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Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC Spec Review

The Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 450 CFM at 205 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 27 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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  • $127.49 - November 25, 2021
  • $144.49 - September 30, 2021
  • $169.99 - July 21, 2021
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Since: July 21, 2021
  • Highest Price: $169.99 - July 21, 2021
  • Lowest Price: $127.49 - November 25, 2021

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 450
MPH Up to 205
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 27 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio N/A
Speed settings Variable
Features
Fuel tank 14 fl. oz.
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes
Mulching ratio 16:1
Misc
Weight 10 lbs
Noise rating 74 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 2 years
CARB-compliantYes
Other model numbers41AS27VA766

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Description

The TB27BV EC gas leaf blower from Troy-Bilt® offers the power and convenience you desire.  Featuring SpringAssist™ starting for easier pull starts, the TB27BV EC gas leaf blower comes with a leaf vacuum kit, including a 1.5 bushel leaf vac bag to offer you the option of collecting leaves and other debris. Its JumpStart™ engine starter eliminates pull starts  and makes starting easy and simple.

Overview of the Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC

  • Power: The TB27BV EC, built by Troy-Bilt, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 450 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 205 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. All told, it weighs 10 lbs — the Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered handheld blower on the market.
  • Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 27 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. You can find the manufacturer’s specific gas/oil ratio in your user manual.
  • 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 Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC to match.
  • Vacuum: For those who really want to make leaves disappear, the TB27BV EC has a handy 'blower vac' feature (the keyword here being 'vac', aka 'vacuum'). It allows the operator to collect leaves and light debris in a collection bag to be easily discarded after the job is finished (14 gallon bag included).
  • Mulching: With a mulching ratio of 16:1, this mulcher can reliably pulp 16 bags of waste (such as leaves and other debris) into 1 bag of mulch.
  • Noise: As far as gas-powered handheld blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 74 dB.
  • Fuel Tank: With a capacity of 14 fl. oz., this Troy-Bilt blower is average compared to other gas handheld blowers.
  • SpringAssist™: The Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC benefits from the proprietary SpringAssist™ starting system. This system allows the operator to start the leaf blower with a slow and steady pull on the starter rope, which greatly reduces the pulling effort needed.

The Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Forced air exiting this blower has been clocked at a max speed of 205 MPH. This puts the TB27BV EC ahead of the pack as far as air speed is concerned in gas-powered handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Craftsman BV2500 and its 250 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • It has a maximum air volume output of 450 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the TB27BV EC is well within average in relation to similar gas-powered handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Craftsman B225, with 650 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other blower vacs, the Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC 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
  • Leaf collection bag included
  • SpringAssist™ technology
  • High MPH (205 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (10 lbs)
  • Decent tank (14 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (74 dB)
  • Decent CFM (450 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • The Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC doesn't have any notably low specs.

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About Troy-Bilt

Troy-Bilt is an outdoor product manufacturer based out of Valley City, Ohio (USA). Having started out as a farm equipment manufacturer, Troy-Bilt has since expanded its product catalogue to include a full line of tools and more for the lawn and garden care market. Troy-Bilt was acquired in 2001 by MTD Products, a major lawn, forestry, and landscape equipment provider.

Warranty Information

The Troy-Bilt TB27BV EC 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 Troy-Bilt blowers, please consult Troy-Bilt's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-800-828-5500.

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