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Stihl BGA 300 - 36V 571 CFM Cordless Brushless Backpack Blower

The Stihl BGA 300 is a cordless backpack leaf blower delivering 571 CFM at 192 MPH. It is powered by a 36V AR battery. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Cordless
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 571
MPH Up to 192
Blowing Force 26 N
Engine
BrushlessYes
Voltage36 V
Speed settings 4
Features
Battery Li-ion
Autonomy 140 mins
Throttle positionTube
Vacuum No
Misc
Battery included 0
Weight (tool only)16.5 lbs
Noise rating 62 dB
Warranty 3 years

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Description

Overview of the Stihl BGA 300

The Stihl BGA 300 in use

The Stihl BGA 300

  • Power: The BGA 300 is a cordless blower made by Stihl. It has a maximum air speed of 192 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 571 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: This blower has a brushless, battery-operated motor. Thus, the user won’t have to worry about tripping over pesky cords when they’re busy working their lawn.
  • Battery: Its 41.2 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery (AR3000L battery not included) enables the blower to run for up to 140 minutes without needing to recharge.
  • Handling: By design, this model isn’t the smallest leaf blower on the market. It’s meant to be carried as a backpack so that the bulk of the unit is out of the way and the user’s hands are free to manipulate the nozzle. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. However, for an electric backpack blower, the Stihl BGA 300 is heavier than most, weighing 16.5 lbs without any battery.
  • Speed Settings: Not all jobs need full power. The BGA 300 has 4 speed settings so, you can blow more or less air from the blower depending on the job.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 62 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric backpack blowers.

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The Stihl BGA 300's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Stihl BGA 300 compare with other cordless backpack leaf blowers.

  • Air exiting the nozzle of this blower can reach 192 MPH, which is quite a bit faster than most battery-operated backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Echo DPB-5800T and its 195 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 571 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other cordless backpack blowers with a comparable voltage. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the EGO LBPX8004-2, which boasts with 800 CFM.
  • The longevity of this model’s battery is notably higher than most cordless backpack units. It offers an autonomy of up to 140 minutes. If autonomy is an important factor for you, the Makita CBU02Z can run for up to 240 minutes and could be worth considering.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other cordless backpack blowers, the Stihl BGA 300 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
  • High MPH (192 MPH)
  • Excellent autonomy (140 mins)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (62 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (16.5 lbs)
  • Battery not included
  • Low CFM for its voltage

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About Stihl

Stihl AG & Company KG was founded by Andreas Stihl in 1926. The German company specializes in handheld outdoor power equipment. Over the past fifty years, Stihl has opened manufacturing plants in Brazil, the United States, and China. The German company’s sure and steady expansion has made it a leading provider of in the lawn, forestry, and landscape maintenance industries.

Warranty Information

The Stihl BGA 300 is covered under a warranty for up to 3 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Stihl blowers, please consult Stihl's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-467-8445.

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