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Stihl® Outdoor Trimmer

Model #: FS 38
At a Glance
Designed for those seeking a great entry level string trimmer at a value price, the FS 38 is ideal for the homeowner. Its lightweight design – just 9.3 pounds! - is surprising when compared to its power output. And its high cutting speeds and 15" cutting width allow the user to 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.
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Get to know this product.

Adjustable Front Handle

  • The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.

Fully Lined Drive Shaft

  • Provides smooth operation and less vibration.

High Tech Polymer Housing

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

Protected Choke Lever/Knob

  • Helps prevent damage.

Throttle Trigger Interlock

  • Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.

Air Filter Cover

  • Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.

Protected Spark Plug

  • Protected yet easy to change.

Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler

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

Upright Translucent Fuel Tank

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

Purge Pump Primer

  • 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.


Displacement27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
Engine Power0.65 kW (0.87 bhp)
Cutting Swath15"
Power SourceGas

Misc. Specs

Product Weight (lbs.)9.3000
Fuel Capacity (oz.)11.2
WarningProposition 65 Warning for California Residents