Stihl BG Leaf Blower - 55, 56, 66, 86 Blowers
Shopping for a Stihl Leaf Blowers doesn't have to be challenging. Today's leaf blowers are quiet, effective and even environmentally friendly. Focus on the decibel rating of the leaf blower to make sure you purchase a model that won't damage hearing and annoy neighbors. You'll be surprised by just how far leaf blowers have come.
Seven Stihl Leaf Blower Models
Stihl sells seven models of leaf blowers. They include:
- BG 55
- BG 56 CE
- BG 66L
- BG 86
- BG 86 CE
- BGE 61
- BGE 71
The Stihl Leaf Blowers BG 55 and BG 56 CE weigh approximately nine pounds and reaches a top volume of 70 decibels. Both blow leaves at a force of about 140 mph. They are effective models for the price range. Both are gas powered leaf blowers that use Stihl's patented Easy2Start that prevents flooding.
If you want a Stihl Leaf Blower with a little more power, the BG 86 and BG 86CE use a wind force of 154 to 190 mph. At 70 decibels, the same volume as most vacuum cleaners, you'll find this model of leaf blower vacuum is relatively quiet. Both are fueled by gasoline and use the patented Easy2Start system that prevents flooding of your leaf blower vac's engine.
In the middle range, the BGE 61, BG 71 and BG 66L range from 58 to 65 decibels. They all blow leaves at a force of 143 to 148 mph. The BG 61 and BG 71 electric leaf blowers plug into an outside outlet and do not require any fuel. If you prefer a mid-range leaf blower vacuum that uses gas, the BG 66L is a great choice.
Features Available on all Stihl Leaf Blowers
The handheld garden leaf blowers that Stihl offers all include polymer housings, air filter covers, throttle trigger lockstop switch and protected spark plugs that keep dust and grass clippings out. They also have adjustable nozzles to allow you to clean stairs, decks and even gutters.