The Snapper XD PowerGrip is a cordless handheld leaf blower delivering 700 CFM at 140 MPH. It features a 4 Ah 82 V Li-ion battery. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 700|
|MPH||Up to 140|
|Noise rating||96 dB|
|Other model numbers||SXD2BL82K, 1688056|
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Overview of the Snapper XD PowerGrip
- Power: The Snapper XD PowerGrip is a cordless blower with a maximum air volume rating of 700 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed of 140 MPH.
- Power delivery: The XD PowerGrip is a brushless-motor, battery-operated blower. Therefore, it doesn’t require to be plugged in when it’s being used. The user will enjoy the added mobility of its cordless design.
- Battery: The blower comes with a 4 Ah 82 V Li-ion battery which, unlike any other battery of similar cordless units, does not get inserted directly into the tool. Instead, a battery harness is included. This harness allows you to wear the battery around your waist, which reduces arm and back fatigue and as a result, makes it easier to work longer.
- Handling: The unit is handheld but features Snapper's PowerGrip. PowerGrip enhances comfort of use and provides a more ergonomic grip, with a tube-mounted handle and an arm-support strap. Just like that, PowerGrip makes the blower's 4.4 lbs feel even lighter than they already would have.
- Speed Settings: To provide more control over their job to the user, the unit has a variable speed control setting. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Snapper XD PowerGrip to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
- Noise: The manufacturer specifications state that the XD PowerGrip can generate engine noise approaching 96 dB. This is louder than other electric handheld leaf blowers.
The Snapper XD PowerGrip's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Snapper XD PowerGrip compare with similar leaf blowers.
- The Snapper XD PowerGrip expels air at speeds up to 140 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.
- If air volume is an important feature, the XD PowerGrip by Snapper will not disappoint. Its airflow maxes out at 700 CFM (cubic feet per minute), which is more powerful than most cordless handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Ryobi RY404100, with 730 CFM, could be in your good books.
- The longevity of this model’s battery is notably higher than most cordless handheld units. It offers an autonomy of up to 60 minutes. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the EGO POWER+ LBX6000 can run for up to 96 minutes and could be worth considering.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other cordless blowers, the Snapper XD PowerGrip is on the expensive side of the price range.
While certainly not the cheapest of its kind, purchasing it could most likely also mean enjoying the reliability of a high-end product.
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.
The Snapper XD PowerGrip 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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