London, ON, 02/29/2016

STIHL Introduces an Affordable, Lightweight and Fuel-Efficient Handheld Blower

STIHL Introduces an Affordable, Lightweight and Fuel-Efficient Handheld Blower

The NEW BG 50 is STIHL's lightest gasoline-powered handheld blower. This economy priced unit boasts the highest power-to-weight ratio in the STIHL gas-powered line, making it the perfect choice for homeowners seeking premium STIHL quality. Its superior performance, lightweight and compact design features a fuel-efficient engine, tool-less air filter access and an upright fuel tank for easier filling. Leaves and other yard waste can be quickly and easily cleaned up with this affordable and convenient blower.

Superior Performance with Premium Quality

  • Only 7.9 lb - lightweight blower with high power-to-weight ratio at an affordable price
  • Purge pump primer and improved choke system for easy starting
  • Upright translucent fuel tank with fuel cap retainer

BG 50 Handheld Blower

Displacement: 27.2 cc
Power Output: 0.7 kW
Weight*: 3.6 kg/7.9 lb
Sound Level: 70 dB(A)
Air Volume: 412 cfm
Air Velocity: 134 mph/216 km/h
Blowing Force: 13 Newtons

*Excluding fuel.

MSRP is $219.95

About STIHL Limited
STIHL Limited, headquartered in London, ON, is a subsidiary of ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG. STIHL is the number one selling brand of handheld outdoor power equipment in Canada. STIHL manufactures a full line of powerful, lightweight and versatile handheld outdoor power equipment for homeowners and professional users. STIHL products are only sold through servicing power equipment dealers from coast to coast – not mass merchants. For more information or the name of the closest STIHL Dealer visit the STIHL website at

Gail Kenworthy, STIHL Limited – 519.681.3000

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