FSA 45 - $129.95 DSRP


Distributor Suggested Retail Price FSA 45 DSRP:  $129.95

An affordable string trimmer including a built-in battery and adjustable shaft length.

Note: Product availability may vary by location. With its integrated battery, the FSA 45 string trimmer is a great choice for occasional use on small properties. Part of the AI Series, the FSA 45 comes standard with the STIHL PolyCut™ 2-2 mowing head, making it ideal to cut in hard-to-reach places and large areas of tall grass. This STIHL AI Series trimmer is lightweight at only 5.1 lbs. ...Read More
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FSA 45 Specifications
CUTTING WIDTH 23 cm (9")
RUN TIME (w/ Integrated Battery) With STIHL PolyCut™: Up to 20 min.
With line: Up to 12 min.
WEIGHT (w/ Integrated Battery) 2.3 kg (5.1 lbs.)
Weight without cutting attachment or guard. Comes with integrated battery and charger.
Model Features
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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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    Adjustable front handle 
    The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.
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    Loop Handle
    A thumb screw allows the ergonomic loop handle to be easily adjusted to the desired position without tools.

Important Information
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 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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FSA 45 is rated 2.7 out of 5 by 18.
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not a good product This has been a very disappointing purchase. Blades deteriorate will alarming speed, and come to find out the blades are nearly impossible to find! Battery life and usability not good. What a waste of money!
Date published: 2017-06-18
Rated 2 out of 5 by from do not recommend this product I purchased this product primarily for my wife -- the Stihl name is legend. The battery life is not great and finding the quickly used cutting blades is nearly impossible -- I am not a happy Stihl customer -- own their Blower and chain saws -- they are great company, but this product is not up to the Stihl standards, no matter how much they invest in advertising.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from No better than battery trimmers for half the price. I expected to get a better battery trimmer than the box-store trimmers that are half the price of the Stihl. Plastic blades hard to get and last for two trimmings at the most. SA45 power not the greatest either. Over-rated and over-priced.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Trimmer itself is great, trimmer head not so much Purchased this product so that I could help my husband with the yard, since I don't really want to deal with gas. The trimmer itself lasted way longer than the 15 or 20 minutes it said. It lasted me about 45 minutes, using it pretty much constantly. The main problem I have is that the blades that are unique to Stihl are worn out after every use, which means I have to replace them every time. The upside is replacing them is super easy, the downside is our nearest store is a little ways away, and they don't always have the blades in stock. Since the trimmer head can't be switched out for a line trimmer head, I am kind of forced into buying these blades whenever I can find time to get to the store and when they have them in stock.
Date published: 2017-06-02
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Poor blade performance Love Stihl products but very disappointed in the blades for this product lasted only for 2 weeks, not up to Stihl standards
Date published: 2017-06-01
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Can't Use Product Due to Lack of Replacement Blades Bought the trimmer for my wife because it is light weight and doesn't require mixing fuel or an extension cord. My wife really likes this machine. Unavailability of expensive replacement blades makes this unusable machine a regrettable wall hanging in my garage. You can spend money on engineering and advertising all you want but if you can't follow through with the most basic items to make the product usable why bother?
Date published: 2017-05-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love This Little Trimmer This is a great little trimmer, plenty of power and light weight, easy to use.
Date published: 2017-05-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product. easy to use and very lite weight.easy to use and very lite weight.
Date published: 2017-05-23
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