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Black+Decker BV3600 Spec Review

The Black+Decker BV3600 is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 385 CFM at 230 MPH. It features a 12-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Price history for the Black+Decker BV3600
Latest updates:
  • $59.98 - October 11, 2021
  • $74.00 - October 8, 2021
  • $59.98 - July 26, 2021
  • $65.49 - June 19, 2021
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Since: June 19, 2021
  • Highest Price: $74.00 - October 8, 2021
  • Lowest Price: $59.98 - July 26, 2021

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 385
MPH Up to 230
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp12 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 2
Features
Cord lock Yes
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes
Mulching ratio 10:1
Misc
Weight 8.1 lbs
Noise rating 69 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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Description

With up to 230 mph of blowing power, this electric blower vacuum powers through leaves and debris with ease. An Anti-Clog Vortex® Impeller helps to prevent clogging while vacuuming and mulching. (source: Black+Decker)

Overview of the Black+Decker BV3600

The Black+Decker BV3600 in use

The Black+Decker BV3600

  • Power: This electric leaf blower has a maximum air volume rating of 385 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed rating of 230 MPH.
  • Power delivery: Being that it is a corded blower with a 12 Amp motor, the BV3600 requires a steady power source and must be plugged in when using it. Please note that some manufacturers don’t include the cord with the unit. If this is the case, or if you’re looking to buy a backup, please use our gauge calculator to ensure you’re buying the right cord for your blower.
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    The Black+Decker BV3600 features a 12-amp motor, which works on 120V

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  • Cord Lock Mechanism: This unit has a handy 'cord lock' feature, which prevents it from being unplugged during use.
  • Handling: With its handheld design, this leaf blower was created with portability in mind. Most users will have no problem using it almost anywhere. All told, it weighs 8.1 lbs — the Black+Decker BV3600 is neither the lightest nor the heaviest electric handheld blower on the market.
  • Speed Settings: Not all jobs need full power. The BV3600 has 2 speed settings so, you can blow more or less air from the blower depending on the job.
  • Vacuum: As a blower vac, the BV3600 handily vacuums unwanted material into a storage bag for easy disposal (14 gallon bag included).
  • Mulching: The manufacturer’s specifications give it a mulching ratio of 10:1. For every 10 bags you put in, it will reduce down to just one bag of mulch.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 69 dB, the BV3600 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the electric handheld category.

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The Black+Decker BV3600's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Black+Decker BV3600 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Forced air exiting this blower has been clocked at a max speed of 230 MPH. This puts the BV3600 ahead of the pack as far as air speed is concerned in electric handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Craftsman CMEBL7000 and its 260 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Black+Decker BV3600 can reach 385 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other electric handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Worx Turbine WG521, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other blower vacs, the Black+Decker BV3600 is on the cheap side of the price range.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Leaf collection bag included
  • High MPH (230 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (8.1 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (69 dB)
  • Decent CFM (385 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Black+Decker BV3600 doesn't have any notably low specs.

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About Black+Decker

The Stanley Black & Decker Corporation is an American manufacturer that has produced and sold quality tools and accessories for over a hundred years. The corporation sells a wide variety of hand tools, power tools, security systems and more through its many subsidiary brands: Stanley, Black & Decker, DeWalt, Mac, Bostitch, and more. Stanley Black & Decker counts itself as a leading global manufacturer of tools and similar products with a market presence in over 100 countries.

Warranty Information

The Black+Decker BV3600 is covered under a warranty for up to 2 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Black+Decker blowers, please consult Black+Decker's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-544-6986.

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