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Homeowner Trimmers FS 38

Designed for those seeking a great entry level string trimmer at a value price, the FS 38 is ideal for the homeowner. Its lightweight design – just 9.3 pounds! - is surprising when compared to its power output. And its high cutting speeds and 15" cutting width allow the user to complete trimming tasks in a short amount... + Read More

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Features

  • Adjustable front handle 

The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.

  • Fully Lined Drive Shaft 

Provides smooth operation and less vibration.

  • High Tech Polymer Housing 

Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.

  • Start/Run/Stop Controls on Handle
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart 

Need help selecting a cutting head or blade for your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter? 

  • 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.

Specs

DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.65 kW (0.87 bhp)
WEIGHT* 4.2 kg (9.3 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 330 cc (11.2 oz.)
CUTTING SWATH 15"
POWER SOURCE Gas