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STIHL FS491 C-EM Professional Clearing Saw
One of the most powerful machines of its type currently in production, and coming equipped with a heavy-duty brush blade, the STIHL FS490 C-EM will cut effortlessly through the most challenging scrub and bramble, and will even cope with young saplings.
Its very high-performance 3.3hp (51.6cc) 2-MIX engine is controlled by STIHL’s impressive ‘M-Tronic’ electronic management system, which ensures optimum performance levels are maintained under all conditions, thereby making it an invaluable feature for the professional landscaper.
STIHL’s range of 2-MIX engines are defined by their stratified charge technology, which serves to virtually eliminate fuel wastage during the combustion cycle, in turn producing a huge drop in fuel consumption and exhaust emissions.
Other key engine attributes include a carburettor compensator, which ensures a dirty air-filter won’t overly compromise power-output; and ErgoStart, which means the lightest of pulls on the starter rope is needed to get the motor going.
Operator comfort is key when designing a machine for intensive commercial use, so deservedly renowned German manufacturers STIHL have furnished this model with a classic ‘cowhorn’-style handlebar, four-point vibration damping and a soft-padded shoulder harness.
In addition, they’ve managed to keep the machine’s weight down to only 9.1kg.
|FS 491 C-EM
|With M-Tronic Engine Management & Stratified-Charge Technology
|3.3hp / 2.4kW
|Recoil with ErgoStart
|Engine Fuel Tank Capacity
|Double Shoulder Harness
|2.8 / 2.8m/s2 (Left / Right)