Designed with a low-emission engine, the versatile straight shaft FS 56 RC-E STIHL loop handled trimmer is smooth running to help reduce operator fatigue. With a simplified new starting procedure, and featuring a semiautomatic choke that helps prevent flooding, you get a trimmer that’s ideal for homeowners with heavy grass to trim in hard-to-reach places. Couple this with the Easy2Start™ system and you'll find starting this trimmer almost effortless. 20% More Fuel-efficient than Previous Model *A majority of STIHL products sold in America are made in America of U.S. and global materials.
- ENGINE POWER:1.07 bhp
- FUEL CAPACITY:11.5 oz.
- DISPLACEMENT:27.2 cc
- POWER SOURCE:Gas
- WEIGHT:10.6 lbs.
- CUTTING WIDTH:16.5 in.
WARNING! Improper use of any trimmer/brushcutter can cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow all safety instructions in your instruction manual. To reduce the risk of injury from blade contact, circular saw blades may be used on FS brushcutters that have a limitstop, a bicycle handle and double shoulder harness and not on FS brushcutters with a "J" handle or loop handle. Other rigid blades may be used on FS brushcutters having a bicycle handle, a "J" handle or a loop handle equipped with a barrier bar. To reduce the risk of eye injury always wear proper eye protection. Always use the appropriate deflector for the type of cutting attachment, as explained in your instruction manual.
Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty.
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products. STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.