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Best Cordless Blower Shootout Final Rankings

Criteria

In the end, performance is the highest category we weight with Newton force and work efficiency being the major components. From there we also consider ergonomics, noise level, feature set, and value into the overall score.

When we put the final numbers together, there were some genuine surprises. Models we expected to rank high fell below some of the homeowner models. That’s a compliment to how far cordless OPE has come, but also a reminder of how competitive the sector is.

The bottom line, though, has us looking at a balance of what Pro and property owners need. Your specific needs may be different, which is why we lay out our findings—so you can make a more informed decision if you have different priorities.

DeWalt 40V Max Lithium Ion XR Brushless Handheld Blower (7.5 Ah) – 16th place

DeWalt 40V Max Blower Featured

  • Model: DeWalt DCBL790
  • Air Speed: 120 MPH
  • Air Volume: 400 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 90 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 27:25 (7.5 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 7.25 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 4.19 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 7.5 AH
  • Warranty: 3 years limited
  • Price: Out of stock
  • Included in Kit: 40V MAX 6.0Ah Lithium Ion Battery, Standard Charger

ProsDeWalt 40V Max Blower In Use

  • Highest kitted battery capacity
  • Excellent handle design

Cons

  • Side intake
  • Third loudest (tied)
  • Worst ergonomics
  • Second lowest CFM
  • Third lowest value
  • No turbo

The Bottom Line

DeWalt designed the 40V line as their effort to get the attention of Lawn Care Pros, so we can expect more coming from them. This blower is good on hard surfaces but needs an update to compete with the rest of the group. First, it needs to get an inline design and ditch the side intake that introduces additional air friction and rotation. Rotation is why it gets the slight S-curve on the tube.

It can also use a turbo button. With runtime being as good as it is, there’s battery capacity to give us a boost. For now, this is a supplementary tool for Pros, but the line has potential as it matures.

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Redback 120-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Leaf Blower – 15th place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout Redback 120V Blower 78

  • Model: Redback 106485
  • Air Speed: 122 MPH
  • Air Volume: 514 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 95 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 17:33
  • Bare Weight: 5.89 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 3.98 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 2.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years limited
  • Price: Check on Amazon
  • Included in Kit: 2.0Ah Battery, Battery charger

Pros: Best Cordless Blower Shootout Redback 120V Blower 69

  • Most complete feature set
  • Very good CFM
  • Third highest kitted battery capacity
  • Excellent warranty

Cons: 

  • Loudest
  • Lowest efficiency
  • High (10.6 Newtons) automatically backs off to 5.5 Newtons after 45 seconds
  • No turbo

The Bottom Line: 

In what’s clearly a case of the highest voltage doesn’t always win, Redback does have some positives to work with. It has the most complete feature set in design and convenience in the group and is one of only a handful to break 500 CFM. It’s also decent in the ergonomics category and comes with a 5-year warranty.

Unfortunately, it’s plagued by high noise levels, low Newton force, and ranks the lowest in efficiency. With a pseudo turbo pushing it to its highest output of 10.6 Newtons, it automatically backs down after 45 seconds to just 5.5 Newtons, leaving the user to keep pushing the button to keep the higher force. With better than 17 minutes of runtime on high, there’s really no need to limit the time for most homeowners.

Ryobi 40V Jet Fan Blower – 14th Place

Ryobi 40V Jet Fan Blower

 

  • Model: Ryobi RY40430
  • Air Speed: 110 MPH
  • Air Volume: 480 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 90 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 15:40 (3.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 6.69 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 3.13 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 3.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years limited
  • Price: $192.80
  • Included in Kit: 40V Lithium-ion Battery, 40V Battery Charger, Operator’s Manual

Pros:Ryobi 40V Jet Fan Blower

  • Very good value
  • Least expensive model
  • Excellent warranty

Cons:

  • Third lowest Newton force
  • Low MPH
  • Third loudest (tied)
  • Noticeable vibration
  • No cruise control

The Bottom Line:

Ryobi starts with a low price point and combines it with consistent mid-level performance in most categories to be an excellent value for the homeowner. The only real complaints I have are that it has noticeable vibration compared to the other models and it’s in the top three for decibel level. Aside from that, what you get for the price is a solid bang for your buck.

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DeWalt FLEXVOLT 60V MAX Handheld Blower – 13th Place

DeWalt FlexVolt Blower

  • Model: DeWalt DCBL770X1
  • Air Speed: 129 MPH (round nozzle)
  • Air Volume: 423 CFM (round nozzle)
  • Tested Noise Rating: 89 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 14:38 (3.0/9.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 7.13 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 2.88 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 3.0/9.0 AH
  • Warranty: 3 years limited
  • Price: Check on Amazon
  • Included in Kit: Concentrator Attachment, 60V MAX 3Ah Battery, Charger

ProsDeWalt FlexVolt Blower

  • Kitted battery works on all DeWalt FlexVolt and 20V Max cordless tools
  • Two nozzle options included
  • Excellent handle design

Cons

  • Third lowest efficiency
  • Third lowest CFM
  • Second worst ergonomics
  • No turbo
  • Side intake

The Bottom Line

DeWalt’s FlexVolt OPE tools target property owners and Pros that are already using FlexVolt and 20V Max tools from DeWalt, so the battery platform is a major plus. With a nearly identical design to the 40V Max model, it shares the same cons and has plenty of room to improve.

One nice bonus DeWalt tosses in is two nozzle options: a standard wide plus a flat for when you need additional air speed. For now, this blower is exactly what it’s intended to be – a good option for home and property owners who mainly need to keep hard surfaces clear.

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Black & Decker 60V MAX POWERBOOST Cordless Blower – 12th Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout Black and Decker 60V Max Blower 37

  • Model: Black & Decker LSW60C
  • Air Speed: 100 MPH
  • Air Volume: 400 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 84 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 18:13 (1.5 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 7.38 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 2.25 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 1.5 AH
  • Warranty: 3 years limited
  • Price: Check on Amazon
  • Included in Kit: 60V MAX Battery, Charger, Blow Tube

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout Black and Decker 60V Max Blower 32

  • Third quietest blower
  • Inexpensive
  • Good value

Cons

  • Lowest Newton force
  • Lowest MPH
  • Lowest CFM
  • Thick grip
  • No cruise control

The Bottom Line

For a brand billing itself as purely for the homeowner, 12th place is a good finish for Black & Decker. Even though their performance stats on paper are the lowest in the group, it uses what it has efficiently to get a lot of work done with a small number of watt-hours available.

You can certainly list a bunch of ways to make this more of a property owner/Pro style of blower, but that’s who Black & Decker targets. For their user base, the only real improvement I’d like to see is to reduce the thickness of the handle. The low Newton force is good enough for post-mowing cleanup and keeping the hard surfaces clear of dry material. Wet grass or leaves will need an extra boost to get moving, but the scraper will help there.

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Blower Kit – 11th Place

Milwaukee blower angled

  • Model: Milwaukee 2728-21HD
  • Air Speed: 100 MPH
  • Air Volume: 450 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 86 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 20:33 (9.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.75 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 3.38 pounds
  • Tested Battery: 9.0 AH
  • Warranty: 3 years
  • Price: $379.00
  • Included in Kit: M18 RedLithium High Demand 9.0 Ah battery pack, M18 & M12 Rapid Charger

ProsMilwaukee 2728-21HD blowing

  • Kitted battery works on all Milwaukee M18 and M18 Fuel cordless tools

Cons

  • Second lowest Newton force
  • Lowest MPH (tied)
  • No turbo

The Bottom Line:

Milwaukee has said from the start that their OPE line is only a supplement to commercial Pros’ OPE in areas where there are noise or emissions restrictions, so there’s not a ton that stands out compared to the brands looking to be a primary tool. Even though the performance is on the lower end, it’s not inadequate as a hard surface cleanup tool. You may run into some issues blowing fall leaves and wet debris, though.

The major positive for Milwaukee is that they’re using an M18 battery, so you unlock an extensive grouping of cordless power tools that run on the same cordless platform.

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Husqvarna 436LiB Battery Powered Leaf Blower – 10th Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout Husqvarna 36V Blower 99

  • Model: Husqvarna 436LiB
  • Air Speed: 105 MPH
  • Air Volume: 441 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 86 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 1:21:03 (26.1 AH backpack battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.50 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 18.13 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 26.1 AH
  • Warranty: 2 years limited
  • Price: $249.95
  • Included in Kit: Battery & charger sold separately

ProsHusqvarna 436LiB blower in use

  • Large capacity battery backpack available for Pros
  • Solid line of OPE tools on the battery platform
  • Very good ergonomics

Cons

  • Only mid-level performance from a Pro brand
  • High price
  • Low MPH
  • CFM under 450
  • No cruise control
  • Handle seam can irritate palm

The Bottom Line

With Husqvarna being one of the two well-known Pro brands in the group, 10th place is a disappointing finish. Husqvarna never really climbs out of the middle of the pack, though it does take a top 4 finish in ergonomics. The strength of this blower actually lies in the other tools in the system. With a high-capacity backpack battery available along with solid performers in their other tools, Pros will go after this line as the sum of its parts adds up nicely.

At the moment, this blower is handicapped by the fact that’s it’s a couple of years old now and more recent blowers have higher performance. It’s not a bad blower, it’s just due for a performance boost to justify its high price tag. Husqvarna has a solid foundation to build with the overall design.

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Worx Turbine 56V Cordless Leaf Blower – 9th Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout Worx 58V Blower 03

  • Model: Worx WG591
  • Air Speed: 125 MPH
  • Air Volume: 465 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 92 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 9:08 (2.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.50 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 2.25 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 2.0 AH
  • Warranty: 3 years
  • Price: $176.23
  • Included in Kit: Battery & charger sold separately

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout Worx 58V Blower 07

  • Best overall ergonomics
  • Lightest weight
  • Third highest value rating
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • Second loudest
  • No turbo
  • Overmold seam can irritate palm

The Bottom Line

Worx comes with one of the strangest looks in the group that leaves “Baby Got Back” and “All About That Bass” running through our heads thanks to the rear intake. You have a window to the air flow deflector that looks like it should move like an impeller but doesn’t. So your kids might not be quite as excited to use it once they discover that.

But with intake jokes aside, it does pretty well as a value brand that moves up into a solid middle finishing spot. You won’t find a trigger on this model. Activation and control use the speed dial. It takes a little getting used to, but it’s a functional design. It’s another model that does well with the amount of work it does on the watt hours available, but it’s still limited as a homeowner level blower.

The only real negative is that this blower is loud with 92 decibels reaching the user’s ear in our tests.

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Makita 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless Blower Kit (5.0Ah) – 8th Place

Makita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Blower

  • Model: Makita XBU02PTX1 (kitted), Makita XBU02Z (bare)
  • Air Speed: 120 MPH
  • Air Volume: 473 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 87 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 11:19 (2 x 5.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 6.25 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 2.81 lbs (2 batteries)
  • Tested Battery: 2 x 5.0 AH
  • Warranty: 3 years limited
  • Price:  (kitted), $148.99 (bare)
  • Included in Kit: Accessories, batteries, charger, etc

ProsMakita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Blower Action 2

  • Kitted batteries work in all Makita 18V LXT and 18V X2 LXT cordless tools
  • Top ranking among major power tool manufacturers
  • Free grinder currently included (with promo kit)
  • Very good Newton force
  • Excellent handle design

Cons

  • Second lowest efficiency rating

The Bottom Line

Makita has a legitimate gas OPE line, so there’s plenty of experience to draw from when creating their cordless OPE tools. They balance mid-level air speed and air volume to crack the 14 Newton mark, which offers a better power level than most of the competition. Among the major power tool manufacturers, this model ranks about the highest, though Kobalt does push a little higher. You just won’t be able to use Kobalt’s 80V battery in any of their cordless tools.

Rather than use a variable speed trigger and cruise control slide, you select your speed with a dial and use the push-in trigger lock to keep the blower going. And just because everyone needs more tools, Makita gives you a free grinder with the kit for a limited time.

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Greenworks Pro 60-Volt Max Lithium Ion 540-CFM 140-MPH Heavy-Duty Brushless Cordless Electric Leaf Blower – 7th Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout Greenworks 60V Blower 62

  • Model: Greenworks BL60L2510
  • Air Speed: 140 MPH
  • Air Volume: 540 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 89 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 31:04 (5.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.31 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 4.38 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 5.0 AH
  • Warranty: 4 years limited
  • Price: $130.00
  • Included in Kit: Tube, 60-volt 2.5 Ah Battery, Charger

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout Greenworks 60V Blower 61

  • Excellent CFM rating
  • Excellent MPH rating
  • Very good Newton force
  • Very good value

Cons

  • Overmold seam can irritate palm and fingers

The Bottom Line:

Greenworks is back! After a bit of a hiccup with their 60V chainsaw (and a lot of that falls on the chain), their mower, string trimmer, and blower are causing as much excitement as their original 40V line. With the blower, they compete very well in all the performance tests while staying in the top half of battery efficiency. What’s more is they keep the kit price under $200 with a 2.5 amp hour battery. The Greenworks 60V line is shaping up to be the best they’ve built so far.

Snapper 82-Volt Max Lithium-Ion Cordless Leaf Blower – 6th Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout Snapper 82V Blower 51

  • Model: Snapper SXDBL82K
  • Air Speed: 130 MPH
  • Air Volume: 550 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 88 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 11:52 (2.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.31 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 3.25 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 2.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years limited
  • Price: $235.72
  • Included in Kit: 2Ah Battery, Rapid Charger

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout Snapper 82V Blower 38

  • Third best ergonomics
  • Second highest CFM (tie)
  • Third highest efficiency rating
  • Third lightest
  • Excellent warranty

Cons

  • No turbo
  • Loose trigger

The Bottom Line

Snapper sports their 82V blower with a Briggs & Stratton battery, but this is a system by the same company that makes Greenworks and Kobalt as well. Regardless of branding, it moves into the 6th place position with excellent ratings in ergonomics, air volume, and efficiency. It falls to 7th in available Newton force, though. Aside from lacking a turbo, the trigger spring doesn’t fully hold the trigger out when your finger is off of it, allowing it to wiggle a bit. Otherwise, there’s not too much to complain about with this unit, but it doesn’t offer much to stand out above the rest, either.

Echo Cordless Blower – 5th Place

Echo 58V Cordless Blower Gen 2

  • Model: Echo CPLB-58V2AH
  • Air Speed: 145 MPH
  • Air Volume: 550 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 88 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 14:38 (2.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.25 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 2.69 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 2.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years
  • Price: $219.99
  • Included in Kit: 2.0 Ah Battery, Charger

ProsEcho 58V Cordless Blower Gen 2

  • Second best ergonomics
  • Second highest CFM rating
  • Second highest MPH rating
  • Second highest efficiency
  • Second lightest
  • Excellent warranty

Cons

  • No handle overmold

The Bottom Line

Echo’s first 58V blower wasn’t pretty nor all that appealing in performance. With the battery shifting around to the back for better balance, the update is a welcome one with some performance gains to go along with the new design.

Echo comes in second in five different areas we looked at, including their CFM and MPH ratings. However, those high ratings only deliver the 8th best Newton force available in a result that raises some eyebrows.

Regardless, its power output certainly makes it a capable model in this group and its value at $199 makes it an appealing option. The only complaint we have is the lack of an overmold on the handle.

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Ego POWER+ 575 CFM Blower – 4th Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout EGO 575 CFM Blower 23

  • Model: EGO LB5750
  • Air Speed: 142 MPH
  • Air Volume: 575 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 88 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 15:48 (5.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 4.88 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 5.00 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 5.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years limited
  • Price: $254.95
  • Included in Kit: 5.0Ah battery, Standard Charger

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout EGO 575 CFM Blower 26

  • Highest CFM
  • Third highest MPH
  • Highest Newton force
  • Well rounded feature set
  • Second highest kitted battery capacity
  • Excellent warranty

Cons

  • Third worst ergonomics
  • Overmold seam irritates palm and fingers

The Bottom Line:

EGO’s 575 CFM blower kicks everyone else out of the way when it comes to performance. The tradeoff comes in the form of lower battery efficiency, but that’s to be expected. What may be surprising is that it’s not at the bottom of that category.

All that power comes at a cost—one of the highest in the group. Like the 530 CFM model, though, you unlock EGO’s excellent line of cordless OPE. That’s all they make. Their products consistently rank high, and they’re backed by a 5-year warranty. Not if, but when we break the 600 CFM/200 MPH barrier, this is one of the companies in the best position to see it through.

Kobalt 80-Volt Max 500-CFM 125-MPH Heavy-Duty Brushless Electric Leaf Blower – 3rd Place

Kobalt 80V Blower Performance

 

  • Model: Kobalt KHB 400B-06
  • Air Speed: 125 MPH
  • Air Volume: 500 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 85 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 12:58 (2.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.75 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 3.25 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 2.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years
  • Price: $130.95
  • Included in Kit: Blower tube, 2-Ah Battery, Charger

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout Kobalt 80V Blower 79

  • Very good Newton force
  • Highest battery efficiency rating
  • Very good CFM
  • Excellent warranty

Cons

  • Low battery capacity
  • No cruise control
  • No turbo

The Bottom Line:

Kobalt makes a strong showing with their 80V blower that hits a high mark in Newton force and ranks highest in battery efficiency. They keep the weight down with a 2.0 amp hour battery, but that limits the runtime to just under 13 minutes at WOT.

There’s not a lot of downside to this blower with the price coming in at a pretty reasonable $249. The only issue is that the entire 80V line isn’t as well-rounded in performance as the blower, though each tool is capable in its own way. That will relegate it for homeowner and property owner use.

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Stihl BGA 100 – 2nd Place

 

  • Model: Stihl BGA 100
  • Air Speed: 168 MPH
  • Air Volume: 494 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 81 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 1:08:07 (29.3 AH backpack battery)
  • Bare Weight: 5.56 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 17.44 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 29.3 AH
  • Warranty: 2 years
  • Price: $349.95
  • Included in Kit: Battery & charger sold separately

Pros

  • Second highest Newton force
  • Highest MPH
  • Lightweight design that shifts the battery weight to your back or belt
  • Lowest noise level

Cons

  • High price
  • No cruise control
  • Handle seam is slightly irritating to palm

The Bottom Line

Stihl represents one of two brands that’s really ready to tackle the needs of commercial and residential Lawn Care Pros with the runtime they need to get through the day. Obviously, Stihl does extremely well in the performance department, but they’ve got ergonomics nailed as well. By shifting the weight of the battery to either your hip with a pouch or your back with a backpack battery, your arms only need to lift 5.5 pounds. And there’s enough force for the blower to just about hold its own weight when pointed down.

The downside is clearly cost, but Pros we talk to that have contracts with Stihl seem to love the brand and the relationship they have with their local dealer. It’s a business model that works well for them and should hopefully continue as we shift to more cordless OPE.

Ego POWER+ 530 CFM Blower – 1st Place

Best Cordless Blower Shootout EGO 530 CFM Blower12

  • Model: EGO LB5302
  • Air Speed: 110 MPH
  • Air Volume: 530 CFM
  • Tested Noise Rating: 82 dB(a)
  • Tested Runtime: 31:59 (5.0 AH battery)
  • Bare Weight: 4.93 lbs
  • Battery Weight: 5.00 lbs
  • Tested Battery: 5.0 AH
  • Warranty: 5 years limited
  • Price: $210.59
  • Included in Kit: 2.5Ah Battery, Charger

ProsBest Cordless Blower Shootout EGO 530 CFM Blower19

  • Third highest Newton force
  • Best value
  • Excellent warranty
  • Excellent CFM
  • Second quietest

Cons

  • No cruise control
  • Low MPH
  • Overmold seam can irritate fingers

The Bottom Line:

EGO’s 530 CFM blower takes a backseat to their 575 CFM model in Newton force but is really an excellent blower in its own right. Reasonable Newton force at WOT combines with top 3 power when you hit the turbo button. The result is a solid showing in the runtime department with the power to work around stubborn debris.

EGO does nothing but cordless OPE, and they have one of the most complete and highest performing lines available. Even though this isn’t the most powerful in our best cordless blower shootout, consistently high rankings make it the best overall.

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Does anyone have a recommendation for the best cordless yard vacuum?

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The Ego is sold at Home Depot with a 2.5 battery not a 5 as in you test. It sells for $199 as stated. The Kobalt is now $199 at Lowes. So with theses changed would the the Kobalt move up and the Edo 530 move down? At this site the demonstration shows that the Kobalt runs 4 minutes longer than the Ego 530 with the 2.5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWCRPJn5Dm8

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Your tests were the best I have seen on the internet. However, the Ego is sold at Home Depot with a 2.5 battery not a 5 as in you test. It sells for $199 as stated. The Kobalt is now $199 at Lowes. So with theses changed would the the Kobalt move up and the Edo 530 move down? At this site the demonstration shows that the Kobalt runs 4 minutes longer than the Ego 530 with the 2.5: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iWCRPJn5Dm8

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I imagine all these are fine for blowing grass off the drive after cutting, but I suspect most struggle with any signifigant amount of leaves. I have Tanaka 2-stroke 170mph 440 cfm does a decent job, but wouldn’t want any less and most of these are much slower speed and similar cfm. It’s very light and always starts right up. Oh and doesn’t have a molded handle never bothered me and they dinged Echo for this.

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Are you sure that the Husqvarna 436 has a brushed motor? According to the official product page, it is part of their BLDC (brushless) line.

https://www.husqvarna.com/us/products/leaf-blowers/436lib/967252403/
(Check motor type in the specifications area at the bottom)