Stihl FS 38

Sale price$149.99

Pickup available at Iron Horse Equipment

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Designed for those seeking a great entry-level string trimmer at a value price, the FS 38 is ideal for homeowners. Weighing just 9.3 pounds, the lightweight design surprises users with a powerful output. Its high cutting speeds and 15" cutting width help complete trimming tasks in a short amount of time. Combined with optimized balance, an ergonomic loop handle, curved shaft, and low vibration, the FS 38 offers exceptional handling and maneuverability around landscaping obstacles.

Note: Not available for purchase or delivery in California.


  • TapAction™ AUTOCUT® Cutting Head: Easily adjust line length by tapping the cutting head against the ground, ensuring continuous and efficient trimming.
  • Loop Handle (R): Ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited, providing enhanced maneuverability and control.
  • Air Filter Cover: Easily accessible for fast and hassle-free filter cleaning or replacement, ensuring optimal engine performance.
  • Protected Spark Plug: Easily accessible for maintenance while being protected from damage during operation.
  • Protected Choke Lever/Knob: Helps prevent damage to the choke mechanism, ensuring reliable starting and operation.
  • High-Tech Polymer Housing: Lightweight, impact-resistant, and corrosion-resistant housing for durability and longevity.
  • Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch: Centrifugal clutch design reduces slippage, ensuring efficient power transfer during operation.
  • Purge Pump Primer: Delivers fuel to the carburetor with a press of the bulb, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after extended breaks.
  • Upright Translucent Fuel Tank: Allows for easy fuel level monitoring and refilling, minimizing downtime.
  • Fully-Lined Drive Shaft: Provides smooth operation and low vibration for enhanced comfort during use.
  • Throttle Trigger Interlock: Ensures safety by requiring the depression of the interlock before activating the throttle trigger.


  • Power Source: Gas
  • Weight: 9.3 lbs.
  • Cutting Width: 15 inches
  • Engine Power: 0.87 bhp
  • Fuel Capacity: 11.2 oz.
  • Displacement: 27.2 cc

Width Weight Height Length
12 Inch 9 Pounds 14 Inch 57.9 Inch

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