FS 94 R - $349.95 DSRP


Distributor Suggested Retail Price FS 94 R DSRP:  $349.95

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A professional grass trimmer that combines performance, portability and innovation.

The STIHL FS 94 R trimmer delivers one of the best power-to-weight ratios in its class, weighing just over 10 pounds – great for maneuvering around hills, landscaping stones and other terrain. Its innovative control handle features an ECOSPEED throttle set wheel, allowing you to set the most effective throttle speed for a specific application. Combined with a high-powered, low-exhaust-emission eng...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
FS 94 R Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 24.1 cc (1.47 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.9 kW (1.2 bhp)
WEIGHT* 4.6 kg (10.1 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
POWER SOURCE Gas
* Weight without deflector or cutting attachment.
Model Features
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    Shoulder Strap / Carrying System
    Using a shoulder strap or carrying system helps distribute the weight of the equipment for increased operator comfort and improved maneuverability.
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    Simplified Starting Procedure
    To get started, simply pump the fuel primer, set the choke and pull the starter cord. The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.

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    Adjustable Front Handle
    Adjusts for comfort.
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    Fully Lined Drive Shaft
    Provides smooth operation and less vibration.
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    High Tech Polymer Housing
    Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
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    Protected Choke Lever/Knob
    Helps prevent damage.
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    Start/Run/Stop Controls on Handle
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    Throttle Trigger Interlock
    Must be depressed before the trigger can be activated.
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    Air Filter Cover
    Easily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.
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    Protected or Enclosed Control Cables
    Eliminate dangling and loose wires.
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    Heavy-Duty Steel-On-Steel Clutch
    Centrifugal clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
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    Protected Spark Plug
    Protected yet easy to change.
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    Protected Spark Arrestor Muffler
    Has large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.
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    Upright Translucent Fuel Tank
    Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
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    Purge Pump Primer
    By pressing the bulb, this small fuel pump delivers fuel to the carburetor, reducing the number of starting pulls needed after an extended break between uses.
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    Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart
    Need help selecting a cutting head or blade for your STIHL trimmer or brushcutter?

    Click here to view the Cutting Heads & Blades Selection Chart (PDF Format).
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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Standard Features
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    Common Features for Trimmers
    View the features common to many STIHL trimmers.

Important Information
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
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FS 94 R is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 91.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from FS 94 R The last trimmer I will buy. I found myself needing a new trimmer. After several weeks researching, I decided on the FS 94 R. I knew within the first hour this was the tool for the job. I have a fence with a hot wire 6" off the ground. The variable speed control allowed me the ability to trim 10,000 ft. of fence row without damaging the wire. Full power was more than enough to take down all of the rough stuff as well without bogging down. I love this STIHL.
Date published: 2017-06-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to guide My trimmer came with shoulder strap which takes the load off your arms and keeps the trimmer head at the perfect angle at all times making it easy to move around objects and easy to control. The heavy string lasts a long time before tap out.
Date published: 2017-06-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from reliable I've used many stihl products over the years and I've found them to be very reliable. Chainsaws, leaf blowers, and trimmers all of the have performed flawlessly and every time I replace one, which doesn't happen too often, I wonder why I waited so long to replace it. I know! it's because the last a long time.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is my first stihl Have ran a lot of home owner grade trimmers in the past from other company's. This is my first commercial grade machine. It blew my mind. I used it to clear woods after cutting down some trees. It ate right through honey suckle and all sorts of vines and under brush. I bought it because my current machine could not handle the job. I have been running it for two summers and could not be happier.
Date published: 2017-05-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Decent Trimmer This was my first Stihl purchase after using a Ryobi commercial 2079r for the last 20 years. I want to say I love my new FS 94 R but truth is I just don't. Here are my pros and cons:Weight: Very light and easy to useStarting: So far, has had no trouble starting hot or coldVariable speed: At first, I thought this was kind of gimmicky, but turns out I actually like it. It allows me to control at low speed to trim beds without flinging all the mulch out.Bump head: This is my major complaint. When edging along sidewalks, I'll still have plenty of string left and all of a sudden it will suck in both lines all the way to the spool, causing me to have to stop, take it apart, and manually release string so I can get rocking again. I like that I don't have to use tools to take the head off, but I'm having it to do ten times for every one time I used to have to do the same thing with my old Ryobi. I'm using factory wound spool. Jobs that should only take me 10 minutes end up taking 30 because of how frequently I have to take the head off. Aside from the above, when I need to use the bump head to release string, it does so fairly reliably with no issues.Power: Power is ok ,but it's a little less than I'm used to/expected. I would have sacrificed a bit extra weight for a bit more power, a head that holds more line, and a more reliable head.
Date published: 2017-04-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wow, I'm impressed ... I cut commercially, have land myself and I'm super impressed with this cutter. I'll say that on the average it takes me 2 tanks of fuel to cut everything on my property if that tells ya anything. I've ran km90's and 110's for years and can say for a fact they're rock solid. BUT I have to be honest, with my first day and only 3 tanks of fuel the 90's and 110's are gone. This thing is so lite that I cut for 2 straight hours and didn't know it. I'm getting older and my back hurts so weedeating isn't easy so I have to say this 94r is a lifesaver. Enough power to cut knee high grass and it's very quiet compared to others... runs like it's fuel injected...
Date published: 2017-04-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very lightweight with power. I really love this product. I am very familiar with Stihl products, as I have worked with some early model weed trimmers and also own a FS 55 R. This product had me question the first few moments. But that was because of the break-in period. Now that it is starting to work itself in the power I am getting, I cannot ask for anything better. The lightweight trait has truly made this a worthwhile purchase, I weed about two hours straight on my lawns and this model helps with fighting fatigue.
Date published: 2017-04-18
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stihl fs94r I love all stihl equipment but this model the fs94r it is the worst.to start it when it's warm it is a real nightmare I go from job to job and when I have to to restart it forget it the floods very easy cause you only have choke and run you can't even play with the choke to start it I've written to stihl about this and no response I have 2 of these units and both do the same thing oh and broken paws also warranty covered that but I'm threw with these 2 units I'm selling them to get 2 new fs91 or fs90 if they have any left I won't buy this model again I don't know why stihl has to go back to please a couple of Costurmers if the the 4mix trimmers are super reliable there was no need to bring back the 94 to replace the fs80 which was a great trimmer but not as reliable as the fs90 and fs110 .
Date published: 2017-04-09
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