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Stihl FC 96
Stihl FC 96

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Stihl
Stihl
Model
FC 96
FC 96
Model Code
FC96
FC96
Color
Orange / White
Orange / White

Dimensions

Weight
13.7 lb. (6.2 kg)
13.7 lb. (6.2 kg)

Engine

Horsepower
1.27 bhp (0.95 kW)
1.27 bhp (0.95 kW)
Displacement
28.4 cc (1.73 cu. in.)
28.4 cc (1.73 cu. in.)
Fuel Type
Gas
Gas
Fuel Tank Capacity
24 oz. (710 cc)
24 oz. (710 cc)

Operational

Speed
Blade - 4,800 rpm
Blade - 4,800 rpm
Blades
Size - 8 in. (20.3 cm)
Size - 8 in. (20.3 cm)

Other

Miscellaneous

Arbor Size - 1 in. (25.4 mm)

Gear Ratio - 1:2.09

Arbor Size - 1 in. (25.4 mm)

Gear Ratio - 1:2.09

Features

Common Features

  • Skid plate to protect gearbox.
  • Easy to adjust depth wheel.
  • Mud flap style debris deflector.
  • Start / run / stop controls on handle.
  • Easy-access blade for replacement and 8" hardened steel blade.
  • PROTECTED SPARK ARRESTOR MUFFLER: Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • PROTECTED SPARK PLUG: Protected yet easy to change.
  • AIR FILTER COVER: Easy to remove for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • UPRIGHT TRANSLUCENT FUEL TANK: Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
  • SMOOTH CLEAN DESIGN: Has no rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
  • HIGH-TECH POLYMER HOUSINGS: Lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • PURGE PUMP PRIMER: Lets you prime the carburetor without flooding it.
  • ROTECTED CHOKE LEVER / KNOB: Helps prevent damage.
  • HEAVY-DUTY CENTRIFUGAL CLUTCH: Designed to reduce slippage.
  • THROTTLE TRIGGER INTERLOCK: Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • FULLY LINED DRIVE SHAFT: Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
  • ADJUSTABLE FRONT HANDLE: Adjusts for comfort.
  • PROTECTED OR ENCLOSED CONTROL CABLES: Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
  • PROTECTED THROTTLE TRIGGER: Helps prevent damage. Professional models only.
  • Clip for strap or harness.
  • LONG-LIFE CYLINDERS: Provide maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, more power output.
  • ELECTRONIC IGNITION: Provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • SUPERIOR BALANCE AND DESIGN: Help reduce operator fatigue and make handling easy.
  • *STIHL lawn edgers have many common features. However, all models may not have all the features shown here.

Model Features

  • STOP SWITCH: With the Stop Switch, the equipment’s ignition is always ready for starting. Products with this feature shut off easily by pressing and holding down the switch. When the switch is released, it returns to the start position automatically, reducing the number of steps needed to start the product.
  • BUILT IN THE USA: A majority of STIHL gasoline-powered units sold in the United States are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.
  • SKID PLATE: All STIHL edgers come equipped with a skid plate to protect the gearbox during use.
  • "OPEN" GUARD DESIGN: The professional “open” guard design helps minimize clogging, allowing for more efficient cutting.

Common Features

  • Skid plate to protect gearbox.
  • Easy to adjust depth wheel.
  • Mud flap style debris deflector.
  • Start / run / stop controls on handle.
  • Easy-access blade for replacement and 8" hardened steel blade.
  • PROTECTED SPARK ARRESTOR MUFFLER: Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • PROTECTED SPARK PLUG: Protected yet easy to change.
  • AIR FILTER COVER: Easy to remove for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • UPRIGHT TRANSLUCENT FUEL TANK: Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
  • SMOOTH CLEAN DESIGN: Has no rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
  • HIGH-TECH POLYMER HOUSINGS: Lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • PURGE PUMP PRIMER: Lets you prime the carburetor without flooding it.
  • ROTECTED CHOKE LEVER / KNOB: Helps prevent damage.
  • HEAVY-DUTY CENTRIFUGAL CLUTCH: Designed to reduce slippage.
  • THROTTLE TRIGGER INTERLOCK: Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • FULLY LINED DRIVE SHAFT: Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
  • ADJUSTABLE FRONT HANDLE: Adjusts for comfort.
  • PROTECTED OR ENCLOSED CONTROL CABLES: Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
  • PROTECTED THROTTLE TRIGGER: Helps prevent damage. Professional models only.
  • Clip for strap or harness.
  • LONG-LIFE CYLINDERS: Provide maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, more power output.
  • ELECTRONIC IGNITION: Provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • SUPERIOR BALANCE AND DESIGN: Help reduce operator fatigue and make handling easy.
  • *STIHL lawn edgers have many common features. However, all models may not have all the features shown here.

Model Features

  • STOP SWITCH: With the Stop Switch, the equipment’s ignition is always ready for starting. Products with this feature shut off easily by pressing and holding down the switch. When the switch is released, it returns to the start position automatically, reducing the number of steps needed to start the product.
  • BUILT IN THE USA: A majority of STIHL gasoline-powered units sold in the United States are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.
  • SKID PLATE: All STIHL edgers come equipped with a skid plate to protect the gearbox during use.
  • "OPEN" GUARD DESIGN: The professional “open” guard design helps minimize clogging, allowing for more efficient cutting.