The lightest and best power to weight ratio chain saw on the market. You won't find a better tool for carving.


The Shindaiwa 251TCs weighs just 2.3kg and has an incredible power output of 1.1kW. The C stands for carving, and this model includes a 25cm carving bar and chain. The combination of the Shindaiwa 0.043 gauge carving bar and chain reduces the weight by 50g compared to the 0.050 gauge bar whilst keeping durability and professional-grade quality.

Small and powerful engine.

Small and powerful engine.

The compact engine produces 1.1kW giving the 251TCs a superior power-to-weight ratio.

Ultra light weight.

Ultra light weight.

Ultra lightweight reduces operator fatigue and enables operators to maneuver in tight spaces.

Packed with user-friendly features.

Packed with user-friendly features.

The 251TCs features starter grip assist caps for easy refilling an oiler adjustment on top enabling control of oil flow for optimum operation and a swing-out lanyard ring to enhance balance when climbing.

Best Features.


Engineered to weigh less whilst retaining robust durability.


Designed to maximise efficiency and comfort.

Power to Weight Ratio

Super light-weight design with exceptional power.

Product Details.

Engine displacement (cm³) 25.0
Output (kw) 1.1
Output (ps) 1.5
Dry Weight (kg) 2.3
Fuel tank capacity (l) 0.19
Chain Oil Tank Capacity (ml) 140
Fuel Consumption At Maximum Engine Power (L/h) 1.07
Priming Pump Yes
Ignition System CDI
Start Assist System Soft start
Chain Brake Inertia
Choke w/ Automatic Fast Idle Release Yes
Chain Tensioner Side
Saw Chain Pitch (inch) 3/8
Guide Bar Gauge (inch) 0.050 (0.043)
Applicable Bar Length (cm/inch) 1 20, 25 / 8, 10
CO² (g/kW・h) 2 961
Not all lengths available in every country. Available bar lengths may incur differing RRPs. Please check with your local dealer.
This CO² measurement results from testing a (parent) engine representative of the engine type (engine family) over a fixed test cycle under laboratory conditions and does not imply or express any guarantee of the performance of a particular engine.

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