BG 86 C-E - $269.95 DSRP

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BG 86 C-E

DSRP: $269.95


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Our most powerful handheld blower, made even better with Easy2Start™ technology.

Packed with power and run by a fuel efficient low emissions engine, the new top-of-the-line BG 86 C-E handheld debris and leaf blower has comfort features professionals will appreciate. Not only is this blower easy to start-thanks to the STIHL Easy2Start™ system it's also fitted with our four-spring anti-vibration system and soft grip handles to help reduce operator fatigue.
Print Spec Sheets
BG 86 C-E Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.8 kW (1.07 bhp)
WEIGHT 4.5 kg (9.9 Ibs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 440 cc (14.9 oz.)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** Flat: 74 m/sec. (166 mph)
Round: 63 m/sec. (141 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY** Flat: 85 m/sec. (190 mph)
Round: 69 m/sec. (154 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** Flat: 620 m3/h (365 cfm)
Round: 755 m3/h (444 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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    Anti-Vibration System
    STIHL has a system for minimizing the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
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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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    Throttle Trigger Lock with Built-In Momentary Stop Switch
    The built-in stop switch allows the user to turn off the engine with a simple press of the button or lever. When the engine is off, the throttle lock automatically returns to the “start” setting. Your power tool will be ready to be started when you’re ready to get back to work.
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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.
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    Soft Grip Handle
    This handle design provides a secure and comfortable grip.
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    HD2 Air Filter
    The new HD2 air filter on this unit is washable, providing extremely long filter life and lowering maintenance costs. The large surface area allows for longer run times between cleanings and high performance even while operating in dusty and dry conditions. Overall, the HD2 air filter provides better protection of the engine compared to standard air filters.
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 86 C-E is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 140.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from easy starting Easy starting and good balance highly recommend........
Date published: 2018-03-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a keeper in my lawn. This product is all I thought it might be, very good, I blew out a 3000 sq ft lawn with in 15 minutes. that is power
Date published: 2018-03-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light,Great antivibration system Great blower,I am so glad i bought my 1st Stihl,Its a BG 86C E. Very lightweight,very easy starting and a fantastic anti vibration system
Date published: 2018-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great performance all around No vibration issues at all that would otherwise put one's hand to sleep. A solid feel and a smooth runner. Starts with ease. Airflow output plenty steadily sufficient to handle light powdery snow for quick removal. I expect great leaf blowing capability given the chance this coming fall. Noise level is easy to handle. No issues. All around a great addition to my cleaning gear! My first Stihl purchase and couldn't be happier.
Date published: 2018-02-07
Rated 1 out of 5 by from power is a big problem this machine is a dog......... will not run wide open
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from strong, reliable Excellent machine. Great velocity at the wand exit. Leaves,even when damp, blow really well. A particular surprise was how well the vacuum/shredder option works. It seems, and is, a bit ungainly but that is a small price for effectively removing the fallen tree leaves from extensive Pachysandra ground plantings. Works great in any garden where you don't trust a leaf rake to be near your tender plants. Prior to owning this machine our blower use was limited to primarily fall season. But after seeing the field maintenance fellows take care of the Buffalo football line markings in heavy snow...we started removing new snow from our paths with the Sthil!
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great blower overall. Gutter attachment not very secure Only complaint is gutter attachment is not a positive lock with this model. Bought them together. Blower works great otherwise. Could use a shoulder strap if doing a large area.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stilt BG 86C This is the second one I've bought n I'm regretting it ! I have the same problem with both of them if they sit for a minute or two neither one would restart I gave the first one to a friend n bought this new one hoping I wouldn't have this problem but was wrong. Now the second problem I'm having is the recoil start, its been repaired just a little over a year under warranty n now that's its off warranty the same problem happened again ! The spring twist out of shape n the pull rope gets squeezed n it won't start I've had this repaired once n its happened again I fixed the spring n it worked for two pulls. Now I went n bought a new spring n it worked once then the spring twisted so back to the repair shop for the same problem n all stihl had to say was they've have thousands out there with no problem but I'm not concerned about the others I'm talking about mine so yes I'm done with stilt products I'll go buy some think else !
Date published: 2017-12-17
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