Designed for those seeking a great entry-level string trimmer at a value price, the STIHLŽ FS 38 is ideal for the homeowner. Its lightweight design, just 9.3 lbs., is surprising when compared to its power output. And its high cutting speeds and 15 in. cutting width allow the user to complete trimming tasks in a short amount of time. Combined with optimized balance, an ergonomic loop handle, curved shaft and low vibration, the FS 38 offers exceptional handling and maneuverability around landscaping obstacles.