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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.)
  1. 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!!!
  2. 4 months 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.
  3. 5 months 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
  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
    Handy tool for brush and small trees
    Have only used this trimmer for 4 hours so far, but once I turned the blade around (dealer installed it backwards) it worked great. Cut various kinds of trees and brush up to some small trees about 2" in diameter and it cut right through with no problems.
  3. 2 months ago
    Great Brushcutter
    This brushcutter is easy to start and can handle all the brush on my farm, from thorny thickets to small trees. It is well-built and dependable, and is light enough for a smaller person like me to use.
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