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STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
The dual-ground blade system provides a clean cut and is ideal for cutting through stronger, thicker branches.
The STIHL Easy2Start™ system 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 fast and easy. 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. Available on selected products.
Common Features for Hedge Trimmers
View the features common to many STIHL hedge trimmers.
STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
HP Ultra 2-Cycle Engine OilHP Ultra is a fully synthetic 2-cycle engine oil specially suited for high performance chainsaws and power tools. This oil has outstanding engine cleaning characteristics, plus “ultra” superior lubricating qualities in comparison to other 2-cycle engine oils. It is ideal for use in STIHL 4-MIX® engines. This oil is biodegradable, degrading by 80% in 21 days.
•2.6 oz. bottle makes 1 gallon mix
•5.2 oz. bottle makes 2 gallon mix
•6.4 oz. bottle makes 2 1/2 gallon mix
•12.8 oz. bottle makes 5 gallon mix
STIHL recommends a mix of 50:1 high-quality 89 octane or higher unleaded gasoline to STIHL engine oil. This same mix ratio should be used during break-in.
No-Spill® Fuel ContainersThe latest advance in gasoline can technology is here with No-Spill® fuel containers. Featuring a special treated body for low permeation, thumb-button flow controls for easier pouring, and a wide and stable base design to reduce upsets, No-Spill® fuel containers help ensure that the gasoline goes into your tank, not on the ground or into the air. Fill even smaller-sized tanks without spilling – flow stops automatically when the tank becomes full. With 1¼-gallon, 2 ½-gallon and 5-gallon sizes available, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs. Ask your local STIHL Dealer about No-Spill® fuel containers. Don’t settle for anything less.
Meets California Air Resources Board Phase II requirements for sale or use in California. No-Spill® gasoline cans are tested and certified to ASTM F-852-99 standard specification for portable gasoline containers for consumer use and our diesel and kerosene cans are tested and certified to ASTM F-976-02 standard specification for portable kerosene and diesel containers for consumer use.
STIHL Landscaper Series™ GlovesExclusive deerhide leather provides fantastic wear properties and excellent sense of touch and feel. Naturally soft leather provides all-day working comfort. Sizes available S, M, L, XL.
Brush Shield ProtectorDeveloped for users of clearing saws, trimmers and brushcutters. Epoxy-coated steel full face screen. Comfortable, adjustable hearing protectors with a Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 25 dB(A).
Note: Goggles or protective glasses meeting ANSI standard Z87.1 must be worn under face screen and shield for primary eye protection.
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HS 56 C-E Description
The STIHL HS 56 C-E hedge trimmer – a great value for professionals. When compared to the HS 81 this professional-grade hedge trimmer is significantly lighter, helping reduce operator fatigue, and has 68% less exhaust emissions, lowering your impact on the environment. A blade tip guard helps prevent damage to the blade and gearbox and makes it easier to trim low-growing ground cover plants. Increased blade rigidity improves trimming performance and excellent acceleration makes it possible to power through thicker limbs.
The ergonomic design and reduced-emission technology make the HS 56 C-E hedge trimmer user friendly and environmentally responsible. Easy2Start™ and single Master Control Lever™ simplify starting, plus improved fuel efficiency offers longer run times.