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FSA 130 R

FSA 130 R
The most powerful string trimmer in the lineup of STIHL battery products.

Product Description

Imagine a summer breeze carrying the scent of freshly trimmed grass through the air. There’s a quiet buzz in the near distance. No fumes. No emissions. No disruptions to the peacefulness of the day. You’ve just witnessed the STIHL FSA 130 R AP Series battery-powered trimmer hard at work. Professional landscaping crews can now count on the same durability of its gasoline-powered counterpart in a battery-powered trimmer. The FSA 130 R’s quiet operation allows crews the flexibility of extended working hours during early mornings, evenings and beyond. With instant starts, a large 16.5” cutting width and a commercial-grade brushless electric motor for optimal performance and durability, the FSA 130 R is a powerhouse of convenience features. Plus, its variable speed throttle trigger offers three performance levels, allowing users versatility in selecting the best operation speed for the job at hand, conserving battery energy and allowing maximum run times. The external battery connection shifts the battery weight from the unit to the user’s back for a lightweight, well-balanced, fatigue-reducing trimmer. Whether you’re a professional operator of the FSA 130 R – or a passerby by happenstance – everyone will enjoy the benefits of the FSA 130 R battery-powered trimmer from STIHL.

Run time may vary based on battery type, charge level and capacity, model, operating style and conditions. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

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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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  • Retaining Latch
    All STIHL Battery powered products feature a retaining latch that is designed to prevent the unit from unintentional starts when the battery is inserted.

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  • Hanging Loop
    Hang your cordless trimmer securely on a wall to save space using the loop in the handle housing.

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  • STIHL Electric Motor
    Lightweight and compact, STIHL electric motors require minimal maintenance and feature low noise levels and reduced vibration.
  • Loop Handle
    A thumb screw allows the ergonomic loop handle to be easily adjusted to desired position without tools.  
  • Throttle Trigger Interlock
    Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
  • Start/Run/Stop Controls on Handle
  • High Tech Polymer Housing
    Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • Adjustable front handle 
    The front handle is easily adjustable (360-degree rotation) for comfort.

Specifications

CUTTING WIDTH
42 cm (16.5 in.)
WEIGHT* (w/ Recommended Battery)
w/ AP 300 5.5 kg (12.2 lbs.)
POWER SOURCE
Battery
BATTERY SERIES
AP Series
RUN TIME (w/ AP 100) (w/ AutoCut 25-2)
16/ 12 / 8
RUN TIME (w/ AP 100) (w/ Grass Blade)
30 / 23 / 15
RUN TIME (w/ AP 300) (w/ AutoCut 25-2)
40 / 30 / 20 (Recommended combination)
RUN TIME (w/ AP 300) (w/ Grass Blade)
85 / 70 / 45 (Recommended combination)
RUN TIME (w/ AR 1000) (w/ AutoCut 25-2)
100 / 85 / 70
RUN TIME (w/ AR 1000) (w/ Grass Blade)
230 / 185 / 120
RUN TIME (w/ AR 2000) (w/ AutoCut 25-2)
150 / 120 / 100
RUN TIME (w/ AR 2000) (w/ Grass Blade)
330 / 250 / 170
RUN TIME (w/ AR 3000) (w/ AutoCut 25-2)
190 / 150 / 125
RUN TIME (w/ AR 3000) (w/ Grass Blade)
420 / 320 / 215
(Level 1/2/3) Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

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.

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

FSA 130 R is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This the best trimmer I have ever used. The weight is ideal and the noise level is pleasant. It does a great job and is very easy to accurate enough to do tight trimming but still will clear a large area in good time.
Date published: 2019-07-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Poor line feed design Long time Stihl fan; have owned several Stihl products to include 2 blowers & a chainsaw.Like many who enjoy working in the yard, and looking to reduce our carbon footprint, decibel levels and the hassle of gas/oil storage, I bought this battery-operated trimmer.It has been a major nuisance/annoyance on one very specific attribute: line feeding.The string supplied in the unit breaks off continuously and seeming too easily compared competitors units I've used. I'm disappointed.Stihl's Reputation has always been first-rate in my book, but this chapter of the book was not a good one.
Date published: 2019-06-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Battery Powered Trimmer Excellent light duty trimmer. It does everything I need it to do around my home. It is light weight and easy to used. Much more convenient than a gasoline powered trimer.
Date published: 2019-05-23
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Nice trimmer and strap I like this trimmer and the strap that comes with, helps out the back. The only negative was not the trimmer but I replaced the head with the plastic cutting pieces and first time used it the screw fell out and could not find it. Had to drive back to store and bought a few more screws, some disappointed there but works good. Gas tank holds about 35-45 mins worth of trimming before refill. Nice product.
Date published: 2019-05-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful as gas model I am able to do my entire yard, around house, 2 sheds and drainage ditch on one charge.I like the three power settings to adjust for around skirting or garden frames or open areas with heavy grass or weeds.Be sure to order your choice of battery holder with power cable as this is not included and was not listed as needed when I ordered mine.
Date published: 2019-04-20
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