BR 700 - $549.95 DSRP

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BR 700

DSRP: $549.95

The biggest, most powerful blower in the STIHL range.

Step up to the most powerful blower in the STIHL range with the BR 700. This high output professional blower is highly versatile with the strength to clear piles of wet leaves and grass, plus the fuel efficiency to reduce operating costs. Professionals will love the adaptive design features, including the adjustable telescopic tube and control handle that quickly adjust with the snap of a lever, n...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
BR 700 Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 64.8 cc (4.0 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 2.8 kW (3.8 bhp)
WEIGHT 10.6 kg (23.4 lbs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 1400 cc (47.3 oz.)
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 74 m/sec. (165 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY** 88 m/sec. (197 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** 1550 m3/h (912 cfm)
*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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    Reduced-Emission Engine Technology - Caring for Nature
    The STIHL Inc. “Caring for Nature” seal identifies its powered products that are more environmentally conscious, producing zero or low exhaust emissions. STIHL Inc. defines “low exhaust emissions” as being cleaner than EPA and/or CARB exhaust emission standards.

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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 700 is rated 4.8 out of 5 by 137.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Exceeded my expectations I have owned Stihl back pack blowers for over 3 decades. This is my 4th one.With only 2-3 tanks of gas through it so far I know it is still early in the assessment.This purchase was to upgrade from my 10 year old BR600 which was still running great.I was very conflicted in choosing between a 600 (more mph) or the 700 (more cfm).Hands down CFM has its merits. The snow is just starting to leave here and in its wake are packed wet oak leaves and twigs and heavy sand where the drive way meets the road.The 700 is quite impressive, it handled everything with results exceeding my old BR600.I was worried about the extra weight, but it isn't noticeable. The large tube moves much easier side to side and the adjustable length is a plus.I know my grass, leaves, dirt and snow cleanups will be faster than before.
Date published: 2018-03-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Definitely worth paying for extra horsepower! I've had a Stihl 320C backpack blower for 10+ years and it has served me well. Actually, still working great. But, I have 5+ acres and 2+ acres need lots of leaves removed. I just bought my BR 700 Stihl backpack blower two weeks ago and I have cut my work in half with my new blower! Seriously, what took me 2-days of blowing with the 320C only took 4-hours with my new BR 700. If you have lots of leaves like I do, it's definitely worth paying a little more for extra horsepower!
Date published: 2018-02-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great for snow I wanted a high capacity blower for snow removal. I had owned a small hand held blower for many years that worked fine for the few leaves I have, but was only effective in the lightest snow. I decided to upgrade to a backpack blower this winter and started with a Poulan Pro. It would start after several (or more) pulls in a warm garage, but outside in temperatures in the single digits and below, the air intake would ice up in a few minutes and it would die. This was a design issue and not a specific machine problem. I returned it and bought the BR700 after I found out that Stihl blowers had a cold weather setting for the air intake. I have never pulled the starting rope more that twice to start it. Cold temperatures do not bother it. I have used it at 15 below zero for well over an hour with excellence results. It moves fluffy snow of any depth. The limit on firm, packed drifts, made with 30+ mph winds seems to be about 4 inches. Overall, it far exceeded expectations. Since buying the BR700, I have not used a snow shovel or regular snow blower. It helps neighbor relations because I can clear a couple of inches of snow from a sidewalk at close to a normal walking pace. It takes nearly no time clean up a few of the neighbor’s sidewalks while I am doing mine. If you are trying to decide between models, bigger is better for snow removal. The Poulan Pro is a smaller machine and worked fair on snow when it was running, but not nearly as good as the larger BR700. The high capacity does not come with too much weight. My 60 year wife loves it and uses it more than I do. One interesting phenomena I have observed when using it around a building or vehicle where some snow may swirl around and get sucked in through the air intake of the blower. As the snowflakes or ice crystals go down the plastic tube at 200 mph, they generate a significant electrical charge that I can easily feel with my hand on the throttle through a heavy leather chopper mitt. As soon as the air clears and it is sucking in clean air again, the mild shock disappears.
Date published: 2018-02-08
Date published: 2018-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from This is a great product, starts and runs very well I purchased this blower last fall and it's amazing the amount of leaves it will move effortlessly. I live in Iowa and I have actually used the blower more for blowing snow then leaves. I haven't picked up a snow shovel all year and this cleans it right down to the concrete.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine - does what others can't You can't stop this thing. It blows piles of leaves around like they aren't even there. Wet or dry this machine will do the job and do it quickly.
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lots of power!! Leaves used to stack up in front of my other blower while blowing my long rural driveway.....Not with this thing!!
Date published: 2018-02-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great! Ive had this blower about 5 months. Several large trees on my property and I mulch and bag them several time per season. This blower is more than I need, but go big or go home! I would expect a blower of this power to be heavy, and it is, but for the power it has I think its rather light. I used it in 20-30 minute intervals with no problems. The padding is fine and the design provides comfort. It has fantastic power and starts within the first 3 pulls every time. I have no complaints on this blower at all. I like the adjustable tube for confined spaces and flower beds, and I very much like the adjustability of the throttle handle position. I'm searching for a con and really can't find one, but if I had one it would be the fuel tank. I wish there was a fuel window to check the level easier. The material is thin to see fuel level but its not easy to check. Also, the shape of the tank is a little bit off, so if you want to fill it up completely, you must tip the blower slightly to one side to fill it completely. This isn't a big deal, but its something that I would prefer to be changed. Overall, this is a fantastic tool that cut my cleanup time drastically and the blower is fun to use. It also does very well on snow.
Date published: 2018-01-03
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