BR 450 - $449.95 DSRP


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BR 450

DSRP: $449.95

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A professional 2-stroke blower with plenty of power to get the job done.

Built with a 2-stroke engine and ergonomic design, the STIHL BR 450 is a low-maintenance, high-powered blower with exceptional strength. It’s perfect for professional applications such as large property management, tough landscaping tasks, and seasonal leaf cleanup. The BR 450’s durable engine boasts reduced emissions and a blowing force approaching that of our BR 600 model. It boasts intuitive ...Read More
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BR 450 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 63.3 cc (3.86 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 2.9 kW (3.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 10.6 kg (23.4 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 1700 cc (57.5 oz.)
BLOWING FORCE* 28 Newtons
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 83 m/sec. (186 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY** 98 m/sec. (219 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** 1090 m3/h (642 cfm)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING** 77 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    Multi-Function Control Handle
    Having easy access to all of the controls on one comfortable handle makes it easy to complete tasks so the operator’s hand never has to leave the handle.
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    Anti-Vibration System
    The STIHL anti-vibration system helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
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    Adjustable Support Harness
    STIHL backpack blowers and sprayers are equipped with an adjustable support harness that distributes weight evenly across the shoulders and back, reducing user fatigue.

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Standard Features
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    Common Features for Backpack Blowers
    View the features common to many STIHL backpack blowers.

Important Information
Note: STIHL engine products with the Caring for Nature logo are cleaner than EPA Standards for exhaust emissions.
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

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BR 450 is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 39.
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Junk I bought 2 of these blowers and used one for a week and it stopped working. Pure junk. The other one is working fine.
Date published: 2017-09-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Outstanding Blower! I was looking for a new blower just to keep up with the leaves and pine needles in the drive and beds. I have a landscape company doing the yard but there are times the leaves and needles start dropping and could use touch up before they get back the next week. I was going for the BR 200, I liked the light weight but the power was not as strong as I had hoped for. I purchased the BR 450 and WOW ! this is truly the blower to get... they should just sell this one blower. I live on one acre and I cleaned out the flower beds by blowing only where the pine needles and leaves had been dropping and now have a yard full of leaves and needles to pickup that are about 2 feet deep and 20 feet long. Very strong blower, easy to start, well balanced, no vibration, and the adjustable nozzle and throttle are great .... what are you waiting for .. bite the bullet and buy one, you will like it for sure!
Date published: 2017-09-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it. This blower is awesome. I'm a home owner and has had plenty is elec blowers. The 450 is a lot of money to me but I've always wanted a backpack blower. So after 63 years on the planet I finally said it was time. Man when I got home and used it for the first time it was way cool. My yard never looked so good. Well worth the investment! I've used a lot of equipment in my lifetime but to own something like this was wasn't happening. I'm glad I bought one. It's probably more than I need but it's nice to have the extra power. Two pulls on full choke, two pulls on half choke and it's purring! Good fule mileage.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very dependable I bought this product because of it's quality and dependability. It is the best brand on the market.
Date published: 2017-08-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from reliable and powerful I use my new BR 450 blower to remove pine cones, leaves, hickory shells, small branches, etc.. Does an excellent job.Having several Stihl products over the years, I currently have and use:. 2 chainsaws, a pole saw, a blower, and a weed eater. Reliability and durability of all products has always been great. Living on and personally maintaining 11 acres that I keep looking like a park keeps me and by Stihl products busy. Wouldn't buy anything else.
Date published: 2017-05-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome buy ! Bought this in Spring time wish I would have done this a while ago. It cleans up sidewalks and driveway fast. Be interesting to see what it does once Fall time comes around.
Date published: 2017-05-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great power The best backpack blower I have ever owned! Great addition to the other Stihl products I have for the yard.
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Without a doubt the most powerful blower I have used I bought this to help out with all the leaves and pinestraw I have to clean up every year. Best tool for the job without a doubt. Blew my entire yard and had a pile two feet high and this blower was still pushing the pile. I was also planning on dethatching my lawn. Well thats not necessary anymore this blower took care of that. If its not attched by the root its gone. Great investment if your tired of raking like I was.
Date published: 2017-05-01
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