- Powers the tools from the STIHL Battery AP range
- 36 V
- Capacity of 187 Wh
- Weighs 1.3 kg
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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 STIHL FSA 86 R Battery Brush Cutter provides landscapers a lightweight and easy to use tool. Powered by 36-volt Lithium-Ion battery technology, this Brushcutter is so quiet you don't need to wear ear protection.
There are no fuel costs or exhaust emissions. STIHL Battery Line Trimmers continue to run at full capacity, even as the battery drains. The FSA 86 R delivers an excellent cutting performance and has low vibrations which means it's more pleasant to operate.
The variable speed trigger allows you to control cutting speed, combine this with the loop handle and you can quickly and easily manoeuvre around delicate garden plants. This weed eater comes with the AutoCut C 6-2 as a standard cutting head. You can also buy the Polycut 6-2 for tougher vegetation.
The FSA 86 R is part of our AP Cordless Battery System - the battery can be used on a wide range of other tools from the AP range.
Run time with AP 100 battery: up to 17 min
Run time with AP 300 battery: up to 42 min
Run time with AP 300 S battery: up to 52 min
Run times quoted are based on ideal operating conditions. Times will vary depending on load and conditions.
Rated Voltage (V)
Length no cutting tool (cm)
Standard Cutting Head
Standard Mowing Line Diameter (mm)
STIHL Battery System
Charge Time with Recommended Charger
200 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 150 minutes
Blade can be fitted
Q: How long will the Battery last?
A: Run time with recommended AP 200 battery is up to 35 min, depending on load and operating conditions.
Q: How long does it take to charge?
A: To fully charge the AP 200 Battery it takes 200 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 150 minutes with the AL 101 Charger.
Q: What size garden will it maintain?
A: The FSA 86 R is the ideal Line Trimmer for large gardens, lifestyle blocks, farming and commercial appications.
Q: What type of cutting attachment does this use?
A: This Line Trimmer comes with an AutoCut C 6-2 mowing head, you can buy replacement line for the head here. You can also fit the DuroCut 5-2 to the FSA 86 R. The cutting tools can be changed easily by hand without the need for tools.
Q: Are the batteries interchangeable?
A: Yes, all of the tools in the PRO Cordless System use the same style of battery. There are 7 different batteries in the range, which all have different capacities. For the FSA 86 R, we recommend the mid range AP 200 battery to provide the perfect balance between power and weight, but you can use any of the other batteries in this range.
Q: Does the performance of the Battery reduce as it depletes?
A: No there is no gradual drop in performance‚ the battery runs at full power until it is fully depleted.