Guard rings are an essential part of any STIHL power tool. They protect the device and user from accidental contact with the cutting tool. STIHL offers a range of guard rings to fit their different power tool models. Two popular STIHL guard rings are part numbers 4128 717 2704 and 4147 717 2701.
Part Number 4128 717 2704
This guard ring is designed to fit certain STIHL hedge trimmers and brush cutters. It is made of high-quality materials to ensure durability and longevity. The guard ring helps to deflect debris away from the user, reducing the risk of injury. It is easy to install and replace, making maintenance of your STIHL tool hassle-free.
Part Number 4147 717 2701
This guard ring is designed for certain STIHL chainsaws. It protects the chainsaw’s bar and chain, as well as the user. The guard ring is made of high-quality materials to ensure it can withstand the rigours of heavy use. Like the 4128 717 2704, it is easy to install and replace.
Choosing the Right Guard Ring
When purchasing a guard ring for your STIHL power tool, it is important to choose the correct part number for your specific model. Using the wrong guard ring can lead to reduced performance or even dangerous situations. Always consult the STIHL manual or a certified dealer to ensure your tool has the correct part number.
Regularly maintaining your STIHL power tool, including the guard ring, is crucial for safe and effective operation. Inspect your guard ring regularly for signs of wear or damage, and replace it if necessary. Clean the guard ring after each use to prevent debris buildup, which can lead to reduced performance and increased risk of injury