From edging to trimming, to sweeping and even blowing—the low-emission STIHL KM 56 RC-E and its optional attachments are great for a wide range of jobs around the garden.
Featuring Stihl's ErgoStart (E) system and a new simplified starting procedure that helps prevent flooding, there’s no longer a need for a strong or fast pull of the starting cord.
Extend your domestic warranty from 2 to 3 years with the purchase of 5 litres of STIHL MotoMix® fuel and this product. Your STIHL Approved Dealer will register your extended warranty on the STIHL warranty database at point of purchase.
Electronic ignition module
This ensures reliable starting and trouble-free running. The ignition system is fully encapsulated and thus protected from damp and dirt.
Reduced-emission engine technology
2-stroke engine with stratified charge. A fuel-free layer of air is created between the burned charge in the combustion chamber and the fresh charge in the crankcase, reducing the amount of fuel lost during the charge cycle. This results in more power with a lower weight, up to 20% lower fuel consumption than regular 2-stroke engines and significantly reduced exhaust emissions.
Simplified starting system
Simply set the choke, pump the fuel primer, pull the starter cord and away you go! The running machine switches off quickly 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 ErgoStart (E)
A genuine advance in easy starting. STIHL ErgoStart (E) cuts the effort required to start the tool by half, while the starter cord can be pulled at just one third of the normal force. All it takes is 2 fingers and a gentle pull action.
Manual fuel pump
If your gasoline-powered engine device has a manual fuel pump, you can reduce the number of starting strokes by about 40% by repeatedly pressing the pump. By starting in this way, there is enough fuel available faster. (similar to illustration)
Loop handle (R)
The loop handled grass trimmers and brushcutters are ideal for working in areas where space is limited, e.g. thinning between bushes and shrubs.
The quick-release coupling allows the KombiSystem to be quickly dismantled into two parts for easy transport and storage – and then re-assembled quickly without tools.
With a split shaft and special toolless quick-release coupling, the KombiSystem is highly versatile, easily transported and easy to store.
Oakleys Groundcare is a family business, established over 80 years in the Groundcare business, selling, maintaining and servicing garden equipment both commercial and domestic. Oakleys are one of the largest garden machinery retailers in ther UK, and are based from their location in Shropshire, with fast service facilities to ship throughout the UK, and also Internationally.
Oakley's are main agents for some of the major manufacturers such as Hayter / Husqvarna / Kubota / Mountfield / Stiga / Toro / Swift - as well as a specialist in Club Car Buggies. Oakleys charter is to be your local supplier of knowledge and equipment throughout the UK, offering competitive pricing, backed up by years of knowledge and professional staff dedicated to servicing your every requirement. Oakleys always try to ensure the right equipment for your requirements, backed up by leading brands within the market place.
Our professional and helpful, friendly staff, fully trained by the manufacturers direct, are always at hand to help give their expert advise on your requirements - by telephone or email or direct visits. These services are backed by our ability to service, maintain and supply all your required equipment and spare parts direct to you, either direct through our online store or from our location in Shropshire. All of our products whether complete units or spares carry the manufacturer's warranty and are backed by years of experience.
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Returns and Warranty
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