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Stihl BGA 85

Stihl BGA 85

4.0 from 7 reviews · View Statistics



7 reviews
  • Build Quality
    3.7 (3)
  • Value for Money
    3.0 (3)
  • Ease of Use
    3.7 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (2)
  • Noise Level
    5.0 (2)
  • Safety
    5.0 (2)

lee sydney

  • 9 reviews



Our 3rd Vac and now went for the HD with Still. 4 stars as it is very expensive but yes it works well Ordinary garden with lots of leaves and I wanted to blow the garden beds. The driveway is full of Gum tree droppings I was talked out of the top Professional model. It's not a V8 but can't do much better a battery model and I'm not going to petrol . For a battery blower and quality I'm very satisfied. I'm not wasting any more money lesser brands The battery definitely goes the distance and the quality is spot on . I can use this at anytime and no mucking around with petrol. Best decision.

Purchased in April 2020.

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RandallSouth East Queensland, QLD

  • 11 reviews

Perfect for me


I have used this machine for about 4 years. It was my first move into battery garden tools. I now Stihl mower, hedger and trimmer as well as the blower. The blower has as much power as my old petrol blower, but no fuel fumes or 2 stroke problems, and a lot less noise. It is always ready to go. It uses battery fairly quickly (air is heavy stuff), but absolutely adequate for domestic use. I have two batteries and a fast charger and never run out of battery when I am working in the yard.

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  • 2 reviews
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False Advertising


Work for a cleaning company that bought nearly all the Stihl 36 volt battery blowers in the stihl melbourne warehouse. The battery runs out in 10 minutes and takes 2 hours to charge. Stihl said run time was to be 25 minutes and charger was "fast" ( we didn't ask how fast though. Looks like stihl pulled a swifty on us). The power is nothing like the 4 stroke makita blower we were using before, even though stihl claim to be equivalent. RUBBISH

Purchased in January 2019.

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STIHL BGA 85 Cordless Blower


Power is great, the ease of use is as well, but the battery usage time leaves a lot to be desired. The advertised running time is 23min. 10 to 12 min is the best you can expect. After just a few charges & usages I asked my dealer about the operating time difference. The battery was tested and was in perfect working order. The Stihl workshop said the 10 to 11 min time was the more accurate running time.
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Battery running time is very short for the price.

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Tony7912South East Queensland, QLD

  • 24 reviews



This thing is brilliant. Works just like a petrol blower but without all the hassle and noise. As the other reviewers said it is expensive but I think stihl have the whole cordless range on sale at the moment. I just bought the cordless mower and to be completely honest it cuts better then the petrol mower. The Stihl cordless gear is the future of yard care!
Same power as a petrol blower. Without the hassle

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big-mHunter Region, NSW

  • 17 reviews

Stihl 36volt cordless blower


I've had 240volt blowers before, but stopped using them for lack of power. This cordless machine blows leaves and detritus like a tornado! Rivals the performance of many petrol powered equivalents. Easy to use. The turbo charger can recharge the battery in about 20 minutes, thanks to it's cooling fan. Haven't managed to run the battery flat, yet, as it just keeps going.
Cordless, very powerful, quick to recharge.
Expensive, but it is the phenomenal 'Stihl' brand. May be heavy for some users

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MP82South West, WA

  • 4 reviews

Great cordless tool - closes the gap between Petrol/Mains powered tools and cordless tools.

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CategoryBattery Blower Vacuums
Price (RRP)299
Maximum Air Velocity165
Vacuum FunctionNo
Release dateMar 2012
ManualDownload manual

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