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FS 461 C-EM petrol brushcutter: Particularly powerful and convenient for working in difficult terrain.

With a shaft length of 185 cm, the STIHL FS 461 C-EM L petrol-driven clearing saw is ideal for supporting particularly tall professionals in landscape maintenance, agriculture and municipal operations. It enhances ergonomics during long periods of mowing on difficult terrain, as well as offering extended reach, for example when thinning and removing tough, matted grass and scrub. The STIHL FS 461 C-EM L petrol-driven clearing saw provides efficient support for demanding, large-area mowing tasks.

Aided by the extremely powerful and economical STIHL 2-MIX engine and a very large 300mm mowing circle diameter, you can complete your tasks more quickly than ever. Even starting the tool is easy, as the petrol-driven brushcutter features STIHL Easy2Start. STIHL M-Tronic 3.0 delivers optimum engine performance and a constant maximum engine speed.

The ergonomic bike handle (mowing handle) supports a natural scything movement when mowing with the brushcutter, for comfortable use of the STIHL FS 461 C-EM L. The STIHL ADVANCE PLUS universal harness, supplied as standard, is an invaluable accessory if you work with the STIHL FS 461 C-EM L brushcutter for long periods. The STIHL anti-vibration system reduces vibrations during work to lift the strain on your muscles and joints.

The single-handed multi-function handle also simplifies your work, as all engine functions can be operated with just one hand. Press the stop button to quickly restart your work after a break, without needing to switch the tool on and off.

The STIHL FS 461 C-EM L petrol-driven clearing saw can be fitted with various cutting tools: a grass-cutting blade, shredder blade, circular saw blade and various mowing heads. The brushcutter comes with the STIHL 300-3 brush knife as standard. The FS 461 C-EM L brushcutter is fitted with a large mowing guard to protect you from flying cuttings and small stones.

A diagnostic socket enables your local STIHL dealer to access information about the machine design, repair and maintenance instructions for your power tool.


The pictures shown are sample photos. The actual appearance of the equipment features and their specific attachment to the product may differ from the pictorial representations, but will have the same functionality.

STIHL ErgoStart
STIHL Easy2start
Bike handle
STIHL 2 MIX engine
STIHL 2-MIX Engine

Technical details

Displacement45.6 cm³
Displacement2.8 cu-in
Engine power2.2 kW
Engine power3 bhp
Weight8.8 kg 1)

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