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FS 56 RC-E

A straight-shaft grass trimmer with a fuel-efficient engine and STIHL Easy2Start™.

FS 56 RC-E
FS 56 RC-E is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 705.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product great product for homeowner starts great and easy to maintain
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT product Blows away EVERYTHING else worth the few extra bucks easy. I've been through 3 gas and 1 electric trimmer over the last 3-4 years none held up. This one is far superior in every way. Could have saved a tin had I just gotten this one first.
Date published: 2017-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my StihlTrimmer This is my second Stihl trimmer. The first one last for over 25 years. Hopefully this one will do the same. I have used it a couple times and it works great. Easy to handle and plenty of power to do what I need done.
Date published: 2017-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best bang for buck Best trimmer I have ever bought. Way more power than I expected for the price. Starts right up every time and takes down whatever is put in it's path. Great machine
Date published: 2017-11-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The Stihl FS 56RC is powerful I just bought the Stihl FS 56RC and I took it home and tried it. I was amazed at the sheer power that this weed trimmer has! You have plenty of power in reserve to tackle some tough weeds and brush! I love the ergonomic design and craftsmanship that went into this!The fact that you can gently tap the line feed on the ground and have more line come out is a plus also!I would highly recommend this for any home owner that is looking for power and performance!
Date published: 2017-10-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Why buy another brand? I always had in my mind that Stihls were more expensive. But, they aren't. They are similarly priced to much inferior competitors. I always had problems with other trimmers. They were constantly bogging down or randomly deciding not to start. I've never had one issue with my Stihl FS 56 RC-E. I'm three years in, didn't properly winterize it the second winter I owned it, and it still starts on the first time every time. It runs like a top. I will definitely never buy another brand, and I've now purchased a blower with the same excellent results.
Date published: 2017-10-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Just right for needs. Easy to start, easy to use. Just whacked down some tall brush with this trimmer and it powered through like a champ. Have a lot more to do but no doubt this will do exactly what I need.
Date published: 2017-10-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FS56R CE Trimmer I had recently bough the FS56 with the loop handle. I like it a whole lot. Very lightweight and easy to maneuver when trimming. When i had purchased the trimmer it was an immediate 2 year warranty. I was then offered choice of fuel options which then extended another 2 years onto the warranty. Thats a total of 4 years just for buying a 50:1 6 pack of oil mix!!! The price was a bit high but i am happy with this purchase.
Date published: 2017-10-23
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