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Craftsman B225 Spec Review

The Craftsman B225 is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 650 CFM at 135 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 27 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 650
MPH Up to 135
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 27 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 40:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank N/A
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 11 lbs
Noise rating 75 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 3 years
CARB-compliantYes
Other model numbersCMXGAAMR27MF

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Description

The mixed-flow leaf blower minimizes vibration with its dual bearing design. The 27cc, 2-cycle gas engine generates and industry-leading 650 CFM with air amplified technology. It is equipped with Easy Start technology for simpler pull starts, as well as easy 3-Step Starting; prime, choke, pull.

Overview of the Craftsman B225

  • Power: The Craftsman B225 is a gas-powered leaf blower. It sports a max air speed of 135 MPH and a max air volume rating of 650 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • 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 11 lbs — the Craftsman B225 is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered handheld blower on the market.
  • Engine: The blower is fitted with a 27 cc engine. While this engine has a traditional recoil starter, it is also electric start capable (JumpStart Drill Bit not included). Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run. For the Craftsman B225, this ratio is 40:1.
  • Speed Settings: With its variable speed settings, the Craftsman B225 allows you to precisely control its air output. In addition, the blower is also equipped with cruise control, with which the user can easily maintain the selected settings.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 75 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered handheld blowers.

The Craftsman B225's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Craftsman B225 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air expelled from the nozzle of this blower can reach 135 MPH. When compared to others of this type, the B225 has a lower air speed than most gas-powered handheld blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Craftsman BV2500, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 250 MPH.
  • Regarding its air volume, the Craftsman B225 boasts an impressive airflow that can reach 650 CFM (Cubic Foot per Minute). This makes it one of the most powerful gas-powered handheld blowers.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas handheld blowers, the Craftsman B225 is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Cruise control
  • Electric start capable
  • High CFM (650 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (11 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (75 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low MPH (135 MPH)

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About Craftsman

Craftsman is a label which traces its roots to 1927, when it was first registered by the Sears department store. The brand has been only recently acquired by Stanley Black & Decker. Their products seem to be assembled in the US, from materials that are sourced abroad. Their selection features a wide range of lawn keeping equipment, including several leaf blowers. Little by little, Craftsman are diversifying their leaf blower offers. Craftsman blowers used to be exclusively handheld and electrically powered, but we now see backpack and gas-powered models. Both their price and specs range from the lower to middle tier.

Warranty Information

The Craftsman B225 is covered under a warranty for up to 3 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Craftsman blowers, please consult Craftsman's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-888-331-4569.

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