⚠️ WARNING! Improper use of any trimmer/brushcutter can cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow all safety instructions in your instruction manual. To reduce the risk of injury from blade contact, circular saw blades may be used on FS brushcutters that have a limitstop, a bicycle handle and double shoulder harness and not on FS brushcutters with a "J" handle or loop handle. Other rigid blades may be used on FS brushcutters having a bicycle handle, a "J" handle or a loop handle equipped with a barrier bar. To reduce the risk of eye injury always wear proper eye protection. Always use the appropriate deflector for the type of cutting attachment, as explained in your instruction manual.
🖊️ Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Note:STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.
⚠️ WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.
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STIHL HS 56 Heavy Duty Hedge Trimmer
This lightweight hedge trimmer features professional-grade cutting power.
The Hedge Trimmer STIHL HS 56 is ideal for professional users as regards balance of power and portability. A remarkably lightweight design supports its 24" cutting blade that adds comfort and control to extended cutting and cutting work. This hedge trimmer has an optimized transmission box that gives even heavy use for a long machine life. Thanks to its data port, but also because of a changed grease opening on the gearbox, the HS 56 is not only easy to operate. It comes with a blade tip guard which protects the blades and makes it sharper and easier to trim low-growing ground coverings. The blades are protected.
Built in the USA
A majority of STIHL gasoline-powered units sold in the United States are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.
STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
The dual-ground blade system provides a clean cut and is ideal for cutting through stronger, thicker branches.
HS 56 Specifications - Professional Use
DISPLACEMENT 21.4 cc (1.31 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.65 kW (0.87 bhp)
WEIGHT 4.5 kg (9.9 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 280 cc (9.5 oz.)
BLADE LENGTH 24" (61.0 cm)
STROKES PER MINUTE 3,640
POWER SOURCE Gas
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