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FS 40 C-E

A lightweight, reliable grass trimmer, featuring Easy2Start™ technology, a low exhaust emission engine and lightweight curved shaft.

FS 40 C-E
Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 178reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Only one minor complaint Shaft could be slightly longer as I am 6'. Other than that this is an excellent product that exceeded my expectations May 21, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Lightweight! I've been extremely impressed with the amount of power this trimmer has, especially considering how light it is. I went with the curved shaft, as I do more detail trimming than big brush cutting. So far, this is the best trimmer I've ever owned (and I've owned quite a few). FYI, I also own the PP70 hand pruner and the PL40 lopper and they are amazing! I'm really getting to like this manufacturer! May 20, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent lightweight trimmer Excellent AMERICAN MADE trimmer. Starts easily, well balanced, and reasonably priced for the quality. May 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect trimmer for a homeowner with 1 acre or less to trim!! Has plenty of power to cut through tall weeds and grass! Very lite weight and super easy to start! Best trimmer I have ever bought! Stihl makes great products and this is just one of many stihl products I own. (Chainsaws and hedge trimmers) And I love that its made in the USA!! #AmericanMade!!! May 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great trimmer I bought this trimmer and had a problem with the bump feed on the bottom to make the string come out. Took it back and the salesman said every once in a while this trimmer will come from the factory with this particular problem.The salesman gave me a replacement trimmer and it works perfect. I found that the key to making the string come out when you bump it on the ground is to rev it up because it needs centrifugal force to make the string come out.It's light weight and works great. Get the trimmer with the shorter arm on it as opposed to the longer one. It's much easier to use in my opinion. May 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Thanks, Stihl! I learned that if you buy this Stihl trimmer, you will not be sorry. I had a problem with my trimmer and the company went beyond my expectations to make things right. Somebody from Stihl personally reached out to me and could not have been kinder or more courteous. What a nice, unexpected gesture that I can't imagine many companies duplicating. As somebody who has been doing lawn care for 40 years, this trimmer is easy to handle and the easy start is nice so you won't dislocate your shoulder starting it. May 16, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love the Easy Start I set out to buy a battery operated weed eater because I do not like pull start equipment. Found the battery operated ones were too heavy. My husband's weed eater is too heavy for me so I wanted a different one. Ended up trying the FS 40 and fell in love with it. It truly is easy to start and somewhat lighter than others. Wish someone would make a much lighter one for us older folks.' May 16, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by easy to use This weedeater is easy to start and light weight enough for me to handle but has enough power to get my toughest jobs done well. May 15, 2016
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