BG 56 C-E - $179.95 DSRP


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BG 56 C-E

DSRP: $179.95

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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
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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.)
BLOWING FORCE* 13 Newtons
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)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING** 70 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*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 4.5 out of 5 by 437.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works much better than the base model BG 50 I originally bought the BG 50 and returned it and bought the BG 56. So glad I did. Unlike the BG 50, this one starts up every single time after only a couple pulls. Works great, no complaints after about a month of use. If you are considering the BG 50, I would recommend you save yourself a lot of headache down the road and splurge for the BG 56, you won't be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy Start This blower is very easy to start, has plenty of power.
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Unfortunately I believed the hype I'm actually quite disappointed in my new leaf blower.I was expecting it to have much more power than what it has! I feel I could have spent less money and have gotten a comparable blower. It didn't even start on the second pull like I was told.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Chainsaws are great but this blower isn't I e had the pull cord stick out and not retract back in 2 times now
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from american made quality this is my second Stihl blower, I replace an old import with the amarican made BG 56I am very happy with it with one exception. the new BG56 does not have a throttle lock. I am very disappointed with this because my old Stihl blower had a throttle lock.I thought I was upgrading until I got home and started using my new machine and there was no throttle lock.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this product! This product is everything I hoped it would be. It's a great machine to run, it's dependable, it is a quality product, and I love that if the product needs to be serviced I can take it right back to where I bought it.
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Power and easy to use. I recently purchased this blower and a trimmer { 40 c-e }. they are to replace battery powered ones. I would forget to recharge the batteries for these tools. When I did recharge them they seemed to not last as long as they should. These tools are easy to start and use. Both these tools toke some getting used to as they're a little heavier and powerful than the battery ones.
Date published: 2017-09-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great leaf blower for the price if you have a large yard. This is a must have leaf blower if you don't want to drag around a long electric extension cable. It has more than enough power to do the job and starts easily every time.
Date published: 2017-09-09
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