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Craftsman Professional  27 cc 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower

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Reg Price: $244.99
Savings: $55.00
$189.99
Reg Price: $244.99
Savings: $55.00
$189.99
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Specifications & Dimensions

Color and Styling:
Color/Finish: Black
Product Overview:
Blower Type: Backpack
Item Weight (lbs.): 13.5
Power Type: Gasoline
Installation Requirements:
Assembly Required: Assembly Required
Motor-Engine:
Engine Cycles: 2-cycle
Engine Displacement (cc): 27
Starter Type: Pull Start
Warranties & Coverage:
General Warranty: 3 year residential/1 year commercial
Noise Reduction:
Noise Level on High Speed (db): 71
Power and Performance:
Air Volume (cfm): 445
Max Air Speed (mph): 145

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2-Cycle Backpack Blower Keeps Your Yard in Pristine Condition

When you spend all summer making your lawn look perfect, you can keep it looking beautiful when the autumn leaves fall with a Backpack Leaf Blower. Leave that old-fashioned rake in the shed and strap this backpack of power across your shoulders. In a fraction of the time it takes to drag that all over the yard, you can blow them away or into a neat pile for easy disposal. The blower has a maximum air speed of 145 MPH, so you can easily move all the leaves on the lawn without ever bending over.

The2-Cycle Backpack Blower has Speed Start and Incredi-PULL starting features, so you're ready to work in less than a minute. The comfortable harness and padded shoulder straps make the backpack so comfortable you'll hardly know it's there. Full adjustable throttle controls and the cruise control option give you total control of the blower. Concentrator nozzles let you get into all those nooks and crannies around the yard.

  • Backpack Leaf Blower meets all environmentally approved air quality standards
  • Weighs only 13.5 lbs for easy handling and comfort
  • Vented straps and ergonomically designed harness and backpack adds comfort and prevents premature fatigue
  • Powered by a 27 cc engine; 145 MPH air flow velocity and 445 CFM air flow volume
  • Variable speeds let you control acceleration for various types of jobs
  • Convenient cruise control maintains a constant speed for even performance
  • Only available in black

Added on October 21, 2010

 

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28 Reviewers (58.0%) would recommend this to a friend.
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kvsprunger
Nov 23 , 2010
Easy start, good air volume, short tubes

I spent the past weekend with this unit.  I found I needed to get used to how to use it best.  My 15 year old electric blower, still working, gives more velocity for releasing stuck damp leaves in turf.  But I also discovered that this unit has more air volume for moving leaves along.  So after many hours of full throttle work, I find it to be a good investment. 

The 3-year warranty makes it sweeter.

The down side is that the included tubes are not sufficiently long for anyone 6' or taller. 

Starting it is a snap. 

Criticism25 found this helpful
tarheelsfan873
Sep 12 , 2013
Junk, Do NOT Buy, Repaired/Replace 3 Times in 2 Years
I purchased this item on Black Friday November 25th, 2011. I live in Northern Illinois so my plan was to start using this item the following spring 2012. I assembled the backpack blower in April of 2012 and started using it right away as I had to clean up my yard from winter debris and leaves that had been missed. I have always used the pre-mixed 40:1 fuel that is sold in a can. It worked decent right away. I proceeded to use the backpack blower on my 0.25 acre lot, sidewalk, and driveway throughout the summer of 2012. So roughly 12 times. I noticed each time that is slowly got weaker and weaker each time until finally in September of 2012 it wouldn't start. This was the beginning of the leave cleanup season and I had to take this blower in to Sears. Three weeks later I got it back and they stated they had to install a new "short block" in it. This worked for about 2 uses altogether. Less than a month later, in October of 2012, I brought this back to be repaired again. By this time I resorted to raking leaves by hand, as this thing could not be relied on. The item was out for 2 weeks this time and I was advised that the cost to repair it was higher than just replacing it. They agreed to an exchange. Sears would not honor my original Black Friday price upon exchange. They attempted to force me to pay the difference. I decided to wait until Black Friday 2012 to get my free replacement. I then had to drive 40 minutes to another Sears in Rockford, IL. I exchanged for the new blower on November 23rd, 2012, luckily for the same price I paid one year ago. In April of 2013 I assembled the blower and put the pre-mix 40:1 fuel in out of the can. Throughout this summer I have used this item roughly 14 times on my 0.25 acre lot, sidewalk, and driveway. Once again I noticed that the blower started to lose power eventually to the point where it wouldn't start on August 26th, 2012. It was sent out for repair and came back stating that it was cheaper to replace than to repair. At this point I was done with this piece of junk and wanted a full refund. Sears would NOT honor a refund as they track the original date of purchase all the way back to the beginning. So for me, it would be Black Friday 2011. My only choice was to receive my third exhcanged backpack blower in three weeks. I hope this one lasts, but we all can probably predict the outcome. This thing is not "Professional" in any way, shape, or form. The only good part about it being labeled that is that you have a 3 year warranty. Meaning, get ready to exchange or repair this thing many times. Overall I would never advised even my worst enemy to buy this product. There is proof through the 2 repairs and 3 replacements that this is junk.
 

longhair55

Yorktown Heights, NY

Nov 25 , 2014
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leaf blower

i have 2 sons who are grown and fight over everything so i purchased this particular leaf blower that straps to your back which makes it soo easy for my boys to clear the yard which is 3/4 of an acre from allthe leaves we have and we have a lot it was quicker and less tiring for them since they didnt have to actually hold the blower only the nozzle best home and yard product i could have bought for those boys thank you sears

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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mmurray

Dedham, MA

Nov 18 , 2014
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Leaf Blower

I was using my new Leaf blower this weekend trying to clean up the seemingly endless fall leaves. I love being able to strap it on my back. It is so much easier to use than my old one.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Jillrodriguez

Milford, CT

Nov 12 , 2014
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Great Deal

My husband wanted a back pack blower and I had no idea what kind to buy. I saw an ad in the Sears flyer and it was a great price compared to other ads I saw. My husband was so excited and has used it a number of times. He actually offers to help the neighbors with their leaves. It is powerful and efficient.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Buffy125

Cumberland, RI

Oct 29 , 2014
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Works occasionally

Once started, it will run, but stalls in 3rd. Sometimes will run on tank of gas, but when refilled, won't start and is now leaking gas from under the choke leaver cover onto the filter. Had this since April and used 6 times, only ran pretty good 1st time. Repair cannot find problem, it is a piece of junk


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nickshine

East Hartford, CT

Oct 22 , 2014
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Excellent unit for quick fall cleanup

This backpack blower was just what I needed. It has the power to do the job, is lightweight and took only minutes to set up. Fired up on one pull... every time! Great unit that I highly recommend.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Rockman250

Dalton, GA

Oct 21 , 2014
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Lightweight

This product works well. It is light weight and you can wear it for hours. I do wish it had more power. It blows loose leaves well, but bigger piles and or wet leaves you will have to slow down. Of course to have more power it would have to weigh more. If you want a good blowing light weight backpack, this is for you. If you want to blow leaves to the moon, then look elsewhere.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Mavenmae

Yorktown Heights, NY

Oct 14 , 2014
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Leaf blower

My husband loves this leaf blower. It straps on his back so it helps take pressure off your back while operating. We have a large yard and many trees so this blower will definately come in handy this year!

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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zepack

Southwick, MA

Oct 11 , 2014
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backpack blower was great it started quickly and blew quite a few pile of

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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Alkus

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Plano, TX

Jun 13 , 2014
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Great product

Easy to use this blower. Even my teenager uses it.He says it fun to work with this. We use it almost everyday keep our property clean and has never broken down.

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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pumkinpat

Freehold, NJ

May 28 , 2014
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Best bang for the buck

I would recommend this product to a friend.

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