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Stihl FSA 45 review

£99.00 Typical price

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Key features
  • Cordless electric
  • Lawn edger
Expert review

Stihl's FSA 45 is aimed squarely at those with small gardens who just want to edge the lawn and tidy up stray bits of grass. It cuts using either blades or a trimmer line, and costs £99, far less than other Stihl grass trimmers. But does the low cost and low spec equal low scores? Find out in our full review.

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  • What is it?
  • What's it great at?
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First reviewed by Which?

August 2018

Test results

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Best Buys and Don't Buys
We have tested 51 grass trimmers and strimmers and found that there are 1 Don't Buys and 10 Best Buys.
Range of Grass trimmers and strimmer scores
  1. 38%
    Lowest score
  2. 66%
    Average score
  3. 84%
    Highest score
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