BG 56 C-E - $179.95 DSRP


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BG 56 C-E

DSRP: $179.95

An easy-to-use handheld blower with a simplified starting system.

Don't let yard work be hard work. Ideal for cleaning up leaves and debris on walkways or driveways around the home, the new powerful, low emissions BG 56 C-E handheld gas leaf blower features the STIHL Easy2Start™ system, making starting virtually effortless. Designed with a specialized stop switch and semi-automatic choke lever, the blower automatically resets itself to the run position while hel...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
BG 56 C-E 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.
Model Features
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    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.
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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.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Handheld Blowers
    View the features common to many STIHL handheld blowers.

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.
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BG 56 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 591.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work of art Get it you won’t be disappointed. Lightweight but feels expensive.yes it cost more than others but it will last.
Date published: 2018-10-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works great for its size. So much handier then an old back pack of another brand I had.
Date published: 2018-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent but for one thing Excellent product, but would be even better if the weight could be reduced.
Date published: 2018-10-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy start This blower stats easy, like they said. Great for blowing grass cuttings off of driveway.
Date published: 2018-10-07
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Heavy and hard to start To heavy . Hard to start have to pull three times or more
Date published: 2018-10-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent, so far- 6 times used So far it has started right up. Has plenty of power. Fairly light. The only complaint, and it is minor, the intake will suck the side of my shorts into it. I know, wear jeans, or tighter shorts. Works great though.
Date published: 2018-09-27
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Not enough power for the price. This blower is easy to use but the power is lacking. Very disappointed in the power especially for the cost.
Date published: 2018-09-27
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Regrets It's not what I need to take care of my lawn and property,I should have gotten a bigger one. Maybe it works well for really small areas.
Date published: 2018-09-26
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