BGA 56 - $199.95 DSRP

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BGA 56 w/AK 20 & AL 101

DSRP: $199.95


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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.

Note: Product availability may vary by location. Part of the STIHL AK Series, the BGA 56 battery-powered handheld blower is a great choice for suburban homeowners who demand great power, durability and run time. Part of the STIHL Lightning Battery System™ line of products, the BGA 56 bundle comes standard with the AK 20 battery and AL 101 battery charger. It is lightweight at only 7.3 lbs. ...Read More
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BGA 56 Specifications
WEIGHT w/o Battery 2.1 kg (4.6 lbs.)
w/ AK 20 3.3 kg (7.3 lbs.)
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
*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.
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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
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    Lightweight Portability
    Great for maneuverability and extended use.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Handheld Blowers
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BGA 56 is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 24.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick cleanups a breeze and no messing with gas I've had my BGA 56 battery powered blower for about 9 months and absolutely love it. I live in the Puget Sound area so I know a little about "wet leaves". With about 300 feet of paved driveway and walks, I've had no problem finishing weekly cleanup from all the evergreen cones, dried cedar debris , as well as birch and maple leaves that come down on a regular basis. The battery pops out quickly when I'm done and I just park it in the charger overnight and I'm good to go. If you're tired of messing with gas blowers on your suburban landscape, I highly recommend this one. Oh, and it's also one-hand operable and light, even for a senior!
Date published: 2017-10-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from The battery blower's tech, is currently not cost effective The Dealer I bought this from, has a 7 Day full refund policy. I came in to buy a hand-held gas blower and was told about the expansion of the battery operated tools and batteries. I took a chance with this blower. Well when I put the BGA 56 into use, I realized it was under powered, as advertised, The advantage of this blower was it's low power, which made cleaning out corners much easier. I have several of those inside angles on my own property that I clean regularly. So I decided to make it my home blower. A few weeks have past and the power issue has become harder to accept. The battery life is good, the weight and balance are fine. This is really for hard surfaces only, and light weight debris. If all you do is the garage, the driveway, walks and decks, the BGA -56 will do a nice job.
Date published: 2017-09-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product but pricy i purchased my leaf blower after buying the battery weedeater which i love'these products are great for seniors and especially women batteries interchange and when one goes down put the other one in. these batteries last as long as i do !! the people at burgess feed and hardware in benton tenn,are very informed on their stihl products great job stihl
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 1 out of 5 by from NO battery won't last but 18 minutes and it is dead, it is not enough power for me to blow off my double car port, which is not long at all. carried back to dealer and they said the battery would last only 20 minutes by books. if i knew this we would not have bought a stihl. we own a lot of stihl products and like them. I AM SICK THAT WE BOUGHT THIS BLOWER.
Date published: 2017-09-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product is very convenient. For around the average 4 or 5 bedroom house this unit is great. Just plug in the battery and you are ready to go. There is no electrical cord to fight with or a heavy backpack to carry. This is particularly handy when you are blowing leaves off the roof.That being said, the unit is on the expensive side. You can save some money if you have other STIHL tools that use batteries, so you only have to buy the tool. The useful life I got out of one battery was a little over an hour. I am thinking of buying another battery for bigger jobs.In general, what it was designed for, it provides good value.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it! I'm in love with this blower. I have a BG-56 gasoline blower and I bought the BGA-56 to use to dry vehicles and clean out the garage but it has quickly replaced the gas. It is so easy to grab this blower and take off. No gasoline smell on your clothes and no noisy motor. Plenty of power and the quality is sthil all the way.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great blower! This unit is powerful, easy to use without any getting ready, light weight and best of all: no gas, no trying to get it started and no engine maintenance. I am delighted with this purchase..
Date published: 2017-09-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I like the second handle to help when blowing leaves down long drive I really like this blower. It is very easy to start. I like the fact that it is lightweight and doesn't wear me out after a period of time. There is a "second" handle that can to used when you want to focus the blower on a larger pile of leaves
Date published: 2017-09-01
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