Selection Petrol lightweight grass trimmers and brushcutters

FS 38

Light and easy to use 0.65kW-Grass trimmer

General

Lightest grass trimmer in the STIHL range. Along walls, under trees or even your lawn borders, it is ideal for trimming grass edges and putting the finishing touches to your garden. Comes standard with AutoCut head and can also fit a PolyCut head for thinning work and larger weeds.

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.

£179.00*

Versions

Price

* Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2020. 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.

Technical data

FS 38

Technical data

Technical data Value
CO² ­ g/kWh 857
Displacement cm3 27.2
Performance kW 0.65
Power output hp 0.9
Weight kg 1) 4.2
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 2) 94
Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 96
Sound power level dB(A) 2) 108
Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 2) 109
Vibration value, left with plastic tool m/s2 3) 8
Vibration value, right with metal tool m/s2 3) 8
Vibration value, right with plastic tool m/s2 3) 8
Vibration value, left with metal tool m/s2 3) 8
Total length cm 4) 147
Cutting diameter mm 380
Tank volume l 0.33
Displacement cm³ 27.2
Power output kW/bhp 0.65/0.9
Weight kg 5) 4.1
Standard cutting tool AutoCut mowing head C 5-2

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 38

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.

  • 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 38

Cutting Attachments

    • AutoCut C 6-2 mowing head Zoom
      AutoCut C 6-2 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 2.0mm and 2.4mm.


      AutoCut 4-2 – for FS 38 / FS 40 / FS 50 C-E

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2020. 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 38

Accessories

    • Set of plastic blades (twelve) Zoom
      Set of plastic blades (twelve)

      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 2020. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • DuroCut mowing line (line pieces) Zoom
      DuroCut mowing line (line pieces)

      Pieces of line cut to length for use with STIHL DuroCut mowing heads. The construction with a flexible core and a hard coating with cutting teeth ensures a long service life and high mowing performance. For clean working in high, dense and slightly woody vegetation. 48 line pieces per packet.

      STIHL professional tip - leave your new mowing line in water for 24 hours before use. This will increase the flexibility and lifespan of the mowing line.

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    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2020. The manufacturer's recommended retail prices are subject to change without notice.

    • Basic harness Zoom
      Basic harness

      Included as standard with most STIHL grass trimmers. For less tiring and safer work. For FS 38, FS 40, FS 50, HL and HT.

    Versions

    Price

    * Manufacturer's recommended retail price updated as of February 2020. 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

Languages Date Link
en 19/11/2018