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Southland SWB43170 Spec Sheet

The Southland SWB43170 is a gas-powered wheeled leaf blower delivering 520 CFM at 170 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 43 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Southland SWB43170 520 CFM Electric Walk-Behind Blower
Southland SWB43170 520 CFM Electric Walk-Behind Blower
Southland SWB43170 520 CFM Electric Walk-Behind Blower
Southland SWB43170 520 CFM Electric Walk-Behind Blower
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  • $216.91 - July 18, 2020
  • $210.59 - May 18, 2020
  • $224.53 - May 7, 2020
  • $270.25 - April 30, 2020
  • $216.60 - April 24, 2020
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Since: April 24, 2020
  • Highest Price: $270.25 - April 30, 2020
  • Lowest Price: $210.59 - May 18, 2020

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Walk-Behind
CFM Up to 520
MPH Up to 170
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 43 cc
Strokes 2
Speed settings Variable
Features
Self-propelled No
Fuel tank 28 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 28 lbs
Noise rating 94 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 Southland SWB43170, the user manual is available here (opens in a new tab).

Description

Overview of the Southland SWB43170

  • Power: The SWB43170 gas-powered blower, manufactured by Southland, is rated for a max air volume of 520 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 170 MPH.
  • Handling: For bigger jobs covering a large area or for those who simply want to keep their leaf blower on the ground, walk-behind blowers such as the Southland SWB43170 are an ideal choice. They are typically much more powerful than handheld or backpack blowers.
  • Engine: This blower's engine has a displacement specification of 43 cc. As you may or may not know, 2-stroke engines require a mixture of gasoline and oil in order to keep all the moving parts lubricated while fuelling the engine’s internal combustion. The fuel/oil ratio recommended by Southland for the SWB43170 is 50:1.
  • Speed Settings: For those who are keen on having complete control while operating their leaf blower, the SWB43170 offers variable speed settings.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 94 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered walk-behind blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: The fuel tank can hold 28 fl. oz. What it loses in fuel capacity, the SWB43170 gains in portability by having a more manageable weight.

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The Southland SWB43170's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Southland SWB43170 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • The Southland SWB43170 expels air at speeds up to 170 MPH, making it standard in terms of air speed for gas-powered walk-behind blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Little Wonder C5 99170-06-01 with 200 MPH).
  • Regarding its air volume, the airflow of the Southland SWB43170 can reach 520 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on the low end for gas-powered walk-behind blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Eliet BL 450 EZR with 3814 CFM).

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, the Southland SWB43170 is the cheapest of all gas walk-behind blowers.

It can therefore be a really good buy if you're looking to acquire a budget blower.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (94 dB)
  • Decent MPH (170 MPH)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Small tank (28 fl. oz.)
  • Low CFM (520 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 SWB43170 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 Southland blowers, please contact the Southland Customer Support: 1-800-737-2112.

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