Primary Use: Commercial
Power Type: Gas
A versatile and rugged STIHL clearing saw, the FS 461 C-EM features an advanced STIHL M-Tronic™ 3.0 system for maximum efficiency in changing conditions. The FS 461 C-EM is available with the AutoCut® 42-6 head and new deflector design, providing a 20.5-inch cutting swath for cutting and thinning heavy growth. The new 9.84-inch circular saw blade effortlessly cuts through growth in settings such as forestry clearing, municipal, and farm and ranch use. Designed to reduce vibration level in partial load operation, users will also experience a decrease in fatigue and find optimal control.
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.
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 easier. 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.
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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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).
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.
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Versatile, rugged brushcutter for professional applications and forestry clearing
A high-performing brushcutter, that gives professionals a versatile tool for cutting and thinning growth.
Standard with STIHL M-Tronic™ 3.0
The STIHL M-Tronic™ 3.0 system provides optimum performance for professionals by automatically adjusting for changes in the operating environment.
Universal gear with relubrication option and gearhead gear reduction
The universal gear receives more lubrication than the previous model thanks to a system that has been improved through better lubricant circulation and an improved sealing system.
Available with the new 9.84 in. (250 mm) circular saw blade
Built to effortlessly cut through heavy growth, the durable 9.84-inch circular saw blade delivers powerful cutting.
Available with the AutoCut® 42-6 and new deflector design
With its increased size to accommodate a larger cutting swath, the new deflector design helps protect users from debris.
Reduced vibration level in partial load operation
Increases efficiency and decreases effort needed from user to maintain control.
|FS 461 C-EM Specifications|