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Echo PB-2620 vs Stihl BG 86 - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Stihl BG 86 and the Echo PB-2620.

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

Stihl BG 86Echo PB-2620
Stihl BG 86Echo PB-2620
  • Higher MPH
  • Leaf vacuum
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger fuel tank
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • Given that the Echo PB-2620 and the Stihl BG 86 come from distinct manufacturers, their construction and technological features may differ.
  • Being handheld blowers, these two products ensure exceptional mobility while in use.
  • 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

  • With a marginal CFM advantage (456 vs 444 CFM), the Echo PB-2620 may offer a modest edge over the Stihl BG 86 (444 CFM) in terms of leaf-moving capability.
  • With an MPH of 190, the Stihl BG 86 edges out the 172 MPH of the Echo PB-2620, potentially improving its performance in leaf blowing and debris lifting tasks.

Weight & Noise rating

  • Both products have the same weight of 9.7 lbs, ensuring a consistent level of ease when handling and maneuvering.
  • Both devices have a noise rating of 70 dB, ensuring they would neither cause significantly more disturbance to neighbors than the other, nor be noticeably louder to the operator's ears.

Engine specs comparison

  • With its generous 20.3 fl.oz. fuel tank, the Echo PB-2620 outstrips the Stihl BG 86, which holds 14.9 fl.oz. of fuel. This disparity means more fuel available for longer runtime, assuming comparable fuel consumption rates between the two engines.
  • In comparison, the Echo PB-2620's engine displacement of 25.4cc is slightly surpassed by the 27.2cc of the Stihl BG 86. This indicates that the latter may consume marginally more fuel per stroke, potentially resulting in slightly greater power output.
  • Both leaf blowers come with 2-cycle engines, which necessitate an oil/fuel mix for operation.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

Unlike the Echo PB-2620, the Stihl BG 86 boasts a leaf vacuum function – providing a hassle-free and cleaner method for dealing with leaf piles, which you might appreciate during your yard work.

TL;DR

Stihl BG 86Echo PB-2620
Stihl BG 86Echo PB-2620
  • Higher MPH
  • Leaf vacuum
  • Higher CFM
  • Bigger fuel tank
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