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Brushcutters & Clearing Saws

High-performance tools for heavy-duty jobs

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
    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.
  2. 2 years ago
    Power
    I have about 20 acres overgrown with various saplings and multi-florals. This machine eats through about anything it comes into contact with. I was going back and forth between this and the 560. I can clear an area 10x the size I would with a chainsaw and machete over the same time period. Great on Gas, starts right up every time. Buy the sharpening kit when you purchase the machine and you will be running uninterrupted. Don't let the weight intimidate you, the double shoulder harness ... read more make operating this machine effortless. Once the machine is at RPM, the vibrations go away. Ear and Eye protection are mandatory running this machine. Make sure you have a good set of safety glasses and over the ear protection(I use my shooting muffs).
  3. 11 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!
  1. 4 months ago
    Great for Land Clearing Operations
    I found this product to be excellent for land clearing operations. With the 60 tooth saw blade already attached, I was able to cut 4-5 inch trees at about 40 trees per hour. 1-3 inch trees at about 100 trees per hour. Brush actually clogs the machine, and you will need to attach 3 bladed cutter. Must use the double shoulder harness for highest efficiency. Use helmet with ear protect and face shield for safety. Wow. Does this product work great.
  2. 3 years ago
    This is a powerful clearing saw.
    I live on a small family farm and have used other Stihl trimmers that are rated to accept cutting blades, but they are designed for brush and small saplings. If you need a cleaning saw to clear a thicket or around fence rows this is the item you need. It can handle three inch growth with ease. I have only run five tanks of gas through it but it does a great job clearing around the edges of pastures and any field where the woods surrounding it are moving into the cleared field. I can see this ... read more as a product I will have many years. Once I clear under some of the pine trees the first time the next year will be much easier to maintain. Our farm has been in production sine the 1890's so I have a lot of pride in keeping the place looking good.
  3. 4 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.
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