Stihl FS80

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cuttenup, May 16, 2010.

  1. cuttenup

    cuttenup LawnSite Member
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    Anyone still use the FS80. I found a local dealer that still has a few left. I'm thinking about buying one before they are gone. Any thoughts?
  2. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 21,653

    Yeah, I have two but I think mine are 85's?
    Anyhow, unless you have a specific use for the solid axle shaft, I feel the FS100rx is a better use of money, mostly.
  3. slawn

    slawn LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 326

    I have one, nice trimmer and pretty light too.
  4. greensolutions1

    greensolutions1 LawnSite Member
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    that is all we use, ive got 5 that are 6 years old and used daily
  5. ford88

    ford88 LawnSite Member
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    Thats all I use great lite wt and last a long time I would grab them if price is right.
  6. bigmackmiller

    bigmackmiller LawnSite Member
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    Have two about six years old still run great!
  7. LaLawnGuy

    LaLawnGuy LawnSite Member
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    I've got one and I love it! Can you post their number and price, might want another?
  8. John deer Z

    John deer Z LawnSite Senior Member
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    X 2 I just bought one about a month ago and now that is the first one I go for. Great trimmer!
  9. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
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    nothing light about them-too heavy -ill balanced, rough, noisey and unreliable. a pos
  10. cuttenup

    cuttenup LawnSite Member
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    Posts: 132

    The price the dealer had listed on them was $299. I dont know their # right off hand. I'll try to get it today and post it up.
    I know that it is a cable drive trimmer but do any of you run any type of attachments other than a trimmer head on it?

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