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STIHL FSA 86 R Battery Line Trimmer Tool (No Battery & Charger)

Product code:
FA05 011 5700
  • Rated Voltage (V): 36
  • Weight* (kg): 3.4
  • Run time* (min): 35


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Promotion ends 31 August 2024
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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 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 recommended AP 200 battery: up to 35 min

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)


Weight (kg)


Length no cutting tool (cm)


Standard Cutting Head

STIHL AutoCut C 6-2

Standard Mowing Line Diameter (mm)

STIHL Green Nylon Line 2.0 (mm)

Handle Type


Power Source


STIHL Battery System


Recommended Battery

AP 200

Recommended Charger

AL 101

Charge Time with Recommended Charger

200 minutes, or to charge it up to 80%, it takes 150 minutes

Blade can be fitted


What's in the Box?

FSA 86 Trimmer, AutoCut C 6-2 Cutting Head, just enough green Nylon Line to get you started.

1) Weight without Battery
  • Quiet
    The STIHL Cordless tools are so quiet you don't even need to wear ear protection. They are ideal to use in noise sensitive areas like schools, hotels and parks
  • Adjustable Loop Handle
    Loop Handle
    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. It is possible to adjust the position of the loop handle so it is the most comfortable for you.
  • Spacer Bracket Protects Plants
    Spacer Bracket Protects Plants
    The metal spacer bracket protects your garden plants from being accidently trimmed. It can also be folded up if not needed.
  • STIHL Electric Motor (EC)
    STIHL Electric Motor (EC)
    The STIHL brushless electric motor (EC) is extremely energy efficient and does not require any maintenance. It ensures the tool has the optimum power output at all times. The motor runs quietly and generates very low vibrations.
  • Battery Slot
    Battery Slot
    The AP batteries can be inserted directly into the battery slot in the motor housing. This makes working even more mobile and flexible.
  • AutoCut Mowing Head
    AutoCut Mowing Head
    Double mowing lines, for trimming work around the garden. Mowing lines are automatically extended when the mowing head is tapped on the ground.
  • Interchangeable cutting tools
    Interchangeable cutting tools
    The cutting tools can be changed easily by hand without the need for tools.
  • Ergonomic control handle
    Ergonomic control handle
    The FSA 86 R has a locking lever which is self-resetting to prevent unintentional switching on of the tool. The speed of the cutting head can be set in 3 stages and adjusted as required.

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.

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