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FS 40 C-E

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

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FS 40 C-E is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 532.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Took theFS40 CE out Took it out on my new homes yard. Starts quick. Power is not what I expected had to go full throttle to go through the small yard weeds. Guess I should have gotten the next weed eater for power. Had a hard time weeding the weeds.
Date published: 2019-10-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works Great Trimmer runs very well and starts in 2-3 pulls every time, much better than others 10-15 pulls. For tall grass, thinner blackberry stalks, and edging along asphalt it has plenty of power. Never bogged down because of anything, I do clean the spark arrester infrequently though and run 0 ethonal. Only issue is the gas tank pressurizes after use which sprays a small amount of fuel when refueling but it has never bothered me.
Date published: 2019-09-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from good battery battery lasts an hour on a full charge, and charges in about the same time. charge indicator on the battery is pretty nice. there is no manual beyond the parts one included, and the information on reloading cutting string is only listed as a smart phone link, and I have no smart phone. you need to include a downloadable manual option for computer. for heavy weeds or tall grass it tends to wrap rather than cut, might be better with a different string.
Date published: 2019-09-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from to slow , small cut would like to return it. for bigger trimmer. Store said no returns. we only used it to try it and don't like it. there it sits.
Date published: 2019-09-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very powerful trimmer. The trimmer starts on the first or second pull every time. The trimmer recently had a gas leak and the carburetor was replaced under warranty, great machine.
Date published: 2019-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Best Available That I Have found Pros;Well builtStarts easilyGood price for what you getCons:Hard to re-spool Cheap pull cord, Replace with anything else but Stilh!Nothing about cleaning spark arrestor in manual, this is necessary
Date published: 2019-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This my second one. Both start readily and get the job done fast. Great quality. This is my second one. Both start easily and get the job done fast. Great quality.
Date published: 2019-08-30
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Hard to start Runs great once you get it started. At my work I use a Troy Built that aways starts AND RUNS on the first pull.I bought this Stihl thinking it was the better brand. Boy was I wrong. This model is too short for me. It always starts on the first pull with the choke on and then dies. After that with the choke off its 5 to 10 pulls to get it running, then runs and starts great after its warmed up.My next purchase was going to be a stihl chainsaw but now I'm looking at others.
Date published: 2019-08-23
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