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BG 56 C-E

BG 56 C-E
An easy-to-use handheld blower with a simplified starting system.

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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  • 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.
  • 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
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.

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 56 C-E is rated 4.5 out of 5 by 384.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good. Hopefully it will last more than a couple of years. The blower appears to have vacuum capabilities but I didn't receive the accessories with the purchase. Are the accessories for the vacuum application an extra charge? Other blowers I had purchased in the past came with these items!
Date published: 2017-05-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy power Ease of operation and power mark this product. Easy start and power to move debris is impressive. I have several Stihl products and they all are of superior quality and operational ease.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BG 56 Great Blower. I haven't tried the accessories, however I plan to at a later date. I like how easy it starts and it has plenty of power to get the job done around the house.
Date published: 2017-05-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Absolutely love the BG 56 C-E absolutely love the BG 56 C-E blower. Great power!
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best in class. Bought this unit a few weeks ago. Have only used it twice so far and like the easy start And the choke is simple and easy. Better than the 4'cycle other brand I had.
Date published: 2017-05-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy to handle. Just right weight. Awesome product; very dependable for years of service, would recommend to anyone that's looking at this unit.
Date published: 2017-05-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Grear Quality product! Easy to start, great power. But just a little louder than I like.
Date published: 2017-05-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Homeowner Blower - Bar None It's a Stihl people! What else do you need to know? You pay extra for good equipment. This thing starts easy, has lots of power, and is bullet proof. I'll own it for decades.
Date published: 2017-05-10
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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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