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STIHL FS 70 R

Ideal for home, farm and light professional use, the STIHL FS 70 R trimmer features a straight shaft and a loop handle for enhanced maneuverability. Powered by a low-emission, fuel-efficient engine, this professional grass trimmer also features a semi-automatic choke lever to help prevent flooding. NOTE: Barrier bar and large deflector must be attached when using a grass blade with loop handle trimmer.


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STIHL FS 70 R Features

Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.

To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the "start" setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.

Adjusts for comfort.

Provides smooth operation and less vibration.

Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.

Helps prevent damage.

Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.

Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.

Eliminate dangling and loose wires.

Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.

Protected yet easy to change.

Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.

Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.

By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.

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Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.

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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

Loop handle grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited.

STIHL FS 70 R Specifications
DISPLACEMENT27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER0.9 kW (1.2 bhp)
WEIGHT*4.8 kg (10.6 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY340 cc (11.5 oz.)
CUTTING SWATH16.5"
POWER SOURCEGas