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Husqvarna 122C 21.7cc Gas Curved Shaft String Trimmer with Smart Start

  • Husqvarna 122C 21.7cc Gas Curved Shaft String Trimmer with Smart Start
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Husqvarna's 122C string trimmer is a low noise and light weight trimmer ideal for domestic use, designed with sought after features and easy to use functions such as Smart Start for added convenience.
  • Tap 'n Go trimmer head with twin line cutting system and bump feed
  • Smart Start engine starting system makes it easy to get the unit running
  • Auto return stop switch resets to the "On" position for easier start ups
  • Air purge system removes air from carburetor and fuel system for improved performance and startup
  • 122C 21.7cc Gas Curved Shaft String Trimmer w/ Smart Start - 966712701
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warning: Cancer and Reproductive Harm --


Weight: 10 lbs.
CARB Compliant: No
Case Included: No
Cutting Width: 17 in
Drive Shaft Style: Curved
Engine Displacement: 21.7cc
Engine Type: 2-Cycle
Line Diameter: 0.095
Line Feed System: Tap&Go
No-Load Speed (RPM): 7800
Power Source: Gas
Speed Controls: No
Starter Type: Recoil



4.5 / 5.0
141 Reviews
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Excellent entry level trimmer
Before I bought a larger trimmer from husqvarna, I used this model to trim a good sized area on my own property. I also used it to trim some neighbors' lawns. It performed without any problem. It delivers a clean cut even in some taller sized grass. The only issues I have ever had with it is when cutting heavier, thicker grass. All in all it is great trimmer for the price.
July 11, 2016
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122C leaking fuel from air cleaner after warmup
The 122C trimmer is really good in almost every respect.
Starts on 2nd pull almost every time. Feeds line nicely, and is easy to re-wind with new line. It has plenty of power for a 17 inch trimmer and is well packaged. The fuel tank neck is in an awkward place making it difficult to re-fuel.
It does not come with a shoulder strap, but that is easy to add.
Personally, I do not like the centrifugal clutch because it makes it hard to run at lower speeds while doing some more delicate trimming or edging operations.
The unit is dimensioned about right for a 6 foot tall person.
I have not contacted Husqvarna about the fuel problem yet, so I cannot comment on their responsiveness to consumer problems.
August 28, 2013
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Very Powerful
Cuts through weeds with no problem. When I first brought this home, my plan was to trim around the garage just to see how it worked... 2 hours later I finished my entire 4 acre lot. It definitely gets the job done.
June 25, 2013
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Good Trimmer
I purchased this trimmer to use mostly around the house. It does really good, but sometimes seems to bog down in heavier grass. The trimmer is easy to start and runs extremely well otherwise.
September 15, 2012
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gets too hot!
I purchased this basic on the reviews. It runs good until it gets hot. It does start easy and it is a powerful little trimmer. Exchanging it today!
September 11, 2012
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Excellent Value
Assembly was easy, Started right up as instructed. Automatic String feed works well.
Even my wife can start it, easy pull starting.
September 5, 2012
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Husqvarna 122c trimmer
Easy to start, easy to restart, easy to keep clean with low noise. Great value for the money!
August 27, 2012
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A very good trimmer for the money. Easy to start, idles good, light weight, and easy to handle. 5 STARS ALL THE WAY!!
August 19, 2012
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Make your work easier!
Crank and Runs GREAT!! Used it a dozen times and never had to stop and pull out the string. Great product for the money. Went back to Lowes Friday and bought the Husqvarna Hedge trimmer 122HD45. I am so impressed I can't wait till I get a Husqvarna chainsaw. I'm so impressed on how they cranks with ease I'm replacing all my yard power tools with Husqvarna.
August 19, 2012
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Just right!
This is the low end Trimmer by Husqvarna. I bought it due to the success I had with their Back-Pak Blower and Chain Saw. The Trimmer has been used twice with no problems, although the Carb could stand to be fine tuned for a smoother operation. The special adjustment tool would have been nice to get with it, but it will still run fine right out of the box. Good Trimmer - Good price.
August 15, 2012
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