BG 86 C-E - $269.95 DSRP


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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.)
BLOWING FORCE* 15 Newtons
AVG. AIR VELOCITY* Flat: 85 m/sec. (190 mph)
Round: 69 m/sec. (154 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY* Flat: 85 m/sec. (190 mph)
Round: 69 m/sec. (154 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE* Flat: 610 m3/h (359 cfm)
Round: 780 m3/h (459 cfm)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING* 70 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*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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    Built in the USA
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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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Rated 4.5 out of 5 by 74reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Works Very Good First blower I have ever owned. We have mostly fir needles but it works very good on those. Not as good when they are wet but its better than using a hose and water. Starts easy and balance is very good. September 19, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by The best blower made This is the best blower I've owned and/or have researched. This blower moves wet leaves that is matted. I never have a problem with starting this model blower. The price is very competitive for this blower compared to the competition. September 13, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Exceptional Product I recently purchased and had a few months. It starts up very easily and the vibration dampening system is amazing as your hands do not get numb. It is also relatively quiet and powerful as well. I would recommend spending a few extra bucks to get a good quality product. Great Investment! August 29, 2016
Rated 3 out of 5 by Hard to start when hot. Brand new BG 86 C-E. It does not start easily when it is hot. Not too happy. July 19, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Heavy duty I have dropped this thing off of a 3ft ladder and yes it ran and nothing broke June 15, 2016
Rated 2 out of 5 by Power- but easy2start is pointless Owned for 6 months and returned for 2nd time in a month bc the start mechanism pull fails. I also run a big-55 which never had this problem in 5 years. Save your money, the pull on this machine is a bad design the shop seems familiar with. I regret my purchase and will likely return to a more reliable brand. This is supposed to be a commercial grade Model I have my doubts. June 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best handheld on the market I purchased a used machine from craigslist. Unit is about 2 years old now but you can't tell by looking at it. Has great power to weight and starts easily. The automatic choke has streamlined initial startups and restarts that confused a lot of people. Attachment of suction tube could be a little easier but overall an excellent tool. If your considering a different brand-stop. You've already found the best. It clears gutters, cleans asphalt for sealcoating, clears grass clippings (duh), stimulates campfires, and makes quick work of warehouse/garage housekeeping with out rattling your joints from there sockets. A little pricey if purchased new but still a good value at msrp for the weekly+ user. If your only going to use it once a month- go electric. May 30, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Cannot beat a Stihl product I purchased the Stihl BG 86 C-E about a month ago. I sure do like it. As with all Stihl products, you take care of them, they last. Between 2 chainsaws, pole saw, brush cutter, you just cannot go wrong with Stihl. My go to chainsaw is a 1994 009L, that still runs like it did new. Proof, that you take care of Stihl products, they last. The anti vibration on this blower is great. Thank you Stihl, for making a quality product, that is made in the USA. Also, having a servicing dealer is a great, when you need replacement items. Not the big box stores, that have a one size fits all, & nothing fits anything. You get what you pay for. May 11, 2016
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