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Stihl BG 86 vs Husqvarna 525BX - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Husqvarna 525BX and the Stihl BG 86.

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

Husqvarna 525BXStihl BG 86
Husqvarna 525BXStihl BG 86
  • Higher CFM
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Less noisy
  • Leaf vacuum
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • Since the Stihl BG 86 and the Husqvarna 525BX are made by different manufacturers, you may find variations in their overall construction and the technology employed.
  • These two products are handheld blowers and therefore provide you with superior mobility.
  • gas-powered blowers, both products offer a dependable power source that can be refilled quickly, allowing you the mobility to cover extensive outdoor spaces without interruption.

CFM & MPH

  • The Husqvarna 525BX with a CFM of 459 slightly exceeds the 444 CFM of the Stihl BG 86. Thus, in comparison, you may find that the former is able to move more leaves per minute.
  • The MPH of 192 for the Husqvarna 525BX slightly outperforms the 190 MPH of the Stihl BG 86, enhancing its effectiveness in clearing leaves on grass or lifting wet debris.

Weight & Noise rating

  • At 9.7 lbs, the Stihl BG 86 just slightly outweighs the 9.48 lbs of the Husqvarna 525BX, potentially offering a touch more comfort in handling.
  • With a noise level of 91 dB, the Husqvarna 525BX generates considerably more sound than the 70 dB of the Stihl BG 86. Opting for the latter will offer a significantly quieter experience for you and reduce potential disturbance to nearby residents.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Husqvarna 525BX's larger fuel tank, holding 15.22 fl.oz., has the potential to provide longer usage periods, assuming similar engine efficiency to the Stihl BG 86.
  • Comparatively, the engine displacement of the Husqvarna 525BX at 25.4cc falls slightly behind the 27.2cc of the Stihl BG 86. Consequently, the latter might utilize a tad more fuel per stroke, yielding a slight increase in power output.
  • With 2-cycle engines, both leaf blowers mandate an oil/fuel mix as part of their operation.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

In contrast to the Husqvarna 525BX, the Stihl BG 86 doubles as a leaf vacuum – offering a convenient and tidier approach to leaf disposal, particularly when faced with large piles of leaves.

TL;DR

Husqvarna 525BXStihl BG 86
Husqvarna 525BXStihl BG 86
  • Higher CFM
  • Higher MPH
  • Lighter
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Less noisy
  • Leaf vacuum
Show all offers
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