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How Much Is A Petrol Leaf Blower?

Parker 26cc Leaf Blower With Bag
      Parker 26cc Leaf Blower With Bag

 

I’m often asked the question, “how much is a petrol leaf blower”. People are often pleasantly surprised when I tell them how cheap you can buy a petrol leaf blower for!

Our Cheapest Leaf Blower

Our cheapest blower is currently the Parker petrol leaf blower, this leaf blower, mulcher and vacuum, it sells for just £79.99, it has recently been reduced by £10. It actually amazes me how cheap they can make this petrol leaf blower for.

This Parker 26cc three in one petrol leaf blower, vacuum, mulcher and shredder really do offer value for money. I haven’t actually used this particular leaf blower, however, reading the reviews 53% of customers gave the Parker blower five stars. However, to be fair, 23% of people gave the Parker blower just one star. You can see the Amazon reviews here.

I would always recommend buying the best machine that you can afford, but sometimes we don’t have a choice to buy the best. A few years ago I purchased an orbital sander for some do-it-yourself work, I’m not really a do-it-yourself person, or certainly not in the home! However, we were re-decorating the house from top to bottom and to be fair this orbital sander done the job very well indeed and I have no complaints.

Purchase The Parker Petrol Leaf Here For £79.99

 

 

I think because I work in the landscape industry and professionally, I always like to try and have the best machine in a particular category. The Parker blower will probably do the job, but you also stand a chance of having a few problems in my opinion, it’s a risk you take.

I did read an article of a contractor buying a Parker blower and apparently it served him well, especially, taking the cost into consideration.

You Can Read More about the Parker Handheld Petrol Blower Here

 

Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac
Chipperfield PRO EBV260            Petrol Blower-Vac

Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac

Our second cheapest petrol leaf blowers is the Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac which sells for £99.95, which again is an amazing price for a petrol leaf blower.

I believe this is a fairly new petrol leaf blower to the market, however, looking at the reviews, they appear to be very positive.

The Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac is powered by a 25.4cc air-cooled two-stroke engine, which develops 0.9 hp. With an at a glance 0.65 L transparent fuel tank, you can easily see how much fuel is left in the tank.

It’s always good to use a lightweight and comfortable blower; the Chipperfield Pro petrol leaf blower weighs just 6.5 kg. It comes complete with a adjustable rubber grip shoulder strap that takes the weight off your arms and makes operating much easier.

Airflow is excellent on the Chipperfield leaf blower which has a tapered nozzle which helps to increase the airflow, by forcing the airflow into one place. It also has rubber mounts which protect it when the leaf blowers is placed on the ground with the engine running.

Vacuum mode

This petrol blower vac can be used as a vacuum, it comes with a generous 30 L collection bag. Allegedly, the manufacturer claims that it can reduce the size of the waste by 80%. I guess this depends on how dry the material is as this will make a huge difference in efficiency. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I always find it much quicker to use these leaf blowers as blowers rather than vacuums. To me, it is far quicker to blow your debris into a heap and then collect it manually.

Features

  • A high-quality but remarkably low-priced blower-vac for all your garden clear-up needs
  • 3-in-1 design – blows, vacuums and mulches
  • Powerful but highly efficient 2-stroke engine with an easy-read transparent fuel-tank
  • Mulching capability saves space in the collector a makes debris simple to dispose of
  • Well balanced with a rubber-grip and shoulder-harness – comfortable and easy to handle
  • Tapering nozzle for high-performance blowing
  • Rubber mounts prevent impact-damage when you set the blower down

Specification

  • A high-quality but remarkably low-priced blower-vac for all your garden clear-up needs
  • 3-in-1 design – blows, vacuums and mulches
  • Powerful but highly efficient 2-stroke engine with an easy-read transparent fuel-tank
  • Mulching capability saves space in the collector a makes debris simple to dispose of
  • Well balanced with a rubber-grip and shoulder-harness – comfortable and easy to handle
  • Tapering nozzle for high-performance blowing
  • Rubber mounts prevent impact-damage when you set the blower down

Would I Buy One Of The Above Leaf Blowers?

So would I buy one of the above leaf blowers? This is a difficult question for me as I have generally used professional equipment and I like to use a quality product that will last me a long time.

Unfortunately, over the years I have seen people by terrible products for the garden which I know will not last for a long time. I also see people buying products that are not right for the garden and just makes the job very difficult indeed.

As with every purchase we make, budgeting and the cost is always of prime importance. I’ve always tried to go for the best machine that I can afford and also buy a machine which will give me many years of service and that has a good ready available parts backup.

When buying a budget machine I would always look at the reviews and the warranty. I know of many people who have brought budget machines and they have given several years of good service. It really comes down to how many hours you are going to use a machine for.

 

Stihl SH86CE Vacuum/Shredder
Stihl SH86CE Vacuum/Shredder

Going Upmarket

If you want to go upmarket, I can definitely recommend you something that will last and that is the STIHL BG 86 C-E Handheld Petrol Leaf Blower. I have owned this particular blower and used many of these leaf blowers over the years. I know of many contractors who use this particular Stihl leaf blower.

The STIHL BG 86 C-E Handheld Petrol Leaf Blower sells for £319, which is also much more expensive than our cheapest petrol leaf blower. However, I know that this leaflet I will give you many hours and years of trouble-free leaf blowing!

If you’re looking for a petrol leaf blower with a collection bag then another good choice is the STIHL SH 86-CE Vacuum Shredder. This petrol leaf blower sells for £369 which once again I appreciate is much more than our cheapest petrol leaf blower, vacuum.

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A Cordless Stihl Hedge Cutter For Under £100

Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer with Battery and Charger
Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                with   Battery and Charger

 

Today we are looking at a few special offers, starting with A cordless Stihl hedge cutter for under £100. As I’m sure you’re aware Stihl make quality garden products, they have been specialists in chainsaws, forestry machines and garden equipment for many years. The new

I have personally used Stihl products for over 30 years and I am still using their products today and I will carry on doing so!

I must admit that I’m not a great fan of electric or battery-operated tools, I much prefer something with an internal combustion engine on. However, the other day I was working with a group of tree surgeons and I noticed that they were using several battery-operated tools. I kind of made a joke about them, however, they were saying how good the range of Stihl battery tools are.

View More Battery-Operated Hedge Cutters

Although this team of tree surgeons, obviously still have their larger petrol chainsaws, they were using a battery-powered pole saw and hedge cutter. A battery-powered top handle saw that is generally used for climbing, this particular tree surgeon was really praising these new battery tools up.

Search Ebay Stihl Battery Hedge Cutter
Search eBay For Stihl Battery Hedge                                        Cutter

 

I must admit when I saw these tools in action, I was pleasantly surprised, although, it is still not quite the same as having an engine on a machine. However, that’s just my personal take and I have heard very good things about these battery tools. They are especially useful if you are in a residential area and there are noise restrictions.

Lightweight Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
Lightweight Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge                                 Trimmer

 

So, Let’s Have A Look At The Cordless Stihl Hedge Cutter For Under £100

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer is lightweight and very well balanced. It has a double-sided cutting blade, this is something I would always recommend as for efficient cutting it’s good to be cutting on your up-and-down strokes. There are a few single-bladed hedge cutters around, however, to me these single-bladed hedge cutters are wasting energy and time. A double bladed hedge cutter makes use of every downward and upward movement.

Battery

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer it is powered by a 18 V lithium battery, which gives around 40 minutes cutting time. Please be aware that battery time can vary considerably depending on how hard the hedge cutter is working. The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer comes complete with its own charging unit. It may be well worth considering looking at a second battery to backup your hedge cutter.

There is also a battery level indicator that warns you when the battery is becoming low. This could be a time when you recharge and start clearing up your hedge cuttings, while your hedge trimmer is recharging.

 

Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Blade
Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                                       Blade

 

Extremely Quiet

I must admit where I was working the other day, there were four tree surgeons working using a range of Stihl power tools. It did seem amazingly quiet as I’m used to hearing a two-stroke engine running, especially when there are several men working. The only noise I could hear in the distance was the diesel chipper running!

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer has a “quiet award” making it one of the quietest tools on the market. This is ideal for working in urban areas or areas where there is a noise restriction.

Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer With Cover
Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                               With Cover

 

Lightweight

Traditionally hedge cutters can be quite heavy, I have been used two using a Stihl two-stroke petrol engine 30 inch hedge cutter. It’s a great tool, however, they can be quite heavy on the arms and shoulders, I never seem to quite get used to the weight of a petrol hedge cutter!

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer weighs just 2.3 kg, which is very light indeed. The vibration is also minimal that causes considerable less operator fatigue. For safety, there is a lock function that stops the hedge cutter accidentally starting. There is also a key to turn off the machine totally when not in use.

Storage

For those of us who have a range of garden tools, it’s always good to look after them and keep your garden storage tidy and organised. The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer can be mounted to a wall when not in use, therefore taking up minimal space.

Warranty

Stihl offers a two-year warranty on the Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer, which is great. I know that Stihl products are very good, and they obviously have great faith in their products to offer a two-year warranty.

Specification

  • Power: Lithium-ion Integrated Rechargeable Battery
  • Voltage: 18v
  • Blade Type: Single Sided, Dual Action
  • Blade Length: 50cm / 20″
  • Blade Stroke Rate: 2500/min
  • Tooth Gap: 24mm
  • Total Length: 92cm
  • Vibration Levels: 1.4 / 1.5m/s² (left / right)
  • Noise Levels: 77dB(A)
  • Weight 2.3kg
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Snapper NX-50 18 inch Push Petrol Lawn mower
Snapper NX-50 18 inch Push Petrol                                   Lawnmower

Lawnmower Special Offers

Most of us are probably not thinking about purchasing a new lawnmower this time of year. However, sometimes as the grass cutting season draws to an end, it’s a good time to purchase a new lawnmower. Incidentally, there are many times that I’m cutting grass right up till Christmas Eve, so the grass cutting season may not be over yet!

We have a range of different lawnmowers ranging from ride-on lawnmowers, zero turn lawnmowers, roller rotary mowers, electric lawnmowers and more. Why not browse our website and search for a bargain.

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This Week’s Special Offer Is A Parker Petrol Leaf Blower For Under £80

Parker Petrol Leaf Blower

Parker 26cc Leaf Blower
Parker 26cc Leaf Blower

 

This week’s special offer is a petrol leaf blower for under £90, the Parker petrol leaf blower is the cheapest petrol blower that I have actually come across! In fact, I don’t know how they can produce something like this quite so cheaply. I’ve written an article about the Parker petrol leaf blower, and although it is excellent value for money, it may not be the longest lasting product. However looking at the reviews, they look quite good, and as one contractor mentioned that he could actually afford a professional blower, so he purchased the Parker leaf blower which enabled him to purchase a professional blower, later on, apparently it served him well.

You can find out more about the Parker leaf blower here, and if you are interested in buying, please click here.

 

 

 

 

Search EBay For Leaf Blowers
Search eBay For Leaf Blowers

Billy Goat LB352 Wheeled Push Vacuum

 

Billy Goat LB352 Wheeled Push Vacuum
Billy Goat LB352 Wheeled Push Vacuum

 

As we are talking about leaf blowers, we have the Billy Goat LB352 Little Billy Push Vacuum which I believe is the smallest Billy Goat model and is priced at £649.99, which is £71 off the original price. If you have lots of leaves, then a Billy Goat is a great asset for your garden.

Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum

 

Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum
Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum

 

If you would like something larger, we can go to the other end of the scale of vacuuming with a Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum, and this is priced at £3809.99 and at the moment offers a saving of £280. This is a great machine for vacuuming in the garden and clearing up leaves et cetera.

Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower

Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower
Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower

 

At the other end of the scale coming back to blowers for leaf clearance and other garden duties, we have the Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower which is a powerful wheeled blower which will quickly move your leaves. This product sells for £1540 and currently offers a saving of £140.

The blower has a 16 bladed fan quickly moves the leaves with an adjustable airflow pipe to direct the air to where you most need it.

To see more leaf blowers, wheeled blowers and vacuums, please go here.

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This Week Special Offer Is The Greenworks Steel Deck 40v Cordless Lawnmower

Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger
Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger

 

This week special offer is the Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger this machine has 38% discount off the original price, down to £279.99 from £449.99.

Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger
Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger

 

To find out more about this special offer on the Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger, please click on the link.

The Greenworks Steel Deck 40v Cordless Lawnmower has a 45cm cutting width, alongside an impressive 50 litre grass collection box and with 7 different cutting heights, this mower is perfect for almost any lawn.

Greenworks Charger
Greenworks Charger
GreenWorks Battery
GreenWorks Battery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specification

45cm(19″) Cutting Width

3 in 1 – Collect, mulch, or side discharge.

Mulch plug included

50 litre grass collection box

7 cutting heights (19mm to 76mm)

Single level height adjust

Quick release folding handles

x2 2.5ah 40v batteries and Charger included

Cuts up to 750m2 on a single full charge with both batteries

You can find more Greenworks products here

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