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Features and Specifications
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Overview of the Stihl BGA 85
- Power: This electric leaf blower has a maximum air volume rating of 391 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and an air speed rating of 104 MPH.
- Power delivery: As it is cordless, it doesn't need to be plugged in and therefore allows superb freedom of movement.
- Battery: Its 6 Ah 36 V Li-ion battery (1 battery included) offers an autonomy of 24 minutes on a full charge.
- Handling: It’s handheld, so naturally it’s easier to handle and carry than larger leaf blowers, such as backpack models or walk-behinds. At 7 lbs, the Stihl BGA 85 is within the average weight range of electric handheld leaf blowers.
- Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Stihl BGA 85 allows precise control of the air output.
- Noise: With a noise rating of 64 dB, this blower can be considered the standard for similar electric handheld blowers.
The Stihl BGA 85's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Stihl BGA 85 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Air expelled from the nozzle of this blower can reach 104 MPH. When compared to others of this type, the BGA 85 has a lower air speed than most electric handheld leaf blowers (the one expelling air at the fastest speed being the Worx WG518 with 250 MPH).
- Regarding its power, the airflow of the Stihl BGA 85 can reach 391 CFM (Cubic Feet per Minute), which is on par with other electric handheld leaf blowers (the biggest expelled air volume belonging to the Toro PowerJet™ F700 51624 with 725 CFM).
- Autonomy-wise, with up to 24 minutes of autonomy on a full charge, the BGA 85 is on the low end when compared with other cordless handheld leaf blowers (the one with the best autonomy being the EGO POWER+ 580 CFM LB5804 with up to 180 minutes of runtime).
The bottom line
- Acceptable Noise (64 dB)
- Decent Weight (7 lbs)
- Decent CFM (391 CFM)
- Low MPH (104 MPH)
- Low Autonomy (24 mins)
Where to buy the Stihl BGA 85?
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 InformationThe Stihl BGA 85 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 Stihl blowers, please consult Stihl's warranty policies. Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-467-8445.