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FS 40 C-E

A lightweight, reliable grass trimmer, featuring Easy2Start™ technology, a low exhaust emission engine and lightweight curved shaft.

FS 40 C-E
FS 40 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 250.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight and dependable This small trimmer is light and has plenty of power for the average homeowner. It starts easily and is a dependable machine.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from ez to start When I talked to the Stihl rep I told him I wanted something I could start and was not heavy.I have 40 acres and needed something dependable. This was his recommendation and I am pleased so far. It has been updated and is so ez to start. Love it.
Date published: 2017-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Piece of Equipment!! A+ This weedwacker starts easily and runs great. I love it for around my home.
Date published: 2017-04-15
Rated 2 out of 5 by from nothing good to say the string in the trimmer is very difficult to replace and doesn't last long I ended up buying the blades. Lots of problems starting have had it in repair 3 times. The cheap old one was easier to maintain, easy to reload string, had interchangeable parts for the cutter and was 1/2 the price. Last one I'll ever buy.
Date published: 2017-04-08
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk I have owned this for three years. Within the first month, the head broke. On the third month the head broke again, and I had to replace the shaft. On year two, the carburetor became very fussy, and unless the ethanol-free gas I was using was less than two weeks old, it would not run for more than a few seconds. Now, in year three, even with fresh ethanol-free gas, it will not run for more than a few seconds. I always treat my tools with care, only used ethanol-free fuel with good quality oil-mix, and empty the fuel tank during the winter season. I will never buy a Stihl product again and will recommend to my family and friends to stay away from this over-priced junk.
Date published: 2017-04-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful, yet manageable string trimmer. So easy to use this thing. The easy2start is amazing, and has all the power you could ever need. The main thing I liked was that after using it my hands weren't shaky. My old string trimmer( poulan pro) was garbage compared to this. And not to mention I payed less for this trimmer and getting their fuel mix than I did my previous sting trimmer. You cant go wrong with STIHL.
Date published: 2017-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has great features I love it it has been easy to use. It seems to be reliable and starts easy. It has very good power .
Date published: 2017-02-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very powerful small trimmer. I've had this trimmer or actually the old version, fs45 for 4 years now and its still going strong. I've used it around my 1 acre lot and on heavy applications trimming high grass and weeds. Its surprisingly powerful and with the right line this trimmer is more than enough for most yards. If there is a downside, I would say it can be slightly difficult to start. More than 5 pulls.
Date published: 2016-11-17
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