BGA 85


BGA 85 w/o battery & charger

The battery-powered handheld blower that combines high performance with low weight. Batteries & chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.

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 102 mph at the nozzle. Batteries & chargers can be purc...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)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 47 m/sec. (104 mph)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING** 64 dB(A)
RUN TIME (w/ AR 900) Up to 90 minutes
RUN TIME (w/ AP 300) Up to 24 minutes
POWER SOURCE Battery
*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **As per ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016. Battery and charger must be purchased separately.
Model Features
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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.
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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 4.5 out of 5 by 63.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick - n - Easy Its a grab and go blower. No messy gas mixing or spilling. It is fairly light weight and the battery lasts a good amount of time.
Date published: 2018-06-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good so far but will know more when the fall leaves come Only had the BGA 85 a few weeks but have used it on several occasions with good success. Biggest plus is the immediate start first time every time. Light and easy to handle. Replaced my Ryobi gas blower which wore out my rotator cuff trying to start. Not sure if the velocity will be sufficient or how long the battery will hold out for longer usage such as blowing the fall leaves.The battery does recharge very quickly.
Date published: 2018-05-10
Rated 2 out of 5 by from I cannot get more than 10-12 minutes run time We have a good number of Stihl products. I asked if there was a blower that I could use for around the house (porches, deck, etc.) so I would not have to fight a cord or crank a motor. I got this blower several years ago, and I tell myself every time I use it to write a review. I do run this on full tilt - things just don't move on the lower speed - and I cannot get more than 10-12 minutes of run time from what I consider a relatively expensive leaf blower, and the recharge time for the battery is slow. I bought another blower for far less that came with 2 batteries and just runs and runs. To those who have reviewed and said they get an hour of run time, I am mystified. Is it this b
Date published: 2018-05-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from good blower for the money I bought this blower to blow off our courtyard and in around our camper when camping. Does a great job.
Date published: 2018-04-25
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Bg85 hopes If you are hoping the battery will last, don’t. That is the primary weakness of this blower.
Date published: 2018-04-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from great blower to use around the house! very light weight blower with good wind velosity! Have several other Stihl products and all are great products!
Date published: 2018-03-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value! Surprising power. Battery lasts and charges quickly. Love it for our needs.
Date published: 2018-03-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This product has great blowing power I really love this blower, its light weight and still has great power.
Date published: 2018-03-06
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