A professional curved-shaft edger that blends low emissions with high performance
The STIHL FC 70 professional edger features advanced fuel-saving technology and cutting-edge performance. Once you start edging, you’ll notice how comfortable its curved-shaft design is, as well as its excellent balance. The FC 70 is powered by a low-emission and fuel-efficient engine, saving you time and money with longer run times and fewer refuels. You can even select your preferred cutting depth with its easy-to-adjust depth wheel. Best of all, this edger is made to last, featuring a high-durability, forged connecting rod. This lawn edger is a great choice for home, farm or professional use.
Here are a few common features you'll find in every STIHL edger for homeowners:
- Adjustable Depth Wheel allows the user to easily adjust the wheel to the desired cutting depth for creating precision cuts.
- Skid Plate protects the gearbox during use.
- 8” Hardened Steel Blades provide durability and long wear.
- Start/run/stop controls on handle allow user to access controls with one hand.
- Easy-access components – such as a dual-stage air filter and blades – allow for quick and easy maintenance and/or replacement.
- Reduced Vibration for enhanced user comfort.
- Purge Pump Primer enables the user to prime the carburetor with fuel, providing easier starts.
- Protected Spark Plug is protected yet easy to change.
- Mud-Flap-Style Debris Deflector helps direct debris away from user.
- Adjustable Front Handle adjusts for comfort.
- High-tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion resistant.
- Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
- Upright Translucent Fuel Tank allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work. Upright position makes it easier to refill.
- Fully Lined Drive Shaft provides smooth operation and less vibration.
- Heavy-Duty Centrifugal Clutch is designed to reduce slippage.
Powerful, professional STIHL edgers are only sold at servicing STIHL Dealers. See your Dealer today to find out how you can add an edge over the competition for a well-manicured lawn.
STIHL is the #1 selling brand of gasoline-powered handheld outdoor power equipment in America and the Number One selling brand of chain saws in the world. Sold and serviced through our network of independent Dealers, STIHL power tools deliver versatility and dependability. STIHL tools are German engineered, and many are built right here in America and exported to over 90 countries around the world.* To find one of the 8,000 STIHL Dealers near you, be sure to visit the Dealer Locator on the top menu bar.
|FC 70 Specifications - Professional Use|
|DISPLACEMENT||27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)|
|ENGINE POWER||0.9 kW (1.2 bhp)|
|WEIGHT||6.1 kg (13.5 lbs.)|
|FUEL CAPACITY||340 cc (11.5 oz.)|
|BLADE SIZE||20.3 cm (8.0 in.)|
|GEAR RATIO AND BLADE SPEED||1:1.24 7700 rpm|
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
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Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.
All STIHL edgers come equipped with a skid plate to protect the gearbox during use.
Adjustable Depth Wheel
The feature allows the user to easily adjust the wheel to the desired cutting depth for creating precision cuts.
With the Stop Switch, the equipment’s ignition is always ready for starting. Products with this feature shut off easily by pressing and holding down the switch. When the switch is released, it returns to the start position automatically, reducing the number of steps needed to start the product.
Common Features for Edgers
View the features common to many STIHL edgers.
You Will Also Need
No matter how you slice it (or trim it or shred it), there’s no better protection for your high performance 2-stroke engine than STIHL HP Ultra. This 2-cycle engine oil has outstanding engine cleaning characteristics, plus “ultra” lubricating qualities that’s superior to other 2-cycle engine oils. This fully synthetic oil is also highly biodegradable, degrading by 80% in 21 days. We’re so confident this oil will protect your engine, we’ll double your STIHL limited warranty* when you use it. It’s that good.
*Double your warranty when you include STIHL HP Ultra Oil (six 2.6-oz. bottles) or STIHL MotoMix® premixed fuel (six 32-oz. cans or a 1-gal. container) with your STIHL product purchase. Double limited warranty protection applies to STIHL gasoline-powered products purchased and registered for personal non-income producing, family and household purposes only. Other restrictions apply. See dealer for details.
No-Spill® fuel containers advance convenience and quality in gasoline-can design by reducing emissions of hydrocarbons from evaporation, permeation and spillage. This helps protect the environment as well as saves you on fuel costs due to waste. Each container is molded from fluorinated, high molecular weight material for low permeation. The thumb-button flow control allows filling even smaller-sized tanks reducing the risk of spilling and is designed to stop the flow automatically when the tank becomes full to prevent overflowing. Built on a wide and stable base for less likelihood of upsets and equipped with child-resistant closures, all No-Spill® containers comply with both EPA and CARB requirements. With 1¼-gallon, 2 ½-gallon and 5-gallon sizes available, you’re sure to find one that fits your needs.
For Your Safety
When you require more protection than traditional landscaping gloves, turn to Proscaper Series Gloves from STIHL. These gloves feature premium boarskin for terrific softness and padded palms for abrasion resistance. A woven elastic back flexes to allow total freedom of movement. An adjustable, wrist strap closure provides personalized comfort and a secure fit.
Available materials: Boarskin
Available sizes: M, L, XL
Heavy machinery doesn’t have anything interesting to say – block out that noise with our most noise-reducing hearing protection. These top-quality Hearing Protectors feature padded stainless steel spring-wire headbands maintain constant pressure. So no sliding around and letting in unwanted sound waves. They’re also easy to adjust. Set a comfortable fit and get to work in peace.
Meets ANSI S3.19-1974 standard. Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 29 dB(A).
Available color: Orange