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Review of Ryobi 185 mph 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower (Model: RY08420A)
4.30 stars Very Good Form 147 Reviews
Reviewed on: February 27, 2014 Author: BoolPool.com
Price Range

$199.00

Where to Buy

$148.00

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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
Ryobi 185 mph 510 CFM Gas Backpack Blower (Model: RY08420A)
Really moves leaves and debris This blower really moves leaves, pine cones, acorns, and twigs
Review Group #: 1 Rating :
5.00 stars
5 Reviews See Details
Super powerful even with wet leaves Lightweight and has amazing power Much noisier and less powerful as per some users Gets hot
Review Group #: 2 Rating :
4.50 stars
16 Reviews See Details
Works very well for the price In some cases, it broke down after some usage
Review Group #: 3 Rating :
4.00 stars
19 Reviews See Details
Great product Just follow the directions and it starts right up
Review Group #: 4 Rating :
4.00 stars
20 Reviews See Details
Very easy to assemble Easy to start Plenty of power easy to use Powerful enough to get the job done
Review Group #: 5 Rating :
4.50 stars
33 Reviews See Details
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Rating : 4.30 stars Form 147 Reviews
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