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Brushcutters & Clearing Saws

Need to cut saplings or clear dense undergrowth or bramble? Check out the selection of STIHL brushcutters and clearing saws. With a rugged professional design, these models have what it takes to help you in the field, whether you’re maintaining a fenceline or out in the forest with a tough clearing job. To help you identify products with built-in special comfort (C) features, look for these corresponding symbols: Easy2Start™ (E) and STIHL M-Tronic™ (M).

With additional features like a four-point anti-vibration system that helps reduce operator fatigue, a lightweight harness for comfortable extended use, and an easy-adjust handle bar for easy transport and storage, STIHL brushcutters and clearing saws cut through the clutter and provide a hardworking solution for your heavy-duty jobs.
Compare Model Displacement Engine Power Weight* Fuel Capacity
FS 360 C-E 37.7 cc (2.3 cu. in.) 1.7 kW (2.3 bhp) 8.5 kg (18.7 lbs.) 750 cc (25.4 oz.)
FS 460 C-EM 45.6 cc (2.8 cu. in.) 2.2 kW (3.0 bhp) 8.5 kg (18.7 lbs.) 750 cc (25.4 oz.)
FS 560 C-EM 57.1 cc (3.48 cu. in.) 2.8 kW (3.75 bhp) 10.2 kg (22.5 lbs.) 990 cc (33.5 oz.)
Average rating for Brushcutter & Clearing Saw Reviews
(4.6 / 5)
30 Reviews
  1. 1 year ago
    Love running this saw!
    Bought this saw to help clear 7 acres of thick brush and saplings. I'm an average Joe homeowner . I read all I could online about clearing land and the use of a clearing saw to accomplish it. I'm so glad I purchased this saw. It is a beast. With the included saw blade. It's rips through the small saplings like their not even there. I can easily clear access throughout the property to get to the larger stuff with my chainsaw. The included harness is a must. I also purchased a arborist helmet with ... read more the face mask. Don't operate it with out one. Can't wait to use it to clear walkways on my hunting property!
  2. 1 year ago
    Awesome power, Always starts easy
    I bought this machine because I needed something that had more power than my FS110. I especially wanted something that could run a 4 line string head. This machine is amazing. First machine I've had that can cut faster than I can swing it. I use it mostly for cutting super thick grass and weeds from 3 to 6 ft. tall. With the double shoulder harness I can use it all day without getting sore. Thanks for such a great machine.
  3. 2 years ago
    This thing rocks
    I have 200 acres and needed to cut some mesquites at ground level and then poison the stims and stumps left. I can go through a field and clear small mesquites in no time and then go back and spray and then pick up the mesquites rather than bush hogging so there are no thorns left in the field. This thing has been super reliable so far and cuts through everything. I do use the harness and highly recommend for ease of saw use.
  1. 2 years ago
    Great Machine
    I run a landscaping business in Minnesota and over take some ugly and over grown lots. I operate 5 of the 560's and they work non stop until they run out of gas. Nothing they can't cut through and always can depend on them to get the job done.
  2. 2 years ago
    Power Power Power...
    Bought this unit to help clear years of mismanaged forest in Southwest Wisconsin. Clearing Prickly Ash, Buckthorn, and Wild Rose. Will go through darn near anything, cut close to the ground, and allows for easy treatment of the stumps. Anyone who is serious of cleaning up the woods, then this is for you!!!
  3. 1 month ago
    Great weed cut
    I bought this for my 80 year old father to replace the one that got stolen from him he can start it and use it Easley thank stihl we count on you
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