Selection Linetrimmers

FS 55 RC-E

Linetrimmer with ErgoStart

General

Compact and lightweight Linetrimmer for domestic and light-commercial mowing and clearing applications. Includes ErgoStart for effortless starting.

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Versions

Price

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Product variations

Technical data

Technical data

Weight kg 1) 4,4
Displacement cc 27,2
Power output kW 0,75
Weight kg 2) 5
Standard Cutter Blades SuperCut 20-2

1) Without fuel, cutting tool and without protection
2) Excluding fuel, cutting tool and guard

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Stockist for further information.

Features

Standard features

  • Loop handle (R) Zoom
    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.

  • ErgoStart (E) Zoom
    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.

  • Multi function handle Zoom
    Multi function handle

    All operating elements are situated in one hand what makes the job easier and comfortable.

  • Harness Zoom
    Harness

    Included with some STIHL models. Please contact your local STIHL SHOP or Stockist for details.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Stockist for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL FS 55 (GB) Download PDF, 1,6 MB

Notes:

  • STIHL and VIKING online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number.
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English