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Husqvarna K 970 III 16 inch Gas Power Cutter

Model: K 970 III  |  Item Number: 967348101
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Reg. Price: $2,290.00 $1,969.99
CARB Compliant Power Equipment


Features for the Husqvarna K 970 III

Easy and optimal belt tensioning
The semi-automatic Smart Tension minimizes the risk of under- and over tensioning.

Sturdy and reliable
Less sensitive to outdoor conditions and fuel variations, thanks to the cylinder design and muffler with integrated heat deflector.

Easy to start
The unique design of the carburetor, cylinder, and digital ignition system, together with air purge and decompression valve, ensure an easy start.

Long service intervals
A strong Poly-V belt combined with our maintenance-free DuraStarter™ and efficient filter-system Active Air Filtration™ ensure long service intervals.

Our built-in automatic filter compensation maintains high power during the air filter lifetime.

Our virtually maintenance free starter, thanks to the dust-sealed starter and the durable starter cord.

Fits multiple blade bushings
Blades with 20mm and 25.4mm bore can be fitted thanks to the reversible blade bushing.

Anti-vibration system
Our anti-vibration system reduces vibrations in the cutter handles, so they are more comfortable to hold and can be used for longer periods. To provide the user a comfortable operating position reduced strain, the distance between the handles is large. The handles and the short engine body mean the user always stands close to the machine, for easier handling and control.

Active Air Filtration™
Our two-step filtration system with centrifugal cleaning and a single paper filter increases product life and extends service intervals.



Output power: 6.5 hp

Cylinder displacement: 5.71 cu. inch.

Electrode gap: 0.02 in

Exhaust emissions (CO2 EU V): 736 g/kWh

Cutting equipment

Cutting depth, max: 6 in

Blade diameter, max: 16 in

Arbor diameter: 0.8/1 in

Blade thickness, max: 0.2 in

Peripheral speed, max: 18000 fpm


Product size length: 27.09 in

Product size width: 8.43 in

Product size height: 18.94 in

Weight: 25.6 lbs.

Sound and noise

Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA): 115 dB(A)

Sound pressure level at operator’s ear: 104 dB(A)


Vibrations left/front handle: 3.5 m/s²

Vibrations right/rear handle: 4 m/s²

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Technical Specs for the Husqvarna K 970 III *

* These Technical Specs are provided by the manufacturer at the beginning of the model year. Please be aware that the manufacturer may decide to change these specs at any given time without notice.

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