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BC 740 B

Petrol lawn trimmer / brushcutter
A 35.3 cc straight-shaft petrol brushcutter with a 43 cm cutting-width and a soft-grip bike-style handlebar. Harness, line head and brush blade included.
  • The powerful and efficient 35,5 cc petrol engine can help you face any challenge
  • Lightweight and easy to handle aluminum shaft
  • Soft grip Bike-handlebar and vibration control system, for enhanced comfort
  • Wing-nut adjustment on handlebar, for quicker storage
  • Face any challenge with a 43 cm cutting width
  • Double-shoulder harness included
Tax Included

Product details and specs

Weighing just 8.3 kg and equipped with a high-capacity 35.3 cc two-stroke air-cooled engine, the STIGA BC 740 B offers low-effort handling and powerful performance.

Thanks to STIGA’s latest-generation technology, the engine delivers a substantial 20% improvement in fuel economy and a sizeable 60% cut in the emission of harmful exhaust gases with no compromise on power output. Easy Start ensures consistently reliable ignition from both cold and hot.

The BC 740 B is supplied with two cutter-heads - there’s a three-tooth metal brush blade designed to make light work of dense, well established bramble and brushwood; and a twin-line grass-trimming head that’s ideal for putting the finishing touches to your lawn once you finished mowing.

Built to be easy to manage and to sit comfortably in the hands for the duration of the job, the BC 740 B combines a bike-style soft-grip handlebar with a vibration-control system and a weight-minimizing aluminum shaft.

Further enhancing comfort and ease of use is a double shoulder harness and a multi-function control handle.

The handlebar on the BC 740 B features wing-nut adjustment, so the machine can be made more compact for transport or storage.

A step up for you to work in larger garden environments or be engaged in multiple tasks and for longer sessions.

  • Robust tools
  • Tougher jobs
  • Prolonged sessions
  • Diversified works

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Features

Lightweight and performing
Thanks to the aluminum shaft and the compact engine dimensions, this brushcutter is extremely lightweight, but at the same time strong and powerful.
Wild grass won't stop you
The BC 740 B comes with two cutter heads - a twin-line grass-trimming head for tidying lawn edges and fence lines and a three-tooth metal brush cutting blade designed to clear more challenging vegetation.

What's in the box

BC 740 B
BC 740 B
Petrol lawn trimmer / brushcutter
  • lensNylon head Metal blade Harness Plastic bottle Screwdriver Socket spanner

Technical specs

General info
Series
Series 7
SKU
283321008/ST2
EAN/UPC
8008984853911
Level
Experience
Power
Power
1.2 kW
Power source
Petrol 2-stroke
Displacement
35.3 cm³
Engine rotation speed
3000 rpm
Maximum engine speed
9200 rpm
Idling speed (+/- 100)
3000 rpm
Primer
Yes
Choke
Manual
Fuel tank capacity
0.6 l
Carburettor type
Butterfly valve
Ignition coil type
Digital
Air filter type
Paper
Maximum working area
0
Cutting system
Nylon line diameter (millimeter)
2,7
Cutting width
43 cm
Nylon head type
Bump & Work dual line
Nylon line length
4 m
Blade type
3T ARC
Blade diameter
255 mm
Equipment
Handle type
Bike
Vibe Control System (VCS)
Yes
Shaft type
Straight
Shaft tube diameter
28 mm
Inner shaft diameter
28 mm
Soft grip handle
Yes
Harness
Double Comfort
Overall dimensions
Pack weight
13.42 kg
Product weight without cutting system
7.4 kg
Product length
1880 mm
Product width
653 mm
Product height
580 mm
Product weight
8.3 kg

Support

What kind of protective gear should I use?
Using this machine requires clothing that protects the legs and face from objects that could unexpectedly be thrown out during operation. It is always recommended to wear long trousers and a protective visor.
What kind of maintenance should I carry out?
To ensure that the machine is functioning correctly and to maximise its lifespan, we recommend regular (based on the frequency and intensity of use) cleaning of the air filter, sparking plug and cutting head (trimmer head and guard) - parts where a lot of dirt constantly builds up.
Remember that it is important to consult the user and maintenance manual for details of each of these tasks.
How do you adjust the length of the line?
This model is fitted with a head using the Tap&Go system. This means that, while the machine is operating, you just have to press the control lever all the way to bring the head to maximum rotation and at the same time knock the head against the ground, which causes the line to feed out automatically. Its length can be adjusted simply, by cutting any excess to the length of the cutting blade located on the end of the guard.
For further information, see the instruction manual.
The line no longer feeds out from the head. What might have happened?
The line failing to feed out may be associated with two main factors. The first, and the most likely, is that the line might be all used up and should therefore be replaced with a new reel. There is also the possibility that the line within the head has accidentally become caught in its own windings, and is preventing the end from freely feeding out through the holes. In this case, simply open the head and re-spool the line correctly inside.
These causes and solutions normally cover the majority of cases, but there may be a variety of others, associated with the methods of use, the surface treated and the weather conditions.
Note that consulting the user manual, in the section relating to the cutting head, may provide useful information for identifying the nature of the problem.

Manuals

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