BGA 85


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The battery-powered handheld blower that combines high performance with low weight.

Note: Batteries and chargers must be purchased separately. Innovative STIHL Lithium-Ion technology is now available in handheld blowers with the STIHL BGA 85. Eliminating both fuel costs and engine emissions, the BGA 85 delivers environmentally responsible blower applications without the need of a power cord. The BGA 85 is lightweight and easy to use and delivers excellent blowing performance at ...Read More
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BGA 85 Specifications
WEIGHT w/o Battery 3.2 kg. (7.0 lbs.)
w/ AP 100 3.9 kg. (8.8 lbs.)
w/ AP 300 4.9 kg. (10.8 lbs.)
BLOWING FORCE* 10 Newtons
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE* 665 m3/h (391 cfm)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY* 56 m/sec. (125 mph)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY* 47 m/sec. (104 mph)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING* 65 dB(A)
RUN TIME (w/ AR 900) Up to 90 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AP 300) Up to 24 minutes
POWER SOURCE Battery
Battery and charger must be purchased separately. *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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    Hanging Slot
    The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.

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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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    Retaining Latch
    All STIHL Battery powered products feature a retaining latch that prevents the unit from unintentional starts when the battery is inserted.
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    Multi-Function Handle
    With the multi-function handle, all of the blower’s controls can be adjusted with one hand, allowing simple and reliable operation for both right and left-handed users. In addition, the handle’s control lever allows the user to easily adjust the engine speed.
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    STIHL Electric Motor
    Lightweight and compact, STIHL electric motors require minimal maintenance and feature low noise levels and reduced vibration.
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    Two-Stage Axial Fan
    The two-stage axial blower operates like a fan to maximize the volume of high-speed air, delivering excellent blowing performance.
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    Control Lever
    With the control lever, the engine speed can be continuously adjusted to regulate airflow. When the lever is released, the engine stops.

Important Information
Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.
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.

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BGA 85 is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 35.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Solid with great power This is a great cordless blower. A battery lasts about 25 minutes going full power. Blows leaves, twigs and crud with ease, like a good gas blower. Tool is very well balanced, so easy to handle when in use. Also nice lighter weight and decent noise level, well below that of a gas blower. I was not wild about the cost, but once I started using the tool the price became much less of an issue given the performance of the blower. It is worth the expense. Plus no more having to deal with gas and oil. The fast charger works great too. Will be buying more of the tools in the future.
Date published: 2016-11-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great easy to use blower On the expensive side but a nice quality b;lower. Can be hung up which is nice.
Date published: 2016-11-07
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ease of use The wife and I both love this blower, light weight. big plus is never have to worry about fuel. this is where the wife is over joyed, no smell no pull rope . this is just the best for our needs.Thanks Stihl
Date published: 2016-09-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from BGA 85 Lithium-Ion Leaf Blower No electric cords to hassle with and roughly 45 minutes of high power air for moving dirt, leaves and grass clippings. I have about an acre of green space to care for and the appearance of our yard is important. This equipment makes me look like I have a high priced garden helper doing my lawn and yard maintenance. Thank you Stihl for making it easy for me and quiet for my neighbors.
Date published: 2016-09-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the ease of use and dependability. Quality product. First purchase of my own Stihl battery powered tool, but I have used several of the products in the line and I love them. They are so easy to use and easy to maintain. The battery life is good and the blower is lightweight yet sturdy. Might not be the cheapest blower out there but I think it is the best value.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Work is done in a fraction of time Purchased this blower after watching my neighbor clean his yard. We have had cordless blowers, but it took forever to clean up and pine cones and other heavy debris had to be hand collected. The Stihl blower is beyond belief. Trust me. You will love it. Only downside is that it is a bit heavy for a small person like me. The trade off is definitely worth it. Thank you STIHL.
Date published: 2016-08-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I am now 100% battery dependent...I'll never go back! Talk about addicting...I started with the FSA 85 string trimmer and BGA 85 blower. I was so impressed that I next purchased the MSA 160 chain saw and finally the HSA 66 hedge trimmer. I was really craving a cordless pole trimmer, so I sent Stihl an e-mail requesting that they add it to their cordless line...and I guess they listened!I will be making another trip to my local dealer to add the HTA 85 to my Stihl cordless arsenal!Stihl tools are made for people that know that quality and longevity does not come cheap. I've always been well served by purchasing the best tools that I could afford.
Date published: 2016-07-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best tool in my garage Wouldn't want to live without it expensive but worth it!
Date published: 2016-05-31
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