Handheld Blower

BG 50

*A majority of STIHL gasoline-powered units sold in the United States are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

Get superior performance from the BG 50 gasoline-powered handheld blower. Built here in America*, this reasonably priced tool 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 lightweight, compact design features a fuel-efficient engine, toolless air filter access and an upright fuel tank for easier filling. Clean up yard waste and leaf piles quickly and easily with this affordable and convenient blower.

Technical Details

Technical specifications



27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)

Engine power

0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)


3.6 kg (7.9 lbs.)

Fuel capacity

430 cc (14.5 oz.)

Blowing force*

13 Newtons

Avg. Air Velocity**

60 m/sec (134 mph)

Max. air velocity**

71 m/sec (159 mph)

Air volume at nozzle**

700 m3/h (412 cfm)

Sound pressure rating**

70 dB(A)

Power source


*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2.

**Tested in accordance with ANSI B175.2 standard. All specifications provided by ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG. As of April 2016.

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