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BGA 56

BGA 56
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.

Product Description

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Part of the STIHL Lightning Battery System™ line of products, the BGA 56 combines STIHL performance and exceptional value. Its powerful motor delivers air speeds of 100 mph and an air flow of 353 cfm at the nozzle. It features an adjustable tube to fit different user heights for enhanced comfort. Clear a sidewalk, seven football fields long, on a single charge with this STIHL AK Series handheld blower. The BGA 56 is also just 7.3 lbs. (including battery) for easy portability and maneuverability. And when you’re done, hang it on the wall from its onboard hanging slot. The BGA 56 bundle comes standard with the AK 20 battery and AL 101 battery charger. The BGA 56 is also available as a stand-alone unit without battery and charger.

Usage claim tested and verified by an independent third-party test laboratory. Run time may vary based on battery type, charge level and capacity, model, operating style and conditions.

Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

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Model Features

  • Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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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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  • Lightweight Portability
    Great for maneuverability and extended use.

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.

Important Information

Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.

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.

Reviews

BGA 56 is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 41.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product works great.just what I wanted.price is good.very happy
Date published: 2017-12-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lacks variable speed trigger or high medium low switch. Well built, excellent power and very well balanced. Easy for all to use. My wife loves it!
Date published: 2017-12-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from CONVENIENCE FACTOR 10 STARS / CFM JUST PERFECT/ WEIGHT & BALANCE JUST RIGHT / BATTERY LIFE - 36v - JUST PERFECT FOR ME ONLY CON IS LACK OF VARIABLE TRIGGER SWITCHUNIT WEIGHT TO CFM IS GREATUNIT COMFORT BALANCE IS CLOSE TO CORRECTRUN TIME ON CHARGE IS ACCEPTIBLE
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great power for MI oak leaves I checked out this blower with other brands and found the features were much better for my needs. My property has 6 mature oak trees, 2 cherry trees, and 7 large pines. this unit has enough power to gather materials in one area for easy removal.The blower is very quiet, and light weight. Re-charge of the battery will give you 3/4 capacity charge in 50 minutes which allows me to finish the collection operation in the same afternoon.
Date published: 2017-12-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Quality and convenient and easy to use I needed a blower that I could store inside my office at work. I didn’t want any gasoline powered because it would smell the office up and I needed sufficient power to keep leaves and debris from cluttering the front entryway. I can grab this and be done in a matter of seconds, it’s exactly what I needed.
Date published: 2017-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great blower. I love my new blower. It sure beats sweeping or raking! It is lightweight and even an older child can operate it. I only wish the battery power lasted longer than 20-30 minutes. I can't complete my whole yard in one use.
Date published: 2017-11-22
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy for my wife to use. I have all gas Stihl equipment, my wife cannot start the blower so I bought her the battery powered one. Very light & easy to operate.
Date published: 2017-11-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not a lot of stamina I have been a long time user of Stihl products, blowers, trimmers, hedge trimmers and such. Please be aware of what your purpose is for buying this unit. It's NOT designed and built for heavy use such as a large gas blower is. It has sufficient power to blow off sidewalks, patios, and decks. I bought this to take with me camping so I could keep the leaves and gravel off my rug in front of my camper door. Works Great!!!! It is very light and easy to use. My only complaint is that the battery is a bit weak in that it will only get about 10 minutes or less of constant use. It charges quickly so your not down a lot of time before it can be up and going.It's a great little blower but a bit pricey but what isn't anymore?
Date published: 2017-11-19
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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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