BGA 56 - $129.95 DSRP



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This battery-powered handheld blower bundle comes standard with battery and charger, and combines great power and long run times. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

Note: Product availability may vary by location. Part of the STIHL AK Series, the BGA 56 battery-powered handheld blower is a great choice for suburban homeowners who demand great power, durability and run time. Part of the STIHL Lightning Battery System™ line of products, the BGA 56 bundle comes standard with the AK 20 battery and AL 101 battery charger. It is lightweight at only 7.3 lbs. ...Read More
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BGA 56 Specifications
WEIGHT w/o Battery 2.1 kg (4.6 lbs.)
w/ AK 20 3.3 kg (7.3 lbs.)
BLOWING FORCE* 10 Newtons
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** 600 m3/h (353 cfm)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 45 m/sec. (100 mph)
RUN TIME (w/ AK 20) Up to 20 minutes
SOUND PRESSURE LEVEL 63 (dB(A))
*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a set combined with tool.
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    Lightweight Portability
    Great for maneuverability and extended use.
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    Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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BGA 56 is rated 4.3 out of 5 by 20.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is very convenient. For around the average 4 or 5 bedroom house this unit is great. Just plug in the battery and you are ready to go. There is no electrical cord to fight with or a heavy backpack to carry. This is particularly handy when you are blowing leaves off the roof.That being said, the unit is on the expensive side. You can save some money if you have other STIHL tools that use batteries, so you only have to buy the tool. The useful life I got out of one battery was a little over an hour. I am thinking of buying another battery for bigger jobs.In general, what it was designed for, it provides good value.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I'm in love with this blower. I have a BG-56 gasoline blower and I bought the BGA-56 to use to dry vehicles and clean out the garage but it has quickly replaced the gas. It is so easy to grab this blower and take off. No gasoline smell on your clothes and no noisy motor. Plenty of power and the quality is sthil all the way.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great blower! This unit is powerful, easy to use without any getting ready, light weight and best of all: no gas, no trying to get it started and no engine maintenance. I am delighted with this purchase..
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like the second handle to help when blowing leaves down long drive I really like this blower. It is very easy to start. I like the fact that it is lightweight and doesn't wear me out after a period of time. There is a "second" handle that can to used when you want to focus the blower on a larger pile of leaves
Date published: 2017-09-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight, good power Love this blower! has decent power, lightweight, very maneuverable. perfect for quick cleanup of sidewalks and driveways after mowing. and priced very well!
Date published: 2017-08-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from So far it is a great blower for home use. Used it on two home patios plus average size driveway on a single charge. Happy with product and service at Ace.
Date published: 2017-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is a lot better then I thought it would be. This product is a lot better then I thought it would be.
Date published: 2017-08-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is capable and very quiet. Bought the BGA 56 as a replacement for a disappointing lime green electric blower.I think this new Li-Ion battery Stihl BGA 56 blower is safer, quieter and more rugged.I am very happy so far after 1 month of every other day usage.I live in a heavily wooded area near a river that sometimes overflows its banks.We have a ton of mosquitoes lately and my bug zapper is clogging up almost nightly.I use my blower to clear out all those dead bugs. It does a perfect of it and it only takes a second. My previous green battery powered blower died after 1 year (battery stopped charging). It was cheap to buy, but I guess I got what paid for. Home depot refused to take give me my money back since it was after 90 days from purchase.My Stihl blower was relatively expensive, but I really get the feeling it is going to last a long time. Plus my new Stihl electric blower has a 2 YEAR warranty and if I have any problem, I can bring it back to the dealer I purchased it from (Buck Brother's, Libertyville, IL) and they will take care of it instead of me having to ship it off to a regional service center and hope I hear back from them.
Date published: 2017-08-07
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