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Old 01-26-2010, 05:45 PM
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Stihl FS 100 RX Trimmer?

I own the FS 110 R and am extremely happy with it. I'm looking to add another one but can't figure out the difference between the 110 R and the 100 RX. Can someone clear this up for me?
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:50 PM
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The FS 100RX has a hollow shaft hence it is lighter than the 110. I own both and the power to weight ratio of the FS 100RX is unbelievable. Both have proved to be good trimmers.
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Old 01-26-2010, 05:53 PM
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Is the loss of power worth the $30 savings?
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Old 01-26-2010, 06:03 PM
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Both have a 31.4cc engine but the FS 100RX is 1.7 pounds lighter and it is noticable. You won't regret going with the 100RX. The only down side to it is if you want to run attachments Stihl doesn't recommend it because of the hollow shaft.
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Old 01-26-2010, 06:08 PM
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Is the loss of power worth the $30 savings?
They both have the same power.
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Old 01-26-2010, 06:43 PM
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Both have a 31.4cc engine but the FS 100RX is 1.7 pounds lighter and it is noticable. You won't regret going with the 100RX. The only down side to it is if you want to run attachments Stihl doesn't recommend it because of the hollow shaft.

I will be buying the FS 100RX this spring. If you want to run attachments buy the FS 90R,thats my primary trimmer. I have the edgit on mine and really like it.
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Old 01-26-2010, 08:14 PM
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I will be buying the FS 100RX this spring. If you want to run attachments buy the FS 90R,thats my primary trimmer. I have the edgit on mine and really like it.
I have never paid attention to the 100rx gearbox, but it must be different because the Edgit website says a Edgit will not fit them.
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Old 01-26-2010, 08:52 PM
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I have never paid attention to the 100rx gearbox, but it must be different because the Edgit website says a Edgit will not fit them.
Thanks for the heads up. Maybe i'll just buy another FS 90R, i really like having the Edgit.
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Old 01-26-2010, 09:18 PM
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I think I'm going to get one this spring, we demoed one a couple of months ago and it was nice.

Plenty of power and very light.

We have been running Echo 265-T's, they have plenty of power but they are much heavier.
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Old 01-26-2010, 09:21 PM
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We run all FS 100RX and love them!
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