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* 710 m3/h (418 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 232reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Once you go STIHL you won't go back! After having other blowers die off on me and get harder and harder to start, I love my STIHL blower. It starts very easily and every time. My wife actually admits it was a good buy, and the people at Morgan's Ace Hardware were very helpful and went through the care and upkeep on the blower, which helped a lot! May 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great homeowner tool I'm impressed with how well it performs. I had in mind when I went to the dealer that I'd surly need something bigger and more powerful but my dealer didn't think so when I told him what I wanted to use it for and he was right on the money. I mostly use it to blow off the tractor and it's radiator after mowing 6 acres of turf and the landscaping around the house after mowing.I always use premium 91 octane (or higher) non ethanol gas and Stihl oil. Starts easy and runs smooth, light weight and easy to use for this old man.My typical run time would probably be 30 minutes once a week. May 20, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy start. This blower starts on the second pull and runs great until it runs out of fuel.Refill the tank and it starts immediately. May 18, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by This product is not worthy of sthil name The reviews for this product have to either be fake or all the people who have given good reviews have never used a gas powered leaf blower. This unit is a very pour repusinttation for a German made product that has built its reputation on gas power forestry,industrial,commercial,agricultural and residential equipment. It's lack of power at every rpm range is an embarrassment or should be to the Sthil name and I believe Mr. Sthil would have never let this unit out of the R&D lab. This smart eletronical carboration power senseing technology isn't working. If the earth friendlys and tree butterflies want them build them for them. I want a carburetor I can adjust and set the rpm's were I want them to hear the sound of a four stroke engine, to have the power I need when I need it. I don't want fuel economy on my outdoor equipment I don't plan on riding it to work every day and need 30miles a gallon. I want rpm's&horsepower. May 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great blower the blower is so easy to start and light enough for me and my kids to use May 15, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by High quality product I've used my blower for one year and have had nothing but excellent service from this high quality product. It performs beyond its horsepower and cubic foot per minute ratings. It starts easily and moves leaves and debris from three huge oak trees in my yard better than any other machines I've owned. May 13, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Consistently good performance I have not experienced any problems or imperfections at all!I highly recommend Stihl products based on my experience with this piece of equipment. May 10, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great Tool Absolutely the best blower. It works great for leaves, grass, and snow! May 9, 2016
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