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HT 56 C-E

HT 56 C-E
A fuel-efficient pole pruner with a lightweight gearbox and Easy2Start™ technology.

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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  • STIHL Easy2Start™
    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 fast and easy. 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.
  • Unique Two-Piece Shaft Design
    This unique shaft design provides easy storage and transport.

Specifications

DISPLACEMENT
27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER
0.8 kW (1.07 bhp)
WEIGHT
5.8 kg (12.8 lbs.) w/ cutting attachment
OVERALL LENGTH
9'2"
FUEL CAPACITY
340 cc (11.5 oz.)
CHAIN OIL CAPACITY
220 cc (7.4 oz.)
OILOMATIC® Chain/Guide Bar Size
71 PM3 / 25 cm, (10 in. Bar)
POWER SOURCE
Gas
The actual listed guide bar length can vary from the effective cutting length based on which powerhead it is installed on.

Important Information

WARNING! Risk of Electrocution: These tools are not insulated. Approaching or contacting electric power lines with tools may cause serious injury or death from electrocution. Electricity can jump from one point to another by means of arcing and/or may be conducted through damp branches. Maintain a clearance of at least 50 feet (15 meters) between the tools and any electrical line carrying live current. To reduce the risk of injury from falling objects, do not cut vertically above your head. Always wear a helmet and eye protection. Keep bystanders away. Use only STIHL authorized cutting attachments.

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.

Reviews

HT 56 C-E is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 67.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wish I had purchased it years ago This pole saw is fantastic. It has plenty of power and is easy to use.
Date published: 2017-07-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great trimmer This trimmer is a great product the only thing I have against this product is the pole part of the product a little heavy.
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from residence vs professional I was torn between which pruner to buy. I own a couple of small ranches that require lots of fence and tree maintenance. I went with the residential model and Stihl never fails me. even their residential model eats through the task at hand and ask's for more!! Great product.tyPJ
Date published: 2017-07-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightweight. I took a chance on this saw for light duty work and it is a great performer. Starts easy along with overall good performance. Good saw for the money.
Date published: 2017-07-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great saw This pole saw works great. It's got plenty of power and starts very easy. Definitely recommend for anyone that needs one.
Date published: 2017-07-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value and easy to use I bought this unit for some major limb clearing over a pasture fence. I had been using a manual pole saw but as I am getting older and I was in a rush so I went ahead and bought this one. It started with ease and ran perfect. It what it has plenty of power and made quick work of my project. I like the narrow chain as it cuts very quick. I can't imagine needing a larger unit as this one is light weight and if it was much heavier it would be a bigger chore to use for long periods of time. It also comes apart for ease of transport and fits back together very easily.
Date published: 2017-07-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to use and cuts great. This is the best pole chain saw I have ever used. Easy to start, cuts well and is not too heavy. I recommend this product if you need a pole saw.
Date published: 2017-06-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from homeowner's model with professional results. A gas chain saw that is easy to start is a must. This is the one to have when you have trees to trim. Quick and easy; and the job is done.
Date published: 2017-06-25
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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Pole Pruners
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