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STIHL FS 56 RC-E Straight Shaft Loop-Handle Trimmer

STIHL FS 56 RC-E Straight Shaft Loop-Handle Trimmer

  • | SKU FS56RCE
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Product Description

STIHL FS 56 RC-E Straight Shaft Loop-Handle Trimmer offers enhanced power and reduced emissions for efficient grass trimming. Its high-performance engine delivers approximately 5% more power than its predecessor while maintaining a clean and smooth operation. Equipped with an AutoCut® cutting head, this trimmer efficiently tackles weeds and overgrowth. Featuring STIHL's Easy2Start™ technology, starting the trimmer with a simple and reliable procedure is nearly effortless. The momentary stop switch automatically returns to the start position, ensuring the trimmer is always ready for action. With its comfort, performance, and maneuverability, the FS 56 R C-E trimmer is a reliable choice for keeping your lawn tidy.
Model Number: FS56RCE
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty.


  • Power Source: Gas
  • Weight: 10.6 lbs.
  • Cutting Width: 16.5 in.
  • Engine Power: 1.07 bhp
  • Fuel Capacity: 11.5 oz.
  • Displacement: 27.2 cc


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STIHL FS 56 RC-E Straight Shaft Loop-Handle Trimmer

Warranty & Certifications

STIHL Limited Warranty can be found here: Click to View

All STIHL products are warranted for 3 months when the product is used for rental purposes.

All STIHL axes, hedge shears, loppers, pruners, and pruning saws are warranted against defective material or workmanship until the product is no longer available while owned by the original purchaser (other than for the purpose of resale) when used for all applications.

STIHL products sold through U.S. dealers are only for distribution in the United States.



Double limited warranty protection applies to STIHL gasoline-powered products purchased for personal non-income producing, household purposes only. At the time of your equipment purchase, simply purchase a six-pack of STIHL HP Ultra Oil or at least one gallon of STIHL MotoMix® premixed fuel to qualify for the double limited warranty coverage. STIHL HP Ultra Oil and STIHL MotoMix® premixed fuel provide for improved engine longevity. See the dealer for details or refer to STIHL’s Limited Warranty Policy.

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