Poulan Pro PR46BT Spec Sheet

The Poulan Pro PR46BT is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 490 CFM at 220 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 46 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 490
MPH Up to 220
Blowing Force N/A
Make N/A
Engine displacement 46 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Throttle positionTube
Fuel tank 51.2 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Weight 19.8 lbs
Noise rating 100 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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Equipped with a powerful 46 cc two-cycle engine, the Poulan Pro PR46BT gas-powered backpack blower is capable of incredible high-velocity air speeds up to 220 mph and airflow up to 490 cfm to easily handle tough blowing tasks like clearing wet, heavy leaves, grass, and other stubborn debris. This lightweight blower is packed with all sorts of high-performance features, like cruise control with variable speed control; heavy-duty frame; soft-grip handle; large, contoured, adjustable shoulder straps; and padded, load-reducing harness for optimal fit, superior comfort, minimal strain, and reduced fatigue for users of any size. Powerful, comfortable, versatile, and easy-to-use, it's ideal for year-round clean-up, and is a perfect choice for homeowners and small business owners with 1/2-acre yards and larger. (source: Poulan Pro)

Overview of the Poulan Pro PR46BT

  • Power: The PR46BT, built by Poulan Pro, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 490 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 220 MPH.
  • Handling: Like most backpack blowers, this model is technically heavier than a handheld. That being said, it can feel lighter and more comfortable because of the way it is carried, even when used over extended periods of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. When compared to other gas-powered backpack blowers, the Poulan Pro PR46BT stands out due to its lower weight: just 19.8 lbs.
  • Engine: The blower is fitted with a 46 cc engine. 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 PR46BT is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: In order to afford more control to the user, this unit has a variable speed control. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Poulan Pro PR46BT to match.
  • Noise: As far as gas-powered backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 100 dB.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 51.2 fl. oz., this Poulan Pro blower is average when compared to other gas backpack blowers.

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The Poulan Pro PR46BT's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Poulan Pro PR46BT compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • It can push air from the nozzle at 220 MPH, which puts it ahead of its class in terms of air speed for gas-powered backpack blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Husqvarna 150BT with 251 MPH).
  • It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 490 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other gas-powered backpack blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

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The bottom line

  • Lightweight (19.8 lbs)
  • High MPH (220 MPH)
  • Decent tank (51.2 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (100 dB)
  • Low CFM (490 CFM)

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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.

Warranty Information

The Poulan Pro PR46BT 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. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-849-1297.

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  1. 1

    Do not even bother spending your money on the machine.

    + PROS: Worked great for 2 weeks keeping the leaves blow into piles in the yard. Only for 2 weeks
    - CONS: Broke within 10 hrs of use. Good luck getting anything done with the "warranty". They don't even list anyone to provide service on the service locator on their website. Just don't buy it or just give your money to some kid with a rake. This thing is worthless
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  2. 1.25

    If you are looking for a blower that starts easily, runs consistently at all throttle settings, restarts easily after a brief shutdown and will idle at the lowest throttle setting, DO NOT buy this machine. It is without question the most difficult to start small engine I have ever owned. It has plenty of power if you can get it started and keep it running, but if you release the accelerator trigger the engine will shut down and you may have to wait until the next day to get it started again. Most disappointing purchase I’ve ever made.

    + PROS: Great power when its running
    - CONS: Almost impossible to start it and keep it running
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  3. 1.4

    This was the worst blower I have ever in life purchased. It will let you down contantly and small engine techs laugh at it.😣

    + PROS: Good price!
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