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BG 86 C-E

Our most powerful handheld blower, made even better with Easy2Start™ technology.

BG 86 C-E
Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 71reviewers.
Rated 3 out of 5 by Hard to start when hot. Brand new BG 86 C-E. It does not start easily when it is hot. Not too happy. July 19, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Heavy duty I have dropped this thing off of a 3ft ladder and yes it ran and nothing broke June 15, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Power- but easy2start is pointless Owned for 6 months and returned for 2nd time in a month bc the start mechanism pull fails. I also run a big-55 which never had this problem in 5 years. Save your money, the pull on this machine is a bad design the shop seems familiar with. I regret my purchase and will likely return to a more reliable brand. This is supposed to be a commercial grade Model I have my doubts. June 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best handheld on the market I purchased a used machine from craigslist. Unit is about 2 years old now but you can't tell by looking at it. Has great power to weight and starts easily. The automatic choke has streamlined initial startups and restarts that confused a lot of people. Attachment of suction tube could be a little easier but overall an excellent tool. If your considering a different brand-stop. You've already found the best. It clears gutters, cleans asphalt for sealcoating, clears grass clippings (duh), stimulates campfires, and makes quick work of warehouse/garage housekeeping with out rattling your joints from there sockets. A little pricey if purchased new but still a good value at msrp for the weekly+ user. If your only going to use it once a month- go electric. May 30, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cannot beat a Stihl product I purchased the Stihl BG 86 C-E about a month ago. I sure do like it. As with all Stihl products, you take care of them, they last. Between 2 chainsaws, pole saw, brush cutter, you just cannot go wrong with Stihl. My go to chainsaw is a 1994 009L, that still runs like it did new. Proof, that you take care of Stihl products, they last. The anti vibration on this blower is great. Thank you Stihl, for making a quality product, that is made in the USA. Also, having a servicing dealer is a great, when you need replacement items. Not the big box stores, that have a one size fits all, & nothing fits anything. You get what you pay for. May 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great blower Bought this blower 18 months ago , love the cruise control just lift the kill lever up to the desired speed runs great , easy to start , I use only 90 octane ethanol free fuel ( just search for " pure-gas " and you can find gas stations that sell it near you ) and synthetic 2-cycle oil , I had to clean the spark arester screen this spring just unscrew the exhaust port remove the screen hit it with some penetrating oil and wire brush and screw it back in , replaced spark plug with e3.24 plug and clean the air filter is all I ever had to do to this blower , I use this blower to clean my drive way , gutters , blow leaves it even blows wet leaves , I even use it to blow dry my motorcycle after I wash it , it works great , I think this blower is going to last a long time . March 7, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great handheld power. When my old blower broke I bought a BG 56CE. It did not have the power I needed, my local Stihl dealer let me trade up to BG 86 CE.It has great power to blow wet cedar tree stuff off my roof and out of my gutters. It is relatively quiet compared to my last blower. The engine runs so smooth, I don't get the pins and needles feelings in my hands after extended use, which is my favorite aspect of the BG 86.I also like the four year warranty (with purchase of Stihl gas:oil mix). January 13, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent blower I have a large yard with lots of trees. This blower makes easy work of leaves, sweetgum balls and acorns. This blower gives backpack results without the bulkiness. Im very satisfied with my purchase. December 31, 2015
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