Selection Professional Brushcutters

FS 260 C-E

STIHL FS 260 C-E Professional Brushcutter with Easy2Start

General

The FS 260 C-E brush cutter is a rugged heavy duty brush cutter designed for all day use by both large property owners, landscape gardeners and government departments and councils especially those with freeway maintenance where big jobs need lots of power with out the vibration and high fuel consumption. Whilst large in capacity and power the FS 260 C-E is well balanced for its size, having a solid drive shaft it can be used with all metal grass blades for slashing and clearing. The handle can be quickly adjusted without tools for operator comfort and the handle has soft rubber grips for less vibration transfer. The 2-MIX engine technology saves up to 20% less fuel and produces less emissions than a equivalent standard 2-Stroke engine. The FS 260 is a premium brush cutter and should be considered if you have a big job to complete.

Versions

Price

*Prices are valid from the 1/9/19 to 31/10/19.
STIHL stores are operated as independent businesses. The products described in this website may not be on display or available at each STIHL store. STIHL reserves the right to change pricing at any time without notice.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Technical data

Technical data

Displacement cc 41.6
Power output kW/hp 2.0/2.7
Weight kg 7.9
Displacement cm³ 41.6
Standard Cutter Blades 300-3
Power output kW 2
Sound pressure level with plastic tool dB(A) 1) 101
Sound pressure level with metal tool dB(A) 1) 100
Sound power level with metal tool dB(A) 1) 112
Sound power level dB(A) 1) 113
Vibration level, left with plastic tool m/s² 2) 5.8
Vibration level, left with metal tool m/s² 2) 4.2
Vibration level, right with metal tool m/s² 2) 4.6
Vibration level, right with plastic tool m/s² 2) 5.7
Total length cm 3) 1.685
Tank volume ml 750
Idle speed Um 2.800

1) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
3) Without cutting tool

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Features

Standard features

  • STIHL 2-MIX Engine Zoom
    STIHL 2-MIX Engine

    The new 2-stroke engine features an advanced stratified charge system that boosts power, whilst reducing consumption and pollution, significantly lowering unburned hydrocarbons in the exhaust. The result is a cleaner, more fuel efficient engine.

  • Simplified starting system Zoom
    Simplified starting system

    Simply Set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine then switches off after a brief press of the stop button. Once the machine is at a standstill, the ignition activates again automatically. Thus the ignition is always ready for starting.

  • STIHL Anti-vibration system Zoom
    STIHL Anti-vibration system

    The STIHL anti-vibration system is available in a one-point version for smaller models and in an especially effective four-point version for larger machines starting with the STIHL. It reduces handle vibration for easy and comfortable operation.

  • Ergonomic bike handle Zoom
    Ergonomic bike handle

    When used in conjunction with a harness, the bike handle enables a smooth mowing action. Ideal for working on large areas and allows the machine to be easily guided, thus reducing fatigue.

  • Easy2Start (E) Zoom
    Easy2Start (E)

    STIHL Easy2Start makes it possible to start the machine with very little effort. This supports the starting process with an additional spring accumulator between the crankshaft and starting starting device which reduces the force needed to start the machine. Even if you only pull the starting cord slowly the engine starts easily.

  • Multi-function control handle Zoom
    Multi-function control handle

    All the engine controls are at your fingertips, allowing easy and safe operation.

  • Tool free handle adjustment Zoom
    Tool free handle adjustment

    The central wing nut enables easy adjustment without the use of tools. For transportation and space-saving storage the handle can be rotated through 90°.

The version(s) available in each country may differ from the above range and specifications; specific details may be subject to change without notice. Please ask your local STIHL Approved Dealer for further information.

Documents

Owners manuals and safety brochures

STIHL FS 260, 360 (GB) Download PDF, 2.4 MB

Notes:

  • STIHL online owner’s manuals are usually for the latest versions of the machine. Your product may be a slightly older production model but the manual will still be appropriate for the relevant model number.
  • The languages ​​contained in the document are also displayed in brackets, for example (GB) = English.