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Remington HERO™ RM430 Spec Sheet

The Remington HERO™ RM430 is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 430 CFM at 200 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 430
MPH Up to 200
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 25 cc
Strokes 2
Speed settings Variable
Features
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 14 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 10 lbs
Noise rating 72 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years
CARB-compliantYes

Unlike many websites, we did our best to research each of the specs above. That being said, we are not immune to making the occasional mistake or omission. Should you notice any missing or incorrect values, don't hesitate to suggest improvements so we can address the issue. Should you wish more detailed specs on the Remington HERO™ RM430, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

Description

For your biggest debris and leaf moving projects, you need the Hero™ blower. The 25 CC 2-Cycle Gas Engine is both lightweight and powerful with air stream speeds up to 200 MPH and clearing power of up to 430 cubic feet per minute (CFM). QuickStart™ technology and a simple 3-step starting process makes pull starts even easier, and the extended nozzle with leaf scrapper and variable speed throttle with cruise control get you through any size project with ease. (source: Remington)

Overview of the Remington HERO™ RM430

  • Power: The Remington HERO™ RM430 is a gas-powered blower with a maximum air volume rating of 430 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 200 MPH.
  • Handling: It’s handheld, so naturally it’s easier to handle and carry than larger leaf blowers, such as backpack models or walk-behinds. At 10 lbs, the Remington HERO™ RM430 is within the average weight range of gas-powered handheld blowers.
  • Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 25 cc. 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 HERO™ RM430 is 40:1.
  • 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 Remington HERO™ RM430 to match.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 72 dB, the HERO™ RM430 is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered handheld category.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 14 fl. oz., this Remington blower is average when compared to other gas handheld blowers.
  • QuickStart™: This blower benefits from Remington's QuickStart™ technology. It facilitates starting by reducing the effort required to pull start the engine.

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The Remington HERO™ RM430's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Remington HERO™ RM430 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • It can push air from the nozzle at 200 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).
  • It has a maximum air volume output of 430 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the HERO™ RM430 is well within average in relation to similar gas-powered handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Troy-Bilt TB2MB JET with 650 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas handheld blowers, the Remington HERO™ RM430 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
  • QuickStart™ technology
  • High MPH (200 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent Weight (10 lbs)
  • Decent tank (14 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (72 dB)
  • Decent CFM (430 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Remington HERO™ RM430 doesn't have any notably low specs.

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About Remington

Remington was founded in 1921 by Arthur Mall in his home town of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The one-man operation focused on production of gas and electrically powered power tools. The company has further expanded throughout the US. However, it remains one of the smaller manufacturers to this day. Leaf blowers have been added to Remington’s portfolio in the 1990’s. Their selection is comprised predominantly of handheld blowers, many of which are cordless and function as leaf vacuums. Pricewise, Remington leaf blowers fall into the middle tier. Remington products are manufactured both in the US and Mexico.

Warranty Information

The Remington HERO™ RM430 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 Remington blowers, please contact the Remington Customer Support: 1-866-206-2707.

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Remington HERO™ RM430
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  1. 2.75
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    good motor , RUNS FINE , plastic propellor in side gets hot around the nut that holds it in place and melts ,leaving the blower “” useless”” i haVE ONE SETTIN G ON THE SHELF IN THIS SHAPE !!1

    + PROS: good motor , RUNS FINE
    - CONS: plastic propellor in side gets hot around the nut that holds it in place and melts
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    Starts on the first pull but when I give it gas it dies can’t keep it running help

    + PROS: Starts on the first or second pull
    - CONS: Second leaf seasoning the darn thing starts fine but when I give it gas it dies can’t keep it running help
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    Bought the Remington blower as a spare for my blowing needs since I use it to blow everything like tractors and equipment after use I have a craftsman blower which side by side look exactly the same just colors are different I bought also since it fits in the 40:1 fuel mix which matches all my other 2 cycle power equipment I would advise it for light to moderate use for the suburban home owner the carb was hard to purge of air when first putting fuel in eventually it cleared and ran great with high idle I will maybe adjust the idle or not otherwise runs well and blows very good for what I use it for

    + PROS: Runs well and blows very good. Fits in the 40:1 fuel mix of my other 2 cycle power equipment. Good for suburban light to moderate use.
    - CONS: Runs hotter than its Craftsman brother. Carb was hard to purge of air when first putting fuel in.
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