Best Backpack Blower Reviews.
Backpack leaf blowers, whether residential or commercial use are the perfect option for clearing large areas.
Newest models include top features such as increased torque, lightweight feel, and lower emissions (more eco-friendly)
Most blowers offer high air volume up to 800 CFM and blowing speeds, 175 – 250 MPH.
On my list backpack blowers cost between $199 and $599.
Best Backpack Blower Reviews
The Husqvarna backpack blower 350BT is the most popular commercial backpack blower online.
FYI: Husqvarna 130BT and 150BT models are best for homeowners
The 350BT model has X-Torq engine design — drastically reduces harmful exhaust emission and increases fuel efficiency 20%.
It is a high-powered backpack leaf blower with good air speed + velocity.
Max Air Volume: 495 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 180 MPH
Husqvarna backpack blower weighs 22.5 pounds – powerful for its weight and compact, making it easy to store away.
Buyers say it is easy to carry, especially with the integrated harness and new hip belt.
Overall, the best backpack leaf blower for professionals.
The Poulan PR48BT blows right through wet or heavy leaves.
It comes with a powerful 48cc 2-stroke engine.
Max Air Volume: 475 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 200 MPH
You can even use it for removing clumps of grass, clearing mulch, or blasting sand off hard surfaces.
Features include cruise control, easy speed throttle, and back/shoulder adjustable harness.
Lots of positive buyer reviews — many say they were shocked how much wind speed the Poulan backpack leaf blower generates.
Downside is the expensive price tag.
The Powerworks is one of the best backpack blower models for homeowners.
It features long battery life up to 27-minutes and weighs only 14 pounds!
Max Air Volume: 540 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 140 MPH
Buyers love that anyone can use it. Since it is not gas-fueled, the Powerworks 60v is the best backpack blower for safety.
For easy-use, the Powerworks backpack blower features an electric start – simply attach the battery, push the start button and it is ready to go!
The cruise control is good for maintaining speed and battery efficiency.
While it is not as heavy duty as the Husqvarna backpack blower models, the Powerworks 60v is good for homes with 1-3 acres of land.
Newer model, but very good buyer reviews online.
The Makita backpack blower (model #EB7660WH) is a true commercial leaf blower
Extremely powerful, it is equipped w/ an automatic engine decompression, making it very easy to start.
Max Air Volume: 706 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 206 MPH
Makita backpack leaf blower is powered by a 75.6cc (3.8 HP) engine.
Other features include anti-vibration mount + muffler which keeps the noise below 76 dBA.
Downside is the expensive price tag.
The Echo backpack leaf blower PB-755ST generates the strongest wind speed on my list.
It comes with 63.3cc 2-stroke engine.
Max Air Volume: 756 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 234 MPH
Weights 30 pounds, but buyers say it is very comfortable to carry.
Vented padding on the backrest and shoulder straps make it the best backpack blower for summer.
Multiple buyers say the Echo backpack blower engine starts on the first pull
Expensive, but it also the highest ratings from buyers.
The 130BT is the best Husqvarna leaf blower for homeowners.
FYI: Husqvarna 350BT (listed above) is more powerful and mostly a commercial backpack blower.
For a homeowner, the 130 is relatively lightweight weighing only 22.5 pounds.
Similar to other Husqvarna backpack blowers, it is designed with X-Torq Engine — fuel efficient and low emissions.
Max Air Volume: 360 CFM
Max Air Velocity: 145 MPH
Buyers love its long battery power — runs for 2-3 hours continuously (on a single charge).
Looking at reviews, the Husqvarna blower is the best backpack leaf blower for professional landscapers.
Medium price and solid performance.
** I will add #7-10 to best backpack blower reviews soon!