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FC 56 C-E

This lightweight edger is ideal for use around the home and features Easy2Start™ technology.

FC 56 C-E
FC 56 C-E is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 82.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy starting and easy to use. My Stihl edger starts on the second pull every time, just as my Stihl string trimmer does. The FC 56 is easy to use and does a nice job. I'm sold on Stihl power equipment and I won't look at anything else.
Date published: 2017-09-19
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I was told it would run for 3 foot ball fields. It only did my back and almost my front not very big I was told it would run for 3 foot ball fields. It only did my back and almost my front not very big
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It's a beast! I was using a 4 stroke three wheel dealio from a big box store to do my edging. It was anemic at best and if it weren't for the ability to start it with a drill good luck ever getting it running. It did get the job done though...barely. Enter the Stihl 56 C-E and all problems disappear. This machine starts like a dream, a 10 year can start it easily. It has loads of power too, plenty. The edger is light at the head and very easy to control. I just love this thing!
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Gets the job done! A little under powered when making the initial pass on overgrown sidewalks but after that it maintains it very well.
Date published: 2017-08-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Not sure why I waited so long! Should have bought this 10 years ago, probably paid more for cheap throw-away units that now are in the trash. Power is more than enough, usually only use half throttle for normal trimming.Trim head spools line perfectly.50:1 syn-oil mix leaves no visible smoke when using trimmer.
Date published: 2017-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Edger This edger is fantastic. Easy to use and makes a big difference around flower beds/sidewalks in just a few minutes. I really like the height adjustability and light weight.
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy Start and Powerful I have never owned any lawn equipment that started so easy. Stihl has hit the mark with their easy pull start system. My edger is listed as a homeowner product but it could be used for any professional landscape work. It has plenty of power and balances very well when edging. Great product. I purchased a Stihl weedeater last year and like it so well I had to get the edger as well.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Save your money. Doesn't start. The engine is extremely difficult to start on most occasions, even when you buy the expensive, canned gas with no ethanol and otherwise maintain the unit. I have owned one of these units for six years now, and it is ridiculous how hard it is to start, even with the good gas in it. I have found that similar products from other manufacturers are more dependable and easier to start.
Date published: 2017-06-19
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