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Stihl FS 50 C-E review

£196.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Petrol
  • Heavy duty

The Stihl FS 50 C-E is a lighter-than-average petrol grass trimmer with the Stihl ErgoStart system for simpler starting. Read on to find out if this made a difference to how easy we found it to use.

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  • Pros and cons
  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
  • Is there anything I should look out for?
  • Is there anything else I should know?
  • Should I buy it?
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First reviewed by Which?

April 2011

Test results

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We have tested 57 grass trimmers and strimmers and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 12 Best Buys.
Range of Grass trimmers and strimmer scores
  1. 38%
    Lowest score
  2. 66%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
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