FS-KM Line Head Trimmer - $99.99 DSRP


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FS-KM Line Head Trimmer

DSRP: $99.99

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This STIHL KombiSystem line head trimmer attachment is designed for trimming around obstacles.

Trimmer AttachmentUses the dependable AutoCut® head. Designed for mowing and trimming around obstacles.

NOTE: STIHL KombiMotors and STIHL KombiSystem attachments are sold separately.

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FS-KM Line Head Trimmer Specifications
WEIGHT 1.2 kg (2.6 lbs.)*
*Without cutting tool, without deflector
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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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FS-KM Line Head Trimmer is rated 3.6 out of 5 by 40.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Initial review after using the km91 head with the line trimmer After about 5min of use both lines broke with the line supplied with the unit when purchased. I didn't see any instrcutions but after looking at the trimmer head was able to dissamble the unit and re-thread the line. Both lines broke again within 5min. RE-streaded the line again. This time I tried to advance the line regularly. The trimmer line will break quickly and force you to fix it if you are cutting along any sort of fence/stone/hard edge and let the trimmer get within a couple of inchs. I found if I stayed farther away from things it was less likely to force me to stop and fix it. I had the lines break maybe 5 times for I was able to run the unit long enough to use up the spool. Reloading was easy enough if you read the bottom of the trimmer head spool as it is labeled with instructions to wind the line.I also have a 660cm chain saw which I love and a 56 hedge trimmer which I start up and just trim things because frankly it is fun to use....the trimmer is not so much fun at this point, I am a little disappointed with it to be honest.
Date published: 2018-04-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It just works. After having several trimmers over the years and using others at various points in my life, I can honestly say this one is the best. From batter powered, to gas powered, nothing beats this trimmer. Using ONLY STIHL trimmer line, it has always conquered any job I have given it and even though the winding of the trimmer line can get a bit annoying, its far and away worth it to have it simply dominate anything I can put in front of it.
Date published: 2018-04-12
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Autocut 25-2 This has to be the worst auto line feeder head I have ever used. I have yet to go through a full load without having a misfeed on one or both lines. Currently looking for a replacement head.
Date published: 2018-04-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Alternative to Multiple Tools This was the first attachment that I bought with my KM90R. I'm a residential homeowner and I use it semi-frequently (a few times a month). It's easy to store, easy to wind line, and the head is strong and stout enough to handle .095 line to cut through the thick stuff.
Date published: 2018-03-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Almost perfect but has one caveat I purchased this in combination with a 111 power head. It's a great combination. The 111 drives this thing perfectly. I replaced a homeowner type gas trimmmer with this and have also used home owner Stihl trimmers and a couple professional dedicated trimmers. Comparatively speaking this thing is a beast. I usually run it along my edged beds in a verticle position to quasi-edge my lawn. It works well for this. I did notice on the first day that the trimmer line does often break off right by the head. That was a pain for the first 15 minutes. Others have complained about the same issue. I then started refreshing the string (tapping it and letting out more line) more frequently, keeping the line length longer. This solved the issue completely. Now it's a pleasure to use. Replacing the string is fairly easy compared to my old big box store trimmer.... and it holds a lot more. I use this addition to a bunch of other Kombi attachments. Overall the Kombi system is a fantastic system. Highly recommend. I hope this review was helpful!
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Shin/Echo Speed feed head Just buy the Shindiwa/Echo speed feed head when you get this.Speed Feed head come's with attachments to put on Stihl and you have the perfect product Speed feed head is the only good thing Shin/Echo make's Dont give Stihl a bad Name because you Dont know how to restring a trimmer do Some research first or drive up to the first professional Landscaper you see with stihl products and ask them to show you
Date published: 2017-11-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this trimmer After having had a Poluan pro for almost 20 years I replaced it with this product. I do not understand the negative reviews over line issues. You wind it on evenly and it works fine. If you have a problem figuring out how to do it there's a YouTube link on the website on how to do it. I have never encountered a better string trimmer. The only negative thing I could possibly say is that I could not find anywhere in the manual that specified the string size. But my salesman said I could use 90 or 105.
Date published: 2017-08-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Poor documentation and support I just purchased the FS-KM Line Head Trimmer and had to return it to the dealer because it would not work. The trimmer was fixed so I used it several times and then had to replace the line. So how much line goes on the spool? I went to the manual to get instructions on how to rewind the string. There are no instructions!! Really!!!!This information should be on the inside cover of the manual!!! It's not even on the website under the specific product! Poor design!I called the 800 number and left a message for technical support and sent in a request for the information on the website. After 2 hours I did receive a call back with the magic number of "about 12ft". Something so basic makes me wonder if I made the correct brand decision.
Date published: 2017-08-25
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