Greenworks Backpack Blower Review [Model: BPB80L00 80V]
Time is an invaluable resource for everyone - gardeners and home-owners alike. Less time spent in making your garden or home beautiful means more free time to do some of your other duties.
Fortunately, a leaf blower does just that. Not only does it save your time, but energy as well. The days of having elbow and body ache as a result of using rakes for gathering leaves are over.
Leaf blowers use centrifugal force to move and gather leaves or trimmed grasses around your lawn (or yard) into sizeable heaps so that you can dispose of them easily. This Greenworks backpack blower review will help you make a better decision. Here is a quick recap on what we think of this blower.
Greenworks BPB80L00 Backpack Blower Review
Greenworks is one of the major players in producing outdoor power tools. Founded in 2007, the company has launched a range of products: blowers, mowers, trimmers, pressure washers, and so on.
This particular backpack cordless blower is better over the traditional wheel leaf blowers and at the same time, compact, environment-friendly and can save cost on fuels.
As a strong competitor in the gardening devices industry, the BPB80L00 is lightweight, compact, and sturdy. It is cordless and easy to control. The brushless motor technology ensures the device delivers favorably when compared to its gas equivalent.
For home-owners and small gardeners, the device is very easy to couple and operate. A single battery charge can last up to thirty minutes of performance. Considering the 145 MPH work capacity of this device, it can clear a lot of debris in very little time. It takes less than 15 minutes to clear my one-plot (120m × 60m) lawn.
Greenworks BPB80L00 80V cordless backpack blower makes the clearing of debris and leaves easy for the garden enthusiast. This helps in creating a clean and attractive looking garden.
It is energy-efficient because the 80V blower can clear debris (both wet and dried leaves) from your garden for up to 145 miles per hour. For clean energy folks, it can be the best choice in the market presently.
We love this device for the following reasons:
Something that catches our attention first in the Greenworks backpack blower is how appealing the equipment looks to the eye. It has got good looks and so much more.
It is relatively small and compact. Hence, it can be easily operated by teenagers and older citizens without fear of body ache. Due to its relatively small size, it takes less storage space as compared to similar products of its kind. It is easy to carry along, especially when moving into a new apartment.
2) Ease of Operating
It is straightforward to operate. All you need do is to couple the parts as directed in the users' manual and push the START button. This is way easier than having to go through rigorous processes to make a machine work.
One main reason this device is lightweight is the use of highly advanced and strong materials during manufacturing. Weighing only roughly 8 lbs., you can be sure of not getting tired by the weight of the device. This saves you energy and helps you clear your garden in good time.
If you want a more lightweight blower, we suggest you go for handheld blowers instead. However, make sure you know the differences of both these blowers before making a buying decision.
4) Charge versus use time
With the appropriate battery, a thirty minutes charge can give you up to 30 minutes of work time. For a small yard, you may not use up to twenty minutes, considering the device's 140MPH work capacity. However, for a very large space, you may need to recharge once the battery is down.
5) Ventilation requirement
In poorly ventilated yards where some other brands of blowers perform poorly, this device works just fine. You can go on working, having confidence that your work will be done right on schedule.
6) Variable speed trigger
Depending on the nature of debris you are dealing with (wet or dried), the variable speed trigger on the Greenworks backpack blower can be adjusted accordingly. All you need do is set the device to the appropriate speed, and you are good to go.
Wet leaves generally require high speed while dried debris require less. Hence, you can use this device during any season as long as you have debris to clear.
7) Low noise
Just like a high quality handheld blower, operating this device does not create much noise. You can use the tool without disturbing your neighbors.
For the brand new product, a warranty of up to 4 years is a testimony to the durability of this device. As a home-owner or gardener, you will worry less about frequent maintenance. However, make sure you store them properly after using, this will enhance its life line.
Why Get The Greenworks BPB80L00 Backpack Blower?
Ever got agitated by the sheer volume of leaves (wet or dry) that covers our backyard, lawn or garden during fall? Greenworks backpack blower offers you a solution. As it doesn't require gas, you save money on gasoline and contribute your share towards a cleaner and greener environment.
We were also amazed when our friend used the same blower to dry his car. Funny as it may sound, after washing your car, blowing on it makes your car get dried faster. This way, you save yourself some time and stress required to clean and dry your car after washing it.
Pros & Cons
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Is the device suitable for estates and very large lawns?
Not really. The device is suitable for private use in small yards and gardens. For larger lawns, we recommend this list of backpack blowers.
2. Does the 4-year warranty cover commercial use of the product?
The four-year warranty only covers private use and not commercial use.
3. How much does it cost to get the device?
Without the battery and charger, the product's price ranges from $170 - $190.
Greenworks BPB80L00 Backpack Blower
In deciding whether or not this device is suitable for you, you may have to consider its efficiency first. We feel that it is most suitable for home owners with smaller yards or lawns.
It stands out as many people's favorite due to its easy start features, lightweight and compact size. With a great 145 MPH work capacity and a warranty of up to 4 years, it beats so many other brands out there when we consider value for money.
This concludes our greenworks backpack blower review. Feel free to share this review with your friends that are also looking for a good blower for their lawns.
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