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BG 56 C-E

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

BG 56 C-E
BG 56 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 477.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Pull the cord, it starts. My first blower and my first Stihl product. Why did I wait 20+ years of home ownership for this? Used it all this fall for blowing leaves from beds, gutters, etc. It does seem to use more fuel than I would expect, but it gets the job done. Great for a quick blow out the garage floor too.
Date published: 2017-11-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Greattach blower Blower has plenty of power and does a great job blowing large piles of leaves. The engine starts up easily. Worth the money.
Date published: 2017-11-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stihl #1 in my book I have had an old bg55 blower for over 10 years, its been dropped from 2 story homes, thrown into my truck, neglected, without tune ups, ran without an air filter for about 5 years, Conclusion - though i treat my tools bad, Stihl is the best, longest lasting and dependable tool i have ever purchased.Nov. 2017 purchased BG 56 c-e from my local ace with coupon, starts easy, gutter cleaning kit is awesome accessory.Plan on treating this one a little bit better. Trust me this review comes from a home repairman that takes his tools to the ultimate test.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I call my blower "Mom" My BG56 blower starts easily, and that is a huge plus. After some years of operating an electric Brand X blower, I was hoping for a major upgrade in terms of the air velocity; I got an upgrade, but I can't call it major. What I CAN call it is "Mom," because, just like my mother, this blower is trying to make me right-handed. I'm ambidextrous and I change from left to right and back again frequently as my 75-year-old arms get tired. When I have the blower in my left hand, the air intake sucks my jeans, blocking part of the air flow, reducing the air being discharged. It's a right-handed world, and I understand it - but I don't like being constantly reminded of it.
Date published: 2017-11-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stihl are the best! Two years ago I purchased a Farm Boss 290 Chain Saw, then last fall a BG 56 C-E Blower and a month ago a BR450 Backpack Blower. In the spring I am planning to purchase a Stihl Line Trimmer. They are all the best products made.
Date published: 2017-11-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A year old Very powerful blower but has two features I don't like. Doesn't have a throttle lock so you have to keep the trigger depressed all the time to run full speed. Inconvenient when switching hands. Maybe some nanny government regulation???When using in left hand, suction velocity is so high that this pulls your pants leg into the suction screen thereby restricting air flow. The suction screen needs to be redesigned to reduce this tendency. My last blower, a major brand, only lasted three years before it became practically impossible to start indicating that the cylinder was worn out. So, I am trying a Stihl to see if it will give me acceptable life.
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent equipment I love this blower, easy start, lightweight, and it does a great job.
Date published: 2017-11-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from very light weight and balanced very good product. took a few times to get to know how to start and stay running, but that comes with all things gas powered.Very quiet on idle.Also was looking for blower that was made in USA and this was the only one I found.
Date published: 2017-11-13
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