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Craftsman B250 Spec Review

The Craftsman B250 is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 450 CFM at 205 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 450
MPH Up to 205
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 14 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 9.8 lbs
Noise rating 74 dB
Warranty 2 years
CARB-compliantYes
Other model numbersCMXGAAMR27BL

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Description

The B250 gas leaf blower offers the convenience and power you desire. The 27cc, 2-cycle gas engine is lightweight and powerful with high performance air volume and air speed up to 450 CFM/205 MPH.

Overview of the Craftsman B250

The Craftsman B250 in use

The Craftsman B250

  • Power: The Craftsman B250 is a gas-powered leaf blower. It sports a max air speed of 205 MPH and a max air volume rating of 450 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Handling: For those who are looking for a portable and convenient leaf blower, this model is a strong candidate. It’s designed for easy handling and use, and its size means it’s easily carried and stored. All told, it weighs 9.8 lbs — the Craftsman B250 is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered handheld blower on the market.
  • Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 27 cc. While this engine has a traditional recoil starter, it is also electric start capable (JumpStart Drill Bit not included). Please note that, because the Craftsman B250's engine is a 2-cycle one, it runs on a mixture of oil and gasoline. According to Craftsman, the proper fuel mixture ratio for this blower is 40:1.
  • Speed Settings: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the B250 offers variable speed settings, and moreover, is also equipped with cruise control, which allows the user to comfortably continue blowing at their preferred setting.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 74 dB, the B250 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered handheld category.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 14 fl. oz., this Craftsman blower is average compared to other gas handheld blowers.

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The Craftsman B250's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Craftsman B250 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • It can push air from the nozzle at 205 MPH, which puts it ahead of its class in terms of air speed for gas-powered handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Craftsman BV2500 and its 250 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • The B250 is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 450 CFM, which is common for gas-powered handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Craftsman B225, with 650 CFM, could be in your good books.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Cruise control
  • Electric start capable
  • High MPH (205 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (9.8 lbs)
  • Decent tank (14 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (74 dB)
  • Decent CFM (450 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Craftsman B250 doesn't have any notably low specs.

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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 B250 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 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.

Questions & Answers

I have a craftsman B250 27cc gas blower. I'd need to change the carburator. I'd been trying to find the right one. Since there are so many. Is there any place on the actual blower where I'd can fine the correct carburetor number that I need to replace it. I need some help please. (Asked January 22, 2022)

The carburetor part number is 753-08517.

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Craftsman B250
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    Was awesome until gas lines needed changed no diagram,or info available 2years old

    + PROS: Used to be reliable,until fuel line problem
    - CONS: Hard to find info on this specific one
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