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Old 07-24-2014, 08:49 AM
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Stihl Hand Held Blowers

What is the best Stihl hand held blower on the market today?
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:15 PM
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The BG86 is the biggest that I know of.
With a 130 motor, the Kombi blower is a little more powerful, but isn't quite handheld.
I believe their cordless is next in comparison.
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:19 PM
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The BG86 is it. It also has the anti-vibration system, which is quite nice.
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:20 PM
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Bg86........
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Old 07-24-2014, 01:44 PM
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The BG86 is it. It also has the anti-vibration system, which is quite nice.
It is VERY nice. I used to own an SH85 (SH is the BG, but with the vacuum option), and the vibration was terrible. It left my hands numb, and I sold it within a year. The SH86 I have now is fantastic. Night and day difference.
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:02 PM
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I have a BG86 and it works very well. The only downside is that if you use it with your left hand, it will suck up against your leg. If you operate it right handed, no worries.

Mine is the one without the EZStart. It starts very well and in my opinion, the EZStart is unnecessary. I have the EZStart on my little top handle chain saw and it's useful there because I kill it, set it down, then pick it up in a few minutes to restart, some times while I'm standing in the bucket of my front end loader or some other precarious position that makes the EZStart actually handy to have. For something like a blower in my opinion, it is unnecessary.

Hope this helps.
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:27 PM
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BG86 is the biggest and baddest in handheld blowers that I know of. It's like $250 but it's well worth it. I have three and they're great. So powerful, and they come with a round end tube and a flared one. I think the round one makes it have more power. Highly recommended. It's got the 27.2 CC motor, and the anti-vibration system makes it very comfortable to use.
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Old 07-24-2014, 02:45 PM
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I concur with everyone else the BG86 is a outstanding blowing.
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