Direct product selection: Petrol brushcutters for trimming grass

FS 38

Light and easy to use 0.65kW-Grass trimmer

General

FS 38

Lightest brush cutter in the STIHL range. Ideal for trimming grass edges. Multifunction handle, round handle, 2-MIX engine.

Versions



Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. VIKING reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Technical specifications

FS 38

Technical specifications

Displacement 27,2 cm³
Power output 0,65/0,9 kW/PS
Weight 1) 4,2 kg
Sound pressure level with plastic tool 2) 94 dB(A)
Sound power level 2) 108 dB(A)
Vibration level, left/right with plastic tool 3) 8/8 m/s²
Total length 4) 147 cm
Cutting tool AutoCut C6-2
Cutting tool AutoCut mowing head C 5-2

1) Weight excluding fuel, cutting tool and guard
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Without cutting tool

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. VIKING reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Features

FS 38

Standard equipment

  • Multi-function control handle Zoom
    Multi-function control handle

    Easy, comfortable thumb-operated control means the operator's hand never leaves the handle.

  • Manual fuel pump (Purger) Zoom
    Manual fuel pump (Purger)

    A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburettor at the touch of a button. This reduces the number of starting strokes required following extended breaks in operations.

  • Goggles Zoom
    Goggles

    It is important to protect your eyes from flying particles and harmful UV radiation. Therefore a pair of safety goggles/glasses are supplied with the the machine. Note: Additional face protection must be worn when working with brushcutters.

Retrofitted equipment

  • STIHL ErgoStart (E) Zoom
    STIHL ErgoStart (E)

    STIHL ErgoStart cuts the effort required to start the tool by half, while the starter cord can be pulled at just one third of the normal force. A coil spring between the starter cord and the crankshaft smoothes out force peaks, making them virtually undetectable through the cord itself.

  • STIHL ElastoStart Zoom
    STIHL ElastoStart

    STIHL ElastoStart is a special starter handle which ensures a smooth starting process without any sudden peak forces. The integral damper smooths the power profile that is generated during starting and makes the starting process a lot easier.

  • Basic harness Zoom
    Basic harness

    For use with loop handle machines.

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. VIKING reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Cutting Tools

FS 38

Cutting Tools

    • AutoCut C mowing head (2-line) Zoom
      AutoCut C mowing head (2-line)

      Double lines, for mowing and thinning work. Mowing lines are automatically extended when the mowing head is tapped on the ground. With comfort grip for easy re-loading.

    Versions

    • DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      DuroCut mowing head

      Double or quadruple lines, for mowing and thinning work. Up to four lines can be easily inserted. Compatible with many different sizes and types of mowing line.

    Versions

    • PolyCut mowing head Zoom
      PolyCut mowing head

      Universal cutting tool for trimming and working on large areas. With three moving plastic knives.

    Versions

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. VIKING reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Accessories

FS 38

Accessories

    • Line pieces for DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      Line pieces for DuroCut mowing head

      Replacement line pieces for DuroCut mowing head.

    Versions

    • Set of plastic blades Zoom
      Set of plastic blades

      For PolyCut, twelve plastic blades.

    Versions

    • Protective cover for brushcutters Zoom
      Protective cover for brushcutters

      Perfect transport protection for the engine housing of brushcutters and clearing saws. For FS 38 - FS 450.

    Versions

    • DuroCut mowing head Zoom
      DuroCut mowing head

      Double or quadruple lines, for mowing and thinning work. Up to four lines can be easily inserted. Compatible with many different sizes and types of mowing line.

    Versions

    • Protective cover for brushcutters Zoom
      Protective cover for brushcutters

      Perfect transport protection for the engine housing of brushcutters and clearing saws. For FS 38 - FS 450.

    Versions

    • STIHL ErgoStart conversion kit Zoom
      STIHL ErgoStart conversion kit

      Upgrade to STIHL ErgoStart approved for FS 38, FS 45, FS 55 and KM 55.

    Versions

Deviations from the product range and information provided here are possible, depending on the country. VIKING reserves the right to make changes to technical specifications and equipment.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

Owners manuals

STIHL FS 38 (D) Download PDF, 1,3 MB
STIHL FS 38 (D, F, I, NL) Download PDF, 4,1 MB

Safety brochures

Sicheres Arbeiten mit dem Trennschleifer (D) Download PDF, 1,3 MB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit der Heckenschere (D) Download PDF, 764 KB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit der Motorsäge (D) Download PDF, 1011,7 KB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit einem Reinigungsystem (D) Download PDF, 935,7 KB
Sicheres Arbeiten mit Motorsense und Freischneider (D) Download PDF, 810,1 KB

Notes:

  • STIHL online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English

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