Stihl FS 56 RC-E

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Homeowner Trimmers FS 56 RC-E

More power, less emissions. The FS 56 RC-E trimmer features a high-performance, fuel-efficient engine that runs cleaner and smoother and provides about 5% more power than the FS 55 R. When it’s not squeezing every last ounce of performance from its upright fuel tank, this straight-shaft grass trimmer keeps the weeds at... + Read More

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  • Adjustable front handle 

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

  •  Shoulder Strap / Carrying System 
  • Support strap (4130 007 1020)
  • Fully Lined Drive Shaft 
  • High Tech Polymer Housing 
  • Protected Choke Lever/Knob 
  • Throttle Trigger Interlock 
  • Air Filter Cover 
  • Protected or Enclosed Control Cables 
  • Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch 
  • Protected Spark Plug 
  • Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler 
  • Upright Translucent Fuel Tank 
  • Purge Pump Primer 
  • Loop Handle (R) 
  • Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart 
  • Multi-Function Control Handle 
  • Built in the USA
  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature 
  • STIHL Easy2Start™ 
  • Simplified Starting Procedure 


DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.8 kW (1.07 bhp)
WEIGHT* 4.8 kg (10.6 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 340 cc (11.5 oz.)