FS 55 - Entry level straight shaft brushcutter
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FS 55

Entry level straight shaft brushcutter

General

FS 55

Low weight, compact brushcutter with fully adjustable bike handle for larger mowing tasks. Practical control handle with integral throttle trigger and slide control run/stop selector.

Versions

Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Product variations

  • FS 55 R Entry level straight shaft brushcutter with loop handle

Technical data

FS 55

Technical data

Power output hp 1
Performance kW 0.75
Displacement cm3 27.2
Weight kg 1) 4.9
Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 94
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 2) 95
Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 107
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 108
Vibration value, right with plastic tool m/s2 3) 5.5
Vibration value, left with plastic tool m/s2 3) 5.5
Vibration value, left with metal tool m/s2 3) 6.8
Vibration value, right with metal tool m/s2 3) 5.6
Total length cm 4) 170
Cutting diameter mm 420
Tank volume l 0.33
Displacement cm³ 27.2
Power output kW/bhp 0.75/1.0
Weight kg 5) 5.1
Standard cutting tool AutoCut 25-2

1) Without fuel, cutting tool and without protection
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Without cutting tool
5) without cutting tool and deflector

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

FS 55

Standard features

  • Electronic ignition module Zoom
    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.

  • Bike handle Zoom
    Bike handle

    When used in conjunction with a harness, the bike handle enables a smooth mowing action. The bike handle allows the machine to be easily guided, making it ideal for working on large areas and thus reducing fatigue.

  • Basic harness Zoom
    Basic harness

    For use with loop handle machines.

  • Multi-function control handle Zoom
    Multi-function control handle

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

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Cutting Attachments

FS 55

Cutting Attachments

    • Grass cutting blade (2 blades) Zoom
      Grass cutting blade (2 blades)

      Steel double blade, reversible. For working on areas of tough grass.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Accessories

FS 55

Accessories

    • DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      DuroCut mowing head

      Double or quadruple lines, for mowing and thinning work. Up to four lines can be easily inserted. Compatible with many different sizes and types of mowing line.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Line pieces for DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      Line pieces for DuroCut mowing head

      Replacement line pieces for DuroCut mowing head.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • PolyCut mowing head Zoom
      PolyCut mowing head

      Universal cutting tool for trimming and working on large areas. With three moving plastic knives.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Plastic blades for PolyCut 6-3, 20-3, 41-3 Zoom
      Plastic blades for PolyCut 6-3, 20-3, 41-3

      Replacement plastic blades for PolyCut mowing head 6-3, 20-3, 41-3, set of 12 white blades.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Protective cover for brushcutters Zoom
      Protective cover for brushcutters

      Perfect transport protection for the engine housing of brushcutters and clearing saws. For FS 38 - FS 450.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2018 The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL FS 55 (GB) Download PDF, 1.6 MB

Notes:

  • STIHL and VIKING online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number.
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English.

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