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Professional Blowers

Do more in less time with a professional-grade STIHL blower. We offer a comprehensive line of handheld blowers and backpack blowers, designed for the needs of landscaping professionals. These blowers deliver power, comfort, durability and no-fuss ease of use. To help you identify model features, look for these corresponding symbols: C = Comfort feature and E = Easy2Start™.

For professionals, time means money. Spend more of your time on the job instead of servicing your equipment. Our fuel-efficient, low-emission engines and large fuel tanks reduce your need for refuels and can save you money on fuel costs. STIHL blowers are also ergonomically designed to reduce vibration and increase comfort. And most importantly, they provide reliable power – a necessity when you’re using our blowers all day, every day.

Blowers Frequently Asked Questions
Compare Model Displacement Engine Power Weight Fuel Capacity
BG 66 L 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.) 0.6 kW (0.8 bhp) 4.4 kg (9.7 Ibs.) 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
BG 86 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.) 0.8 kW (1.07 bhp) 4.4 kg (9.7 Ibs.) 440 cc (14.9 oz.)
BG 86 C-E 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.) 0.8 kW (1.07 bhp) 4.5 kg (9.9 Ibs.) 440 cc (14.9 oz.)
BR 350 63.3 cc (3.86 cu. in.) 2.1 kW (2.8 bhp) 10.0 kg (22.0 lbs.) 1700 cc (57.5 oz.)
BR 430 63.3 cc (3.86 cu. in.) 2.9 kW (3.9 bhp) 10.1 kg (22.3 lbs.) 1700 cc (57.5 oz.)
BR 450 63.3 cc (3.86 cu. in.) 2.9 kW (3.9 bhp) 10.6 kg (23.4 lbs.) 1700 cc (57.5 oz.)
BR 450 C-EF 63.3 cc (3.86 cu. in.) 2.9 kW (3.9 bhp) 11.5 kg (25.4 lbs) 1700 cc (57.5 oz.)
BR 500 64.8 cc (3.95 cu. in.) 2.0 kW (2.7 bhp) 10.1 kg (22.3 lbs.) 1400 cc (47.3 oz.)
BR 550 64.8 cc (3.95 cu. in.) 2.5 kW (3.4 bhp) 9.9 kg (21.8 Ibs.) 1400 cc (47.3 oz.)
BGA 100 -- -- w/o Battery: 2.5 kg (5.5 lbs.) --
BR 600 MAGNUM® 64.8 cc (3.95 cu. in.) 2.8 kW (3.8 bhp) 9.8 kg (21.6 Ibs.) 1400 cc (47.3 oz.)
Average rating for Professional Blower Reviews
(4.7 / 5)
683 Reviews
  1. 3 months ago
    best power to weight ratio of any blower with cool features
    i have been a stihl fan for years except blowers. i saw this the other day , demoed it and took it home. you hit a home run with this one stihl. its light and powerful. the adjustable nozzle works great for me to adapt to my needs. it can play ball with the two strongest blowers out there.. the echo pb770t and redmax ebz8500.. and is lighter. i own all three blowers mentioned above and use them all but cant keep my br450 off my back. love it stihl. p.s. stihl i also own ( orange and white ;) ... read more ) ms192 ms290 fs100rx fc110 bt45 hl100
  2. 4 months ago
    Pushing Leaves
    Working almost 3 acres of mixed woodland. Bought this today and 5 tanks of gas later I can say I put a major dent in the leaves and pine needles. Almost bought an echo which are cheaper but Stihl has always delivered on their other products. I have a few. Wish we could burn these leaves like we did as kids.
  3. 3 months ago
    Easy to start
    This product is very easy to start has outstanding power and seems to be built tough like all Stihl products.
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  1. 3 years ago
    Great Product, typical Stihl quality
    Bought this blower about 3 weeks ago as an early Father's Day gift from my wife. Thank you dear!! This thing is great. Dealer recommended me to use 93 octane with no ethanol. I did so, and I have used it about 5 or six times already. It runs great, and when you put the tapered end attachment on it, it will blow away anything in its path. It's light, fairly quiet, and does not make your hands tingle when you hold it for extended amounts of time. Easy to crank. Great investment so far. It sounds ... read more good when it runs too. I would recommend this product to anybody.
  2. 1 year ago
    The best big handheld blower on the market
    I was seeking another stihl blower to replace my retired stihl sh85. I bought this one. The 4 point spring anti vibes make this blower very comfy to use this machine has plenty of power for big and small jobs this blower is very easy to start and use (mine starts in 4 pulls- I use 50:1 canned fuel ethnol free). I highly recommend this blower.
  3. 8 months ago
    excellent power and control of air streams
    I purchased in 2014 a BG 86C-E model handheld blower. Best blower I ever owned. Easy to use, plenty of power and dependable. The three things a homeowner looks for in any type of power tools. . It funnels more air into a smaller size that moves mountain of leaves with ease. You can easily control the edges where the blower air stream is distinct unlike other blowers. Not only is this blower well worth the price but is the most efficient. It is amazing how much work it is capable of doing. Never ... read more own anything but Stihl products.
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  1. 3 years ago
    Makes leaf cleanup easy
    I have had my BR550 for over 4 years. It has never let me down. I live in an area with lots of trees and this blower gets a major workout every year. I wouldnt use anything else after having it. The gas cap was a problem, but after the recall it works great. I changed the nozzle to a curved one that my stihl dealer had in stock and it made it even better.My neighbor is buying one after trying mine.
  2. 2 years ago
    Great fuel efficiency + power = Job Completion
    Is s quick-starting powerful machine. Great this winter for blowing/clearing snow and walks. Feeds leaf shredders as fast as they can handle. Machine is perfectly balanced, but torquey, so needs to be secure to operator. Easy for operators to start, even with minimal training or experience. Great starting even in 10 degree conditions. Will not overheat in summer with hours-long gas-and-go continuous use.
  3. 2 years ago
    Senior Friendly
    I had reservations about this because of my age but after a few tips from an older guy working at dealers I had no problem. I am so glad I went with a larger model as it did everything I wanted. I live in the woods and had 3 feet of wet leaves piled under my deck but this blower took care of it so quick and not only blew them out but blew them far enough that there was no blowback. The weight doesn't bother me but twisting around to saddle up is difficult but guy at store said to just set it on ... read more picnic table etc. and back into it. Worked like a charm for older person. Every time I put it on in my memory I hear " Okay saddle up and move out".
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  1. 2 years ago
    Great power and very dependable
    Best money I've ever spent on a blower period.I will probably never have to buy another blower.
  2. 2 years ago
    Very Quite and Does the Job
    I Maintain Grounds equipment on a university campus and we recently purchased three BR 500 Blowers for our department. All three are working great and it is much nicer around campus with the reduced noise levels from these blowers. We have many trees and at any one time are running 7 to 8 leaf blowers during the Fall to keep up. The BR 500 Blowers move less air than other blowers that are available but they provide enough air to do the job and as stated above produce noticeably less noise.
  3. 3 years ago
    Great design for the urban leaf blower.
    Excactly what was needed in a noise conscience environment. Stihl enough power to lift wet leaves of the sidewalks. If I was to use it everyday I would probably go for the BR600 but since it is only used sparingly this does the job I bought it for.
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  1. 4 months ago
    AWESOME BLOWER FOR PRO'S OR HOMEOWNER!
    First, this is the best blower I have ever used.I have had echo, shindy, redmax etc. I also have the stihl br600 magnum, great blower also.the br450 cef has lower numbers on m.p.h and cfm, but you cannot tell a difference blowing.plus the electric start and tube make up the difference. Blows wet grass clippings, wet leaves and moves piles of dry leaves with ease. The end tube decreaser is great for moving wet material, remove that and moves piles and piles of dry leaves. Very comfortable, ... read more convenient and reliable. I WOULD RECCOMEND THIS BLOWER TO ANY PRO OR HOMEOWNER.
  2. 4 months ago
    My crew and I are impressed
    I have been using the Br600 &Br550s since they came out, I recently made the switch to give this electric start blower a 'what the heck' shot on the trailer and we are very enthusiastic about it. We can't tell the slight decrease in CFM but it's in between the power of a BR550 and BR600. Overall, the differences are minimal and I think the electric start may prove to be worth it. It is slightly heavier (3 lbs.) but the gas tank is bigger. Give it a shot in the field or at your home, I think it ... read more will stand up to the abuse like any other Stihl product.
  3. 4 months ago
    To date, their best professional blower
    I own a BR 550, BR 600 Magnum, and now the BR 450 C-EF -- without a doubt this is Stihl's best blower to date (Oct 2015). I think the Stihl engineers have underrated the CFM, as I can attest that it is virtually equal to the 600 Magnum (and possibly greater). Also, the way that the air is delivered is better, it seems to have more "punch" when you throttle up (compared to the 600). Electric start is a fantastic feature, even on cold mornings, it fires right up. Also, the larger fuel tank is a ... read more benefit over previous models..
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  1. 1 year ago
    Awesome Leaf Blower!
    I've had a BG86 blower for 2 years now and love it. I've owned the cheap box hardware store blowers in the past and they've all broken too quickly. This STIHL BG86 is really reliable and very easy to start no more than 2 pulls every time! If you have a lot of leaves to deal with then this is THE blower for you. The features are handy including the throttle lock so the throttle trigger doesn't have to be constantly pulled. Do your self a favor and buy one!
  2. 2 years ago
    Love it. no regrets on purchase.
    got the BG 86 just at the beginning of leaf season. this year they all seamed to dump at once. I have an acre and half of wooded property. This blower took care of my needs. I was wanting a back pack blower due to the size of area and volume of leaves, but wanted handheld for the rest of the year. I decided on this handheld and was very pleased with the performance and the volume of air this thing puts out. it even moved the wet leaves. highly recommend if your looking for a handheld. I have had ... read more no problems with it starting. Look forward to many things I will find uses for this powerful blower
  3. 1 year ago
    It's a stihl !!!!
    I purchased the BG 86 this morning from the local Stihl dealer. He poured fuel into the tank and it started on the second pull. I got it home and it again started on the second pull. I used it for half an hour to move a lot of pine needles and leaves. It was comfortable to use, didn't kick to one side like my old Craftsman that was only 3 years old and stopped running. Hopefully this blower will continue to work as well as my Stihl chainsaw, grass trimmer and hedge trimmer have.
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