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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
Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 214reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mountain yard It powered through a large area of wet mountain grass with no problem i would recommend...used a different brand a few times prior on the same area took.days to complete..this time a few hours .. August 5, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by starts good bad head bump line ever since I bought the head did not discharge wright .I bought at twin lakes ace.i want a weed wacker .that does not have a bump head.ace does not have one .I bought the weed wacker because of the sthill name .I wasted so much time with my fsc40do u sell a head that is not a bump head that would fit my fsc40 August 4, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Made in USA A finely engineered german product. Should have bought the best years ago. Always starts. Came from an undependable 4 stroke weedwacker. Actually I bought 2 stihls the same day, one for my son too. I bought them locally at a small rural dealer who has sold Stihl for years. I bought the premix so I don't have to get the mix wrong. We love our stihls and are telling others August 4, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Powerful and reliable About a year ago I got a Home Depot weedeater that was a lemon and died on the first tank. My dad went to Bud Herbert and brought home this FS-40C weedeater. I have been using it very often at our 40 acre farm and our house. It always starts right up and has plenty of power. My dad's FS-90 is still more powerful, but mine can do anything his can. It is light and easy to use. I have three heads for it, the bump head, which I like, the Polycut blade head, which I like, and the fixed string head whichbI prefer the bump head over. The only criticism I have of this weedeater is that about a month ago it started running unevenly at full throttle and had severe loss of power. We changed the spark plug and cleaned the air filter but it still wasn't right. Took it to Herbert's and it turned out to be a spark arrestor screen in the muffler that plugged up with carbon. It is there because of the EPA. It was removed for free and the machine has ran excellent since. If you have this weedeater or buy one, take it out. Overall it is an excellent machine and I would recommend it to anyone looking for a good weedeater that isn't too expensive, and with great dealer support. August 3, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy Starting I have always hated grass trimmers. The last one I owned actually took 20-30 pulls to get it started and then it never ran well. I bought the Stahl FS40 on a recommendation. I brought the trimmer home and gave it one pull....it started on one pull. And purred like a kitten. If it's possible to fall in love with a piece of equipment I'm there! July 26, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by This product was defective when i brought it home. So I decided to quit purchasing cheap through away after one year weed trimmers and splurge on a stihl. It was out of the box, look most sold there, when I purchased at Rural King in Effingham, IL. It fired right up but the trimmer head wouldn't turn so I called the store and all they wanted me to do it return it, except that would of been another 1 1/2 hr round trip back to the store. So after about an hour I figured out it wasn't put together right, because cable wasn't connected correctly.The tank smelled like gas when I got ready to fuel it the first time, so expect it was a returned unit. Or it was fueled to check operation at the store and they failed to notice the defect.......Either way I wasn't very happy.Troy Acree July 25, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by the trim wire gets guard all the time This was a brand new weedeater and the trim wire gets caught in the guard at start up. It was a nightmare and a re real pain in the butt. I would like to return it for another model. Not what i expected at all. July 24, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Light and powerful Lightweight and powerful, handles most jobs easily. On the downside, goes through line like crazy. July 24, 2016
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