If power and being free of wires is the main concern, then EGO LB5300 is the right leaf blower for you. This cordless leaf blower can move around 530 cubic feet of air per minute. That is more than the majority of the gas-powered units, not to mention the cordless competitors.
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Pro Produces massive air flow
Thanks to the innovative brushless motor system, the fan, and the powerful batteries this blower can move up to 530 cu-ft. or air every minute. This is an imposing figure and means that you can move around more leaves and debris.
Pro Battery upgrade is available
The blower comes with a 56 V 2.5 Ah battery that will give an average of 30 minutes of runtime. If you feel that it may not be enough you can buy larger capacity batteries, up to a whopping 7.5 Ah. While this will increase the operational time of the unit, it will also increase the weight significantly.
Pro Has a turbo mode
This leaf blower has a turbo mode that can be enabled using a switch situated on top of the tool's handle. It boosts the performance of this leaf blower for a limited period.
Con Strange control setup
The unit doesn’t come with a variable speed trigger. Instead, the speed is controlled by a dial, that is situated at the front of the unit. It feels very weird, as you need to use both hands to change the speed.
Con The speed is on lower side
The speed of this leaf blower is not quite impressive as it can move the air with a maximum velocity of 115 mph. This isn’t enough if you want to remove stuck leaves from your driveway or quickly dry the car.
Con Needs full operator's attention
Be careful when using the unit in full power as the battery will run out in less than 10 minutes and you can potentially strain your arm from the sudden change of air force.
Con Prolongated warranty available only from official dealers
The unit has a five-year warranty but only if you buy through authorized dealers like Home Depot. For the rest, it has two years of warranty.