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Black+Decker BV6000 Spec Review

The Black+Decker BV6000 is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 400 CFM at 250 MPH. It features a 12-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Latest updates:
  • $79.00 - May 4, 2022
  • $99.00 - February 14, 2022
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Since: February 14, 2022
  • Highest Price: $99.00 - February 14, 2022
  • Lowest Price: $79.00 - May 4, 2022

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 400
MPH Up to 250
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp12 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 2
Features
Cord lock Yes
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes
Mulching ratio 16:1
Misc
Weight 8.1 lbs
Noise rating 68 dB
Warranty 2 years

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Description

Ideal for clearing driveways, sidewalks, decks, and garages of debris and fall leaves from yard. Its heavy-duty vacuum is ideal for vacuuming leaves, grass clippings, twigs, pine needles, and other lawn debris. (source: Black+Decker)

Overview of the Black+Decker BV6000

The Black+Decker BV6000 in use

The Black+Decker BV6000

  • Power: The Black+Decker BV6000 is an electric blower with a maximum air volume rating of 400 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 250 MPH.
  • Power delivery: This unit, featuring a 12 Amp motor, is a corded blower. It must be plugged into an electrical outlet with a reliable power source at all times during operation. Note that the power cord might not be included with the blower. Should you wish to obtain one, use our gauge calculator.
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    The Black+Decker BV6000 features a 12-amp motor, which works on 120V

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  • Cord Lock Mechanism: Since accidental disconnection can be a real inconvenience, the BV6000 features a reliable cord lock to prevent 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. At 8.1 lbs, the Black+Decker BV6000 is within the average weight range of electric handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: With 2 speed settings, this blower’s output can be set to meet the needs of jobs big or small.
  • Vacuum: It features a vacuum allowing it to suck up leaf and debris once the sweeping job is complete (14 gallon bag included).
  • Mulching: With a mulching ratio of 16:1, this mulcher can shrink 16 bags of leaves down to one bag of mulch, helping you get rid of unwanted leaves and debris.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 68 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric handheld blowers.

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The Black+Decker BV6000's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Black+Decker BV6000 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 250 MPH, which is rather impressive for an electric handheld blower. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Toro 51621 and its 260 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • It has a maximum air volume output of 400 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the BV6000 is well within average in relation to similar 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 BV6000 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 (250 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (8.1 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (68 dB)
  • Decent CFM (400 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Black+Decker BV6000 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 BV6000 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.

Questions & Answers

Where do i get replacement bags (Asked October 10, 2020)

The bag's part number is 90560020-01. It can be bought directly from Amazon (opens in a new tab).

How do I start it up (Asked August 11, 2021)

The unit is fitted with a two speed switch located on the top of the power head below the handle. To use in low speed, rotate the knob clockwise to Position I. To use in high speed, rotate the knob clockwise to Position II.

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