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Snapper XD 1687879 Spec Review

The Snapper XD 1687879 is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 550 CFM at 130 MPH. It features a 2 Ah 82 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)

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  • $259.95 - August 28, 2022
  • $259.00 - August 27, 2022
  • $269.95 - May 23, 2022
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Since: May 23, 2022
  • Highest Price: $269.95 - May 23, 2022
  • Lowest Price: $259.00 - August 27, 2022

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 550
MPH Up to 130
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage82 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 40 mins
Cruise controlYes
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 1
Weight (w/ battery)8.5 lbs
Weight (tool only)5.1 lbs
Noise rating 96 dB
Warranty 5 years
Series82V Max
Other model numbersSXDBL82K

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Description

With a run time of up to 40-minutes, this blower includes convenient and ergonomic controls to make cleaning grass clippings, leaves, debris or even light snow off of your yard, sidewalks or patio a breeze. (source: Snapper)

Overview of the Snapper XD 1687879

The Snapper XD 1687879 in use

The Snapper XD 1687879

  • Power: This cordless leaf blower has a maximum air volume rating of 550 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed rating of 130 MPH.
  • Power delivery: If you don’t like dealing with cords, you will be delighted to know that this blower is equipped with a brushless, battery-operated motor.
  • Battery: With its 2 Ah 82 V Li-ion battery (1 BSB2AH82 battery included), the Snapper XD 1687879 has a standard, full-charge run time of up to 40 minutes.
  • Handling: For those who are looking for a portable and convenient leaf blower, this model is a strong candidate. It’s designed for easy handling and use, and its size means it’s easily carried and stored.
  • Speed Settings: For those who wish to have complete control while operating their leaf blower, the XD 1687879 offers variable speed settings, and moreover, is also equipped with cruise control, which allows the user to comfortably continue blowing at their preferred setting.
  • Noise: The manufacturer specifications state that the XD 1687879 can generate engine noise approaching 96 dB. This is louder than other electric handheld leaf blowers.

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The Snapper XD 1687879's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Snapper XD 1687879 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • The Snapper XD 1687879 expels air at speeds up to 130 MPH, making it standard in terms of air speed for battery-operated handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Makita XBU01PT and its 208 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • The XD 1687879 is powerful, with an airflow rating of 550 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This is certainly on the high end compared to other cordless handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the CAT DG651, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.
  • Its battery is standard in terms of autonomy for a cordless handheld product. Fully charged, it should run for up to 40 minutes. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the Toro 51822 can run for up to 140 minutes and could be worth considering.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Snapper XD 1687879 is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Brushless motor
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
  • High CFM (550 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent MPH (130 MPH)
  • Good autonomy (40 mins)
WEAKNESSES:
  • High noise (96 dB)

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About Snapper

Snapper Inc. is a Northern American lawn equipment company, mainly focused on the production of lawn mowers, pressure washers and, of course, leaf blowers. Snapper’s roots extend all the way back to 1894. Originally Southern Saw Works, the company focused on production of lumber equipment. Snapper was renamed, rebranded and reorganized many times throughout their history, and now remains a subsidiary of Briggs & Stratton. The company still produces some of its products in its US plant, in Wauwatosa, WI. However, most of Snapper’s products are nowadays produced overseas.

Warranty Information

The Snapper XD 1687879 is covered under a warranty for up to 5 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Snapper blowers, please contact the Snapper Customer Support: 1-800-317-7833.

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