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Stihl FS 40 C-E string trimmer

 
Approximate retail price:
$171.89
Summary: This Stihl 27.2-cc, gasoline-powered string trimmer has a curved shaft and weighs 11 lbs. It uses dual .080-inch cutting lines.
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Community icon14 people have reviewed this model.
Type: Gas string trimmers
User Reviews
User Reviews

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
5.0
Great unit
6/2/2015
Pros
Easy to Handle
Lightweight
Powerful
Cons
Best Uses
Hedging
Straight Edging
Trimming Around Rocks
Weeds & Tall Grass
Comment:
The dealer was an 12 out of 10.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)
 
1.0
junk
4/29/2015
Pros
Cons
Replace Twice
Best Uses
Comment:
Only use on my own yard and has been replace once and is not working again. They said I just got a bad one but now I have 2. I have not had nothing but bad luck with 2 of these. I will go back to weed eater brand had 1 for 20 years and had no problems till it just wore out. Bought this piece of junk a 3 times the price
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.

(4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)
 
2.0
2nd time used trigger broke
7/11/2014
Pros
Easy to Handle
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
be gentle with it as as it cost $140 to replace plastic trigger.
How long have you owned it:
One-to-three months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
The Stihl FS 40 C-E is part of the String trimmers test program at Consumer Reports. The Stihl FS 40 C-E String trimmers features and specs include Dual line, Engine size, Four-cycle engine, Shaft, Weight (lbs.). In our lab tests, String trimmers models like the Stihl FS 40 C-E are reviewed on Overall score, Tall grass and weeds, Trimming, Ease of use, Edging, Handling. Consumer Reports subscribers share reviews of the Stihl FS 40 C-E based on personal experience. The user reviews of the Stihl FS 40 C-E include star ratings, pros, cons, best uses, and a bottom line review to help guide your purchasing decision of the Stihl FS 40 C-E.
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