The Poulan Pro PPBV25 is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 450 CFM at 230 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25cc engine. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 450|
|MPH||Up to 230|
|Fuel tank||16.9 fl. oz.|
|Mulcher||Yes, metal impeller|
|Noise rating||96.7 dB|
|Other model numbers||967623001|
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Overview of the Poulan Pro PPBV25
- Power: The Poulan Pro PPBV25 is a gas-powered leaf blower. It sports a max air speed of 230 MPH and a max air volume rating of 450 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
- Handling: Being handheld, this blower has a good maneuverability and is meant to be easier to carry around over a small period of time. Be aware that, at 17 lbs, the Poulan Pro PPBV25 is on the heavier side of gas-powered handheld blowers.
- Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 25 cc. As you may or may not know, 2-stroke engines require a mixture of gasoline and oil in order to keep all the moving parts lubricated while fuelling the engine’s internal combustion. The fuel/oil ratio recommended by Poulan Pro for the PPBV25 is 50:1.
- Speed Settings: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the PPBV25 offers variable speed settings, and moreover, is also equipped with cruise control, which allows the user to comfortably continue blowing at their preferred setting.
- Vacuum: As a blower vac, the PPBV25 handily vacuums unwanted material into a storage bag for easy disposal (bag included).
- Mulching: With a mulching ratio of 16:1, this mulcher can reliably pulp 16 bags of waste (such as leaves and other debris) into 1 bag of mulch. The unit uses a metal impeller.
- Noise: As far as gas-powered handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 96.7 dB.
- Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity for a handheld blower, with a tank that holds around 16.9 fl. oz of fuel.
The Poulan Pro PPBV25's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Poulan Pro PPBV25 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- It can push air from the nozzle at 230 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.
- It has a maximum air volume output of 450 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the PPBV25 is well within average in relation to similar gas-powered handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Craftsman B225, with 650 CFM, could be in your good books.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other blower vacs, the Poulan Pro PPBV25 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
- In the expected price range
- Cruise control
- Leaf collection bag included
- Metal impeller
- High MPH (230 MPH)
- Decent tank (16.9 fl. oz.)
- Acceptable noise (96.7 dB)
- Decent CFM (450 CFM)
- Quite heavy (17 lbs)
About Poulan Pro
Poulan Pro was originally founded in 1912 as Poulan Saw Co. by Claude Poulan. Once recognizable by its characteristic green color scheme, the company has since undergone many changes after becoming a brand name of Husqvarna Group. Now known as Poulan Pro and featuring black and gold colors, the brand specializes in high-quality outdoor equipment.
The Poulan Pro PPBV25 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 Poulan Pro blowers, please consult Poulan Pro's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-849-1297.
Poulan Pro also has an extended warranty program (opens in a new tab) for 2-stroke handheld blowers like this one.
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I think it worked great!
Junk junk . I bought one knowing my current unit was to about die but it lasted 1yr 6 m. Took the new one out and got about ten hrs than quit.ran ran to menards got the same one. Went home to finish yard work. Making same noise/sounds. Pulled the plug had metal between electrodes. Took it further apart found metal/sand type grit. Cleaned and was reassembling it when I broke the piston ring. Can’t get parts.
bought from amazon 5/15/2019 worked great 4-5 times quit took in for warranty service; said had low compression and unserviceable. possible cause no oil no filter I have a BVM200vs 10 or so years old still runs. I used the bottle of that came with unit and fresh non-ethanol gas Have 3 other pieces of equipment still working took unit back for warranty Husqvarna NO warranty CANNOT find replacement parts ANYWHERE #HUS 586224401 took to service centers $35.00 NO HELP no parts