When there is the task of clearing debris on your property, there is the option for handheld or backpack blowers. The Husqvarna brand specializes in cordless tools that make tackling yard work just a little easier and more efficient. The Husqvarna 2-cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower and Vacuum is ideal for light duty work around your property. This blower and vacuum are a powerful cordless tool that can quickly clear debris but is also easy to handle.
With a smart system, the Husqvarna Handheld has:
- High air volume and velocity
- 16 to 1 Mulching
- Smart Start
- Cruise control
The Husqvarna 2-Cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower and Vacuum is lightweight, weighing at 9.6 lbs., is ideal for targeting tight spaces. Due to its maneuverability and ergonomic design, handling this blower is comfortable for first-time users as well as those that are familiar with other blowers. For gas-powered blowers types, there is no worry on limited battery life or having to be restricted with the limitations of a cord. Surprisingly, this gas-powered tool is still quiet enough to use in residential areas and not disturb others with an obnoxiously loud noise.
High Air Volume and Velocity
The Husqvarna 2-Cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower and Vacuum provides an advanced system to ensure their blowers operate to its best levels. The high air volume and velocity system on this handheld blower were created by uniquely designed fans to ensure an easier cleanup. With the gas-power fueling this, it delivers a powerful clearing performance. The unit has a 470 CFM air volume along with a 170 MPH air velocity. While it is still recommended to tackle smaller tasks around the yard, if you keep with light yard work, you will see consistent performance from the Husqvarna blower every time.
With 16 to 1 mulching, the vacuum on this tool makes clearing debris an easy task. After blowing your leaves in a pile, you can then switch to the vacuum tool to mulch through the pile with ease. The mulching knives will reduce the material, so it can be cleared much quicker than if you did not have the vacuum. The bag capacity on the Husqvarna tool is increased to handle more at one time before having to switch it out.
Easy Start and Use
Husqvarna2-Cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower and Vacuum has installed a smart start on this handheld tool adding to its convenience. There should be minimal effort to start with the stop switch. It automatically resets to the on position for an easy rev up. In addition, the Husqvarna has added a cruise control on this gas-powered blower.
The Husqvarna 2-Cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower has variable speed throttles that can be switched during use. This is great when switching from clearing out the flowerbeds to directly going to clearing out grass or other debris. Adding to its advanced system is the air injection centrifugal air cleaning system. This added feature will reduce the wear on the Husqvarna as well as extend the operating time between filter cleanings.
The smart start is not always an easy start. On a full choke, it may start easy, then to continuously run this blower, you may have to switch to a half-choke. Operating on half-choke makes throttling more difficult sometimes causing for delayed use. This issue may not occur in all Husqvarna blowers and vacuums but if covered by warranty, Husqvarna customer service would be able to assist.
Issues with Performance
This blower is intended for light work only. If it is extended beyond this, you may clog the vacuum. The process in clearing a clogged vacuum is slightly extensive. Another thing to be mindful of is dust may blow out of the machine and bag. This can be an easy fix if you monitor your usage and keep it to light work. A larger issue experienced with this blower is the fuel lines do not seem to last long. According to the Husqvarna brand, the fuel line was not made to have an ethanol-based gas flow through the line. If using ethanol-based gas, it may corrode the plastic tube fuel line. It is recommended by Husqvarna to use non-ethanol gas for this blower.
The Husqvarna 2-Cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower and Vacuum is perfect for the light duty jobs around your home. With its maneuverability, the 9.6 lb. is easy to handle and quiet to use. With it being handheld, you can take this tool all around and not have any restrictions on where to go. The gas-powered tool is quiet and can be used in more of a residential. The Husqvarna 2-Cycle Gas Handheld Leaf Blower and Vacuum has an ergonomic design, so you can easily use it for extended use of time. For such a lightweight tool, it does have an efficient blower. The bag and blower tube fits snugly within the unit. It is fuel efficient where you are not constantly refilling the fuel during uses. It runs well, especially when using the preferred non-ethanol fuel.
The issues with this blower are not as overwhelming as to not consider purchasing this tool. It has a somewhat easy start and runs efficiently. The ergonomic design includes the blower tube is in line with the handle, so it minimizes force on the wrist. The Husqvarna has anti-vibration dampeners. This “low vib” technology absorbs vibration and minimizes the stress on your hands and arms. There are also adjustable handles that will also minimize tiring vibrations. You will be able to blow grass clippings and other debris away and use the 16:1 mulching vacuum to easily clean clippings. It works well in tight areas like where your shrubs and flowerbed area. Overall, this Husqvarna is perfect for those easy jobs around the home without placing too much strain on you when using.