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General FCS16 Rip-R-Stripper Floor Stripper

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The General FCS16 Rip-R-Stripper Floor Stripper have revolutionized the industry with their innovative design and operational features. Quickly remove VCT tiles, rubber-backed carpeting and sheet type coverings from wood and concrete surfaces. Adjust blade attack angle without stopping work using the Back-SaverTM Blade Control System for maximum productivity. The blade clamping system prevents unwanted flooring material under clamp build ups further improving long term maintenance costs. Convenient, integral, 16 lb static weights eliminate maintenance and chance for lost parts. Adjustable operator handle with quick release feature easily folds for compact transport. Direct-drive, random orbit action. Welded, unitized frame. Includes 1 each, part number FCS16-1100, 4” x 6” straight blade and 1 each part number FCS16-1300, 3” x 10” straight blade.

Sold out of Patriot’s stock as of Nov 14 2023 – If you are seeing a Google posted price that does not align with our posted price on the website (which may be zero to contact us for current price) as Google will show older prices these will not be recognized. 

Patriot has one larger FCS18 Floor Stripper in stock click the link below

General Gen III FCS16 RIP-R-STRIPPER Specs (click for pdf)


Operating Environment: Non-hazardous type locations
Electric Motor: .75HP, 115 VAC, 60 Hz, 15 amperes
Nominal Oscillations: 1725/minute
Frame: Unitized, welded steel plate
Bearings: Ball-type
Drive System: Direct
Extension Cord: 12-3, SJTW x 37 ft (11 m) L, w/GFCI

Width: 14-1/2 inch (368 mm)
Width (operator handle): 23 inch (584 mm)
Height (operator handle extended): 42 inch (1067 mm)
Length (operator handle extended): 34 inch (864 mm)
Length (operator handle folded): 24 inch (610 mm)
Weight: 149 lbs (68 kg), less blade and extension cord