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Stihl FS 38


Lightest grass trimmer in the STIHL range.  Along walls, under trees or even your lawn borders, it is ideal for trimming grass edges and putting the finishing touches to your garden.  Comes standard with AutoCut head and can also fit a PolyCut head for thinning work and larger weeds.

Technical data

Technical data Value
CO² ­ g/kWh 857
Displacement cm3 27.2
Performance kW 0.65
Power output hp 0.9
Weight kg 1) 4.2
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 2) 94
Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 96
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 108
Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 109
Vibration value, left with plastic tool m/s2 3) 8
Vibration value, right with metal tool m/s2 3) 8
Vibration value, right with plastic tool m/s2 3) 8
Vibration value, left with metal tool m/s2 3) 8
Total length cm 4) 147
Cutting diameter mm 380
Tank volume l 0.33
Displacement cm³ 27.2
Power output kW/bhp 0.65/0.9
Weight kg 5) 4.1
Standard cutting tool AutoCut mowing head C 5-2

Standard features

  • Electronic ignition moduleZoom
    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)Zoom
    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.

  • Multi-function control handleZoom
    Multi-function control handle

    Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator's hand never leaves the handle.


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