Residential Trimmers

FS 38

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A lightweight, value-priced consumer trimmer with many quality design features.


Designed for those seeking a great entry level string trimmer at a value price, the FS 38 is ideal for the homeowner. Its lightweight design – just 9.3 pounds! - is surprising when compared to its power output. And its high cutting speeds and 15" cutting width allow the user to complete trimming tasks in a short amount of time. Combined with optimized balance, an ergonomic loop handle, curved shaft and low vibration, the FS 38 offers exceptional handling and maneuverability around landscaping obstacles.

FS 40 C-E

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A lightweight, reliable grass trimmer, featuring STIHL Easy2Start™ technology, a low exhaust emission engine and lightweight curved shaft.


This entry-level trimmer feels like first class. The STIHL FS 40 C-E trimmer is lightweight, balanced in hand and features a curved shaft for exceptional handling. And that’s just the outside of the trimmer. Inside, the low exhaust emission and fuel-efficient engine is ideal for home use – putting grass and weeds to rest with good cutting power. This grass trimmer also features our innovative Easy2Start™ technology, so you can get started with just a simple pull of the starter cord. Together it makes for one fantastic deal, unless you’re a weed.

FS 50 C-E

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A fuel-efficient, low-emission trimmer with Easy2Start™ and an elongated shaft for taller users.


 The STIHL FS 50 C-E is a lightweight trimmer that doesn’t skimp on the features. This grass trimmer features a dependable, low-emission engine that is 20% more fuel efficient than our previous model (FS 46). It also features Easy2Start™ technology for quick, smooth starts, as well as our TapAction™, AutoCut® C 5-2 cutting head for faster line reloads. Combined with a longer shaft for tall users, this trimmer stands head and shoulders above the competition. 

FS 56 C-E

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


Get a handle on large or difficult trim areas with the FS 56 C-E trimmer. This STIHL 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.

FS 56 RC-E

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A straight-shaft grass trimmer with a fuel-efficient engine and STIHL Easy2Start™


 More power, less emissions. The FS 56 RC-E trimmer features a high-performance, fuel-efficient engine that runs cleaner and smoother and provides about 5% more power than the FS 55 R. When it’s not squeezing every last ounce of performance from its upright fuel tank, this straight-shaft grass trimmer keeps the weeds at bay, thanks to its AutoCut® cutting head. This STIHL trimmer also features our Easy2Start™ technology, making starting nearly effortless. And with its simple, reliable and convenient starting procedure with a momentary stop switch which automatically returns to the start position, this trimmer is always at the ready to get to work. For comfort, performance and maneuverability, this trimmer hits the sweet spot.

Commercial Trimmers

FS 70 R

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This professional-grade, straight-shaft grass trimmer is fuel efficient and produces low emissions.


As a professional, your time is valuable. The STIHL FS 70 R grass trimmer understands that. It features a powerful and fuel-efficient engine, which means longer run times and fewer refuels. The FS 70 R is also powerful (more powerful than the FS 56 RC-E) and makes quick work of your daily landscaping tasks. Need more line? Just tap the cutting head on the ground and watch as its AutoCut® head automatically feeds out new line. The trimmer is also built to last, featuring a durable cable drive shaft, a high-durability, forged connecting rod and a 4-bearing gearbox. And it’s all backed by a rock-solid two-year limited warranty.

FS 91

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A professional bike-handle trimmer with simplified starting, improved air filtration and 30% longer run time than the FS 90.


If you’re a landscaping professional who uses their trimmer for mowing applications, grab the powerful STIHL FS 91 trimmer. Its bike-handle design adds greater comfort and leverage, thanks to its redesigned rubberized grips. The trimmer also features one touch stop and a simplified starting procedure enabled by the semi-automatic choke lever. Its low-emission engine is paired with a larger fuel tank, delivering 30% longer run times when compared to the FS 90. The engine also includes improved air filtration and STIHL exclusive IntelliCarb™ technology for maximum RPM. And when the terrain gets tough, this trimmer’s solid steel drive shaft accepts a wide range of heavy-duty cutting heads, including metal blades, for maximum versatility.

FS 91 R

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A professional trimmer packed with features for simplified and convenient trimming.


Fulfilling the demanding landscaper’s trimming needs, the STIHL FS 91 R trimmer is the well-rounded choice for professionals. It features a low-emission engine and large fuel tank which provides 30% longer run times than the previous model. With its rubberized loop handle, this straight-shaft trimmer delivers a comfortable grip of product, the maneuverability needed to navigate obstacles and the power to cut them down. The FS 91 R trimmer also has a simplified three-step start procedure that saves users time, and a superior air filter benefitting you in the long run.

FS 94 R

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A professional grass trimmer that combines performance, portability and innovation.


 Dependable performance meets variable speed control. The STIHL FS 94 R trimmer delivers one of the best power-to-weight ratios in its class, weighing just over 10 pounds – great for maneuvering around hills, landscaping stones and other terrain. Its innovative control handle features an ECOSPEED throttle set wheel, allowing you to set the most effective throttle speed for a specific application such as low throttle around delicate plants. Combined with a high-powered, low-exhaust-emission engine and anti-vibration system, this grass and weed trimmer is a great everyday landscaping tool for trimming professionals. 

FS 111

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A powerful bike-handle trimmer made for professional use, featuring simplified starting and 30% longer run time than the FS 110.


Landscaping professionals that demand power in their mowing applications will love the STIHL FS 111 trimmer. With its low-emission, 31.4 cc engine, grass and tall, thick weeds don’t stand a chance. And because it features a larger fuel tank, the FS 111 delivers 30% longer run times when compared to the FS 110. Its bike-handle design also includes rubberized grips for enhanced comfort and leverage. The trimmer features one touch stop and a simplified starting procedure enabled by the semi-automatic choke lever. Add to that an improved air filtration and STIHL exclusive IntelliCarb™ technology for maximum RPM when air filter begins to clog. Need to cut down heavy brush or saplings? The solid steel drive shaft accepts a wide range of heavy-duty cutting heads, including metal blades.

FS 111 R

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This fuel-efficient, powerful trimmer handles tough jobs and meets emissions requirements.


 When you need more power to cut through your landscaping tasks, the STIHL FS 111 R trimmer has the extra muscle you’re looking for. Its low exhaust emission engine is powerful and provides 30% longer run times than the previous model. This professional trimmer features a three-step start procedure that saves users time, and a vertical pleated paper air filter for extended service intervals. It also features a rubberized loop handle, providing a comfortable grip of product for users to work with ease while cutting through thick and thin. 

FS 111 RX

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A professional grass trimmer that starts quickly and has great power.


Trim circles around other professional trimmers with the STIHL FS 111 RX trimmer. It provides 30% longer run times than the FS 100 RX to help get to the job quicker. It also saves users time with a simplified three-step start procedure. Through its semi-automatic choke lever and one-touch stop, the FS 111 RX allows users to turn off the engine with the simple press of a button. Thanks to its high-powered and low exhaust emission engine, this straight, hollow steel shaft trimmer is dependable and practical. Additionally, its loop handle makes for excellent maneuverability around landscaping obstacles. The FS 111 RX is the perfect choice for professionals with demanding trimming needs.

FS 131

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An improved and powerful bike-handle trimmer made for professional use, featuring great power and efficiency.


Landscaping professionals looking for a simplified and convenient trimming solution will love the STIHL FS 131 trimmer. With its low-emission, 36.3 cc engine and a larger fuel tank than the previous model, the FS 131 delivers 30% longer run times. Its bike-handle design includes rubberized grips for enhanced grasp and comfort. The trimmer also features one touch stop and an easy, three-step starting procedure enabled by the semi-automatic choke lever. All of that, plus an improved air filtration and STIHL exclusive IntelliCarb™ technology. The cherry on top? The solid steel drive shaft accepts a wide range of heavy-duty cutting heads, including metal blades.

FS 131 R

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A professional loop-handle trimmer that delivers incredible performance, long run times and a simplified starting procedure.


Dense, thick weeds can’t stand up to the professional power of the STIHL FS 131 R trimmer. It features a low exhaust emission engine and a larger fuel tank that delivers 30% longer run times when compared to previous models. This professional trimmer also features simplified starting enabled by the semi-automatic choke lever and one-touch stopping to reduce the hassle of restarts. Its rubberized loop handle provides a comfortable grip of product. Add this tough trimmer to your fleet today.

FS 240

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A bike-handle trimmer ideal for challenging cutting locations, like in ditches or around ponds.


The STIHL FS 240 is a heavy-duty professional trimmer that combines a rugged design with the versatility needed to attack extreme cutting situations. The easy-to-adjust bike handle provides comfort in use, and then swivels to simplify transport. This trimmer comes standard with our most popular professional cutting head, and can be utilized with brush knife and saw blade attachments. From highway exits to low-lying ditches, the FS 240 can cut and clear day after day.

FS 240 R

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A loop handle trimmer built to handle tough cutting locations.


The STIHL FS 240 R professional trimmer combines a heavy-duty design with the versatility needed to handle a variety of challenging clearing situations. Providing 20% more fuel efficiency, the low-exhaust-emission engine, combined with the large (25.4 oz.) fuel tank, means you’ll spend more time cutting and less time refueling. The FS 240 R is an ideal addition to any professional crew charged with cutting around ponds, along canals, in roadside ditches, and through heavy thickets.

FS 311

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This rugged bike-handle trimmer is powerful, versatile and designed for all-day professional use.


The STIHL FS 311 trimmer combines the best of all worlds – so you can better trim yours. Featuring a powerful, fuel-efficient engine, this trimmer works longer with fewer refuels compared to previous models. It includes a vertical pleated air filter for excellent air filtration and long service intervals. A simplified starting procedure helps you jump into your job faster, while its newly designed bike handles provide a comfortable grip of product while you work. The FS 311 also features the IntelliCarb™ compensating carburetor for optimal engine performance, as well as a four-point anti-vibration system for enhanced user comfort. This trimmer accepts a range of metal cutting attachments and circular saw blades that can be used with the appropriate accessory kit. This is one well-rounded performer that doesn’t skimp on the performance.