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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.

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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 490
MPH Up to 220
Blowing Force N/A

Engine

Make N/A
Engine Displacement 46 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil Ratio 50:1
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 51.2 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 19.8 lbs
Noise Rating 100 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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Description

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 Poulan Pro PR46BT is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 490 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 220 MPH.
  • Handling: This blower’s backpack functionality makes make it less exerting on the user, even when used for an extended period 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: This blower's engine has a displacement specification of 46 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 PR46BT is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: Sometimes you just need a little more power, while other times you may want a little more precision when moving leaves and debris. That’s why the PR46BT features variable speed settings for added control.
  • Noise: With a noise rating of 100 dB, this blower can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: Its tank can hold 51.2 fl. oz., so it falls squarely in the average in terms of fuel capacity.

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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.

  • Air exiting the nozzle of this blower can reach 220 MPH, which is quite a bit faster than most 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 leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Echo PB-8010H with 1071 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this dynamic chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Poulan Pro PR46BT 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 (19.8 lbs)
  • High MPH (220 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Tank (51.2 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable Noise (100 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • 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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    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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