The Stihl BR 430 is a hugely popular petrol backpack blower with professional use in mind. This leaf blower is fuel-efficient, requires very little maintenance and let’s not forget its powerful blowing force. Priced under £500, it’s certainly value for money for any landscaper or contractor.
- Blowing speeds of up to 219 mph,
- Large fuel tank,
- Comfortable working harness attachment,
- 2-year professional manufacturers warranty.
Stihl’s BR 430 has dependable power for the most demanding jobs.
Should it be unyielding debris, stubborn dust or wet leaves, nothing will stand in the way of the BR430 petrol blower’s huge 26N of force. It may be surprising that this power doesn’t mean it lacks in fuel efficiency.
Powering this professional backpack blower is a Stihl 2-Mix engine. This technology provided this machine with compelling performance and economical fuel efficiency whilst also reducing emissions.
Additionally, the engine starts with Stihl’s ElastoStart system to reduce compression shock, making the BR 430 less stressful for you, the user.
Allows you to continue working comfortably for longer
Another great feature of this Stihl Backpack Blower, it the BR 430’s large fuel tank of 1.7L. It is a unique combination of the tank and fuel-efficient engine you rarely find in petrol leaf blowers, enabling you to work for even longer.
However, you may be expecting this 10 kg machine to be rather uncomfortable to operate for such a lengthy time, but Stihl provides a very ergonomic harness to carry the BR 430.
Fortunately, the harness distributes the weight of the leaf blower evenly across the torso and upper legs, with soft padding on the extra-wide shoulder straps and ample back padding.
Consequently, this means you can work for more extended periods without fatigue.
Benefit from simplified controls for even easier operation.
Operating the Stihl BR 430 is child’s play due to the uncomplicated multi-function control handle. Whilst working, your hand never needs to leave the handle with blowing speeds controlled by thumb operation. The handle is also rubberised ensuring a comforting safe grip, even in wet weather.
What’s more, any strong vibrations you would generally expect from a powerful petrol blower will be less noticeable. as the anti-vibration technology dampens engine oscillations.
|Weight kg 1)||10.2|
|Sound pressure level dB(A) 2)||101|
|Sound power level dB(A) 2)||108|
|Vibration level left/right m/s² 3)||2.5/2.5|
|Vibration value, right m/s2 3)||2.5|
|Blowing force N 4)||26|
|Air velocity mph 5)||183|
|Tank volume l||1.70|
|Running time per full tank min||77|
|Max. air speed m/s||98|
1) Without fuel, complete
2) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2.5 dB (A)
3) K-factor according to DIR 2006/42/EC = 2m / s ²
4) Combination of air speed and air throughput
5) With flat nozzle in the blowing operation