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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 578.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Must Have Great buy... Easy to start and is a workhorse. Stihl was recommended by a friend and I would never buy any other product line after using their line of outdoor equipment.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Trummer I've owned my fair share of trimmers. From electric to gas. Never wanted to spend top dollar but still bought middle of the road. Man did I make a lot of mistakes. I finally gave in and purchased my Stihl last year to the day. I can't begin to tell you how much I love this machine. It starts up easy, runs great every time, and chews through everything I throw at it. Even after sitting all winter it took two pulls to start. Never have I owned a trimmer that started that easy after sitting all winter. I couldn't be happier. And if I would have just bought a Stihl 20 years ago I would have avoided years of frustration and saved lots of time and money. Do yourself a favor and buy a quality functioning tool that won't let you down!
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Better than the rest This is an excellent trimmer for the homeowner that has more than a 5000-10000 square foot yard. It is lightweight & economical on fuel, but stronger than the typical trimmer homeowners are inclined to buy. With care and maintenance, it will continue to perform up to expectation despite the steady march of time.
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from first stihl first stihl .I bought this replace my 7 yr craftsman. wish I bought this yrs ago easy to start ,where I bought it shop time show me how to start , nothing to put together and even filled it up for me fuel stab,string safety wise.... wont run until squezze handel light weight,hardly no vibraition used it 2 x and still got same sting and I got lot trimmimg
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy Start - Never Faults Had other brands before, frustrated by starting, running and quality. Got a Stihl chainsaw and very impressed by quality and workmanship, so decided to try the trimmer. EXCEEDS EXPECTATIONS! Starts easy, cuts everything in it's path, shoulder strap makes working with it not a chore. I can do in one outing what used to be done over 2-3 days. Only regret is not buying Stihl 30 years ago.
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome trimmer I would recommend this trimmer. Great customer service. I take care of 3 acres and I never had to go past half throttle the whole time I was trimming. Great product, very pleased with the purchase!!
Date published: 2017-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Newbie to gas trimmers Yes, I am a newbie to gas powered tools. Yes, I am petite. After a great introduction by the staff at Central Tool and some coaching at home by my husband, I have successfully used this to trim grass and do some edging work. I can easily start it. Easy start is a blessing for me. I could never start a lawn mower. I have learned how to fill the tank. We even purchased one for our son as a birthday gift. If I liked it, I was sure he would too.
Date published: 2017-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Sweet Machine I've only had this machine since late spring but the few times I have used it so far, it's been awesome. Starts first pull every time and has plenty of power to cut through the thickest growth. Very happy!
Date published: 2017-06-18
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