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Worx WG505 - 12 Amp 350 CFM Electric Blower Vac

The Worx WG505 is a 3-in-1 blower/vacuum/mulcher delivering 350 CFM at 210 MPH. It features a 12-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 350
MPH Up to 210
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp12 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings 1
Features
Cord lock Yes
Cruise controlNo
Vacuum Yes
Mulcher Yes, metal impeller
Mulching ratio 16:1
Misc
Weight 9.5 lbs
Noise rating 70 dB
Warranty 3 years
SeriesTriVac

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Description

The WORX TRIVAC 3-in-1 Blower / Mulcher / Vacuum has the versatility to change jobs with the flip of a switch. Because there are no tubes to switch between tasks, you can blow away debris at 210 mph, then easily change to vacuuming dry leaves at up to 14 gallons per minute all with a single tool combining the power of a leaf blower, vacuum, and mulcher.

Overview of the Worx WG505

The Worx WG505 in use

The Worx WG505

  • Power: The WG505, manufactured by Worx, is an electric blower with a maximum air speed of 210 MPH and a maximum air volume rating of 350 CFM.
  • Power delivery: As it is a corded model, the blower needs to be plugged in to a power source in order for the 12 Amp motor to operate. It's important to note that some blowers are sold without a power cord. If you need to acquire one, please make use of our gauge calculator to determine the correct cord for your blower.
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    The Worx TriVac WG505 features a 12-amp motor, which works on 120V

    For this unit and this selected length, you should choose an extension cord with an AWG rating of

  • Cord Lock Mechanism: Anyone who has experienced the frustration of having their blower suddenly stop from being accidentally unplugged will be glad to know that the WG505 has a 'cord lock' mechanism.
  • Handling: With its handheld design, this leaf blower was created with portability in mind. Most users will have no problem using it almost anywhere. Be aware that, at 9.5 lbs, the Worx WG505 is on the heavier side of electric handheld blowers.
  • Speed Settings: This unit is a one-speed leaf blower.
  • Vacuum: In addition to its blowing capabilities, the WG505 boasts a vacuum function, making leaf cleanup a breeze as it neatly collects debris into a designated bag (11.2 gallon bag included).
  • Mulching: This mulcher’s 16:1 mulching ratio means it can reduce 16 bags of leaves and debris down to one bag of mulch. The unit uses a metal impeller.
  • Noise: At 70 dB, the noise produced by the WG505 is in line with what you'd expect from other electric handheld blowers.
  • TriVac: This Worx blower is called a TriVac, which is one of the names Worx gives to its power tools that function as a 3-in-1 leaf blower, vacuum, and mulcher.

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The Worx WG505's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG505 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • It can propel air from the nozzle at speeds going up to 210 MPH, placing it at the top of its class for air velocity among electric handheld blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Craftsman CMEBL7000 and its 260 MPH could be an option to consider.
  • As this unit is rated at 350 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it expells less air than most electric handheld blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Husqvarna 350iB, which boasts with 800 CFM.

Price comparison

As you can see from these interactive charts, when compared to other blower vacs, the Worx WG505 is on the cheap side of the price range.

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

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • Inexpensive
  • Leaf collection bag included
  • Metal impeller
  • High MPH (210 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Acceptable noise (70 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (9.5 lbs)
  • No speed variation
  • Low CFM (350 CFM)

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About Worx

Worx is a Chinese company that makes power tools and other equipment for lawn and garden applications. The brand is owned by the Positec Tool Corporation and has a strong presence in both China and the United States. In 2011, the British home improvement magazine DIY Week gave Worx the “Product of the Year Award” for its TriVac leaf blower/vacuum and Eco cordless lawn mower.

Warranty Information

The Worx WG505 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 Worx blowers, please consult Worx's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-866-354-WORX (9679).

Questions & Answers

Can you get a replacement bag? (Asked April 4, 2020)

Absolutely. Here's a link to the official replacement bag: Worx Collection Bag (opens in a new tab).

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