BG 56 C-E - $169.95 DSRP


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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
*Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2.
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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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 259reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to start, easy to use This blower starts easily. Three or four pumps on the primer, set the choke to full, and with two or three pulls, the blower starts right up. I use this blower once or twice a week after mowing and it does a great job. August 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great blower although it is not as easy to start as advertised. This is my third stihl blower and I would buy again. The only negative is that it its not as easy to start as advertised and I don't think that my wife would be able to start it. Otherwise it is a great product. August 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Blower Easy to start and runs great. Even my wife can start it. August 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Quiet, easy starting and dependability I have tried many different blowers over the years and all a finicky and require too much choke and throttle to run to speed. Right out of the box this unit starts and runs as advertised with plenty of power to do the job July 28, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Smooth starting and easy to use I have a small yard but a lot of concrete driveway and patio space. This blower has been fantastic at helping me keep those areas clear from leaves and clippings each week. After sweeping it with a push broom one time the decision was simple and saved me 20 minutes a week and a sore back. July 27, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Little blower with big balls! I have a large concrete pad and very long driveway. This blower easily move leaves, Pineneedles, pinecones, beer cans, mulch and grass with ease! July 25, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Perfect for occasional home use Purchased this blower on the advice of the salesman after explaining my usage. The Stihl provides more than enough power and CFMs to clean my driveway or anything else yard related. Easy to start, very efficient, and lightweight.Great product! July 25, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great blower Use this blower instead of my craftsman blower that's corded (electrical). Very good for what it is used for. Can blow leaves off driveway, remove leaves and remove small rocks.My only complaint is sometimes it hard to start July 22, 2016
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