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Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP Spec Review

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. (Read full specs)

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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
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 20 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 17 lbs
Noise rating 73 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years

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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

The Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP in use

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: 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. 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. 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 SLINGER™ RM2BP is 40:1.
  • Speed Settings: With its variable speed settings, the Remington SLINGER™ RM2BP allows you to precisely control its air output. In addition, the blower is also equipped with cruise control, with which the user can easily maintain the selected settings.
  • Noise: As far as gas-powered backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 73 dB.
  • Fuel Tank: The fuel tank has a capacity of 20 fl. oz. Although this is not especially impressive for a backpack blower, 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 backpack 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. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Husqvarna 150BT, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 251 MPH.
  • As this unit is rated at 445 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it expells less air than most gas-powered backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Shindaiwa EB910RT, which boasts with 1110 CFM.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Lightweight (17 lbs)
  • Cruise control
  • QuickStart™ technology
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (73 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Small tank (20 fl. oz.)
  • Low CFM (445 CFM)
  • Low MPH (150 MPH)

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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 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

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

If 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.

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

That's the peak air speed. The average speed recorded is around 145 MPH.

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