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FS 50 C-E

A fuel-efficient, low-emission trimmer with Easy2Start™ and an elongated shaft for taller users.

FS 50 C-E
Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 31reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best trimmer I've ever owned. This is absolutely the best trimmer I've ever owned. I hated that it took me so long before I got a Stihl. Well worth it. September 24, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Reliable and easy to use The fs50 is incredibly easy to use and has a warranty that is matched by few others. It has plenty of power to knock down tall grass and not burn out. September 18, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Amazingly easy start. Nice change from other brand products I own. Will definitely consider other Stihl products in the future. August 23, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Well designed. Quality construction. Easy to start and reload. I have owned several line trimmers, and this one is clearly the best yet. It is the easiest to start, and is the easiest to reload the line. Operating it is a bit awkward, however, since I am more than six feet tall, and the shaft is not quite long enough for someone as tall as I am. To compensate, I have to hold the engine above my waist and sustain an odd angle to keep the trimming head parallel with the ground. That gets tiresome after sustained operations. The tool itself is rugged. The engine operates smoothly, and responds well to the speed control. The head feeds fresh line efficiently with each tap. Reloading the line is convenient and easy, however, it does seem to eat up line quickly and need reloading often. After owning several cheapie models, I am pleased to finally have the best. August 12, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Makes yard look great The price is worth the product. Starts easy, feeds line easy, and gets a lot cut on one tank. I have owned two months with no issues. August 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great trimmer This is a great trimmer for a taller person and has very good power. It is very user friendly when it comes to cranking it and refilling the spool with line. If you need a good trimmer Stihl is the most bang for the buck. July 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by This is made for a taller man I bought the FS50ce kind of by accident. I did not realize in the store this was the trimmer for taller men. I am 6'1'' and used to have a FS46 until ethanol gas wrecked it and I gave it to a friend. I went to the store just for a FS38. The store was sold out. I am glad they were out of stock. I am very happy with the extra 8 inches. I am also really happy with the easy2start and the choke system. Very good fuel economy as well. So far I have only run Stihl Moto mix in this trimmer. I have used it about 10 times now and my back is happy. July 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Why did I wait so long Possibly the best Trimmer I have ever owned and I have owned a few.Longer shaft makes it easier to use, easy Pull start makes starting this trimmer effortless, also no need to remove the head to re-string , just Line up the arrows on the head stick string in the holes and turn in direction of the arrow and you're done.Works for me. July 11, 2014