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FS 130 R

Newer class of heavy-duty professional trimmers. Very good power-to-weight ratio.

FS 130 R
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 68reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Most powerful weedeater, you can still call a "trimmer". I finally shelled out the money 3 years ago because I was tired of limping along with my old trimmer that just wouldn't completely die. I haven't looked back with ANY regrets.I have 3-4ac of pine trees, vines, and brush that had gotten out of control. I bought the brush knife blade because string just wouldn't cut it and got to work. My first impression was AWESOME ! I quickly trimmed go-cart trail through the pine trees, reclaimed brier patches, and removed unwanted small persimon trees. With the blade you will easily cut through any grass, softwood branches <3" in dia., hardwood <2" in dia. with a single pass. If you don't force it, you can cut down much larger trees, by just bumping them a couple times. After trimming trees for an hour or so it does get heavy. The blade isn't a toy & not for around the home use.When you put the string head back on, watch out it doesn't bog down. The grass will fly or if it hits something solid string will break, but the motor won't stop. I achieve half-throttle by cycling the motor quickly, full, idle, full... Full throttle is overkill except for brush or 5 ft tall thick grass.3 years of heavy use and still going strong. I'm impressed! September 9, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Pretty good I can't lie and say it's great bc it's not just unbelievably better than my 110 I had stolen, but it is good. I will say it fires up on the first pull 9 outta 10 times which is great. The power just doesn't seem to be the jump I was expecting from the move up from my 110. I haven't tried any of my attachments on it yet but hoping it's better with the increased torque. September 8, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by FS-130R Trimmer Best trimmer for clearing brush along driveways and fences. Enjoy Feeling the power of this beast in my hands. I can swing this with ease while people watch me across yard. They all stare when driving down our block hoping to see my STIHL FS-130R in Action. So Stop Waiting and buy this One of A Kind. September 3, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best (one head unit) multiple task tool you'll ever buy! 18, different attachments. I've had mine for going on 3 months, I have yet to have to choke it, starts on first pull every time. I run only 93 octane gas with stihl 2 cycle mix to stay away from ethonal altogether. My 130r is starting to break in and i can feel it gaining more HP EVERY time I use it. Gotta laugh because it already goes through anything I put it through . almost too much power, but to much is never to much. Honesty, this thing has POWER. Never had it bog down on me or stall. 4 year warranty, not even concerned that it will break down before that. I know engines and quality when I hear it and feel it. I was absolutely OCD about breaking it in properly and cleaning it after each use . I will be using this year round, even in snow, with the sweeper attachment. I absolutely love mine and plan on growing old together. LOL. Don't go wrong, this is the one . July 30, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome trimmer!! This trimmer slices through grass without hesitation... It is a little heavier than the Fs100rx but the added weight is only because it is twice the machine the Fs100rx is and because it can handle the cutting blade attachments and the fs100rx cannot. I highly recommend this trimmer!! July 23, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by My first Stihl product. I lug it for the Cemetery volunteer work I do I bought this 5 days ago and I pulled out one day just to see what it can do. Well .095, .105 can't handle it without getting broke or melting. But I just keep restring it and keep going. I have another professional brand I thought was a beast. No this is a trimmer on steroids for plain ole daily use. I will try and get a FS-100 or FS-94 for the Washington Park Cemetery maintainer. Ps I can't rate the dependability only owned it for 5 days July 19, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Awesome!!!! Cuts grass (which in my case was 6' tall) and anything else in its path with no problem. Does not get bogged down like my other weedeater, dept. store brand.Using the available metal cutting blade made work very easy.Although this weedeater was three times as much as my other weedeater, I would definitely recommend paying the extra $$$$ for the ease and time saving that you would get from using the FS 130R. July 3, 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by Unreliable piece of junk I bought my FS130 Summer of 2014 and it ran like a champ for that summer. This summer it won't start. Checked the spark plug, gave it new fuel and it won't start. My previous gas powered weedeater ....different brand and much less expensive NEVER failed to start for 8 years. I paid 3 times as much for this FS130. So I paid more for a less reliable implement. I guess you don't always get what you pay for. I gave it 2 stars instead of one because when it runs its great ...but is no use to me if I can't get it started. June 28, 2015
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