.12 US pint 0.55 US pint 0.55 US pint 0.7 US pint 0.57 US pint 0.57 US pint 0.7 US pint 0.7 US pint 0.7 US pint 0.8 US pint 0.89 US pint 0.89 US pint 0.9 US pint 0.32 US pint 0.36 US pint
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 2.8/3.4 m/s² 4.4/4.3 m/s² 4.4/4.3 m/s² 3/3.8 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 2.9/4.1 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4/5.9 m/s² 4.9/7 m/s² 2.8/3.1 m/s² 3.4/2.8 m/s²
Sound pressure level at operators ear 101 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 103 dB(A) 104 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 107 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 105 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 110 dB(A) 106 dB(A) 102 dB(A) 102 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 118 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 115 dB(A) 114 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 116 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 118 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 119 dB(A) 112 dB(A) 114 dB(A)
Cutting equipment
Recommended bar length, min-max 14"-16" 13"-18" 13"-18" 13"-18" 13"-20" 13"-20" 13"-20" 13"-20" 13"-20" 13"-20" 16"-28" 16"-28" 16"-28" 18"-28" 12"-16" 12"-16"
Overall dimensions
Weight (excl. cutting equipment) 10.14 lbs 9.48 lbs 10.8 lbs 11.2 lbs 12.8 lbs 11.02 lbs 11.02 lbs 12.35 lbs -- 14.1 lbs 14.1 lbs 14.5 lbs 15.4 lbs 7.7 lbs 7.5 lbs

Features

CS 2238 CS 2240 CS 2245 CS 2250 S CS 2255 CS 2252 CS 2253 CS 2258 CS 2260 CS 2260 CS 2166 CS 2172 CS 2172 W CS 2188 CS 2139 T CS 2236 T
Clean Power™
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Turbo
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Anti Vib
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Fuel pump
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Inertia chain brake
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Snap-locked covers
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Side-mounted chain tensioner
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Fuel gauge
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Spin Start
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Tool less chain tensioning
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Ulticor
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Carb control
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Magnesium crankcase
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Adjustable flow oil pump
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Quick release air filter
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Retained bar nuts
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Heated handles
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
No
Yes
No
No
No

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