BG 56 C-E - $179.99 DSRP

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BG 56 C-E

DSRP: $179.99


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An easy-to-use handheld blower with a simplified starting system.

Don't let yard work be hard work. Ideal for cleaning up leaves and debris on walkways or driveways around the home, the new powerful, low emissions BG 56 C-E handheld gas leaf blower features the STIHL Easy2Start™ system, making starting virtually effortless. Designed with a specialized stop switch and semi-automatic choke lever, the blower automatically resets itself to the run position while hel...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
BG 56 C-E Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 4.2 kg (9.3 Ibs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 60 m/sec (134 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY** 71 m/sec (159 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** 700 m3/h (412 cfm)
*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    STIHL Easy2Start™
    The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL® outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL® products fast and easy. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
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    Purge Pump Primer
    The purge pump primer feature enables the user to prime the carburetor with fuel, enabling easier starting. The purge pump primer is designed in a way that the operator cannot flood the machine by priming the carburetor too many times. Flooding the engine is still possible if the choke is not removed after the engine fires.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Handheld Blowers
    View the features common to many STIHL handheld blowers.

Important Information
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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BG 56 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 513.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This blower is easy to start and has plenty of air power. I previously had a blower of another make that I've run for more than 30 years. It finally succumbed to bad gas syndrome and I was tired of having to fight to get it started.This new Stihl is a breeze to start and, once it warms up, is smooth running and powerful. I also like the lower sound level compared to my old blower (of course I still wear ear protection).If this blower is as reliable as my old one, one of my son's will be inheriting it (I hope in 30 more years!)
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Value Well-priced, starts easily every single time, good power and Stihl reliability.
Date published: 2018-03-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great overall blower I’ve been very happy with this new blower. Starts very easy even in cold weather and plenty of power to move anything I’d need to.
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Junk Used 1 time. Blows gas out the muffler. Took it back to Rural King. Still has a 7 day return policy. Really ?
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great blower at a reasonabl price Plenty of power for blowing leaves and acorns off the patio and smaller yard areas. Lightweight, easy to start and relatively quiet for a gas powered blower.
Date published: 2018-02-20
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Flimsy starter assembly Pull cord kept getting stuck and wouldn’t retract . Took it in to get fixed, happened again, fixed it myself and it lasted maybe a month. I then went back to the dealer for ANOTHER starter coil, and low and behold it bent again on the 2nd pull. I learned to pull the cord more gently the first time it happened but that didn’t seem to help, it’s just an easy start aka "flimsy” there’s no reason they shouldn’t be able to make a more heavy duty spring. Spend your money elsewhere if you’re looking for a reliable blower.
Date published: 2018-02-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to Start This is my second purchase of a Stihl blower in 16 years. Quality, Reliability and a cost effective purchase!
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very pleased with blower / vacuum attachment Used this fall to clean up leaves, did a great job in the pool area.
Date published: 2018-02-07
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