For working on large areas of tough grass. A simplified start-up sequence for convenient starting, bike handle, control handle with stop button, 4-MIX® engine with larger tank for greater battery life, rigid drive shaft, double shoulder harness.Features:Simplified Starting ProcedureTo 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.IntelliCarb™ Compensating CarburetorThe IntelliCarb™ Compensating Carburetor measures the air pressure on the clean side of the air filter and adjusts the metering diaphragm in the carburetor. This keeps the RPM at a consistent level, even when the air filter begins to clog.Anti-Vibration System STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.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.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.Multi-Function Control Handle Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle. Tool-Free Handle Adjustment The central wing nut enables easy adjustment without the use of tools. For transportation and space-saving storage, the handle can be rotated 90°.Purge Pump PrimerBy 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.Fully Lined Drive Shaft Provides smooth operation and less vibration.High Tech Polymer Housing Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.Protected Choke Lever/Knob Helps prevent damage.Air Filter CoverEasily removed for fast and easy filter cleaning or replacement.Protected Spark Arrestor MufflerHas large baffles which reduce noise level and contains a screen designed to reduce the emission of sparks.Upright Translucent Fuel Tank Allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.Bike HandleWhen used in conjunction with a harness, the bike handle allows the machine to be easily guided, enabling a smooth horizontal mowing action to cover large areas quickly and efficiently. With soft grips for increased comfort, the bike handle provides greater control and helps reduce operator fatigue.