STIHL FS 55 R-CE Petrol Line Trimmer
- Engine power (kW/ hp): 0.75/ 1.0
- Displacement (cc): 27.2
- Weight (kg): 4.4
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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.
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The STIHL FS 55 R-CE petrol Line Trimmer is fitted with a time proven and reliable engine that won't let you down. It has a straight shaft and is the lowest priced model in the STIHL range that can be fitted with a metal grass cutting blade.
Featuring STIHL ErgoStart easy starting technology the FS 55 R-CE can be started with one easy pull. The loop handle provides better control when working in tight spaces.
This is the perfect weed eater for home or lifestyle block users where there is a range of vegetation to trim.
The FS 55 R-CE comes with a domestic 2-year warranty and you'll have access to ongoing service and support from your local STIHL SHOP.
Your weed eater 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)
PrimerWhen you push the button a small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor. As a result the machine is easier to start.
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.
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.
ErgoStart Easy StartingSTIHL ErgoStart (E) reduces the effort required to start the tool. All it takes is 2 fingers and a gentle pull action.
Grass Blades can be FittedAs this Linetrimmer can be fitted with a grass blade it is suitable for tougher jobs in comparision to the other home user Line Trimmers.
Shoulder StrapUsing a harness makes trimming work more comfortable, particularly during lengthy jobs.
Q: What type of vegetation can I tackle?
A: This Line Trimmer is suitable for using on grass, weeds and bracken.
Q: What size property will it maintain?
A: This Line Trimmer is great for home and lifestyle block maintenance.
Q: What should I wear when using this Linetrimmer?
A: We recommend that you wear snug-fitting clothes, glasses, gloves, ear protection and sturdy boots or shoes, and tie back long hair.
Q: Can this Line Trimmer be Fitted with a Blade?
A: Yes, this Line Trimmer can take a grass blade.
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: Does this Line Trimmer come with a Warranty?
A: Yes, this Line Trimmer comes with a STIHL domestic 2 year warranty.