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Echo PB-265LN - 375 CFM Gas Backpack Blower

The Echo PB-265LN is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 375 CFM at 158 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25.4cc engine. (Read full specs)

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  • $299.00 - April 14, 2024
  • $275.08 - April 13, 2024
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Since: April 13, 2024
  • Highest Price: $299.00 - April 14, 2024
  • Lowest Price: $275.08 - April 13, 2024

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 375
MPH Up to 158
Blowing Force 11 N
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 25.4cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Throttle positionHip
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 22.3 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 13.3 lbs
Noise rating 64 dB
Warranty 5 years

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Description

Overview of the Echo PB-265LN

The Echo PB-265LN in use

The Echo PB-265LN

  • Power: The PB-265LN, produced by Echo, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 375 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 158 miles per hour (MPH).
  • Handling: This backpack leaf blower offers ergonomic advantages, distributing weight for comfortable operation over extended periods and freeing the user's hands for efficient maneuvering. Its throttle is hip-mounted, which can make it easier on your right hand if you operate it over an extended period of time. When compared to other gas-powered backpack blowers, the Echo PB-265LN stands out due to its lower weight: just 13.3 lbs.
  • Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 25.4cc. As with most 2-stroke engines, the PB-265LN requires a fuel mixture of gas and oil to function efficiently. The fuel/oil ratio recommended by Echo for the PB-265LN is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: Users can fine-tune airflow with the variable speed settings of the PB-265LN, complemented by intuitive cruise control for effortless use.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 64 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: The fuel tank of the PB-265LN has a capacity of 22.3 fl. oz, which, although not extensive compared to similar backpack blowers, helps maintain its manageable weight, enhancing its portability. In fact, it is the smallest tank of all gas backpack blowers.

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The Echo PB-265LN's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Echo PB-265LN compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Air expelled from the blower's nozzle can reach speeds of 158 MPH, indicating a lower air speed, when compared to other gas-powered backpack blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Husqvarna 150BT, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 270 MPH.
  • With a maximum airflow of 375 CFM (cubic feet per minute), this model is on the lower end in terms of air circulation for gas-powered backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the RedMax EBZ9000RH, which boasts with 1245 CFM.
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Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Echo PB-265LN 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
  • Lightweight (13.3 lbs)
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (64 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Small tank (22.3 fl. oz.)
  • Low CFM (375 CFM)
  • Low MPH (158 MPH)

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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-265LN 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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