Selection Linetrimmers

FS 55 RC-E

Linetrimmer with ErgoStart

General

The STIHL FS 55 RC-E Petrol Line Trimmer is compact and lightweight, perfect for home use and light-commercial mowing and clearing applications. This weed eater can be fitted with a metal blade to trim a wider and tougher variation of vegetation. It also features ErgoStart for effortless starting.

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Versions

Price

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Product variations

Technical data

Technical data

Technical data Value
Displacement cc 27,2
Power output kW 0,75
Weight kg 1) 5
Weight kg 2) 4,4
Standard Cutter Blades SuperCut 20-2
Cutting diameter mm 420

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

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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.

  •  Primer Zoom
    Primer

    When you push the button a small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor. As a result the machine is easier to start.

Additional features

  •  Shoulder Strap Zoom
    Shoulder Strap

    Using a harness makes trimming work more comfortable, particularly during lengthy jobs.

  •  Grass Blades can be Fitted Zoom
    Grass Blades can be Fitted

    Can be fitted with a grass blade it is suitable for tougher jobs.

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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

Languages Date Link
manual icon en 2/08/2021