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  1. 5 months ago
    impressive powre
    Impressive power, it is a little cold blooded on start up but you just need to learn the procedure then its good. Only problem so far is the harness slipping off my shoulders, it needs a strap across the front to keep it closed.
  2. 3 years ago
    This thing rocks
    I have 200 acres and needed to cut some mesquites at ground level and then poison the stims and stumps left. I can go through a field and clear small mesquites in no time and then go back and spray and then pick up the mesquites rather than bush hogging so there are no thorns left in the field. This thing has been super reliable so far and cuts through everything. I do use the harness and highly recommend for ease of saw use.
  3. 5 years ago
    This might be my most valued tool?
    I can not imagine clearing brush or cutting firewood without my clearing saw. If I had to choose between chainsaw or clearing saw... I'd take my clearing saw. Lots of safety warnings had me concerned, but it is safer to use the clearing saw than ax or chainsaw to cut bushes and multi flora rose bushes. I have a friend who is going old school clearing around a pond on some property he just bought and it is painful for me to watch him. I have 20 acres I am turning into a field, the brush is too ... read more high to use tractor in many places. This tool is awesome! It has been great for thinning the woods around my house too.
  1. 4 years ago
    This is the best product
    I use this as a weedeater, it cuts any weeds with no stoping and never gets tangled even in thick weeds and gets great gas mileage i recommend if you have alot of weedeating to do this will cut your time in half
  2. 2 years ago
    Best trimmer/brush cutter I've ever owned
    I use the FS-360 with the blade attachment for clearing fence rows and clearing briars from around tree trunks. I then switch to the line attachment for trimming around the house. The FS-360 is by far the best power tool that I've owned. Others warned me about the weight and vibration of this tool but the harness and built in vibration dampening system take care of this. I have on several occasions operated this tool all day (8-10hours) with little fatigue. I highly recommend it.
  3. 10 months ago
    E X C E L L E N T !
    I couldn't be happier with the performance! Great tool. Love the 3-blade cutter for old tangled grass, saplings, hard weeds and reeds - all of it doesn't stand a chance.
  1. 3 months ago
    Powerful, reliable, well built
    I’ve been using the 560 for a couple of years for controlling large undergrowth and small trees which have grown on our 10acres of property. It has the power to take out anything if you use the right cutter head. If found the 3 bladed brush knife to be most useful, esp if you file the blades sharp periodically. I use the saw and the autocut trimmer too. The brush knife works great on anything up to about an inch without forcing it. Larger dia I’ll put on the saw blade and cut off. Above 2” I’ll ... read more use my chainsaws. With the power comes weight and I have found the larger harness works well to support the 560. Nicely balanced while working. Highly recommend the screen mask and goggles, as well as the anti-vibration gloves. You grow to love those gloves after running the 560 for a day. I’ve got the 560, a Kombi 131, BR600 blower, MS460 chainsaw, and an older Stihl chainsaw I’ve been using for about 30 years and still runs like a champ. All my Stihl tools are well maintained, used with care, and remain entirely dependable for the job at hand.
  2. 3 years ago
    Great Machine
    I run a landscaping business in Minnesota and over take some ugly and over grown lots. I operate 5 of the 560's and they work non stop until they run out of gas. Nothing they can't cut through and always can depend on them to get the job done.
  3. 11 months ago
    Great features
    Light weight, does not vibrate, with additional purchase of the shoulder harness weight is balanced evenly adding to the ease of use.
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