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Echo PB-250LN Spec Review

The Echo PB-250LN is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 391 CFM at 165 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25.4 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 391
MPH Up to 165
Blowing Force 13 N
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 25.4 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 16.9 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 9.5 lbs
Noise rating 65 dB
Warranty 5 years
CARB-compliantYes

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Description

Overview of the Echo PB-250LN

The Echo PB-250LN in use

The Echo PB-250LN

  • Power: The PB-250LN gas-powered blower, manufactured by Echo, is rated for a max air volume of 391 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 165 MPH.
  • Handling: Being handheld, this blower has a good maneuverability and is meant to be easier to carry around over a small period of time. When compared to other gas-powered handheld blowers, the Echo PB-250LN stands out due to its lower weight: just 9.5 lbs.
  • Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 25.4 cc. Being that this is a 2-stroke engine, it must be fuelled using a mix of gas and oil. The proper fuel ratio set by the manufacturer for the PB-250LN is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the PB-250LN 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 65 dB, the PB-250LN is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered handheld category.
  • Fuel Tank: Its tank can hold 16.9 fl. oz., so it falls squarely in the average in terms of fuel capacity for handheld blowers.

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The Echo PB-250LN's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Echo PB-250LN compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • The Echo PB-250LN expels air at speeds up to 165 MPH, making it standard 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.
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Echo PB-250LN can reach 391 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on the low end for gas-powered handheld blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Craftsman B225, which boasts with 650 CFM.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (9.5 lbs)
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent tank (16.9 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (65 dB)
  • Decent MPH (165 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Low CFM (391 CFM)

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About Echo

ECHO Inc. was founded in Northbrook, IL, in 1972 (originally known as Kioritz Corporation of America). Throughout its 40-year history, ECHO has made a name for itself by striving to exceed industry standards with its high-quality, technologically superior outdoor equipment. They offer a full line of outdoor power tools and products, the majority of which are built in the United States.

Warranty Information

The Echo PB-250LN is covered under a warranty for up to 5 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Echo blowers, please consult Echo's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-432-ECHO (3246).

Questions & Answers

What 50:1 ratio mean (Asked July 28, 2022)

It means that 50 parts of gasoline should be combined with 1 part of 2-cycle oil. So 2.6 fl.oz of oil per gallon of gas.

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Echo PB-250LN
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    Ovie e mcclure May 17, 2022 at 10:35 am
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    I have a pb250ln mtg date June 2014 runs like a new one hasn’t quit on me yet

    + PROS: None
    - CONS: None
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  2. 4.4
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    Bad carburetor

    + PROS: Good blower
    - CONS: Always having problems with carburetor bought 2 already and gave up already
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    Nicholas Smith June 10, 2020 at 2:40 pm
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    Excellent leaf blower, never quits, sips fuel and always starts first pull!

    + PROS: Light, quiet, easy start, no fatigue from extended use
    - CONS: None to mention
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    Ralph D. Edwards April 17, 2019 at 8:47 am
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    I have purchased two Echo blowers PB-250-LN. Had no problem with the first one. Second one after about a year, the plastic recoil spring holder broke. Warranty repair would have cost me more than repairing it myself. This basically is a good product, but the plastic used here is a no no. Too much stress for plastic. However, I did just buy a PB-2520 for my grandson as well as one of the string trimmers. Please do not cut quality in critical areas like the recoil spring holder.

    + PROS: Basically a good product
    - CONS: Low quality plastic of the recoil spring holder
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