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KM 131 R

KM 131 R
Our most powerful KombiMotor, the KM 131 R has 33% more engine power than the KM 111 R.

Product Description

When you are on the job, which do you value more: power or versatility? If you answered “both,” then take a look at the KM 131 R KombiMotor. This multi-tasking tool is the most powerful in the STIHL KombiSystem family and features a low-emission engine, delivering 30% longer run times compared to previous models. It’s compatible with over a dozen KombiSystem attachments, giving you incredible utility in a fraction of the trailer space compared to stand-alone tools. The KM 131 R is also easy to operate, featuring a semi-automatic choke lever, one-touch stop switch, anti-vibration system and a specially designed quick-release coupling system for easy switching between attachments. The only thing easier than using the KM 131 R is leaving your older, bulkier power tools behind.

The STIHL KombiSystem is a versatile landscaping system that includes a powerful STIHL KombiMotor and a full line of attachments. Together, they give landscaping professionals the ability to tackle a tremendous range of outdoor tasks without loading the trailer with a pile of tools. Attachments include trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, edgers, pruners, cultivators and more. Each attachment slides into the KombiMotor effortlessly and is secured via a quick-release coupling system, saving you time as well as trailer space.

NOTE: STIHL KombiMotors and STIHL KombiSystem attachments are sold separately.

Model Features

  • 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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  • Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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  • Purge Pump Primer
    A small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor when pushed, reducing the number of starting strokes required following extended breaks in operation.
  • Loop Handle
    The loop handle (R) is an adjustable rounded handle mounted on the shaft for support and control. The handle is designed to help control the machine in different positions, ideal for reaching tough spots. The handle is large enough to accommodate a gloved hand comfortably.
  • Quick-Release Coupling
    The quick-release coupling system makes it easy to switch between Kombi attachments. In addition, this feature allows KombiSystem equipment to be dismantled into two parts for easy transport and storage and then re-assembled quickly without tools.

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  • Split Shaft
    A split shaft and special toolless quick-release coupling lets you easily switch between attachments, making the KombiSystem highly versatile as well as easy to transport and store.
  • 14 optional attachments available 
    Create a custom yard care system with up to 14 optional attachments – trim, edge, cultivate, prune, clean up and more!
  • Electronic Ignition Module
    The electronic ignition provides reliable starting and because it is fully enclosed, it is protected from moisture and debris for longer service life.

Specifications

DISPLACEMENT
36.3 cc (2.2 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER
1.4 kW (1.9 bhp)
WEIGHT
4.4 kg (9.7 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY
710 cc (24.0 oz.)
POWER SOURCE
Gas
 

Important Information

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.

Reviews

KM 131 R is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 28.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from time saver If you are looking to by a weed eater you should get the KM, cause it's one of the best tools i keep on the truck cause if you need a weed eater it can do that, if you need a pole saw it can do that, if you need a tiller it can do that, and more.
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from KM 131 R Probably one of the best purchases I've ever made! Got the pole pruner and 37" extension, and also the brush attachment. They work GREAT! Dependable and tough!
Date published: 2017-10-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded my expectations I purchased the KM 131 R with the bed redefiner. lawn edger and the mini cultivator. I'm pleased with the unit and these attachment.
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from this has plenty of power i ran a km 110r before i got the 131r and i can notice the difference in power
Date published: 2017-08-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Powerful motor! I just bought this a month ago. The first time I had a hard time starting it, but I'm not experienced with pull to start motors. Since then I've been able to get it started in less than 5 minutes every time, but the first time was a beast. It has plenty of power to run the string trimmer and the blower. I haven't tried the cultivator yet, and I only purchased those three attachments. There is a lot of vibration with this. After I use it for an hour, my hands are all tingly and I can't feel my fingertips. Anti-vibration gloves might help. It seems like a great, powerful product but it can be a lot for an inexperienced, short (5'4") person to handle.
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Sounded like a great idea... I thought it would be a great idea for our 10 acre hobby farm to save money with this system. Little did I know...-That effortless feature to change between attachments? Stopped being effortless after the first 2 weeks. Now it's yank and twist and try to get the combination right to line it up for it to slide all the way into place. Think about it's position when you are trimming a sappy ficus or arboricola on a hot day. -That easy start? Great for the first couple of weeks. Now it's guaranteed to lock on me EVERY SINGLE TIME on the first pull. Maybe on the 2nd it releases, but will lock several more times if cold starting. My already sore and tire arm can hardly bear the thought of starting this thing. Seriously, with all the technology in the world, we are still pull starting these things???-Not designed for someone of size. I'm 6'2" and to use most of the attachments I have to keep my arm suspended and bent on a 90 degree angle to keep from touching the hot engine housing. Never fails, my arm (already plagued with tennis elbow/tendonitis) always fails me and I end up burning myself basically every time I use it. Overall it gets the job done, but not so easily. Plus storing all the attachments is no easier (maybe harder as they don't hang as well) than storing full powered units. To Edge and Weed Whack alone, it takes me 6-8 hours on our property and at least 12 fill ups. If you aren't aware of what you are doing, it really sucks to get to the back of the 10 acres after only an hour or so use and have walk back up to fill up again. And don't waist your time with the blower...not enough power to move anything that is in the lawn or to take the leaves off the top of the plants that I just trimmed. The lawnmower puts out the same amount of wind as the blower feature does.
Date published: 2017-08-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great concept and product I purchased this Kombi-motor because I needed a weed eater,edged, hedge trimmers, and wanted a limb saw. I've only got the weed eater so far, and the brush blade. I've been very happy with them. I think it's great that I can just buy the attachments that I need instead of having 5 different motors hanging in the garage and spending thousands of dollars. Hopefully the tool sand quick attach holds up, and we'll be all set.
Date published: 2017-07-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Don't play around any more. I had the "P......" machine for several years. Had to work on it almost every time i needed it. Not any more. The KM 131 R has all the power necessary and more. With all the attachments I have, the machine will be used year round. The blower has enough power to remove gravel, snow and whatever is in its path. I decided after my friend let me use his machine, it was the one and only I was going to have. By using it all year, i dont have to worry about wintedizing any more. Starts fist pull every time. This is a good example of "you get what you pay for". You wont be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-07-28
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