What size string does a Stihl FS 45 use?
Likewise, what size line does my Stihl trimmer use?
String Diameters For example, the Stihl AutoCut 25-2 requires either a . 08-inch line or a . 095-inch line. However, each trimmer head model may vary slightly, so read the label on the package of your trimmer head.
Similarly, what size string does a Stihl FS 38 use? The standard string for the TrimCut head is 0.105 inches in diameter, but you can install 0.095-inch string on this head.
Beside this, how do you change the string on a Stihl FS 45?
Keep the string wound tightly on the Stihl FS 45 trimmer.
- Turn the FS 45 trimmer off and let the engine cool.
- Hold the outer rim of the spool retainer.
- Cut off approximately 25 feet of new string, and fold the string in half.
- Hold the inner reel with one hand, and with the other begin winding the string around the reel.
Is Thicker trimmer line better?
String trimmer line comes in a range of thicknesses. For light work, such as trimming grass, 0.065″-0.085″ should be sufficient. For thicker grass and weeds, a line in the 0.085″-0.110″ range will get the job done, and for thicker underbrush, anything thicker than 0.110″ will work.