The Stihl brushcutter FS55R is a very popular compact petrol strimmer with a loop handle grip. This means hands never need to leave the controls whilst trimming foliage. Additionally, the harness attachment will improve your mowing action whilst reducing fatigue. This makes it the ideal Stihl strimmer as an alternative to the FS40.
- Conventional strimmer grip,
- Over the shoulder harness,
- Lightweight at just 4.4 kg.
- 2 years domestic warranty.
Stihl’s FS55R is an entry-level petrol brushcutter for gardening use.
Choosing an easy to manoeuvre strimmer, yet simple to operate is now a quick choice with the highly-rated FS55-R. The lightweight frame and engine of grass trimmer will reduce the stress on your lower back whilst operating. Furthermore, it’s at Mowers2go best price,
Stihl has designed the FS 55R brushcutter with the traditional grip combination; one hand at the motor, the other at the loop hold further down. With the added over the should harness, you can use the trimmer for extended periods of time. What’s more, it offers better support for a flowing strimming action
The 420mm of cutting width is perfect for small-medium gardens and is compact enough strim away at those tight edges.
Start and control with one hand
Luckily, the Stihl FS55R strimmer is much easier to start than older petrol versions. Press just one button to prime the fuel pump and pull on the starter cord. The powerful 27.2 cc engine will come to life, with the inbuilt electronic ignition module ensuring easier starting and continuous firing of the motor. All vital components are built within the brushcutter’s housing, preventing damage from damp or dirt – a common issue with petrol strimmers
It’s easy to operate with one hand, with the simple trigger switch on the handle, your hand will never have to leave the strimmer’s controls.
The standard cutter that comes with the Stihl Stimmer FS 55 R is the AutoCut 25-2.
Features We Like
Electronic ignition module
This ensures reliable starting and trouble-free running. The ignition system is fully encapsulated and thus proof against damp and dirt.
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.
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.
Multi-function control handle
Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator’s hand never leaves the handle.
For use with loop handle machines.
|Power output hp||1|
|Weight kg 1)||4.4|
|Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 2)||95|
|Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 2)||94|
|Sound power level dB(A) 2)||108|
|Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 2)||107|
|Vibration value, left with plastic tool m/s2 3)||8.5|
|Vibration value, right with metal tool m/s2 3)||9|
|Vibration value, right with plastic tool m/s2 3)||8.5|
|Vibration value, left with metal tool m/s2 3)||8|
|Total length cm 4)||170|
|Cutting diameter mm||420|
|Tank volume l||0.33|
|Power output kW/bhp||0.75/1.0|
|Weight kg 5)||4.9|
|Standard cutting tool||AutoCut C 25-2|
1) Without fuel, cutting tool and without protection
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Without cutting tool
5) without cutting tool and deflector
Videos You May Like