Stihl FS56RC-E Grass Trimmer

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Stihl FS56RC-E Grass Trimmer Description

The Stihl FS56RC-E grass trimmer is a powerful and versatile tool that is perfect for homeowners and light-duty professional use. It features a 2-stroke engine with stratified charge technology that provides up to 20% more power and 50% lower emissions than a traditional 2-stroke engine. The FS56RC-E also has a lightweight design and a comfortable handle that make it easy to use for extended periods of time.

The FS56RC-E is equipped with a TapAction™ AutoCut® 25-2 cutting head that allows you to quickly and easily refill the line without having to remove the head from the trimmer. The cutting head also has a built-in safety mechanism that prevents the line from unwinding if the trimmer is accidentally turned off.

The FS56RC-E comes with a single strap harness that helps to distribute the weight of the trimmer evenly and reduce fatigue. The harness also has a number of adjustment points that allow you to customize the fit for your body.

The Stihl FS56RC-E is a great choice for homeowners and light-duty professional users who need a powerful and versatile grass trimmer. It is easy to use, comfortable to operate, and produces low emissions.

Stihl FS56RC-E Grass Trimmer Features

Reduced-emission engine technology - 2-stroke engine with stratified charge. A fuel-free layer of air is created between the burned charge in the combustion chamber and the fresh charge in the crankcase, reducing the amount of fuel lost during the charge cycle. This results in more power with a lower weight, up to 20% lower fuel consumption than regular 2-stroke engines and significantly reduced exhaust emissions.

Manual fuel pump (Purger) - A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting strokes required following extended breaks in operations.

STIHL ErgoStart (E) - STIHL ErgoStart cuts the effort required to start the tool by half, while the starter cord can be pulled at just one third of the normal force. A coil spring between the starter cord and the crankshaft smoothes out force peaks, making them virtually undetectable through the cord itself.

Simplified starting system - Simply set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine then switches off after a brief press of the stop button. Once the machine is at a standstill, the ignition activates again automatically. Thus the ignition is always ready for starting.

Loop handle (R) - The loop handled grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for working in areas where space is limited, e.g. thinning between bushes and shrubs.

Stihl FS56RC-E Grass Trimmer Specification

Model FS 56 RC-E

Displacement 27.2cm3

Power Output 0.8kW / 1.1hp

Weight 4.8kg

Sound Pressure Level 94dB(A)

Sound Power Level 103dB(A)

Vibration Level (L/R) 5.8/5.8m/s2

Total Length without cutting tool 170cm

Standard Cutting Tool Mowing head AutoCut C25-2

Tank Volume  0.34L

Drive Shaft in Shaft Flexible

STIHL ErgoStart (E) Yes

Multi-Function Handle Yes

Loop Handle / Bike Handle Loop

Tool-less Handle Adjustment Yes

Harness/Carrying System Yes

Stihl Engine (Mix) 2-MIX

Warranty 2 Years

Stihl FS56RC-E Grass Trimmer Arrange a Consultation

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The Stihl FS56RC-E grass trimmer is a powerful and versatile tool that is perfect for homeowners and light-duty professional use. It features a 2-stroke engine with stratified charge technology that provides up to 20% more power and 50% lower emissions than a traditional 2-stroke engine. The FS56RC-E also has a lightweight design and a comfortable handle that make it easy to use for extended periods of time.

The FS56RC-E is equipped with a TapAction™ AutoCut® 25-2 cutting head that allows you to quickly and easily refill the line without having to remove the head from the trimmer. The cutting head also has a built-in safety mechanism that prevents the line from unwinding if the trimmer is accidentally turned off.

The FS56RC-E comes with a single strap harness that helps to distribute the weight of the trimmer evenly and reduce fatigue. The harness also has a number of adjustment points that allow you to customize the fit for your body.

The Stihl FS56RC-E is a great choice for homeowners and light-duty professional users who need a powerful and versatile grass trimmer. It is easy to use, comfortable to operate, and produces low emissions.

Reduced-emission engine technology - 2-stroke engine with stratified charge. A fuel-free layer of air is created between the burned charge in the combustion chamber and the fresh charge in the crankcase, reducing the amount of fuel lost during the charge cycle. This results in more power with a lower weight, up to 20% lower fuel consumption than regular 2-stroke engines and significantly reduced exhaust emissions.

Manual fuel pump (Purger) - A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting strokes required following extended breaks in operations.

STIHL ErgoStart (E) - STIHL ErgoStart cuts the effort required to start the tool by half, while the starter cord can be pulled at just one third of the normal force. A coil spring between the starter cord and the crankshaft smoothes out force peaks, making them virtually undetectable through the cord itself.

Simplified starting system - Simply set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine then switches off after a brief press of the stop button. Once the machine is at a standstill, the ignition activates again automatically. Thus the ignition is always ready for starting.

Loop handle (R) - The loop handled grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for working in areas where space is limited, e.g. thinning between bushes and shrubs.

Model FS 56 RC-E

Displacement 27.2cm3

Power Output 0.8kW / 1.1hp

Weight 4.8kg

Sound Pressure Level 94dB(A)

Sound Power Level 103dB(A)

Vibration Level (L/R) 5.8/5.8m/s2

Total Length without cutting tool 170cm

Standard Cutting Tool Mowing head AutoCut C25-2

Tank Volume  0.34L

Drive Shaft in Shaft Flexible

STIHL ErgoStart (E) Yes

Multi-Function Handle Yes

Loop Handle / Bike Handle Loop

Tool-less Handle Adjustment Yes

Harness/Carrying System Yes

Stihl Engine (Mix) 2-MIX

Warranty 2 Years

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