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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 4.5 out of 5 by 160reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by this is not a great product Worst product on the market does not start properly takes several try's to get it going just not user friendly October 21, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Going Strong After 6 Years I've owned this model for over 6 years and am completely satisfied. Easy starting is the best thing I can say. Never takes any more than 3 or 3 pulls to start. September 27, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Good trimmer but... This is a good trimmer. It has plenty of power, it is easy to start. The reason for my 3 stars is it is impossible to open the door to either restart the nylon cord or put in more. I have severe arthritis in my hands if I had known this I'm not sure I would have bought this. I think STIHL should look at this. Please make this easier. I have other trimmers that are VERY EASY to open. Also make replacing the cord easier. September 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Product I had used the cheaper weed eaters for many years until I purchased a home with property. I burned my cheap one up and decided to go for a better brand. I was blown away with how well this product cuts and how reliable it really is. I truly believe that you get what you pay for when it comes to these type of things and will never buy another cheap one. I will buy Stihl products from now on and I am 100% happy with this model for all applicable reasons. It starts great, cuts great and the bump for more string works well every time! Never been let down by this weed eater, EVER! September 21, 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by great product with one exception This trimmer is a powerful tool although be prepared to replace the string frequently. I was initially impressed with this product since I was replacing a battery powered trimmer which didn't have much power to take on heavier grass and weeds. This tool certainly has that power. The string which came on the unit was spent on my first use. You are constantly "tapping" to feed more line from the spool. Replacement of the line does not appear to be too difficult although I haven't tried it yet. I just hope after refilling the spool the line last longer than the initial fill, otherwise, this is going to become a tiresome job. September 16, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by This is a very good product I have never had a better trimmer. The FS 40 C-E has Stihl Easy 2 Start and the Stihl simplified starting system. I use it mostly to trim grass and weeds on our wooded lot. I would highly recommend this trimmer. September 11, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best trimmer I've owned! Light, powerful, and starts easy! Not much more needs to be said. September 10, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love the Fast Start (Easy) to use also recommended to my son he got one. I would recommend highly. Made in the USA also . My son also got one he liked mine so much. August 30, 2015
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