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Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP Spec Sheet

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The Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 445 CFM at 150 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 27 cc engine.

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Remington SLINGER RM2BP 1
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Features and Specifications

Type

Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 445
MPH Up to 150
Blowing Force N/A

Engine

Make N/A
Engine Displacement 27 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil Ratio 40:1
Speed Settings Variable

Features

Cordless Yes
Fuel Tank 20 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Mulcher No

Misc

Weight 17 lbs
Noise Rating 73 dB
Tube Length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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 SLINGER™ RM2BP, the user manual is available here.

Description

Even the biggest trees can’t shed enough leaves to intimidate the Slinger™. This gas powered backpack leaf blower rounds up yard debris with a powerful and steady 145 mph stream of air at 445 cfm – and even features cruise control so you can work with ease until the job’s done. (source: Remington)

Overview of the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP

  • Power: The SLINGER™ RM2BP gas-powered blower, manufactured by Remington, is rated for a max air volume of 445 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 150 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. Among other gas-powered backpack blowers, the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP can be considered light, weighing only 17 lbs.
  • Engine: The blower is fitted with a 27 cc engine. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run. For the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP, this ratio is 40:1.
  • Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP allows precise control of the air output.
  • Noise: With a decibel rating of 73 dB, the SLINGER™ RM2BP is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
  • Fuel Tank: The fuel tank has a capacity of 20 fl. oz. Although this is not especially impressive, it allows the unit to maintain a decent overall weight, making it more portable and comfortable to use. In fact, it is the smallest tank of all gas-powered backpack leaf blowers.
  • QuickStart™: This blower benefits from Remington's QuickStart™ technology. It facilitates starting by reducing the effort required to pull start the engine.

The Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Maxing out at 150 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end 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).
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP can reach 445 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on the low end for 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 Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP 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
  • Lightweight (17 lbs)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable Noise (73 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Small Tank (20 fl. oz.)
  • Low CFM (445 CFM)
  • Low MPH (150 MPH)

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Price history for the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP
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  • $202.83 - September 18, 2019
  • $203.19 - September 15, 2019
  • $203.92 - September 14, 2019
  • $204.34 - September 13, 2019
  • $204.62 - September 12, 2019
  • $204.51 - September 11, 2019
  • $204.21 - September 8, 2019
  • $203.26 - September 7, 2019
Since: March 22, 2019
  • Highest Price: $244.30 - April 5, 2019
  • Lowest Price: $199.80 - May 16, 2019

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 SLINGER™ RM2BP 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.

Questions & Answers

QIs the SLINGER™ RM2BP really a 445 CFM blower as advertized?

AIf you look at the blower's user manual, you'll see that the 445 CFM are at the blower outlet (before the tube). The actual CFM values are 445 CFM at the blower outlet, 425 CFM inside the blower's tube and 275 CFM at the blower's nozzle.

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QIs the air speed of the SLINGER™ RM2BP really 150 MPH?

AAgain, as stated in its user manual, that's the peak air speed. The average speed recorded is around 145 MPH.

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