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BG 56 C-E

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

Product Description


"Absolutely the best blower I've ever owned. The total ease of operating this equipment is far superior from any others I've owned in the past. Makes quick work of grass leaves and debris."
-jack65
Raymore, Mo
Designed with ease of use in mind, the STIHL BG 56 C-E features our simplified starting system with the STIHL Easy2Start™. The STIHL Easy2Start™ lets you start the engine with a long easy pull of the starting rope rather than a hard fast jerk, making starting virtually effortless. The semi-automatic choke and the new start/stop switch make it virtually impossible to flood when starting this unit. The high-performance, low-emission engine makes quick work of leaves and other yard waste.

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 439.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Lightweight. Excellent for required job The on/off switch is sensitive and can be shut off with minimum pressure. Being left handed I keep the unit on my right side and this impacts the intake panel. Have had to adjust handling unit.
Date published: 2017-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best blower for your money. This blower is a great produce. I use it all the time to do blow any grass and leaves off walks and driveways after I mow them. Also a very good blower to clean of your equipment after use.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from works much better than the base model BG 50 I originally bought the BG 50 and returned it and bought the BG 56. So glad I did. Unlike the BG 50, this one starts up every single time after only a couple pulls. Works great, no complaints after about a month of use. If you are considering the BG 50, I would recommend you save yourself a lot of headache down the road and splurge for the BG 56, you won't be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy Start This blower is very easy to start, has plenty of power.
Date published: 2017-09-16
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Unfortunately I believed the hype I'm actually quite disappointed in my new leaf blower.I was expecting it to have much more power than what it has! I feel I could have spent less money and have gotten a comparable blower. It didn't even start on the second pull like I was told.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Chainsaws are great but this blower isn't I e had the pull cord stick out and not retract back in 2 times now
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from american made quality this is my second Stihl blower, I replace an old import with the amarican made BG 56I am very happy with it with one exception. the new BG56 does not have a throttle lock. I am very disappointed with this because my old Stihl blower had a throttle lock.I thought I was upgrading until I got home and started using my new machine and there was no throttle lock.
Date published: 2017-09-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I love this product! This product is everything I hoped it would be. It's a great machine to run, it's dependable, it is a quality product, and I love that if the product needs to be serviced I can take it right back to where I bought it.
Date published: 2017-09-12
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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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