STIHL FS 56 C-E Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer

This straight-shaft grass trimmer features bike-style handles, ideal for large or difficult areas.

FS 56 C-E Specifications – Occasional Use
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.8 kW (1.1 bhp)
WEIGHT* 5.2 kg (11.5 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 340 cc (11.5 oz.)
CUTTING SWATH 16.5″

You’ll find nothing but quality components in all STIHL grass trimmers for the home. These aren’t your typical trimmers – they feature streamlined, ergonomic designs, unyielding performance and durable parts made to last year after year. Here are a few of the features you’ll find on every gasoline-powered STIHL grass and weed trimmer:

  • Multi-Function Control Handle delivers easy access to ON/OFF and throttle controls on one comfortable handle. This makes it easy to use without the operator’s hand ever leaving the handle. Some models feature a momentary stop switch, ensuring the switch is “ON” the next time you start – helping to prevent engine flooding.
  • Adjustable Front Handle can be positioned for optimal comfort.
  • Fuel-Efficient Engine runs longer on a tank of gasoline, reducing fuel costs.
  • Heavy-Duty Steel-on-Steel Centrifugal Clutch helps reduce slippage and provides durable, long-lasting wear.
  • Long-Life Engine Cylinders provide optimal cooling, lubrication and more power output per cubic centimeter of engine displacement for maximum wear life.
  • Easy-Access Air Filter allows for easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • Easy-View Deflector provides easy-to-see cutting and is also designed to protect user against flying debris.
  • Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • High-Tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion resistant.
  • Ergonomic Design reduces fatigue and enables comfortable operation.
  • Smooth Edges will not snag on clothing or brush.
  • Built-in Hanger in rear allows for easy storage.
  • Protected Choke Lever/Knob helps prevent damage.
  • Protected Spark Plug is protected yet easy to change.
  • Purge Pump Primer enables the user to prime the carburetor with fuel, providing easier starts.
  • Spark Arrester Muffler has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • Throttle Trigger Interlock helps prevent accidental acceleration.
  • Enclosed Throttle Cables eliminate dangling and loose wires.
  • Fully Lined Drive Shaft provides smooth operation and less vibration.
  • Upright Fuel Tank with Retainer Cap for easy fueling.
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Description

Get a handle on large or difficult trim areas with the FS 56 C-E Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer. This STIHL HomeScaper Series™ trimmer features a straight shaft and ergonomically designed bike-style handles for greater comfort when trimming over large terrain – and for extended periods of time. It also features a low exhaust emission, fuel-efficient engine, so you have fewer refuels and fewer exhaust fumes cramping your style. This trimmer also includes Easy2Start™ technology, making starting nearly effortless.

Mountain State Equipment has a wide range of commercial equipment from top manufacturer Stihl including the STIHL FS 56 C-E Straight Shaft Gas Trimmer, backpack blowers, pressure washers, hedge trimmers, pole pruners, and more. Contact Mountain State Equipment at 877-253-7306 or stop in our showroom in Beckley, WV to learn more.

 

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