FixCut™ Cutting Head

FixCut™ Cutting Head
Cutting attachment compatible with most straight-shaft trimmers for abrasive soil conditions.

Product Description

The STIHL FixCut™ 31-2 cutting head is a one-piece magnesium alloy attachment that resists wear better than plastic heads in abrasive soil conditions, such as sandy or volcanic soils, with no moving parts to lose. This easy-loading, lightweight cutting head is ideal for users that prefer manual heads requiring precut lengths of nylon line. Designed with grooves in the sides to reduce trimmer line shearing when contacting solid objects, the FixCut™ 31-2 cuts closer to the ground than most other nylon-line cutting heads. Compatible with all straight-shaft trimmers, from the FS 55 through the FS 131 (except for the lightweight RX models), this magnesium alloy cutting head also works on the FS-KM trimmer attachment in conjunction with any of the current KombiMotor models.

Reviews

FixCut™ Cutting Head is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 11.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very durable. I use .155 spiral line. I bought this with my FS-56-RC-E trimmer because it was the only head that was big enough to use my .155 spiral line in. I store my line in water until I use it. The ONLY time I have to replace my line is when I use my trimmer as an edger by cement, or when I get too close to the chain link fence. I use 2 lines in the head so that I have 4 pieces cutting. I love this head. I've used it for 2 seasons with absolutely NO problems.
Date published: 2019-07-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great and simple Great product. However I lace it with 2 strings so it has 4 ends sticking out. Its raw, I want to try lacing it with one string and see how that works.
Date published: 2018-10-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Simple functional heavy duty performer This is like the jacknive you have in your back pocket knowing it will always perform and punch above it's weight!!
Date published: 2018-09-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Line breakage issue solved..with common sense??? Lines and chains of any kind break within thier specifications due to a change of Chemistry of conditions and maintenence or storage related to the tool or machine. ALL line must put into a pail of water 24hr after purchase and 24hr just prior usage then stored in a bucket with damp mold resistant sponge as not to dry out. Secondly. Like a chain saw bar clean after use and check for burs. Not cleaning, deburing and lubricating will cause anything to fail that is not in a sealed environment.
Date published: 2015-03-31
Rated 1 out of 5 by from line breaks at head new out of the package, the line only lasts about 2 to 5 minutes then breaks at the head. Tried several types of line but same result.
Date published: 2014-06-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A lot easier than winding line unto an empty head Carrying a few pieces of 8" line is a lot easier than winding line when it runs out. I can load and keep going in less than half the time it takes to stop and wind line unto an empty head.
Date published: 2014-06-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from More efficient than an auto feed head. SURPRISED: This is my third season using this head. I had all but given up on using string trimmers until I found this head. Most people probably won't agree on my efficiency comment. But, it beats untangling auto feed spools any day.MAINTAIN: I have found that the head must be taken apart and cleaned on a regular basis. I soap and water to clean & silicone spray sparingly to lube the pins. This is a must if it is being used around sandy soils or in dry conditions.LINE FAILS: As to the pull out problem I find that the line striking rocks or rough cement to be the biggest cause. I find that having a pocket full of inserts and a pair of pliers is much simpler than fooling with auto feeds.
Date published: 2014-06-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Worked well at first but had difficulty after a couple of years I was pleased with this product for the first year or two but of late have had considerable difficulty with the line breaking at the head. I switched to a larger Stihl line but that will not stay in the unit even though I pull it very tight after inserting into the eyelet. After a minute or two it disengages and is lost. I reversed the saw-tooth device that is supposed to hold the line so it had sharp saw tooth edges and should have held the line. Perhaps heating the line to soften it may help the teeth to grab the line. As of now I am not happy with the performance.Crossville, TN
Date published: 2014-05-03
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