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Stihl Curved Shaft String Trimmer

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Stihl Curved Shaft String Trimmer


Designed for those seeking a great entry-level string trimmer at a value price, the FS 38 is ideal for homeowners. Weighing just 9.3 pounds, the lightweight design surprises users with a powerful output. Its high cutting speeds and 15" cutting width help complete trimming tasks in a short amount of time.



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.

Protected Choke Lever/Knob

The choke is protected to help prevent damage.

Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch

Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.

Throttle Trigger Interlock

This safety feature must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.

TapAction™ AUTOCUT® Cutting Head

TapAction™ allows users to adjust the line length simply by tapping the cutting head against the ground.

Loop Handle (R)

Loop handle grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited.

Fully-Lined Drive Shaft

Lining provides smooth operation and low vibration.

Protected Spark Plug

The spark plug is protected yet easy to change.

Upright Translucent Fuel Tank

Easily check the fuel level before starting work. If fuel is needed, the upright position makes the tank easier to fill.

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.

Air Filter Cover

Easily remove the cover for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.

High-Tech Polymer Housing

Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact, and are corrosion-resistant.


Power Source Gas
Weight 9.3 lbs
Cutting Width 15"
Engine Power 0.87
Fuel Capacity 11.2 oz
Displacement 27.2 cc