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
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.)
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.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
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BG 56 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 577.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Blower Another Great Stihl product I have several and they are all very dependable and last forever
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Very easy to start Yes, like I said, very easy to start. very lightweight and easy to handle. The downside is, it lacks power. Even when I watched it being started at the store, I thought it lacked power. I should've waited till I had more money and bought the bigger one. If I thought the store would work with me Id take it back and up grade for more power to meet my needs.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great dependable product I have been using mine for more than 3 years in the tropics, so it is used all year round. Wow! I am impressed! I have never had a problem starting it and it really does the job. I am also very impresses how it vacs up leaves but not the gavel they are lying on - Clever.
Date published: 2018-09-13
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Like new features but a bit underpowered Easy start makes it a breeze to start. It just doesn't seem to have the same power as my old BG85.
Date published: 2018-09-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great products as usual so far so good , previous still products we have been very happy with . expect same results
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Stihl leaf blower This mower kranks easy. No struggle at all I love it
Date published: 2018-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best blower I have owned. I purchased the blower after my echo blower stopped working. I originally purchased an echo model to replace my last blower but when the new echo would not start, I went with the Stihl blower. I have been impressed with quality and power.
Date published: 2018-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it Nice for the price and may purchase a hedge trimmer next
Date published: 2018-09-03
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