Home Carpentry Stihl MS260 Restoration – Part 1 – Replacing Anti Vibration (AV) Buffers

Stihl MS260 Restoration – Part 1 – Replacing Anti Vibration (AV) Buffers

In part one of this video series on the restoration of this ‘unloved’ 14 year old MS260 (026), I will show you how to replace the three annular buffers. Scroll down if you only wish to download the MS260 or MS261 parts diagram. If you like the video, please subscribe to our channel, Irish Chippy

There are three rubber buffers, two cylindrical ones on the right, and a cone one on the left. Part numbers for ‘normal’ are 11217909912, 11217909909 and 11217909901. For ‘soft’ it is 11217909902, 11217909903 and 11217909904. Buy on Amazon Full parts list with diagrams can be downloaded further down this page in PDF format.

If you wish to download the full 18 page PDF of MS260’s parts diagrams including part numbers, click pdf thumbnails below. We have also included the parts diagram of the MS261 & MS261C

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MS261 MS261C

The STIHL 026 (MS260) was launched in August 1988 as a light weight professional saw as an upgrade to the 024 that was launched in 1982. The 026 quickly became a favorite in the mid size category.