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STIHL FC 56 C-E

Perfect for use around the home, the lightweight FC 56 C-E STIHL edger combines features like a new semi-automatic choke and the Easy2Start™ system—reducing the number of steps needed to get started. Powered by a low-emission fuel efficient engine, this edger also features a new, simple starting procedure designed to prevent flooding. The adjustable depth wheel helps select the cutting depth that’s just right to add the finishing touch to your landscape.



STIHL FC 56 C-E Features

A notch on top of the edger’s guard helps guide the user during use, allowing for increased control and helping to create cleaner, more precise cuts.

The professional "open" guard design helps minimize clogging, allowing for more efficient cutting.

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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.More Information

All STIHL edgers come equipped with a skid plate to protect the gearbox during use.

The feature allows the user to easily adjust the wheel to the desired cutting depth for creating precision cuts.

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 fast and easy. 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. Available on selected products.

With the Stop Switch, the equipment’s ignition is always ready for starting. Products with this feature shut off easily by pressing and holding down the switch. When the switch is released, it returns to the start position automatically, reducing the number of steps needed to start the product.

STIHL FC 56 C-E Specifications
DISPLACEMENT27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER0.8 kW (1.07 bhp)
FUEL CAPACITY340 cc (11.5 oz.)
BLADE SIZE20.3 cm (8.0 in.)
ARBOR SIZE25.4 mm (1.0 in.)
GEAR RATIO AND BLADE SPEED1:1.24 8,300 rpm
POWER SOURCEGas
WEIGHT*6.1 kg (13.5 lbs.)