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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 489.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from More than expected I normally use the Fs90 for commercial properties with our company NewVisions in Panama City, FL. This tool is totally compatible and similar, just shorter in length. Awesome buy and well worth it. Great price and highly satisfied!!
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Mighty machine Coming from a curved shaft homeowner to this straight shaft unit rotating in the opposite direction takes some getting used to, The power is significantly greater as well. With all trimmers, the string deployment is a central issue. You have to watch the line and not let it get too short, but the bump feed works well. I refilled the head yesterday. You almost wonder if there shouldn't be a factory wound spool you could just pop in, but it really didn't take that long. Practice I guess. Very nice machine.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to start Happy I bought it. Also was able to get oil and extended warranty. Personally the only thing I have to worry about is where to buy non ethanol gas.
Date published: 2017-04-27
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good household use trimmer Replaced a 27 tear old Stihl trimmer with this model and It works well around my house. Still getting used to the straight shaft, but I think I might like it better than the old one. I expect the great quality I am used to seeing with a Stihl product.
Date published: 2017-04-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Reliable Product This weed eater is very reliable! Starts easily and is very powerful. Cuts through the toughest grasses. It's not the lightest weed eater but it's not so heavy that it works you to death after a couple hour s of use.
Date published: 2017-04-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Team STIHL Growing up, my Dad and Grandpa always had STIHL products and NEVER had any issues from them. I finally became an home owner of my own and I've bought my first STIHL weedeater. Now I see why my family only buys STIHL! This weedeater fires up on first pull every time even when it's been sitting for a week. You can definitely feel the power when you pull the trigger and I like that the cut off switch is by your thumb on the shaft instead of the rest that's actually on the motor housing.
Date published: 2017-04-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Will never buy anything else but a stihl Awesome product! I enjoy using this piece of equipment on a weekly basis
Date published: 2017-04-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from dependable Very well built compared to other brands Owned it for about a month now and no issues whatsoever Bought brushcutter attatcment works better than I expected makes easy work taking back my property from the surrounding forrest!
Date published: 2017-04-20
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