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Review of Ryobi 185 mph 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower (Model: RY08420A)

Very Good
Rating
4.30 stars
147
Reviews
$199.00
Price Range
Reviewed on: February 27, 2014
Author: BoolPool.com

Pros & Cons

Pros
  • Super powerful blower; Really moves leaves, pine cones, acorns, twigs and wet leaves
  • Easy to assemble
  • Easy to start; Need to follow the directions for starting
  • Lightweight for its power and size
  • Contoured shoulder/back harness for comfort and fit
  • Variable speed trigger and cruise control
  • Works very well for the price
Cons
  • In some cases, it broke down after some usage
  • Gets hot and may not be very comfortable on back

Review Summary

This is the summary of consumer reviews for Ryobi 185 mph 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower (Model: RY08420A). The BoolPool rating for this product is Very Good, with 4.30 stars, and the price range is $199.00.

The Ryobi RY08420A  is a gas powered backpack blower with an extra large 42 cc engine to produce 185 mph of air speed at 510 CFM. This backpack blower is designed to handle your toughest clearing jobs. The unique engine mounting is engineered to deliver maximum air flow at all times, and the contoured shoulder/back harness provides ultimate comfort and a perfect fit. The tube construction includes a variable speed trigger and cruise control for easy command, and the angled nozzle points naturally downward reducing effort, and maximizing clearing power. This backpack blower is sturdy, but lightweight- at just 18 lbs. It is easy to assemble and use right out of the box. Users find this blower easy to start when they follow the procedure and directions for starting. It is well worth the price and works well.

However, some user reviews report that this blower broke down after using a few time only. Also it gets hot and may not be very comfortable for all the users.

Overall, the Ryobi 185 mph 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower (Model: RY08420A) is a good combination of power and ease of use. It is used by professionals and Ryobi backs this blower with a 3 year warranty so they can rest easy that this blower is guaranteed to perform.

Specifications:

  • Engine Displacement: 42cc
  • Velocity: 185 mph
  • Volume: 510 cfm
  • Throttle: Variable Speed Control
  • Weight: 18 lbs.

Includes:

  • Backpack Blower
  • Flexible Bellows
  • Throttle Control Handle Tube
  • Straight Tube
  • Nozzle
  • Large and Small Tube Clamps
  • 2 Cycle Engine Oil
  • Operator’s Manual

User Voice

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Review Group #: 1
(5.00 stars)
5 Reviews
Really moves leaves and debrisThis blower really moves leaves, pine cones, acorns, and twigs
Review Group #: 2
(4.50 stars)
16 Reviews
Super powerful even with wet leavesLightweight and has amazing powerMuch noisier and less powerful as per some usersGets hot
Review Group #: 3
(4.00 stars)
19 Reviews
Works very well for the priceIn some cases, it broke down after some usage
Review Group #: 4
(4.00 stars)
20 Reviews
Great productJust follow the directions and it starts right up
Review Group #: 5
(4.50 stars)
33 Reviews
Very easy to assemble Easy to startPlenty of power easy to usePowerful enough to get the job done

Where to Buy

StorePromotionsPriceAdditional Details
eBay$148.00
HomeDepot$199.00

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HomeDepot.com  ‎ Rating: 4.30 stars from 147 reviews‎‎, Price: $199.00 ‎

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