CRAFTSMAN BV245 Leaf Blower Crank Engine Gas
CRAFTSMAN BV245 Leaf Blower Crank Engine Gas

You might look at the CRAFTSMAN BV245 blower with its 27cc-2 cycle gas powered engine and think that it is a super ergonomic nightmare.

Once you get in your hands on the machine, you will find CRAFTSMAN made a supreme effort to design it to be simple to use, despite the inherent weight that comes to 2 cycle engine block.

Features Craftsman leaf blower BV245

CRAFTSMAN BV245 only weights in at 10.2lbs, whereas several gas-powered blowers with the same statistics weight near to 20lbs and need to mount in a backpack.

CRAFTSMAN also made it with a variable speed throttle and vibration elimination to reduce the impact on your shoulder and arm.

It is meant to be utilized more like a leaf blower than a vacuum, but it still does include the lawn vacuum essentials in the package.

CRAFTSMAN BV245 Leaf Blower Crank Engine Gas
CRAFTSMAN BV245 Leaf Blower Crank Engine Gas

It is rated to move a very impressive 450 CFM at a brisk 205 miles per hour.

CRAFTSMAN also adjusted its proprietary simple start ignition system which you see on several of their successful gas-powered devices.

You just prime the engine, choke and then only pull the drawstring for a very smooth start.

If you do want to utilize it as a vacuum, you have to change over the attachments manually, it then has a mulching level of 16;1 which means it can decrease a traditional sixteen bags of leaf litter into just one bag.


  • The fact that the CRAFTSMAN BV245 leaf blower is a gas-powered instead of a backpack is somewhat rare in this lineup and you see in this superpower of 450 CFM moving air at 205 miles per hour.


  • Costly option

Final words

This is one of the heavier hand-held blowers on the market now, just by virtue of its two-stroke gasoline engine.

Still, at 10.2lbs it is not prohibitively very heavy and offers a trade-off of better over its electrical power cousins.