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Homeowner Trimmers

Weeds and grass, they think they own the place. Show them who’s boss with a STIHL trimmer, made specifically for use around the home. These grass trimmers are lightweight, powerful and easy to use. Just start them up and watch as they make quick work of those hard-to-reach areas mowers leave behind. To help you identify model features, look for these corresponding symbols: C = Comfort feature, E = Easy2Start™, and R = loop handle.

STIHL trimmers for use around the home are available in either loop handle or bike handle styles. Both options come loaded with convenience features, such as upright, translucent fuel tanks, easy-to-access air filters and purge pump primers to help prevent flooding. These features save you time and effort, something you’ll appreciate even more when it’s 100 degrees outside in the shade.

Trimmers Frequently Asked Questions

  1. 2 years ago
    Thgius product is great for homeowners everywhere
    I love the trimmer. It starts with ease and is easy to handle. I like the rewinding system where you place the line in spool holes and just wind in six foot of string. I also have the Stihl guarantee and maintenance techs to help. The salesman was extra friendly and helpful in explaining the function of the trimmer. Go Stihl.
  2. 2 years ago
    Typical Stihl Quality
    Owning a few Stihl products I know what to expect from them and this FS50 has not dissapointed whatsoever. The extra shaft length works much better for someone that is over 6ft tall as compared to the FS40. The power of the 50 is perfect for any homeowner and will cut through just about anything with ease! Knowing how to start the machine properly and using the correct 50:1 premix will net you excellent long term reliable results!!! Go Stihl or go home!!!
  3. 3 years ago
    this product has great features
    In the old days, Stihl trimmers were no problems for me. I have a Stihl chainsaw that was bought 15 or so years ago, and it is still awesome today. The trimmers of yesteryear worked very well. You didn't have to worry about the starter rope pulling out. I am not comfortable pulling the rope '' gently'' to start the trimmer. Also, I get maybe 15 to 20 min on fuel, then have to fill it up again. The string is too thin for my yard. Stihl has been my choice almost forever, I do recommend Stihl though.
  1. 6 months ago
    Best grass trimmer
    I started trimming grass with my dad's electric trimmer, dragging cords around a 1/2 acre lot...moved up to gas with my own property. Owned many of the cheap low end products over the years for 1/4 acre to 2 acres. As the cheap stuff failed and cost more to repair then replace I started to switch to what the full-time lawn companies use daily -Stihl. Very happy with my latest upgrade to the 56. Not a fan of bump and feed so may replace the head, but it's working so well I may stick with it.
  2. 2 years ago
    Very dependable
    This is a strong running weed trimmer. It is quick and easy to maintain and the warranty is great...not that I expect to have to use it but it is nice it's an option.the trimmer does great doing right a ways and ditches , very quick and effective I believe it could compete with a professional trimmer if you could cut bigger items. As far as any grass or weeds , they don't stand a chance against this little monster . It does exactly what it was designed for and a little more than I had expected. ... read more Great product love this trimmer.
  3. 8 months ago
    This weedeater is the best weedeater on the homeowner market. This is the best trimmer I've ever used and I've used many brands. I love everything about this trimmer but one thing, and that is the head. I went with an echo speed feed head and trust me if you get this trimmer or any other still trimmer you may decide to go with that. But besides that everything on the trimmer is great. You will not be disappointed!!!!! For a verbal review and start up go to my YouTube channel Custom Cut Lawn Care
  1. 10 months ago
    First stihl
    I got this model for I feel a reasonable price considering it was the same as the big box stores premium models. Even if it's not stihl's top of the line it still out performs those models. Anyways, used for an hour continuously weed whacking and edging sidewalks. Zero problems at all. The line that it came with is junky but it was loaded full so I'm not complaining. It seemed somewhat hard to get the line to feed at first but I haven't really had issues since. Highly recommended and I know it ... read more will last awhile based on other stihl products.
  2. 2 years ago
    Easily gets the job done
    Great trimmer! Works as expected and then some. I suggest buying the pre mixed oil and gas canisters to fuel the trimmer takes away any guess work. After being stored for 2 weeks it started with one pull after hitting the primer a few times. I've never had a gas trimmer start this easily. It does blow through the trimmer line but it is fairly easy to re-spool. I have not had any issues with the line auto feeding unless I had the line spooled incorrectly. I also like the fact that my local ... read more hardware store services the product under warranty.
  3. 8 months ago
    Too easy
    I ran out of trimmer line today, third time I had used the trimmer. I was curious if the replacing and winding of the line would be difficult. Directions were to cut 6' 6" of twine twice. I cut the plastic material and then followed directions.....I had the spool ready in a minute and back together ready for use in under 5 minutes. I adjusted the handle angle (I am left-handed) and now I find the trimmer easier to use. My old trimmer was a straight shaft, and the new one is angled. I am ... read more getting better with it each time.
  1. 2 years ago
    Good value.
    Money well spent. Very satisfied with this unit. Being 6'4" leaves the length of the shoulder strap lacking. Can't quite get the head as close to the ground as I would like. I will be asking my dealer if there's a longer strap available. Otherwise I'm extremely happy with it. Starts easily every time.
  2. 6 months ago
    great for the price
    i have used the bigger 560 for years at my job. when i wanted a trimmer for my home i wanted something that was going to last and easy to work on. this product brings both comfort and durability. easy on the back.
  3. 4 months ago
    Unbelievably light.almost as strong as the fs90.
    For a homeowner with hundreds of feet of linear trimming, this is it.Buy the full harness and you cant lose.almost no fatigue because of the super light weight.
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