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Stihl FS 55 C-E / FS 55 R-CE

Stihl FS 55 C-E / FS 55 R-CE

FS 55 R-CE, FS 55 C-E
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  • Simple to operate

  • Suitable for intense gardening


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    Questions & Answers

    Carol s
    Carol sasked
    FS 55 R-CE

    Mine is easy to start only 6 months old but vibrates - why - seems unbalanced! How can I fix it ???

    2 answers

    I probably had a lemon. 2 stroke always vibrates. That's why I bought a 4 stroke now

    Carol s
    Carol s

    Thanks for your message - I think because I’m an older woman I was a sitting duck for the sales person - it’s light to handle and does start easy but it should be better!!

    Sadik J.
    Sadik J.asked
    FS 55 C-E / FS 55 R-CE

    How much is it?

    No answers
    David M.
    David M.asked
    FS 55 C-E / FS 55 R-CE

    Carburettor assembly

    1 answer
    Stihl happy
    Stihl happy

    Hi David,
    Sorry never had a problem with any of my gear.

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    Stihl FS 55 C-E / FS 55 R-CE



    • The Stihl FS 55 R-CE features a loop handle, making it highly ergonomic and easy to operate.
    • The machine uses a 2-stroke engine, making it cheaper to run and able to provide the power needed for heavy duty yard work.
    • It has a quick start feature, letting you start your machine at the press of a button.
    • A straight shaft means you can easily get to high and hard-to-reach areas.
    • It costs $349, and has a 2 year warranty for some extra peace of mind that your machine will last.

    Points of praise:

    • Many reviewers found the whipper snipper easy to operate.
    • They also said it worked well for a variety of purposes, including more complex, heavy duty gardening.

    Something to consider:

    • Reviewers were divided on how easy the machine was to start - some said it was very easy to start, some said it was fairly difficult.
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    Stihl FS 55 C-E
    • Discontinued

    Stihl FS 55 C-E

    CategoryPetrol Whipper SnippersPetrol Whipper Snippers
    Price (RRP) $349.00
    Handle TypeLoop Handle
    Shaft TypeStraight
    Power SourcePetrol
    Engine Type2-Stroke
    Engine Displacement27.2 cc
    Cutting Head TypeLine
    FeaturesEasy / Quick Start
    Manufacturer Warranty2 year(s)2 year(s)
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