A leaf blower for those who need to work large areas or in places where electric power sources are limited. This 2-stroke gas powered leaf blower is ergonomic, powerful, and versatile, combining vacuuming and mulching capabilities in a rather compact device.
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Pro No limitations to the working area
Since there is no power cord, you can easily cover large areas around you.
Pro Adjustable power level
The power can be adjusted with via a handle trigger. This allows for precise power adjustment to various work conditions.
Pro Very powerful
This 2-stroke engine produces a maximum of 8000 RPM and 1.1 hp. The maximum airflow speed is 170 mph. This may not sound much compared to other gas leaf blowers, but the fact that it can produce speeds like this from a wide nozzle allows it to cover wide areas faster.
Pro Has a cruise control feature
This leaf blower comes with a switch that allows you to keep the fan speed in whatever level you like, without having to hold the trigger.
Pro Additional accessories included
A vacuum kit, a harness, a round nozzle, and a flat nozzle are included in this kit.
Pro Can be used for vacuuming and mulching
This blower also works as a vacuuming or as a mulching device. However, the transformation process isn’t as easy as with other leaf blowers.
Pro Switch goes back to the On position automatically
When you stop the blower, the power switch will automatically go back to the On position. This avoids unnecessary confusion the next time you start the device, due to forgetting to turn the switch manually.
Pro Ergonomic handle
The easily adjustable soft-grip handle is comfortable to hold for extended periods of time.
Pro Can be brought to California
The unit is CARB compliant so that it can be legally shipped to California.
Pro Excellent power to weight ratio
This leaf blower weighs around 10 pounds. That may sound a lot for a handheld unit, but thanks to the comfortable weight distribution, it isn’t that bad. Even after prolonged usage, there will be no wrist or back pain.
Con Can get loud
Since it uses a gasoline powered engine, it will be noisier than electric alternatives. It can reach noise levels up to 100dB (just as if you'd stand near a running train), so you need to be careful not to disturb the neighbors.
Con Produces pollution
Like other gas-powered engines, it produces fumes and carbon dioxide. So if you're worried about keeping pollution to a minimum, you better go for an electric alternative.
Con Preparation can take a while
As the motor uses gasoline, it takes some time to prepare the unit for work. You need to mix and fill up the fuel and, after that, you need to start it manually, which may not happen on the first pull.
Con Attachments have quality issues
Some users have found that the attachments can’t be installed properly and they tend to fall off.