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Characteristics Of The Husqvarna 130BT

The Husqvarna 130BT is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 374.34 CFM at 145 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 29.5 cc engine.
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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 374.34
MPH Up to 145
Blowing Force 11 N

Engine

Make X-Torq®
Engine Displacement 29.5 cc
Strokes 2
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 28.16 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 14.55 lbs
Noise Rating 102 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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Description

Overview of the Husqvarna 130BT

  • Power: The 130BT, built by Husqvarna, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 374.34 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 145 MPH.
  • Handling: By design, this model isn’t the smallest leaf blower on the market. It’s meant to be carried as a backpack so that the bulk of the unit is out of the way and the user’s hands are free to manipulate the nozzle. When compared to other gas-powered backpack leaf blowers, the Husqvarna 130BT stands out due to its lower weight: just 14.55 lbs.
  • Engine: Its X-Torq® engine boasts a displacement of 29.5 cc. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run.
  • Speed Settings: Sometimes you just need a little more power, while other times you may want a little more precision when moving leaves and debris. That’s why the 130BT features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: With a noise rating of 102 dB, this blower can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: Its 28.16 fl. oz. fuel tank may be relatively low in capacity, but the decreased weight affords the 130BT greater comfort and ease of use.
  • X-Torq®: The X-Torq® is Husqvarna's latest technology for two-stroke engines. It reduces fuel consumption by up to 20% and harmful exhaust emissions by up to 60% while increasing torque over a wider rpm range.

The Husqvarna 130BT's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Husqvarna 130BT compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air expelled from the nozzle of this blower can reach 145 MPH. When compared to others of this type, the 130BT has a lower air speed than most gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • As this unit is rated at 374.34 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it is less powerful than most gas-powered backpack leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Stihl BR 700 with 912 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • X-Torq® Engine
  • Lightweight (14.55 lbs)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable Noise (102 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Small Tank (28.16 fl. oz.)
  • Low CFM (374.34 CFM)
  • Low MPH (145 MPH)

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About Husqvarna

Founded in 1689 in the town that bore its namesake, Husqvarna is a Swedish company that has been developing and manufacturing quality tools and accessories for 325 years. This makes Husqvarna one of the longest-operating manufacturers of outdoor products. Thanks to its reputation and a passion for innovation and quality, Husqvarna continues to be an industry leader in the outdoor power tool market.

Warranty Information

The Husqvarna 130BT is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Husqvarna blowers, please consult Husqvarna's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951
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