FS 111 R - $369.95 DSRP


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FS 111 R

DSRP: $369.95

This fuel-efficient, powerful trimmer handles tough jobs and meets emissions requirements.

The STIHL FS 111 R professional trimmer fulfills the landscaper’s trimming needs with its various features. Designed with a larger fuel tank than the FS 110 R, this model provides 30% longer run times, as well as a three-step start procedure to get to work faster. Thanks to its low-emission engine, the FS 111 R is a dependable tool with great power and a vertical pleated paper air filter for exten...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
FS 111 R Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 31.4 cc (1.9 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 1.05 kW (1.4 bhp)
WEIGHT* 5.5 kg (12.1 lbs.)*
FUEL CAPACITY 710 cc (24.0 oz)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*Without deflector and cutting attachment.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    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.

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    Loop Handle (R)
    Loop handle grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited.
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    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.
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    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.
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    Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart
    Need help selecting a cutting head or blade for your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter?

    Click here to view the Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart (PDF Format).
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    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.
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    Adjustable Front Handle
    Adjusts for comfort.
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    Fully Lined Drive Shaft
    Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
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    High Tech Polymer Housing
    Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
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    Protected Choke Lever/Knob
    Helps prevent damage.
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    Start/Run/Stop Controls on Handle
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    Throttle Trigger Interlock
    Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
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    Air Filter Cover
    Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
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    Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
    Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
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    Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
    Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
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    Protected Spark Plug
    Protected yet easy to change.
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    Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler
    Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
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    Upright Translucent Fuel Tank
    Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Trimmers
    View the features common to many STIHL trimmers.

Important Information
WARNING! Improper use of any trimmer/brushcutter can cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow all safety instructions in your instruction manual. To reduce the risk of injury from blade contact, circular saw blades may be used on FS brushcutters that have a limitstop, a bicycle handle and double shoulder harness and not on FS brushcutters with a "J" handle or loop handle. Other rigid blades may be used on FS brushcutters having a bicycle handle, a "J" handle or a loop handle equipped with a barrier bar. To reduce the risk of eye injury always wear proper eye protection. Always use the appropriate deflector for the type of cutting attachment, as explained in your instruction manual.
Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
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.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
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Optional Accessories
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    Gearbox Attachments
    Gearbox attachments are available for this model. View the interchangeable gearbox chart to find out which attachments work with this model.
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    Trimmer Heads & Blades
    Many trimmer heads and blades are available. Find out which ones to use with this model in this chart.  
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    Trimmer Line
    There's high-performance STIHL trimmer line for every operating condition. 
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    Deflectors
    Protect yourself from flying debris while trimming. Check out our selection of deflectors and find the one that will help protect you.
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    Straps and Harnesses
    They distribute the load from your hands to your shoulders. They also help reduce operator fatigue and make it easier to use trimmers, brushcutters and clearing saws for extended periods.
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For Your Safety
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    STIHL® Pro Mark™ Hearing Protector
    Padded stainless steel spring wire headband maintains constant pressure. Easy to adjust. Noise Reduction Rating (NRR): 29. Meets ANSI S3.19-1974 standard.

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FS 111 R is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 10.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product great features I've had mine for a while now several tanks of gas have been through it. I wouldn't take twice what I paid for this machine it does more than I ever expected. It can be hard on line but stihl has a new line out that seems to do extremely better than the original plane orange line I had been using. You have to be careful not to get to close to underpinnings on houses and have to pay close attention to what you are doing if your not it's like a skill saw going thru it I found out that the hard way. But once you get use to the power and cutting width you can't beat it.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My first gas weed eater! I have a small yard and this weed eater might be over kill but I also wanted a weed eater I could put a saw blade on it. I was going back and forth on 2-cycle 4-cycle. So I bit the bullet and got the FS 111 R a 4-cycle. Being new it was hard to start at first but as I was using it I could feel it loosing up. You still need to mix oil in the gas but that's a plus to making it a lighter unit. If you buy the oil it increases the warranty to 4 years. Its been only one day of use but I believe its money well spent.
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 2 out of 5 by from This product won't run this product only ran one tank of fuel and then it wouldn't run full throttle. I took it back to the store. They found out the carberater was bad. they had to order a new one. I have been without a weed eater for over a week. I asked to have a new one, but was told it doesn't work that way. I'm not happy
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Poor line strength I would rate this piece of equipment good for light yard work. The line breaks easy and I wind the line in the wire head as directed and the line frequently breaks and get stuck inside so I have to stop and undue everything to pull the head off and thread the line through the head. Great engine though.
Date published: 2017-07-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to operate. A little heavy but it is worth it. This trimmer is a beast in power so the weight saves me time over a smaller unit. Like some features over my 6 year old 90 FSR which was very good with no problems.
Date published: 2017-07-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing Trimmer I live at a high elevation and was concerned with it having the power to work for me. I have been very impressed. Runs strong and starts easy. I wanted a trimmer I was not going to have to spend a lot of time working on, but using it to trim with. This ones does the job.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent trimmer Just got this unit a few days ago. I maintain a park a lot of trimming. I have a FS 250 with handlebars excellent trimmer lots of power thats kind of heavy for just trimming. so I purchased the 111r. excellent trimmer does not have the power of the 250 but it is a lot smaller engine so that is to be expected.The four stroke definitely seems easier to start than the two-stroke and gets much better fuel economy. so far this trimmer has been awesome I highly recommend it .
Date published: 2017-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful, Trimmer. Bought this trimmer for a small lawn Care service.Might be a bit more power then I need for everyday trimming, but when getting into the large ditch banks it powers right thru everything without any loss of power or bogging down! Owned for about 3 months now have had numerous tanks of gas thru it and starts right up every time without any problems and gets the job down day in and day out.
Date published: 2017-05-30
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