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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.
  1. 3 years ago
    Cadillac weed eater!
    This is a whole lotta weed eater! I work in a rural cemetery, and live on 32 over grown acres, this thing has power to do what I need and then some, and I've got every end of the spectrum to go through. Saplings, field grass, brush, vines, even some low hanging branches... With the right blade I've gone through 4"+ woody stock that a chain saw would have been better for, but I don't always have the time to go back and forth. This is over kill for your average schmo trimming the lawn and going ... read more through 1/4"- 1/2" junk. Serious price for serious power on a serious job. It's a loud mean machine, but handles like a Cadillac, I love it!
  2. 6 months ago
    If it hadn't been stole!
    Yep some sorry so and so, stole mine! But that's probably the only thing that stopped this brush cutter. Lord knows I couldn't out work it, all it wanted was a fresh blade and more gas and ready to go. Me..I needed to lay down for awhile!
  3. 3 years 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.
  1. 3 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!!!
  2. 3 years ago
    Stihl fa 560
    Purchased to clear off land full of wild rose bushes and out of control trumpet vines. Wow. It put a hurt on them. Easy to use. But not for weak people. It will give you a work out. Has great power. Make sure you wear helmet, glasses, gloves for safety. I should do a video for stihl.
  3. 1 year ago
    Great Flexibility and Power for tough terrain
    I have owned this FS 560 CEM for 5 months. I bought this piece of equipment to help clear some overgrown fields & underbrush on forest/hunting land and it has not disappointed. The best thing about it is you can take it anywhere in the back of your SUV without having to have a trailer to pull or buy a walk behind brush cutter. The saw blade easily cuts through small saplings and 2 to 3" trees with an easy swing. And, the brush cutter attachment slices through any briar patch and takes care of ... read more small saplings. The gas tank is also surprisingly large allowing you to run it for much longer than a normal trimmer. Most importantly though, the shoulder harness distributes the weight very evenly reducing you from getting too tired. I will be using this for selective thinning of gum & other undesireable trees on my forest/hunting land (101 acres). I highly recommend this if you need something to help you clear on rougher land.
  1. 2 years ago
    I would recommend this product
    Good overall machine seems well built and balanced easy to start seems that the guard is a little bit big and tends to dig in the ground at certain angles also I found the autocut head didn't cut low enough so I changed the head to a supercut 40-2. Much better I'm new to stihl but this machine is ok very low vibration witch is a must for every day use and it's a proper 2 stroke
  2. 1 month ago
    5 years: no issues single pull start acres and acres cleared and very little vibration. Thumbs UP!
    First question I always ask. Can I justify the cost? I had allot to do and I was teetering on just hiring out. Doing the math now it has paid for it self 10 time plus. No trimmer/brush cutter has lasted past 2 years. The competition's either break, or wear out to soon. Nothing is more frustrating than having to pull and pull and pull a well maintained machine and it just will not start. The FS360 always starts with the first pull. My hands are sensitive to prolong vibrations. I can and have run ... read more the FS360 all day with the total absence of tingling in my hands. Power is solid waning only when tackling brush not recommended in the manual. The AutoCutting trim line head also works well. Keep it maintained and it keep it for years. Thumbs Up! Definitely worth the money.
  3. 4 years ago
    FS 360 C-E exceeded expectations
    Here in Central Texas we have things like Briars ,Brambles , Thickets , and a sweet little number called : the Wax Greenbriar Vine..........all of these agrarian assassins kill the weak power tools used to curb their invasion.......however the Stihl FS 360 C-E ignores their reputation.......and proceeds to reduce their incursions and take-overs of my property to shreds.......with dispatch....... In 12 hours of continuous use the fuel burn was 3/4 of a gallon !......Very Impressive.........very ... read more satisfied..........this unit is a serious brush cutter......and a joy to use............
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