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Husqvarna 525BX Spec Sheet

The Husqvarna 525BX is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 459 CFM at 192 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25.4 cc engine.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 459
MPH Up to 192
Blowing Force 15 N

Engine

Make X-Torq®
Engine Displacement 25.4 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil Ratio 50:1
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 15.22 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 9.48 lbs
Noise Rating 106 dB
Tube Length 22 in
Warranty 2 years

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Description

The Husqvarna 525BX is a powerful and well-balanced handheld blower for professional use. The patented X-Torq® engine technology, in combination with the special fan and housing design, means a high blowing capacity that’s easy to control. The LowVib® anti-vibration system makes work less strenuous – even during long shifts. Plus, cruise control and other smart features ensure efficient and convenient operation at all times. (source: Husqvarna)

Overview of the Husqvarna 525BX

  • Power: The Husqvarna 525BX is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 459 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 192 MPH.
  • Handling: With its handheld design, this leaf blower was created with portability in mind. Most users will have no problem using it almost anywhere. Among other gas-powered handheld blowers, the Husqvarna 525BX can be considered light, weighing only 9.48 lbs.
  • Engine: Its X-Torq® engine boasts a displacement of 25.4 cc. Please note that, because the Husqvarna 525BX’s engine is a 2-cycle one, it runs on a mixture of oil and gasoline. According to Husqvarna, the proper fuel mixture ratio for this blower is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: For those who are keen on having complete control while operating their leaf blower, the 525BX offers variable speed settings.
  • Noise: The manufacturer specifications state that the 525BX can generate engine noise approaching 106 dB. This is louder than other gas-powered handheld leaf blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 15.22 fl. oz., this Husqvarna blower is average when compared to other gas-powered handheld leaf blowers.
  • X-Torq®: The X-Torq® is Husqvarna's latest technology for two-stroke engines. It reduces fuel consumption by up to 20% and harmful exhaust emissions by up to 60% while increasing torque over a wider rpm range.

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The Husqvarna 525BX's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Husqvarna 525BX compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • It can push air from the nozzle at 192 MPH, which puts it ahead of its class in terms of air speed for gas-powered handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Poulan Pro PPBV25 with 230 MPH).
  • The 525BX is average in terms of air volume. It's rated at 459 CFM, which is common for gas-powered handheld leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Troy-Bilt TB2MB JET with 650 CFM).

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Price comparison

As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other gas handheld blowers, the Husqvarna 525BX is on the expensive side of the price range.

While certainly not the cheapest of its kind, purchasing it would most likely also mean enjoying the reliability of a high-end product.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • X-Torq® Engine
  • Lightweight (9.48 lbs)
  • High MPH (192 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (15.22 fl. oz.)
  • Decent CFM (459 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • On the expensive side
  • High Noise (106 dB)

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About Husqvarna

Founded in 1689 in the town that bore its namesake, Husqvarna is a Swedish company that has been developing and manufacturing quality tools and accessories for 325 years. This makes Husqvarna one of the longest-operating manufacturers of outdoor products. Thanks to its reputation and a passion for innovation and quality, Husqvarna continues to be an industry leader in the outdoor power tool market.

Warranty Information

The Husqvarna 525BX 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 Husqvarna blowers, please consult Husqvarna's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-487-5951.
Husqvarna also has an extended warranty program for 2-stroke handheld blowers like this one.

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    I loved old design stihl tools,(BG86), but heard enough bad about new ones that I saw fit to look elsewhere. I also had great luck with redmax trimmers in the past. I found this Husqvarna blower, (exact same look, specs as redmax model), and figured I couldn’t miss on the price. Bought in late 2018, used on light snows and by late spring, idle is out of adjustment. I hope that’s all it is. I now see also that I need a special tool to fit adjustment screws. Not impressed if this is what Husky/ redmax has become since Husky takeover. Never had such an issue with older stihl, echo or redmax tools.

    + PROS: great price, free shipping
    - CONS: carb/ idle out of adjustment after a few months use.
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