STIHL FS 250 R Petrol Brushcutter
- Engine power (kW/ hp): 1.6/ 2.2
- Displacement (cc): 40.2
- Weight (kg): 6
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All STIHL products purchased online will be issued a STIHL warranty.
1. Tools used for home/farming applications receive a 2 year warranty. Double the warranty of your STIHL 2 MIX, STIHL 4 MIX® and STIHL 2 Stroke petrol tools purchased online to 4 years by adding HP Ultra Oil (minimum 1L) to your purchase.
2. Tools used in a professional application receive a 6 month warranty
3. STIHL Polymer Bodied/decked Lawnmowers receive a 10 year warranty on the polymer body (not associated parts) the handle and the catcher.
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The FS 250 R is a time proven powerful Brushcutter for heavy-duty grass maintenance. The loop handle increases the manoeuvrability of the Brushcutter. The STIHL 1-point anti-vibration system makes working more comfortable.
Your Brushcutter will require engine oil. We recommend STIHL HP TWO STROKE ULTRA ENGINE OIL for your machine.
Engine Power (kW)
STIHL Engine Type
Length no cutting tool (cm)
Tank Volume (l)
Standard Cutting Head
Standard Mowing Line Diameter (mm)
Loop Handle (R)Loop handle Line Trimmers and Brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited or when you need greater control over the tool.
PrimerWhen you push the button a small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor. As a result the machine is easier to start.
Strong Solid Drive ShaftRobust and capable of driving heavier attachments such as steel blades.
1 Point Anti-VibrationIntense vibration at the handles of power tools can lead to long-term effects on blood vessels in the hands and arms. STIHL has developed an effective anti-vibration system where the oscillations from the machine's engine are dampened which significantly reduces vibrations in the handles.
A Range of Mowing Heads and Grass BladesThe versatility of the machine is increased by being able to fit a range of different cutting heads and blades.
Easy to Use ControlsEasy to use with thumb operated controls on the handle.
SuperCut Mowing HeadThe STIHL SuperCut trimmer head is fully automatic and really easy to use. It automatically feeds line to maintain the right cutting length.
Shoulder StrapUsing a harness makes trimming work more comfortable, particularly during lengthy jobs.
Q: What type of vegetation can I tackle?
A: This Brushcutter is suitable for using on grass, tough weeds and bracken.
Q: What size property will it maintain?
A: This Brushcutter is great for lifestyle block maintenance and professional use.
Q: How long can I use it for?
A: This Brushcutter is designed to be used for long durations each day.
Q: Can this Brushcutter be Fitted with a Blade?
Yes, this Brushcutter can be fitted with a range of different cutting attachments contact your local STIHL SHOP for advice.
Q: What is the Difference between a Loop Handle and a Bulbar Handle?
A: A loop handle provides more control when you need to mow around obstacles. A bulbar handle is more comfortable to use during large scale mowing jobs because when used with a harness it facilitates an easy side to side mowing action.
Q: What should I wear when using this Brushcutter?
A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, glasses, gloves, ear protection and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.