STIHL FS 240 Trimmers & Brushcutters

STIHL FS 240 Trimmers & Brushcutters


Features & Specs

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Make
STIHL
Model FS 240
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FS 240

The STIHL FS 240 is a heavy-duty professional trimmer that combines a rugged design with the versatility needed to attack extreme cutting situations. The easy-to-adjust bike handle provides comfort in use, and then swivels to simplify transport. This trimmer comes standard with our most popular professional cutting head, and can be utilized with brush knife and saw blade attachments. From highway exits to low-lying ditches, the FS 240 can cut and clear day after day.


Shoulder Strap and Carrying System Shoulder Strap / Carrying System
 Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for  increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.
 
Simplified Starting Procedure Simplified Starting Procedure
 To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The  built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button.  When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your  power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.
 
Fully Lined Drive Shaft Fully Lined Drive Shaft
 Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
 
High Tech Polymer Housing High Tech Polymer Housing
 Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
 
Protected Choke Lever Protected Choke Lever/Knob
 Helps prevent damage.
 
Controls on Handle Start/Run/Stop Controls on Handle
 
Throttle Trigger Interlock Throttle Trigger Interlock
 Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
 
Air Filter Cover Air Filter Cover
 Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
 
Protected Cables Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
 Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
 
Heavy Duty Clutch Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
 Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
 
Protected Spark Plug Protected Spark Plug
 Protected yet easy to change.
 
Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler
 Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the  emission of sparks.
 
Upright Translucent Fuel Tank Upright Translucent Fuel Tank
 Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it  easier to refill.
 
Bike Handle Bike Handle
 When used in conjunction with a harness, the bike handle 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.
 
Multi-Function Control Handle 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.
 
IntelliCarb IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor
 The IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor measures the air pressure on the clean side  of the air filter and adjusts the metering diaphragm in the carburetor. This keeps the RPM  at a consistent level, even when the air filter begins to clog.
Tool-Free Handle Adjusment 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 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.
 
Built in the USA Built in the USA
 Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and  components.
 
Reduced Emissions 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.
FS 240 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 37.7 cc (2.3 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 1.7 kW (2.3 bhp)
WEIGHT* 7.0 kg (15.4 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 750 cc (25.4 oz.)
POWER SOURCE Gas
* Weight without cutting attachment or deflector.

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