Southland SHB25170 Spec Sheet

The Southland SHB25170 is a gas-powered handheld leaf blower delivering 400 CFM at 170 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 25 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Southland SHB25170 400 CFM Gas Blower
Southland SHB25170 400 CFM Gas Blower
Southland SHB25170 400 CFM Gas Blower

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 400
MPH Up to 170
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 25 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio N/A
Speed settings Variable
Features
Fuel tank 20 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 11.5 lbs
Noise rating 79 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 1 year

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Description

Overview of the Southland SHB25170

  • Power: The SHB25170 gas-powered blower, manufactured by Southland, is rated for a max air volume of 400 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 170 MPH.
  • Handling: With its handheld design, this leaf blower was created with portability in mind. Most users will have no problem using it almost anywhere. However, for a gas-powered handheld blower, the Southland SHB25170 is heavier than most, weighing 11.5 lbs.
  • Engine: The blower is fitted with a 25 cc engine. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run.
  • 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 Southland SHB25170 to match.
  • Noise: As far as gas-powered handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 79 dB.
  • Fuel Tank: Its tank can hold 20 fl. oz., so it falls squarely in the average in terms of fuel capacity.

Product Video

The Southland SHB25170's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Southland SHB25170 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 170 MPH, which is pretty much what is to be expected for gas-powered handheld blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Poulan Pro PPBV25 with 230 MPH).
  • Its max air volume rating (400 cubic feet per minute) means it is really not the biggest air producer of gas-powered handheld blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Troy-Bilt TB2MB JET with 650 CFM).

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • The Southland SHB25170 doesn't have any specs that exceed those of other leaf blowers of its class.
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent tank (20 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (79 dB)
  • Decent MPH (170 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (11.5 lbs)
  • Low CFM (400 CFM)

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About Southland

Southland manufactures gas-powered equipment for leaf maintenance, lawn care, agriculture, and more. Their goal is to provide sturdy, dependable, easy-to-operate products for a variety of outdoor needs. Southland is a brand name of the arm of Mat Engine Technologies, LLC and operates out of Long Grove, Illinois, USA.

Warranty Information

The Southland SHB25170 is covered under a warranty for up to 1 year. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Southland blowers, please contact the Southland Customer Support: 1-800-737-2112.

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    I bought it 1 year ago, it starts, I have to run it with chock 1/2 and when it runs awhile it cuts out and dies, I bought it from menards on line ship to house, got a deal for junk, stay away from this southland 170 mph 25cc 400cfm, it ran bad out of the box,I pull the starter rope longer than it runs

    + PROS: good price
    - CONS: runs till it warms up
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