Best Budget Leaf Blowers 2020

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Got leaves? This period of the year most of us do; our driveway, roof, gutters, walks, lawn. Nothing more quickly finds leaves to a more desirable area than a leaf blower. Given that leaf gotten rid of is an autumn priority, we went to discover the right model leaf blower that will fit you perfectly.

To that end, we examined 10 machines across numerous famous categories. We evaluated traditional gas engine models and two-stroke models that take the similar 40;1 and 50;1 fuel-oil blends. Note that all the blowers in the review were subjected to a battery of tests to get a full impression of usability and performance.

  1. Craftsman BV245 CMXGAAMR27AV

This model which comes at a mid-price, is a mid-performance machine that begins easily and delivers sufficient power. The leaf tests showed that this model works better sweeping pavement than moving leaves over grass. Specifications of this model include;

  • 145mph
  • 4 Ib
  • 27cc

PROS

  • Easy start procedure
  • Simple twist-lock blower tip

CONS

  • Gyroscopic effort can be fatiguing
  1. Dewalt DCBL772X1

Do not be misled by this model low air speed, the slowest in the test. The airstream is well productive and well-shaped. This model carved out a large rectangular area in our sawdust test. Also, the tool has a good balance, and we discovered it was simple to use it in a sweeping motion in out leaf test. Specifications include;

  • 9mph
  • 6 Ib
  • 101db

PROS

  • Broad and effective airstream
  • Well-balanced

CONS

  • Short run time
  1. Echo PB2520

The model blew leaves completely out of the test rectangle, and also carved a flame-shaped area out of the sawdust box, showing a dense, well shaped, and productive airstream. We applaud this model’s designers for the offset blower tube, which lines up with the handle, providing you better aim and better control over the machine’s recoil. Specifications of this model include;

  • 2mph
  • 6 Ib
  • 4 cc

PROS

  • Powerful and effective airstream
  • Off-set blower tube

CONS

  • Two-position on or off switch
  1. Ego LBX6000

This model is a remarkable machine. With the huge battery, it is certainly the heaviest blower, weighing even more than gas-engine Stihl. Also, it is the most expensive among other similar models. Though you can cut that cost by making use of a smaller and less-expensive 349 dollar version of the 56-volt battery, which brings the total amount of the model to close to 750 dollars. Specifications include;

  • 1 mph
  • 2 Ib
  • 56 volts
  • 94 db

PROS

  • Extremely manoeuvrable
  • Long run time

CONS

  • Quite expensive
  1. Makita XBUo2

We liked various things about this model. Firstly, it has a comfortable trigger and balance that makes the machine to hang in your hand at the ideal angle. Also, in the leaf test, we discovered that its concentrated and narrow airstream is highly accurate and ideal for cleaning up edges without causing issues in the adjacent materials. Specifications of this model include;

  • 138mph
  • 2 Ib
  • 36 volts
  • 99db

PROS

  • Lightweight
  • Shares 18v batteries with other tools

CONS

  • Short run time
  1. Greenworks Pro BPB8oLoo

This model is the lightest and most compact of the backpack blowers we examined. In the model turbo setting, the blower’s airstream forms an effective leaf-moving zone, that is, the outside edges of the airstream look to be less strong. Specifications of this model include;

  • 3 mph
  • 6 Ib
  • 80 volts
  • 97 db

PROS

  • Light and compact
  • Comfortable straps

CONS

  • Non-turbo mode too slow for deeper leaves
  1. Greenworks Pro BPB8oLoo

This model from Remington calls its backpack blower the slinger, that is, for its lightweight and compactness. We cherished its fast starting and the easy-to-use shoulder strap although the blower does rock a bit at full throttle. Also, this model produces a fast air stream and its sawdust test pattern produces a clean edge all the way out to the far end where it feathers off. Specifications of this model include;

  • 2 mph
  • 4 Ib
  • 27 cc
  • 2-cycle

PROS

  • High air speed
  • Lightweight

CONS

  • a bit loud
  1. Ryobi RY 40440

This is a great machine that produces a wide and nearly ideally symmetrical air pattern with a well-defined boundary that gets all the way out toward its end where it flares into regular branches. Both the volume and shape contribute to debris-moving efficiency, in leaf test. Specifications of this model include;

  • 70 mph
  • 8 Ib
  • 40 volts

PROS

  • Quiet
  • Highly adjustable straps

CONS

  • Stiff cruise control lever
  1. Stihl BR8oo C-E Magnum

The test’s biggest blower and among the heaviest is an air-moving monster. Concerning the sawdust test, it swept out a huge bulb-shaped pattern that emptied close to half the particulate from the zone. This model blew leaves out of the test rectangle and disarranged them 20 feet away. Specifications of this model include;

  • 6 mph
  • 4 Ib
  • 9 cc, 2-cycle
  • 100 db

PROS

  • Powerful and high-speed airstream
  • Can start while wearing backpack

CONS

  • Quite expensive to get
  1. TR4BP EC Backpack Blower

This model boasts the second-fastest air movement, and in the test with leaves and sawdust, it performed so well. Its air pattern is small and well-defined and the shoulder’ straps and large number assistance are nicely padded, making this model the most comfortable backpack model we attempted.

Also, this model nozzle twists on firmly and easily thanks to a large raised tab that aids you get a firm grip on it. Specifications of this model include;

  • 7 mph
  • 8 Ib
  • 32 cc

PROS

  • No mixing fuel
  • High air speed

CONS

  • As loud as a 2-cycle motor

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