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STIHL® FS 56 C-E Trimmer

, FS 56 C-E
QC Supply Part #: 360619
Shipping: Standard
Availability: In Store Only
This Item is Only Available for In Store Purchase

The STIHL FS 56 C-E, from the HomeScaper series of trimmers, is a straight-shaft grass trimmer with bike-style handles. This style of handle makes this trimmer ideal for large or difficult areas.


Take care of large or difficult trim areas easily with the STIHL® FS 56 C-E Trimmer. This STIHL® HomeScaper Series™ Trimmer features a straight shaft and ergonomically designed bike-style handles for greater comfort when trimming over large terrain and for extended periods of time. It also features a low exhaust emission, fuel-efficient engine, so you have fewer refuels and fewer exhaust fumes cramping your style. This trimmer also includes Easy2Start™ technology, making starting nearly effortless.


  • Displacement: 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
  • Engine Power: 0.8 kW (1.1 bhp)
  • Weight (without cutting attachement or deflector): 11.5 lbs.
  • Fuel Capacity: 340 cc (11.5 oz.)


  • 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.
  • Bike Handle: When used in conjunction with a harness, it allows the machine to be easily guided, enabling a smooth horizontal mowing action to cover large areas quickly and efficiently. With soft grips for increased comfort, the bike handle provides greater control and helps reduce operator fatigue.
  • STIHL® Easy2Start™: Makes starting STIHL® outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL® products easier. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start.
  • Electronic Ignition Module: Provides reliable starting and because it is fully enclosed, it is protected from moisture and debris for longer service life.
  • Multi-Function Control Handle: Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
  • Tool-Free Handle Adjustment: The central wing nut enables easy adjustment without the use of tools. For transportation and space-saving storage, the handle can be rotated 90°.
  • Purge Pump Primer: By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
  • Anti-Vibration System: This system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
  • Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
  • Protected Spark Plug is protected yet easy to change.
  • Air Filter Cover is easy to remove for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
  • Upright Translucent Fuel Tank allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
  • Smooth Clean Design has no rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
  • High-Tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • Protected Choke Lever/Knob helps prevent damage.
  • Heavy-Duty Centrifugal Clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
  • Throttle Trigger Interlock must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • Fully Lined Drive Shaft provides smooth operation and less vibration.
  • Adjustable Front Handle adjusts for comfort.
  • Protected or Enclosed Control Cables eliminate dangling and loose wires.
  • Protected Throttle Trigger helps prevent damage. Professional models only.
  • Clip for Strap or Harness.
  • Long-Life Cylinders provide maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, more power output.
  • Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • Superior Balance and Design help reduce operator fatigue and make handling easy.
  • Family Engine Concept includes many interchangeable components across model lines, enabling fast field fixes.
Manufacturer Part Number FS 56 C-E

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