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BG 86

Our most powerful handheld blower, designed for landscaping professionals.

BG 86
Rated 4.4 out of 5 by 89reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Stihl excellence as usual Superb machine. Starting, running, power, flexibility. Great anti vibe, quiet, powerful, lightweight. Excellent controls/auto choke design and cruise control. Could not ask for more. Highly recommended. May 7, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by STIHL 4 EVER !!! Nothing compares to this company. They have been making the best Equipment since as long as I can remember. 25+ years. I do not even entertain the idea of using something else. Never once have been disappointed. You can feel free to buy from STIHL with the fullest confidence. Enjoy! April 29, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by This blower is easy to start. The run features are easy to use with one hand. I bought a GB 86 to clear snow from a ground mount solar system . It works fine up to 5 feet away and anything farther it does not have any power to remove snow. Stihl should offer for sale separate sections of blower pipe to reach out father.The blower starts and runs ok but takes a long time to warm up to full rpm. Also I can hear something in the blower that seems loose. Don't know what it is. February 24, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not dependable. Owned for almost 2 years. Has the typical shut off when idling as stated by others. Also has gone through two carbs while using ethanol free fuel and stihl mixture.Left me stranded at a job that the customer offered me his homelite blower to do the job..... February 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by The gold standard for commercial handheld blowers 1. This is the most comfortable handheld I have ever used .. period.2. Starts on the first pull every time.3. Enough power to move stubborn wet/muddy leaves4. Lightweight5. Quiet6. Excellent power (scouring) on wet and dry grassEnough said. This and the BG55 are the best handheld blowers that Stihl makes. January 20, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Leaf Blower! I have had this blower for several months now and absolutely love it. My neighborhood has a lot of Pin and Red Oak trees that drop a lot of leaves. This leaf blower has done an excellent job and is easy to use. I have also used this blower several times to remove 1 inch fluffy light snows and it did a great job. This leaf blower is easy to start, runs great, light weight, well balanced, and really moves leaves. It might be just a little more expensive ($50) but trust me, it is well worth it to own Stihl and you won't regret it. I own a few other Stihl products and that's all I'll buy now.I previously had a Craftsman 25cc 2 cycle 215mph blower that I liked but it always had starting issues. It never liked to restart when warm, sometimes it wouldn't start for days, then finally very sluggishly start. Finally it died after just 3 years. December 28, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by VERY COMFORTABLE! PLENTY OF POWER! I love my bg86 hand held. The new vibration reduction is amazing, can't feel any vibration at all while using it. Has a plenty of power to get the job done. Very smooth motor and quiet to. I love my stihl products and will stick with the best. Thank you stihl! December 21, 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by works as advertised, When using it to mulch up my leaves this fall. I wish the zipper opening was wider on that end so the leaves would come out better. I had shake the leaves out with some force, while trying to keep the leave in the bags I was using to hall them away. The leaves don't just fall out. That is the only complaint I have. It works great other than that, wet leaves and all. December 1, 2015
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