BG 56 C-E - $179.95 DSRP


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BG 56 C-E

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An easy-to-use handheld blower with a simplified starting system.

Don't let yard work be hard work. Ideal for cleaning up leaves and debris on walkways or driveways around the home, the new powerful, low emissions BG 56 C-E handheld gas leaf blower features the STIHL Easy2Start™ system, making starting virtually effortless. Designed with a specialized stop switch and semi-automatic choke lever, the blower automatically resets itself to the run position while hel...Read More
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BG 56 C-E Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 4.2 kg (9.3 Ibs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
BLOWING FORCE* 13 Newtons
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 60 m/sec (134 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY** 71 m/sec (159 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** 700 m3/h (412 cfm)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING** 70 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    STIHL Easy2Start™
    The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL® outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL® products fast and easy. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
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    Purge Pump Primer
    The purge pump primer feature enables the user to prime the carburetor with fuel, enabling easier starting. The purge pump primer is designed in a way that the operator cannot flood the machine by priming the carburetor too many times. Flooding the engine is still possible if the choke is not removed after the engine fires.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Handheld Blowers
    View the features common to many STIHL handheld blowers.

Important Information
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…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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BG 56 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 452.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from East handling for a female This blower is easy to handle and has the amount of power that a woman can successfully manage without being worn out after finishing the job
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great product Wouldn't buy any other outdoor power tool for my house.
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Blower The blower starts easy and is very easy to use. Power is good (could be a touch better) and handles most tasks with ease. I have yet to use on large areas of wet leaves (November is not far away).Only down side is no ability to lock the throttle on full power, you must keep your finger on the trigger.
Date published: 2017-10-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best tool I ever bought was this blower. Have had this for several years and I use it year round, for blowing out the garage floor, the garden shed, leaves off the deck and snow in the winter off the cars, driveway and walk. I can have a 3 car driveway and a long walk all the way around my garage in 10 minutes as long as there is only 1-2 inches of snow.
Date published: 2017-10-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The only thing missing is a throttle lock. Probably the best blower I have owned in 40+ years, but I do miss the throttle lock that has been on the other blowers.
Date published: 2017-10-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disappointed Not as powerful as previous blowers, Takes another 10 to 15 minutes to do the same job as before
Date published: 2017-10-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Performed just as advertise! Easy start and gets it done. Thank you! Easy start and gets it done. Just like it was advertised, easy to start and easy to maneuver in tight spaces. Well balanced to operate with one hand. Thank you!
Date published: 2017-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product This product is super easy to start, is lightweight, and powerful. Even removes stubborn pine needles from roof and gutters with ease. Cleans flat surfaces like driveways and sidewalks quickly and efficiently.
Date published: 2017-09-28
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