STIHL FS40C-E 27.2 cc Curved Short Shaft Trimmer with Easy2Start
This entry-level trimmer feels like first class. The STIHL FS 40 C-E trimmer is lightweight, balanced in hand and features a curved shaft for exceptional handling. And that's just the outside of the trimmer. Inside, the low exhaust emission and fuel-efficient engine is ideal for home use - putting grass and weeds to rest with good cutting power. This grass trimmer also features our innovative Easy2Start™ technology, so you can get started with just a simple pull of the starter cord. Together it makes for one fantastic deal, unless you're a weed.
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Adjustable front handle
The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.
Air Filter Cover
Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
Built in the USA
Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.
Fully Lined Drive Shaft
Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
High Tech Polymer Housing
Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
Multi-Function Control Handle
Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator's hand never has to leave the handle.
Protected Choke Lever/Knob
Helps prevent damage.
Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler
Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
Protected Spark Plug
Protected yet easy to change.
Purge Pump Primer
By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
Reduced-Emission Engine Technology
The STIHL Inc. "Caring for Nature" seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines "low exhaust emissions" as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
Simplified Starting Procedure
To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the "start" setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you're ready to get back to work.
Controls on Handle
The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine's compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start.
Throttle Trigger Interlock
Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
Upright Translucent Fuel Tank
Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.