BG 56 C-E - $179.99 DSRP


Distributor Suggested Retail Price BG 56 C-E DSRP:  $179.99

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An easy-to-use handheld blower with a simplified starting system.

Don't let yard work be hard work. Ideal for cleaning up leaves and debris on walkways or driveways around the home, the new powerful, low emissions BG 56 C-E handheld gas leaf blower features the STIHL Easy2Start™ system, making starting virtually effortless. Designed with a specialized stop switch and semi-automatic choke lever, the blower automatically resets itself to the run position while hel...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
BG 56 C-E Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 4.2 kg (9.3 Ibs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
BLOWING FORCE* 13 Newtons
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)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING** 70 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*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.
Model Features
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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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    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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    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.
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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BG 56 C-E is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 399.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from All around a solid blower! This blower is very dependable. It works great for what I need around the house like blowing off grass clippings and fertilizer after mowing or fertilizing.
Date published: 2017-06-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from First Stihl leaf blower Starts up fairly easy, has good power , but seems to run a Little Rough until it warms up! Had this product for a month now and I am pleased thus far! Typical usage couple hours a week doing yard work.
Date published: 2017-06-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from hard to start Both the weed eater and the blower are hard to start, even though I paid up for a better model that is supposed to start easily. I am not happy about spending this kind of money and I still have to fight to get them running. Once running they work very well. better products than the last ones I had but still just not as nice as I thought stihl would be.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a great machine Easy start, lightweight and powerful. Enough said.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product was best bang for buck Light weight and powerful to get the job done easy and fast.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to start and idles smoothly Excellent blower. Lightweight and very easy to start.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BG 56 C-E The very best. Easy to crank, easy to carry, plenty of power.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Operational Ease........ Lifetime STIHL customer now after my first product purchase.....best blower I have ever owned, quality, ease of starting, all "perks" for this "Senior"........very happy with purchase
Date published: 2017-06-06
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