BG 50 - $139.95 DSRP

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The lightest gasoline-powered handheld blower in the STIHL lineup.

The reasonably priced BG 50 blower is perfect for homeowners seeking a compact tool for yard waste and leaf cleanup. It boasts a lightweight and ergonomic design, a fuel-efficient engine, toolless air filter access and an upright fuel tank for easier filling. With the highest power-to-weight ratio in the STIHL gas-powered line, the BG 50 handheld blower combines dependability and quality with affo...Read More
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BG 50 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 3.6 kg (7.9 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 430 cc (14.5 oz.)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY* 60 m/sec (134 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY* 71 m/sec (159 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE* 700 m3/h (412 cfm)
*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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    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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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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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.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
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Rated 4 out of 5 by 66reviewers.
Rated 2 out of 5 by Slow to build rpm and power I'm having the same problem others report. Starts up but will not build rpm and power. Made adjustments to the carburetor as directed in owners manual and it still runs poorly. September 21, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by hard to start Hard to start but once I get it going it works great September 21, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Terrible to start Extremely difficult to start even from the store. The store said this would clear up after several uses. I should have never listened to them. I bought a weed eater at the same time and that has no issues. This was a huge disappointment and I question Stihl's quality. September 20, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Runs good once it gets going. Runs great once you get it warmed up. Sometimes it is difficult to start and once it starts you have to baby it until it gets warm. Does great for blowing off the deck and driveway. September 20, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Good blower but hard to start Even after doing as the manual says to start, it still takes several pulls to start and that is when the air temp is warm. Once started it will start easily as long as it is warmed up. September 19, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by great value I bought this unit from Rocky's and love it. Starts up and, runs great. Just wish it was a little stronger. September 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent handheld blower Good weight. Starts right up. No issues. It's amazing how powerful that little button is, on top of the handle ! Glad I made this choice. Perfect size and power for a homeowner.It compliments my Stihl string Weedwacker.Sales people at Ace Hardware where I purchased, couldn't be more professional.Thank you.Titusville, FloridaAug 2016 September 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by starts easily and runs great Like all of the Stihl products that I have purchased in the past (saws, string trimmers and blowers) this little blower always starts easily and runs great. Would recommend this product. September 19, 2016
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