Echo CS-60S Specifications

Echo CS-60S Specifications

The Echo CS-60S chainsaw, manufactured by Kioritz Corporation in Tokyo, Japan, holds a special place in the hearts of many chainsaw enthusiasts. Introduced in 1967, this machine quickly became a favorite among loggers and arborists alike, and its production continued until 1983. Despite being discontinued for almost four decades, the Echo CS-60S still holds a special place in the world of chainsaws, thanks to its powerful engine, lightweight design, and reliable performance.

Even today, this chainsaw continues to evoke a sense of nostalgia and admiration from those who had the privilege of using it during its heyday.


Year introduced1967
Year discontinued1983
Engine displacement3.75 cu. in. (61.5 cc)
Number of cylindersAir cooled, two-stroke, single cylinder gasoline engine
Cylinder bore1.89 in. (48 mm)
Piston stroke1.34 in. (34 mm)
Cylinder typeAluminum with chrome plated bore
Intake methodPiston ported
Manufacturer advertised H.P.N/A
Weight15.4 lbs. (7.0 kg) powerhead only
Handlebar systemRigid
Chain brakeNone
ClutchCentrifugal, 6 metal shoes
Drive typeDirect
ConstructionDie cast magnesium
Magneto typeFlywheel type breaker point system
CarburetorTillotson HS-25A
Major repair kitRK-23HS
Minor repair kitDG-5HS/T
Air filter systemFlocked wire screen
Starter typeAutomatic rewind
Oil pumpAutomatic with manual assist
Maximum engine RPMN/A
Ignition timing25 degrees before TDC
Breaker point setting0.012 to 0.016 in. (0.3 to 0.4 mm)
Flywheel/coil air gapN/A
Spark plug typeNGK BM6A
Spark plug gap0.024 to 0.028 in. (0.61 to 0.71mm)
Crankshaft main bearingsBall
Fuel tank capacity800 ml
Fuel oil ratio50:1
Recommended fuel octaneRegular Automotive. ASPEN2 pre-mixed Alkyate fuel is best.
Mix oil specificationEcho two-stroke mix oil. ASPEN Synthetic mix oil is best
Chain pitch3/8 in.
Chain typeOregon 72D
Bar mount pattern10 link
Shortest guide bar supplied12 in. (30 cm)
Longest guide bar supplied24 in. (61 cm)
Colour schemeOrange with black top cover and air filter cover
Echo CS-60S Chainsaw Specs


  • Lightweight design for easy one-man operation
  • Air-cooled two-stroke engine with 61.5 cc displacement
  • Aluminum cylinder with chrome-plated bore for increased durability
  • Centrifugal clutch with 6 metal shoes for efficient power transfer
  • Automatic oil pump with manual assist for easy lubrication
  • Flocked wire screen air filter system for improved air flow
  • Rigid handlebar system for precise control
  • Die-cast magnesium construction for added strength and durability
  • Tillotson HS-25A carburetor for reliable performance
  • Automatic rewind starter for easy starting
  • Comes with guide bars ranging from 12 to 24 inches for versatile cutting options
  • Orange and black color scheme for easy visibility and style.


To sum up, the Echo CS-60S chainsaw was a reliable and powerful tool that was manufactured by ECHO (KIORITZ CORPORATION) TOKYO, Japan. It was introduced in 1967 and discontinued in 1983, making it a beloved piece of equipment for those who used it during that time. With a 61.5 cc engine displacement and a maximum engine RPM that provided efficient operation, this chainsaw was able to tackle even the toughest of jobs. Its lightweight design, rigid handlebar system, and direct drive type made it easy to handle, while the automatic oil pump with manual assist ensured that the chain was always lubricated.

The Echo CS-60S was a high-quality chainsaw that was designed with both the operator and the job in mind, and it remains a cherished tool for those who were lucky enough to use it.

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