Selection Petrol brushcutters for garden maintenance

FS 55 R Brushcutter

For work on larger areas of grass and around obstacles

Overview

For comfortable operation when mowing around obstacles. Multi-function handle, loop handle, 2-MIX engine, single strap harness, AutoCut mowing head.

Extend your domestic warranty from 2 to 3 years with the purchase of 5 litres of STIHL MotoMix® fuel and this product. Your STIHL Approved Dealer will register your extended warranty on the STIHL warranty database at point of purchase.

£275.00*

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Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. 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

Technical data

Technical data

Technical data Value
Displacement cm3 27.2
Performance kW 0.75
Power output hp 1
CO² ­ g/kWh 857
Weight kg 1) 4.4
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 2) 95
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 108
Vibration value, left with plastic tool m/s2 3) 8.5
Vibration value, right with plastic tool m/s2 3) 8.5
Total length cm 4) 170
Displacement cm³ 27.2
Power output kW/bhp 0.75/1.0
Cutting diameter mm 420
Weight kg 5) 4.9
Tank volume l 0.33
Standard cutting tool AutoCut C 26-2
Cylinder 4 Kanal / Chrom
Filter Vliesfilter
Handle type Rundumgriff Getriebe / Multifunktionsgriff
Carburettor Standardvergaser / No Touch Limiter Cap
Muffler Standardschalldämpfer
Anti vibration system ohne AV-System
Tank cap STV schraub Tankverschluss
Starter cord Standard Anwerfgriff

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

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.

  • Loop handle (R) Zoom
    Loop handle (R)

    The loop handled grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for working in areas where space is limited, e.g. thinning between bushes and shrubs.

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

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

  • Basic harness Zoom
    Basic harness

    For use with loop handle machines.

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

Cutting Attachments

    • AutoCut C 26-2 mowing head Zoom
      AutoCut C 26-2 mowing head

      Double mowing line head for trimming and thinning work. Mowing lines are automatically extended when the mowing head is tapped on the ground. Easy loading system for quick and simple line refill. Featuring a low profile for more control and more precise trimming results. Compatible with line diameters of 2.4mm and 2.7mm.

      AutoCut C 26-2 – for FS 55 R / FS 56 RC-E / FS 56 C-E / FS 70 RC-E / FS 70 C-E / FS 55 / FS 91 / FS 111 / FS 94 RC-E / FS 94 C-E / FS 131 / FS 240 C-E / FSA 90 R / FSA 90 / FSA 130 R / FSA 130 / FR 131 T / FR 460 TC-EFM

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • TrimCut C 32-2 mowing head Zoom
      NEWTrimCut C 32-2 mowing head

      FS mowing head with manual line adjustment for semi-professional and professionals who want a robust mowing head. The new trimcut models are an evolution of the previous 31-2 | 41-2 | 51-2 models designed for robustness and efficient use of the line. There are two ways of reload trimmer line; from the outside (C-feature) or conventionally by removing the spool.

      For FS 55 / FS 55 R / FS 56 RC-E / FS 56 C-E / FS 70 RC-E / FS 70 C-E / FS 91 / FS 111 / FS 131 / FS 240 C-E / FSA 90 R / FSA 90 / FSA 130 R / FSA 130 / FR 131 T / FR 460 TC-EFM / FS-KM

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • AutoCut 2-2 / C 25-2 mowing head Zoom
      AutoCut 2-2 / C 25-2 mowing head

      Double lines, for mowing and thinning work. Mowing lines are automatically extended when the mowing head is tapped on the ground.


      AutoCut 2-2 – for FSA 56/FSE 52


      AutoCut C 25-2 – for FS 55 R / FS 56 RC-E / FS 56 C-E / FS 70 RC-E / FS 70 C-E / FS 55 / FS 91 / FS 111 / FS 94 RC-E / FS 94 C-E / FS 131 / FS 240 C-E / FSA 90 R / FSA 90 / FSA 130 R / FSA 130 / FR 131 T / FR 460 TC-EFM

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • SuperCut mowing head Zoom
      SuperCut mowing head

      Double line, for mowing and thinning work. Mowing lines are automatically adjusted for optimal cutting length.


      SuperCut 20-2 – for FS 55 R / FS 56 RC-E / FS 56 C-E / FS 70 RC-E / FS 70 C-E / FS 55 / FS 91 / FS 111 FS 94 RC-E / FS 94 C-E FS 131 / FS 240 C-E / FSA 90 R / FSA 90 FSA 130 R / FSA 130 / FR 131 T FR 460 TC-EFM


      SuperCut 40-2 – for FS 360 C-EM / FS 410 C-EM / FS 460 C-EM / FS 460 C-EM L / FS 490 C-EM

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • DuroCut 20-2 mowing head Zoom
      DuroCut 20-2 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.


      DuroCut 20-2 – for FS 55 R / FS 56 RC-E / FS 56 C-E / FS 70 RC-E / FS 70 C-E / FS 55 / FS 91 / FS 111 / FS 94 RC-E / FS 94 C-E / FS 131 / FS 240 C-E / FSA 90 R / FSA 90 / FSA 130 R / FSA 130 / FR 131 T / FR 460 TC-EFM

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. 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

Accessories

    • STIHL Smart Connector Zoom
      STIHL Smart Connector

      STIHL Connected is a cloud based system that enables professional users to digitally manage machine fleets and work assignments.

      This is managed by the STIHL Smart Connector - a sensor with a diameter of just under 5cm, which is mounted on the tool. It can be mounted on petrol, electric or battery-powered tools where it records and saves the operating hours while the motor is running and transmits this information via Bluetooth® 4.2 to the STIHL connected App (the smart connector can be mounted on non-STIHL tools too). The Smart Connector offers entirely new functions and services, as a basis for device management both in your home garden using the STIHL connected App, and for managing your machine fleet using the STIHL connected Portal. The STIHL connected Portal gives you a detailed overview of the status of your fleet of tools, as well as information such as duration of use on a particular work assignment.

      You can view power tool availability, analyse machine usage; plan and manage work tasks with associated resources; and analyse machine data, which you can then use to optimise your daily work processes. The Smart Connector also provides information about upcoming tool maintenance and, if needed, the system can arrange a workshop appointment directly with a STIHL Approved Dealer. Service-related tool data can also be shared with the dealer with your permission, so they can plan the servicing work in advance and order any necessary spare parts. This can shorten service times so the tool is quickly ready for use again.

      STIHL Connected is an intuitive way to manage your machine fleet and workload intelligently and efficiently. Visit: STIHL connected FAQs to find out more.

      Download the app for free or visit the STIHL connected Portal by clicking on the following links:

    Technical data Value
    Dimensions (l x b x h) 53 x 42 x 14 mm
    Signal range Approx. 10 m
    Running time per battery charge Approx. 1 Year
    Connectivity Bluetooth low energy 4.2
    Battery 3V CR 2.032

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • ADVANCE universal harness Zoom
      ADVANCE universal harness

      Extremely ergonomic, comfortable and light. For strength-saving mowing and shredding. Chest belt and tool bag also available.


      Standard size - for FS 50 – FS 560, FSA 90 and FSA 130

      XXL version - for users > 1.80 m in height, for FS 50 – FS 560, FSA 90 and FSA 130

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • ADVANCE universal harness Zoom
      ADVANCE universal harness

      Extremely ergonomic, comfortable and light. For strength-saving mowing and shredding. Chest belt and tool bag also available.


      Standard size - for FS 50 – FS 560, FSA 90 and FSA 130

      XXL version - for users > 1.80 m in height, for FS 50 – FS 560, FSA 90 and FSA 130

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • ADVANCE PLUS universal harness Zoom
      ADVANCE PLUS universal harness

      With quick release system for fast connection and disconnection of brushcutters. Suitable for FS 50 - FS 560, FSA 90.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • ADVANCE PLUS universal harness, fluorescent orange Zoom
      ADVANCE PLUS universal harness, fluorescent orange

      High visibility. Perfectly complements protective clothing when mowing in hazardous areas, with a comfort carry ring for quickly attaching and removing the clearing saw, for FS 50 – FS 560, FSA 90 adn FSA 130.

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    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Double shoulder harness Zoom
      Double shoulder harness

      With soft padding for improved comfort when working for prolonged periods. For FS 55-FS 560, FSA 90.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2021. 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

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manual icon en 17/08/2020