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Worx WG520 Spec Review

The Worx WG520 is a corded leaf blower delivering 600 CFM at 110 MPH. It features a 12-amp motor. (Read full specs)

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  • $50.64 - October 16, 2021
  • $40.99 - October 15, 2021
  • $41.00 - October 14, 2021
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Since: October 14, 2021
  • Highest Price: $50.64 - October 16, 2021
  • Lowest Price: $40.99 - October 15, 2021

Features and Specifications

Type
Type Electric
Handling Handheld
CFM Up to 600
MPH Up to 110
Blowing Force N/A
Engine
BrushlessNo
Amp12 Amp
Voltage120 V
Speed settings Variable
Features
Cord lock Yes
Cruise controlNo
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 6.4 lbs
Noise rating 82 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 3 years
SeriesTurbine

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Description

The TURBINE 600 Electric Leaf Blower with patented jet engine technology delivers extreme blowing force. Light enough for one-handed operation, the TURBINE 600 features air speeds up to 110 mph with a CFM of 600 and a hyper-stream air nozzle for extra tough conditions. The fastest way to clear your yard this season!
In addition to the variable-speed control, the 12 Amp TURBINE 600 Leaf Blower features a hyper-stream air nozzle for extra tough conditions. Tackle leaves and debris around your yard and home quickly and with ease.

Overview of the Worx WG520

The Worx WG520 in use

The Worx WG520

  • Power: The WG520 is an electric blower made by Worx. It has a maximum air speed of 110 MPH and its nozzle can expel a max air volume of 600 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
  • Power delivery: Being that it is a corded blower with a 12 Amp motor, the WG520 requires a steady power source and must be plugged in when using it. Note that the power cord might not be included with the blower. Should you wish to obtain one, use our gauge calculator.
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    The Worx WG520 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 WG520 has a 'cord lock' mechanism.
  • Handling: For those who are looking for a portable and convenient leaf blower, this model is a strong candidate. It’s designed for easy handling and use, and its size means it’s easily carried and stored. At 6.4 lbs, the Worx WG520 is within the average weight range of electric handheld blowers.
  • 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 Worx WG520 to match.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 82 dB can be considered the standard for similar electric handheld blowers.

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The Worx WG520's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Worx WG520 compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • Maxing out at 110 MPH at full power, this blower is on the lower end in terms of air speed for electric handheld blowers. For the fastest air speed in this category, you may want to consider the Craftsman CMEBL7000, which can expell air at a velocity that can reach 260 MPH.
  • The WG520 is powerful, with an airflow rating of 600 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This is certainly on the high end compared to other electric handheld blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Worx Turbine WG521, with 800 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other corded blowers, the Worx WG520 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
  • High CFM (600 CFM)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent weight (6.4 lbs)
  • Acceptable noise (82 dB)
WEAKNESSES:
  • No cruise control
  • Low MPH (110 MPH)

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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 WG520 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

Is a second handle available for the bottom of the WG520 blower. My wife says she needs one. There is a key hole slot on the bottom for something. (Asked September 24, 2020)

We are not aware of the existence of secondary handles. The key-hole shaped cutout at the bottom gives you the flexibility to use what you have – hooks, bolts, or nails – to hang your blower on the wall.

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