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Stihl FS40 review

£145.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Petrol
  • Heavy duty
Reviewed

The FS 40 is one of the lightest petrol grass trimmers in the Stihl grass-trimmer range. Stihl claims it's easy to start, simple to use, and ideal for trimming small areas of grass and around obstacles. But is this powerful petrol machine any good at tricky edging tasks?

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We have tested 59 grass trimmers & strimmers and found that there are 2 Don't Buys and 16 Best Buys.
Range of Grass trimmers & strimmer scores
  1. 38%
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  2. 65%
    Average score
  3. 86%
    Highest score
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