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Echo PB-2520 - 453 CFM Gas Handheld Blower

The Echo PB-2520 is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 453 CFM at 170 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25.4cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Price history for the Echo PB-2520
Latest updates:
  • $196.00 - July 23, 2024
  • $169.00 - April 9, 2024
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Since: April 9, 2024
  • Highest Price: $196.00 - July 23, 2024
  • Lowest Price: $169.00 - April 9, 2024

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 453
MPH Up to 170
Blowing Force 15.8 N
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 25.4cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 18.6 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 8.8 lbs
Noise rating 70 dB
Warranty 5 years
Other model numbersPB-2520AA

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Description

Overview of the Echo PB-2520

The Echo PB-2520 in use

The Echo PB-2520

  • Power: The PB-2520 gas-powered blower, manufactured by Echo, is rated for a max air volume of 453 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 170 MPH.
  • Handling: Being handheld, this leaf blower is inherently easier to manage and transport compared to larger alternatives like backpack or walk-behind models. The Echo PB-2520 distinguishes itself among other gas-powered handheld blowers for its lightweight design, weighing just 8.8 lbs.
  • Engine: This blower's engine has a displacement specification of 25.4cc. Given its 2-cycle design, it's essential to mix gasoline and oil correctly for the unit's engine. The proper fuel ratio set by the manufacturer for the PB-2520 is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: Users can fine-tune airflow with the variable speed settings of the PB-2520, complemented by intuitive cruise control for effortless use.
  • Noise: For gas-powered handheld blowers, the PB-2520's 70 dB noise rating can be considered fairly typical.
  • Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity for a handheld blower, with a tank that holds around 18.6 fl. oz of fuel.

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The Echo PB-2520's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Echo PB-2520 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Forced air leaving this blower’s nozzle has been clocked at 170 MPH, placing the PB-2520 right in line with the average 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-2520 can reach 453 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other gas-powered handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Craftsman B225, with 650 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other gas handheld blowers, the Echo PB-2520 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
  • Lightweight (8.8 lbs)
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent tank (18.6 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (70 dB)
  • Decent CFM (453 CFM)
  • Decent MPH (170 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Echo PB-2520 doesn't have any notably low specs.

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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-2520 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).

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