A large garden can be a curse if not for the backpack leaf blowers
When fall comes, there’s one chore that stands bigger than the rest. Leaves are everywhere and, unless a hurricane’s imminent, they’re staying all around the house. Raking can take hours, so save precious time by using a leaf blower. A backpack leaf blower will take care of everything and provide some fun at the same time. In this article, we have highlighted a few excellent leaf blowers that will do the job quickly, efficiently, and still leave time for the golf game.
Built for gas power
Husqvarna 350BT Gas Backpack Leaf Blower
The Husqvarna 350BT is the ultimate Leaf blower on the market. Weighing at just over twenty-three pounds, the backpack is a welcome addition to carry comfortably. Running on a fuel combination of 50 parts gasoline to one part two-stroke engine oil, the powerful two-cycle engine delivers blowing speeds of up to 232 mph. An offset handle makes the blow forces easy to control by preventing download pull of the arm, even compressed leaves don’t stand a chance. The 350 BT makes an excellent choice for large yards and where electricity isn’t available.
$377 at Amazon
For industrial strength
Schröder Industrial Backpack Leaf Blower Model SR-6400L
A powerful 3.7HP motor gives the Schröder model SR6400L an impressive leaf blowing speed of 213 mph at 920 CFM. A comfortable backpack has adjustable straps to easily carry the 19.5 pounds weight and also helps to reduce vibrations. The trigger controls are conveniently placed at arm’s length to reduce fatigue on the arm for extended use. This industrial backpack leaf blower comes with a five-year commercial warranty.
$299 at Amazon
Variable trigger control
Ryobi Gas Backpack Leaf Blower with Variable Speed Trigger
Here is another powerful leaf blower to cover large landscaped areas. The Ryobi gives the best in class 760 CFM producing blowing speeds of 175 mph. Adding to the convenience of long-term use, it comes with a variable speed trigger and cruise control. The ergonomic design reduces fatigue, and the powerful Ryobi gets on with the job.
$263 at Amazon
A sleek black style with the power
Poulan Pro PR48BT Backpack Leaf Blower
Equipped with a 48 cc two-stroke engine, the Poulan PR48BT Leaf blower produces blowing speeds of up to 200 mph at 475 CFM. The heavy-duty frame and lightweight blower come equipped with a strain reducing harness and adjustable shoulder straps. A variable speed throttle and cruise control setting are the perfect aids to reduce fatigue and bring some fun to the chore.
$327 at Amazon
Greenworks BPB80L00 80V Cordless Backpack Leaf Blower
The Greenworks BPB80L00 is a cordless electric leaf blower. Its brushless motor delivers gas equivalent performances of up to 580 CFM at blowing speeds of 145 mph. A variable speed trigger and turbo button deliver power on demand, and a cruise setting gives ultimate control. Dry or wet leaves don’t stand a chance, but the quieter running electric blower is easier on the ears. The battery and charger need to be bought separately.
$138 at Amazon
EGO Bare Tool 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Backpack Blower
Fully utilizing the lithium-ion power is the EGO Bare Tool Backpack Leaf blower. A variable speed control dial allows air capacity to blow from 320 CFM to 600 CFM with the turbo at the upper end. The high-efficiency brushless motor gives low vibrations and is eight times quieter than comparable gas blowers. It’s lighter and compatible with all EGO power lithium batteries, which have to be bought separately.
$199 at Amazon
When leaves are a drain, take revenge with a backpack leaf blower
A leaf blower needs to be powerful and efficient to get the job done in one go to save time. A powerful backpack leaf blower is the most appropriate tool to make that happen. Picking the right blower can be difficult, but we recommend the Husqvarna 350BT Gas Backpack Leaf Blower as the powerhouse to use. This gas engined blower comes with a very comfortable backpack harness, adjustable straps, and gives you the power to remove the most stubborn leaves. It’s excellent for areas with large leaf accumulations.
For a much quieter and lighter leaf blower, we suggest the EGO Bare Tool 56-Volt Lithium-Ion Backpack Blower. It provides similar power as the gas versions but is more eco-friendly. The job will still get done quickly.
There is a kind of thrill watching other people collect leaves, but now you have a chance to do the same and enjoy the ride.