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Stihl BR 430 vs Husqvarna 150BT - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Husqvarna 150BT and the Stihl BR 430.

But before checking out these explanations, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 leaf blowers:

Husqvarna 150BTStihl BR 430
Husqvarna 150BTStihl BR 430
  • Higher MPH
  • Higher CFM
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Higher cc

Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • As the Stihl BR 430 and the Husqvarna 150BT do not share the same manufacturer, their overall build and technology in use can vary. Both products have their throttle located on the tube of the blower, which allows you to keep your left hand free.
  • These two products are constructed as backpack blowers, allowing you to comfortably carry their powerful engines and massive fuel tanks.
  • Both products are gas-powered blowers - gas is a reliable power source which you can refill in a matter of seconds.

CFM & MPH

  • In comparison, the Stihl BR 430, at the CFM of 500, beats the 434 CFM of the Husqvarna 150BT, making it the superior landscaping tool of the two, as it can blow leaves rather more efficiently.
  • The Husqvarna 150BT's MPH of 251 beats the 219 MPH of the Stihl BR 430. It therefore expels air faster and should aid you with landscaping more effectively.

Weight & Noise rating

  • The weight of the Husqvarna 150BT, which is 22.5 lbs, slightly exceeds the 22.3 lbs of the Stihl BR 430, and will therefore require you to carry around slightly more weight.
  • The Husqvarna 150BT produces 94 dB, which significantly outmatches the 76 dB of the Stihl BR 430, and thus will be a lot louder than the latter.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Stihl BR 430's 57.5 fl.oz. fuel tank outmatches the Husqvarna 150BT's 35.2 fl.oz. You may fill it up with way more fuel and presumably run it longer, if both engines had the same fuel consumption.
  • When compared, the Husqvarna 150BT's engine displacement at 50.2 cc is lesser than the 57.5 cc of the Stihl BR 430. Therefore, the second may consume more fuel per stroke and is in turn be more powerful.
  • Each of these leaf blowers features a 2-cycle engine. Thus, they both require you to have an oil/fuel mix to operate.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

Neither the Husqvarna 150BT nor the Stihl BR 430 has the ability to vacuum leaves. Thus, you will require another method of leaf collection.

TL;DR

Husqvarna 150BTStihl BR 430
Husqvarna 150BTStihl BR 430
  • Higher MPH
  • Higher CFM
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Higher cc
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