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BG 66 L

BG 66 L
The quiet, yet powerful handheld blower with a low-emission, fuel-efficient engine.

Product Description

The STIHL BG 66 L features a low-emission engine while its specially designed muffler in the blower tube and baffles make the BG 66 L quiet – ideal for use in neighborhoods or other noise-sensitive areas. Starting is easier and smoother than ever with the simplified starting system that incorporates a specialized stop switch that automatically returns to the start position, as well as a semi-automatic choke lever that helps prevent accidental flooding. All while providing the power you need to tackle your next outdoor task.

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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  • Low-Noise Sound Damper
    A noise suppression-muffler in the blower tube on handheld blowers makes this an ideal feature for homeowners or landscapers working in noise-sensitive areas.
  • 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
0.6 kW (0.8 bhp)
WEIGHT
4.4 kg (9.7 Ibs.)
FUEL CAPACITY
540 cc (18.3 oz.)
BLOWING FORCE*
10 Newtons
AVG. AIR VELOCITY**
51 m/sec (115 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE**
630 m3/h (371 cfm)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING**
65 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 66 L is rated 4.1 out of 5 by 7.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from The product is reliable. The product should have the auto run feature so the throttle tab does not need to be held down all of the time.
Date published: 2017-07-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best blower I've ever owned! Powerful, dependable. I've owned numerous leaf blowers over the years of different makes and models. The Stiihl is BY FAR the most powerful and dependable. Wish I had started with s Stihl years ago to avoid a lot of headaches and mechanical problems with the other brands. Highly recommend.
Date published: 2017-06-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from excellent for the average home You can't beat the power of a gas engine! I had a battery blower prior to this and it was just ok. This Stihl 56 is great. Light enough to carry and more power. The very best thing is the eave trough cleaning attachment.In a few minutes I can walk around my home and clear every gutter and downspout without a ladder. Time saving and significantly safer.
Date published: 2017-01-24
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Treat yourself! Ok, I normally bought power equipment by price point first. After being in the lawn business and in maintanence I guarantee this...if you want durability, dependability and efficiency you need to try Stihl! It is by far those most well designed equipment around. Give yourself a great gift!
Date published: 2015-07-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am very satisfied with my Stihl product i have read reviews on hard starting and flooding problems with Stihl products. I had that problem with my first purchase and took it back to the dealer. He got it started and then took the time to show me what to do and what not to do. I love all three of the gas driven products I have and would not buy a different brand.
Date published: 2015-06-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Not for professionals The muffler in the blower tube must have significant impact on the wind speed at the end of blower tube. If you want to get the job done, this blower is not for professional use and I would not recommend its use.
Date published: 2014-03-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I would recommend this blower for the small home owner. My experience with the BG55 has been great. It always starts; prime once, choke on twice, choke off once and it's running, just half to milk it up to full throttle. However I need a blower with a little more turbulence, acorns and leaves move well but a good twig laughs at it. Overall it's a good machine
Date published: 2013-09-16
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Standard Features

  • Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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