Selection Grass trimmers, brushcutters and clearing saws

FS 38

Powerful, durable consumer trimmer, ideal for lawn edging

General

FS 38

The FS 38 is a lightweight gas powered grass trimmer for homeowner use. It features a curved shaft to improve maneuverability in tight areas and a TapAction™ AutoCut 5-2 cutting head, in a lightweight balanced design to increase comfort and reduce operator fatigue.

Versions

Featured Price
  • FS 38 with AutoCut® 5-2 $179.95 *

* Manufacturer's featured price updated as of February 22, 2016. Manufacturer’s featured 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

Displacement (cc) 27.2
Power output (kW/bhp) 0.6 / 0.9
Weight (kg / lbs) 1) 4.1 / 9.0

1) without fuel, 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

  • 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.

Additional features

  • STIHL Easy2Start™ (E) Zoom
    STIHL Easy2Start™ (E)

    A genuine advance in easy starting. STIHL Easy2Start™ (E) cuts the effort required to start the tool by half, while the starter cord can be pulled at just one third of the normal force. All it takes is 2 fingers and a gentle pull action.

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    STIHL ElastoStart reduces the shock caused by the compression of the engine during starting. The compression shock is taken away from the user's joints and muscles through a spring or rubber element in the starter handle.

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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.