Category: String Trimmers
Primary Use: Residential
Power Type: Gas
A lightweight, value-priced consumer trimmer with many quality design features.
Adjustable front handle
The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.
Convenient throttle/start/run/stop controls built into the handle for easy operation.
Controls built into the handle for easy operation.
Fully Lined Drive Shaft
Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
High Tech Polymer Housing
Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
Protected Choke Lever/Knob
Helps prevent damage.
Throttle Trigger Interlock
Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
Air Filter Cover
Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
Protected Spark Plug
Protected yet easy to change.
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
Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
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.
Loop Handle (R)
Loop handle grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for trimming between bushes and shrubs and other areas where space is limited.
Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart
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TapAction™ AUTOCUT® Cutting Head
TapAction™, 2-line AUTOCUT® cutting head with easy-view deflector.
|FS 38 Specifications|
|CUTTING WIDTH||15 in.|
|ENGINE POWER||0.87 bhp|
|FUEL CAPACITY||11.2 oz.|
|DISPLACEMENT||1.66 cu. in.|