BG 56 C-E - $189.95 DSRP


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BG 56 C-E

DSRP: $189.95

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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
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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…
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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 544.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Light, powerful and gets the job done! My last blower was a competitor’s backpack style blower (that I paid far more than I did this one!), and it was uncomfortable to use, heavy, unreliable and simply lacking in power. Since I don’t have any trees and the only use will be cleaning off the driveway/walkway after mowing, I decided on going smaller, and with a name I could trust-Stihl. Started on the first pull and more powerful than the bulky pack blowers I’ve used in the past.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Overall a good blower. I really like the blower with a couple of exceptions:- the pull cord broke in the first year (this blower is used once or twice per week.- in hot Texas weather, once the blower has ran for a while, it will not start again (this seems to be a common problem based on web searches). I took the blower to the dealer and they said they could not find anything wrong and it looked to be well cared for and in good shape.
Date published: 2018-06-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love my new blower. Powerful and easy to start. Floods easily so don’t prime it to much. Just one or two pushes on the primer and you’re good to go. Love my new blower. Powerful and easy to start. Floods easily so don’t prime it to much. Just one or two pushes on the primer and you’re good to go. Definitely pricier than other blowers on the market, but hey, you pay for quality. Wish I would’ve invested in one years ago.
Date published: 2018-06-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice Light Weight Blower Nice, easy to start blower...got it for the eazy start feature, like the fact you load a spring that actually gets the motor started, not dependant on your strength and how fast you can pull the starting cord..
Date published: 2018-06-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy starting This is the easiest starting small engine I have and has plenty of power and works great
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Blower work great There BG56CE works very well. However, I wish it had the trigger lock and maybe the rubberized handle to get those 2 options you need to go one more Step Up
Date published: 2018-06-05
Rated 3 out of 5 by from once running then turn off let set a few minutes then try to start it is hard to start. Had trouble trying to start it after being used then turning it off a few minutes and then trying to restart it. Blowing power is less than impressive. The exhaust is not covered and burnt my hand on it. Needs to be covered.
Date published: 2018-06-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best blower ever Ive had the stihl BG 56ce for almost 3 years I’ve never had a problem with it over the years. #greatblower
Date published: 2018-05-31
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