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Stihl FS 56 RC-E
Stihl FS 56 RC-E

Specs

General Information

Manufacturer
Stihl
Stihl
Model
FS 56 RC-E
FS 56 RC-E
Model Code
41442000013
41442000013
Color
Orange / White
Orange / White

Dimensions

Working Width
Cutting Swath - 16.5 in. (41.91 cm)
Cutting Swath - 16.5 in. (41.91 cm)
Weight

10.6 lb. (4.8 kg)

Weight without cutting attachment or deflector.

10.6 lb. (4.8 kg)

Weight without cutting attachment or deflector.

Engine

Horsepower
1.07 bhp (0.8 kW)
1.07 bhp (0.8 kW)
Displacement
27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
Fuel Type
Gas
Gas
Fuel Tank Capacity
11.5 oz. (340 cc)
11.5 oz. (340 cc)

Features

Common Features

  • PROTECTED SPARK ARRESTOR MUFFLER: 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.
  • PROTECTED 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.
  • FAMILY ENGINE CONCEPT: Includes many interchangeable components across model lines, enabling fast field fixes.
  • *STIHL trimmers, brushcutters and lawn edgers have many common features. However, all models may not have all the features shown here.

Model Features

  • ADJUSTABLE FRONT HANDLE: The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.
  • SHOULDER STRAP / CARRYING SYSTEM: Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.
  • FULLY LINED DRIVE SHAFT: Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
  • HIGH TECH POLYMER HOUSING: Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • PROTECTED CHOKE LEVER / KNOB: Helps prevent damage.
  • THROTTLE TRIGGER INTERLOCK: Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • AIR FILTER COVER: Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • PROTECTED OR ENCLOSED CONTROL CABLES: Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
  • HEAVY-DUTY STEEL-ON-STEEL CLUTCH: Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
  • PROTECTED SPARK PLUG: Protected yet easy to change.
  • PROTECTED SPARK ARRESTOR MUFFLER: Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • UPRIGHT TRANSLUCENT FUEL TANK: Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
  • MULTI-FUNCTION CONTROL HANDLE: Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
  • PURGE PUMP PRIMER: By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
  • 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.
  • CARING FOR NATURE: The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and / or CARB exhaust emission standards.
  • STIHL EASY2START™: The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
  • SIMPLIFIED STARTING PROCEDURE: To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.

Common Features

  • PROTECTED SPARK ARRESTOR MUFFLER: 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.
  • PROTECTED 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.
  • FAMILY ENGINE CONCEPT: Includes many interchangeable components across model lines, enabling fast field fixes.
  • *STIHL trimmers, brushcutters and lawn edgers have many common features. However, all models may not have all the features shown here.

Model Features

  • ADJUSTABLE FRONT HANDLE: The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.
  • SHOULDER STRAP / CARRYING SYSTEM: Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.
  • FULLY LINED DRIVE SHAFT: Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
  • HIGH TECH POLYMER HOUSING: Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • PROTECTED CHOKE LEVER / KNOB: Helps prevent damage.
  • THROTTLE TRIGGER INTERLOCK: Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • AIR FILTER COVER: Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • PROTECTED OR ENCLOSED CONTROL CABLES: Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
  • HEAVY-DUTY STEEL-ON-STEEL CLUTCH: Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
  • PROTECTED SPARK PLUG: Protected yet easy to change.
  • PROTECTED SPARK ARRESTOR MUFFLER: Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • UPRIGHT TRANSLUCENT FUEL TANK: Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
  • MULTI-FUNCTION CONTROL HANDLE: Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
  • PURGE PUMP PRIMER: By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
  • 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.
  • CARING FOR NATURE: The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and / or CARB exhaust emission standards.
  • STIHL EASY2START™: The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
  • SIMPLIFIED STARTING PROCEDURE: To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.