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BG 50

BG 50
The lightest gasoline-powered handheld blower in the STIHL lineup.

Product Description

Get superior performance from the BG 50 gasoline-powered handheld blower. Built here in America*, this reasonably priced tool boasts the highest power-to-weight ratio in the STIHL gas-powered line, making it the perfect choice for homeowners seeking premium STIHL quality. Its lightweight, compact design features a fuel-efficient engine, toolless air filter access and an upright fuel tank for easier filling. Clean up yard waste and leaf piles quickly and easily with this affordable and convenient blower.

*Built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

Model Features

  • Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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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.

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.)
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.

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.

Reviews

BG 50 is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 323.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. I love my new BG50. It starts easy, runs quiet, and has plenty of power. I really wanted to by "Made in the USA" and I will defiantly by more Stihl products.Thank you Stihl.
Date published: 2017-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great power to weight ratio. I bought this blower to something remove lawn clippings after commercial cuts since since we typically used backpack blowers I wanted a lightweight unit to add for small jobs when it was unnecessary for the larger units it's been great product so far very lightweight simple to use and very reasonably priced
Date published: 2017-12-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great tool for the price Been using this product year round since purchase and it has never let me down yet. Compared to other brand blowers I've had in the past this is by far the best. This is my 1st Stihl purchase and now am a customer for life.
Date published: 2017-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from reliable Great product, light easy start and lots of power, What I love about it the most is the trigger instead of a lever to adjust the wind speed...
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Top Quaility I've had many leaf blowers over the years, most only last about 2 seasons they run fine then next time go to start it nothing. I have grown tried of this so I thought I would go with a better quality Stihl BG50.So far easy to start, seems to have way more power than units I have had before.Lite weight and does not vibrate . Old units I had would vibrate and make my hand numb after a short time of use. The BG50 I used for about 2 hours one day and my hand felt fine no numbness. So far very please with my decision to purchase a Stihl Blower
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light weight and powerful I needed a basic handheld blower for removal of lawn clippings after mowing as well as general tasks though out the year. The Stihl BG 50 is easy to start, light weight and more powerful than the previous blower I owned. It is just what I needed.
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from dissappointed First one I got would not start. Took it back and got a replacement. Very hard to start. Very cold natured. Once warmed up it performs well. Also have other Stihl products I have been very happy with, but this one is a disappointment!
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really happy with this blower I bought this blower having owned several electric and gas powered blowers over the years. By far the lightest and most powerful gas blower have owned. It feels to be same weight as the electric blower, starts easily and runs well. Very strong. Good quality build.
Date published: 2017-11-22
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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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