Clearing leaves can wear you out. One of the most effective tools you can own to give you the upper hand in the annual struggle of yard versus leaf is the backpack blower. After all, you’ve just spent a summer’s worth of time mowing, trimming, weeding, fertilizing, and watering. There’s no sense in standing by while your work gets buried under dead leaves.
In addition to recording data, we looked at features such as the top carrying handle of each blower, the visibility of the fuel in the gas tank, and the comfort and adjustability of their shoulder straps. Here are the ones that came out on top.
1. Greenworks Pro Brushless Cordless Backpack Leaf Blower
Landscaping has never been easier with Greenworks PRO 80V max system. the most powerful cordless battery platform in outdoor power equipment, you can now breeze through homes, corporate parks & entertainment venues with zero gas, zero emission & zero maintenance. Go from zero to power with a push of a button & get you through the task at hand with less vibration, less noise & less mess. With additional batteries, a rapid charger for quick charge time & a multiple tool compatibility platform, you can get all your landscaping done with all the power & performance of gas while at a lower cost of operation. it’s not just your job, it’s your life
+ Cruise control for ultimate control
+ Brushless motor delivers gas equivalent performance
+ Variable speed trigger and turbo button delivers on-demand power
2. LawnMaster NPTBL31AB No-Pull Backpack Blower
The days of the struggle and shoulder pain of pull-starts are over! This LawnMaster No-Pull Backpack Blower features an electric push-button start combined with the power and reliability of a 31cc 2-cycle gas engine. Powered by a small 7. 2V rechargeable lithium-ion battery, No-Pull technology provides up to 150 hassle-free starts on a single charge. In addition to the innovative electric start, the LawnMaster NPTBL31AB features a full crank engine that produces powerful 175 MPH airspeeds and a max air volume of 470 CFM. Designed to fit all users, the shoulder, chest, and waist straps are all adjustable. An anti-vibration engine mount and padded ventilated harness reduces fatigue and keep users comfortable during extended use.
+ ANTI-VIBRATION ENGINE MOUNT
+ VARIABLE SPEED AND CRUISE CONTROL
+ AUTOMATIC CHOKE
3. POWERWORKS 60V Backpack Leaf Blower
Brushless Backpack Blower POWERWORKS – Performance through Power – POWERWORKS 60 Volt tools are designed to get the job done! Our 60V Backpack blower is the most revolutionary battery-operated system delivering powerful performance and durability. 60 Volts gives you the power you need and the 5.0 Ah battery provides ample run-time. Easily power through your yard work. (Battery Not Included) Our 60V POWERWORKS Battery is compatible with all our POWERWORKS 60V tools, simply take the battery out of one tool, place it in another, pull the trigger, and you’re ready for your next job. Use one battery, charge one battery and you will have all the continual run-time you need.
+ Turbo boost delivers 540 CFM at 140 MPH to
+ Lightweight design for increased user comfort
+ Variable speed trigger
4. BLACK+DECKER 3-in-1 Electric Leaf Blower
Keep your hands free and stay comfortable while you work with the 12 Amp VACPACK electric leaf blower + leaf vacuum + mulcher. This 3in1 is worn like a backpack and is designed with a zipper-free bag that’s easy to empty and reuse again and again. The POWER BOOST feature means you can get more power when you need it, all at the push of a button. Put the finishing touches on your landscaping with the 3in1 VACPACK that’s perfect for clearing sidewalks, driveways, and other hard surfaces after mowing, edging, and trimming.
+ Easy-to-Wear Backpack
+ Converts from Leaf Blower to Leaf Vacuum
+ Easy to use / Light weight
5. Makita MM4 Engine Tube Throttle 4-Stroke Backpack Blower
Makita’s 75.6 cc MM4 Backpack Blower (EB7660TH) combines a cleaner-burning 4-stroke engine with quieter operation and the convenience of no fuel mixing. The cleaner-burning, fuel-efficient EB7660TH is a true step-up from older 2-stroke motors. It’s engineered for commercial lawn and garden work and is ideal for any professional seeking a best-in-class backpack blower. The EB7660TH is powered by a 75.6 cc commercial-duty 4-stroke engine that requires no fuel mix and will deliver commercial duty performance with a maximum airspeed of 206 mph and a maximum air volume of 706 cubic feet per minute.
+ Mechanical automatic engine decompression for quick and easy starts
+ Large capacity air filter is replaceable and easily accessible
+ Shoulder straps engineered with multiple adjustments for improved fit
The advantage of a backpack leaf blower becomes obvious once you use it. First: It has more power than handheld models. Second: By taking the load off your arm and wrist, a backpack model enables you to stay out there longer. And you may be less tired when you’re done. Finally, because you don’t need to put it down and pick it back up again, a backpack model more easily permits you to stop blowing leaves and move a gas grill or some yard furniture out of the way. On the other hand, these are bulkier machines and can take up more space in your garage or shed.
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