BG 50

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The lightest gasoline-powered handheld blower in the STIHL lineup.

The reasonably priced BG 50 blower is perfect for homeowners seeking a compact tool for yard waste and leaf cleanup. It boasts a lightweight and ergonomic design, a fuel-efficient engine, toolless air filter access and an upright fuel tank for easier filling. With the highest power-to-weight ratio in the STIHL gas-powered line, the BG 50 handheld blower combines dependability and quality with affo...Read More
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BG 50 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 3.6 kg (7.9 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 430 cc (14.5 oz.)
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)
*Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2.
Model Features
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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.
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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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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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Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 82reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by More powerful than I expected! Very happy with this purchase. Also own weed Wacker and both are very dependable. Was somewhat concerned about the power of the blower but it has exceeded my expectations. Have already recommended to my son and it might be a gift for their new home. October 19, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by Very good all around... All I miss is the trigger lock.Doesn't give up much to the old BG85 I replaced with it but then again, I swapped blower tubes. October 18, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy to use Always wanted a gas powered blower but those on the market were too heavy. Well this blower is light weight but has plenty of power to get the job done October 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by good this product is really good. i am feeling the similar power as the bg55. it will blow leaves with the great pace and the cleanups will take less time then pb 250 trash. i would give it to my dad for his birthday. October 17, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by BG 50 Great Blower Just a couple of quick comments... Owned a BG 55 for about 5 or so years. Great machine. Had to change the carb this summer, and it's running great.Purchased a BG 50 for my son a few months ago and it's just as good a product as it's predecessor. I also own a straight shaft and my son has the curved. Both great weed wackers.. Again, nothing but good things to say about Stihl Products.. Kudos.. October 12, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent quality and performance. I have used this little guy commercially for 4 years, and have never had a breakdown. From gutter cleanouts, driveway clearing, weekly maintenance, trampoline cleaning for the kids, and messing with the goats, this blower does it all!! October 7, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love the product Very powerful little blower. I would recommend it to any homeowner. Can't wait until the leaves start to fall. Might try it on light snow in the driveway. October 6, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Easy Start I was concerned about Stihl's reputation for hard starting but my dealer said that that was not true, and was right. I have used it a number of times and it starts easily, I am a satisfied customer. October 5, 2016
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