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FS 100 RX

A professional grass trimmer that delivers big power in a lightweight package.

FS 100 RX
FS 100 RX is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 68.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Lacks power!!! This trimmer is like using a pair of scissors compared to my echos. I haven't owned it long enough to see how dependable it is. I suppose it's good if you use it for only weekly yards. I do like how it's light weight, but that's about it. I bought this solely for the light weight compared to my echos, but was disappointed when I bought this similar sized trimmer as my srm-266 only to find out it had half the power.
Date published: 2016-08-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not what I hoped for buying a Stihl Con: String does not feed well and breaks easily. Pro: Power is good and starts easily.
Date published: 2016-08-01
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Warranty is good This thing is a no good fs100 already had to have carb Replaced and it still don't start good. It floods easy I use non alcohol fuel and still oil.
Date published: 2016-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect balance of power and weight. Just bought two of these this spring and can't get enough. I'm depressed every night when I have to put these machines away. This is a true all around machine and fits right into my lawn care and landscaping operation. I will definitely be buying more FS100RX trimmers.
Date published: 2016-06-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BEST TRIMMER EVER, PERIOD!!! If your looking for a designated grass weed wacker look no further! The right amount of power for a fast pace without being so much power it's uncontrollable. Starts first pull every time once you get a starting system down. Lightweight, and just can't say enough about it. WORTH EVERY PENNY!!!
Date published: 2016-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from No Competion I've run string trimmers for over 35 years. I've owned too many to count and finally bought the last one. For what it's made for this trimmer is unbeatable. I've owned Poulans , Echos and some not in business any more and this Stihl leaves them all in the dust. It'll cut through thick weeds with no problem and run forever when light trimming. Running non-ethanol gas and never had an issue of starting or running. Love this trimmer!
Date published: 2016-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight,heavy power I have this and an Fs90r. This one is lighter and more powerful ripping through tall grass and heavy undergrowth. A little pricey but that's stihl, you get what you pay for.
Date published: 2016-05-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is very powerful I have my own lawn care service and this trimmer is very hardy.Also, it is wonderful to edge and trim with because it leaves a nice clean cut and preforms very well with 14+ lawns.
Date published: 2016-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best trimmer I've ever used The FS100RX is the most well rounded trimmer I have ever used. It has a balance between being light weight and very powerful. For this particular machine I have noticed two things about its characteristics in that respect- the power is easily controllable and it has substantial advantage when it comes to torque. In my experience as a professional landscaper, I have learned that having that torque is a life saver when it comes to thick or wet grass or weeds. Another characteristic of this machine that I've noticed is that it is very reliable and has a very stout, robust feel to it. I could go on for several paragraphs about this trimmer's strengths, but there is not a single weakness or drawback that comes to mind. However, they are capable of throwing grape-sized pieces of debris across considerable distances with ease. Outstanding product overall.
Date published: 2016-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight with plenty of power I have bought three of these trimmers and seem to get 2 years of commercial use out of them before any adjustments are needed.
Date published: 2016-03-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best dedicated trimmer. We exclusively use the FS100RX for edging/trimming due to its lightweight and maneuverability. Going back to an FS90 or 110 just felt bulky. We have 8 100Rx's and will keep buying as long as they are made.
Date published: 2016-02-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from yes but no, I would recommend this to product any one that has a normal pace. Not powerful enough for me. I have a fast pace so the trimmer can't keep up with me that is why I have the con. Other than my experience this machine is a work horse. It never breaks down, never is hard to start, fuel efficient, and very light weight. All in all I would not buy because of the speed I use it at. If I wasn't so tall with long legs I would buy this.
Date published: 2015-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Beast This weedeater is a beast. It is light for the power it has. I have always run Echo weedeaters so this was my first Stihl. It will not be my last. I still run Echo equipment but this Stihl weedeater is the lightest for the amount of power and torque it has.
Date published: 2015-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Trimmer but a pricey FS 100 RX The 100 RX is lighter than the 90 I tried and more powerful and only $25 bucks more !! It gets a little hot on the arm if your resting it against the trimmer's motor as you work, but that's a bad habit I have. Very powerful, easy to start. A little pricey but dependability is what counts. Nothing worse than having to fiddle with equipment when your trying to get something done. Use only non-ethanol fuel with your oil mix !!! I run premium with no ethanol fuel with great success.
Date published: 2015-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from our new standard We were always intrigued about these trimmers but we didn't need any until they stole our other trimmers. And the sweet out of this bittersweet story is this specific tool. Our commercial business demands powerful, lightweight, and dependable tools like this. We decided to try this trimmer since we love all of our other Stihl products and we needed to replace the stolen ones. I'm glad we opted for this tool. It is lighter and more powerful then what we were used to. So now this will be our new go-to string trimmer. Nothing less.
Date published: 2015-05-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product light and piwerful Have been using 100RX 4 4 years now I have 4 of them on my trailer now. Run all day start right up. Light and powerful Great weed eater
Date published: 2015-04-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! This is the best trimmer I've ever used. Been in the lawncare business for 15 years now and have used a lot of products. This trimmer beats them all by a long run. Some say the price is a little high but you get what you pay for. I definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a powerful, light weight trimmer that you can sling around real quick from a flat edge to a straight edge I don't even run it full throttle. I'd probably take off flying if I attempted that. Buy this trimmer and never look back.
Date published: 2015-04-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fs 100 rx Trimmer Going on year two with this bad boy. I have 4 other pro trimmers including (2) 110's, a 130 and a Honda. The Stihl 100 has the best power to weight ratio out of any trimmer I've ran. This has the same power as a fs 110 with less weight. One con is this model trimmer is for line use only not for blades, but that is made up with weight savings, power and antivibes. If you want a dependable string trimmer you can run wide open all day that can save your back and arms from unnecessary fatigue this is your trimmer. We still use the 110s daily and they are great, reliable, multipurpuse trimmers. The 130 is our "brushcutter" and has blades installed. Can't beat stihl trimmers.
Date published: 2015-04-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a good product to own I just purchased this trimmer last week and its the best one I have ever seen. It has a lot of power and is light weight. If u are looking for a light weight powerful trimmer I would recommed it especially if u do a lot of trimming. Its amazing how smooth it runs and at a reasonable price
Date published: 2015-04-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good product I have owned several other brands and non can compare to Stihl FS100RX. It is light weight and powerful.
Date published: 2014-09-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great overall product and unmatched reliability. Same power as the 110 only lighter.I can draw more line then in the Fs90r and doesn't affect the power even in thick grass.Doesn't hesitate when switching throttle from low to high near trees etc.The weight allows me to trim more and faster with less fatigue.Reliable and has handled all the abuse my guys throw at it.It's everything I wished for in one package.
Date published: 2014-08-04
Rated 3 out of 5 by from not to thrilled about its gear heads. I have had to replace gear heads.three or four times in the last year and a half.
Date published: 2014-07-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very light. Easy to start. No problems Easy to use. Instructions perfect. No problem starting. Very light. Does nice work around the flower beds etc. I use it for light work.
Date published: 2014-06-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fabulous Product Bought one of these on the recommendation of the sales rep @ my local authorized independent Stihl dealer. Used it for the first time, enjoyed it so much, went back and bought another one. Great power and well balanced.
Date published: 2014-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Most Excellent Love this trimmer. Went from a FS90r to the 100RX, loved the FS90r but wow, the 100rx is fantastic. Light, balanced with the weight in the back which makes it easier on your back over all. I'm the owner/operator of a commercial lawn care business so everything like that counts. Less weight and more power, that's what I'm talking about!
Date published: 2014-06-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not that great of a product The product is light but you cannot do heavy work with or put any attachments on it because it is a smaller engine and drive chain. Over all I wish we wouldn't have got it .
Date published: 2014-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best trimmers iv ever owned I tried this product 2 years ago after 20 years of using and being disappointed with Shin products.The weight is great I currently own 2 of them and my partner and I use them on 170 lawn accounts each week. So it's safe to say I really put them to the test. I hate the head design but that's not an issue Oregon makes a Shin speed feed head with an adapter so I get the best trimmer with the best head out there. Both or my current ones are 1-2 pull starts. I probably won't be able to say how long they will last as my current business plan has me replacing my 2cyle equipment every 2 years, but I can say this the brand is highly respected and I seldom have to wait more then 30 mins after posting an ad to sell off my old equipment before the people are falling over themselves to buy it.
Date published: 2014-05-11
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very easy to use I have found this product to be dependable and has plenty of power, saves time and energy.
Date published: 2014-04-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent lightweight trimmer Purchased this trimmer about a year ago and have been very pleased. This trimmer starts with a couple of pulls cold and with one pull after it is warmed up. I own 5 acres and I use it for three hours at a time and it's light enough that it doesn't hurt my back afterwards. It has plenty of power to tackle overgrown grass and weeds with no problem. This has been the best trimmer I've ever owned. Thanks Stihl for another great product!
Date published: 2014-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product great power light weight kills echo products will not buy anything but this! Excellent product great power light weight kills echo products will not buy anything but this!
Date published: 2014-01-15
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