BGA 85 - $229.95 DSRP


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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    Hanging Slot
    The built-in hanging slot allows for easy storage when not in use.

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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.
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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    Reusable Ear Plugs
    Top-quality hearing protection you can keep in your pocket. NRR 27 Reusable Ear Plugs from STIHL feature multiple layers of air cushioning for superior noise reduction and long-lasting comfort. Their tapered design provides a secure seal that keeps you protected almost anywhere – from the shooting range to the job site. And thanks to the included nylon cord and carrying case, you can keep your ear plugs handy for the long haul.
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    Exclusive deerhide leather provides fantastic wear properties and excellent sense of touch and feel. Naturally soft leather provides all-day working comfort. Sizes available S, M, L, XL.

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BGA 85 is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 46.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use and no waiting. Velocity excellent for hand held blower. Battery heavy and run time could be longer. No choking, starting or waiting. Just grab and go.
Date published: 2017-10-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Replacing gas equipment with battery I just replaced my gas backpack blower with a Stihl electric battery operated blower. I had previously replaced my gas string trimmer and hedge trimmer with Stihl electric units. Next to go will be a chain saw for a Stihl battery saw. I have a quick charger and two batteries that I can use to run any of the Stihl battery equipment.
Date published: 2017-09-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great blower Very powerful and does everything i want it to. It is very quite compared to my gas powered blower and no mixing fuel just pull the trigger and go.
Date published: 2017-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good tool I found this a good product to use every day. Big jobs might require an extra battery.
Date published: 2017-08-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from For quick driveway and mow strip clean out this product is perfect. Does the job for quick and easy clean-up. For heavier jobs the battery life is not long enough, so I bought the STHL power blower for fall and spring.
Date published: 2017-07-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Battery blower good, does light small cleanup jobs well.Dealer, Eddie's power equipment is excellent to deal with. Very helpful and knowledgeable personnel.
Date published: 2017-06-20
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Disapointed in the power Low power doesn't move small leaves off the deck very well.
Date published: 2017-06-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Powerful and quiet with Excellent Quality WOW I'm Very Impressed with this unit....#HappyIboughtStilh
Date published: 2017-06-05
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