BG 56 C-E - $179.95 DSRP


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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
*Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2.
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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Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 249reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by so far so good had for about a month so farstarts all the time , so far so good works well would like a little bit more wind morebut gets the job done.use high octane gas and purchased there fuel mixtureto make sure there were no problems July 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by easy start this is easy to start blower second pull most of the time works great. quieter than my old onehappy happy July 14, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Easy of use Convenient product with good power and utility. Previously had electric that was inconvenient and labor intensive. Stihl is easy to use and store. July 14, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this product. I love this blower. Starts easily, very dependable, great torque and works well. July 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Fantastic product This is the first gas powered blower I have purchased. I'm kicking myself for not getting one sooner. This blower is outstanding. It could not be easier to start and use. I'm able to clear my sidewalks and decks with surprising ease. It has plenty of power to take care of all my tasks . Love it. July 7, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by I have used the blower once, but I was happy with it. I have used it once. It was easy to start. I got it because my previous blower was very hard to start for all the years that I had it. It was powerful enough for the task that I used it for. July 5, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to start Love this blower. It starts on the 3rd pull every time. Very good value for the price. Highly recommend for light home use. July 4, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Reliability at its finest Love this blower. It starts up every time and for a handheld blower it's pretty powerful. I love stihl products I have a weed wacker (FS 70), chainsaw (mini boss), and two leaf blowers (BG 56C-E & BG 50) the latter being newly purchased but love them all. June 26, 2016
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