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FS 56 C-E

This straight-shaft grass trimmer features bike-style handles, ideal for large or difficult areas.

FS 56 C-E
FS 56 C-E is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 46.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 3 years and Stihl going strong!! I bought this trimmer 3 years ago and this bad boy is as strong as ever. I've not had any problems other than wearing the head out but that's going to happen if you use it a lot. TIP: ONLY use Stihl oil and ONLY use non-ethanol gas 89 octane or 91 octane. I've done this for 3 years now and my trimmer will start on the first pull every time. TAKE CARE OF YOUR STUFF! Keep good spark plugs and Stihl oil and non-ethanol gas and your Stihl will run for many, many years. I also have the BG 56c blower and it runs like a BOSS!! If you buy anything other than Stihl, then you're wasting your money! I know I sound like a spokesperson for Stihl but I honestly just love their products and think they are the best.
Date published: 2016-10-28
Rated 4 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2016-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very easy to crank. easy to operate , most comfortable ive ever used. and very powerful ive been using Stihl products for years and will not buy any others because of the dependability and performance of these well built machines cannot be out done by the competitors.. you get what you pay for buy a cheap weedeater then expect only one season from it . buy a Stihl and it will out last you ..
Date published: 2016-10-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Just what I needed This trimmer is very sturdy for a homeowner model and I have put it through its paces. It is comfortable to use and has plenty of power for my needs. Like the easy start and the bike handles. I have 5 acres and this trimmer suits my needs very well.
Date published: 2016-09-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent quality This was a very good purchase trimmer starts easily runs very well has plenty of power has a solid feel to it not flimsy I changed the bump feed head to a fixed line head bought the dual harness can trim for several hours.
Date published: 2016-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I would give this an A+ grade. I used this to cut a large area of 8 foot high giant rag weed, and an area that was impossible to reach with any other type of cutter because of the rough and uneven terrain. I used a steel, 4 blade cutter attachment which worked very well under these circumstances.
Date published: 2016-09-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from 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.
Date published: 2016-09-02
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good Love the bars its back a saver, At six foot I wish the shaft were a bit longer but didn't need the commercial model.
Date published: 2016-08-30
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