Efco SA2700BP Backpack Leaf Blower
- Availability: Available
- Estimated Dispatch: 4 - 6 working days
- Manufacturer: Efco
- Delivery Charge: Free To UK Mainland
Part of Efco's Tough Tech range, the SA 2700 BP is a backpack mounted leaf blower suitable for both heavy duty domestic duties and lighter commercial work. Superbly manoeuvrable thanks to its comfortable harness.
According to a test run by Popular Mechanics magazine, Efco’s SA 2700 BP backpack mounted leaf blower is a “well-mannered” piece of equipment. One can only assume that this means that it is polite and considerate, which is certainly to be applauded but perhaps not what one looks for first in a hardworking, powerful blower such as this. More pertinently, however, the review also states that the SA 2700 BP is “a pleasure to use” and gives it the top score possible of five stars out of five. Well-mannered or otherwise, then, this is clearly an impressive machine and a closer look at some of its capabilities should make this even clearer still.
Part of Efco’s ‘Tough Tech’ range and thus suitable for both heavy duty domestic duties and lighter commercial work, the SA 2700 BP is powered by an industrious 30.5cc two-stroke petrol engine. This allows it to deliver a maximum airflow of up to 12.0m3/min at 65m/s, with the duckbill-style nozzle on the SA 2700 BP’s blower tube concentrating the jet produced to make it even more powerful and easy to direct. The SA 2700 BP is therefore capable of clearing leaves, cuttings and other loose debris from lawns and hard surfaces with impressive efficiency, while the inclusion of a traditional recoil starter and a high capacity 0.6 litre fuel tank serves to ensure hassle-free starting and increased run time between fuel stops.
Equally important as its pushing power, of course, is the SA 2700 BP’s superb ergonomic design. First and foremost this is evident in the form of its backpack harness, which distributes the machine’s weight (a respectably modest 6.4kg without the blower tube) evenly to help ensure comfort and prevent strain over prolonged periods of operation. This means that the SA 2700 BP is capable of taking on much heavier workloads than a handheld blower, while also making it possible to work on rough or uneven ground by significantly improving manoeuvrability. Along with the joystick-style handle fitted to the blower tube, which provides a secure grip and quick access to all controls, this makes using the SA 2700 BP an agreeably straightforward experience.
Built from sturdy materials with only the highest quality components available, including a large paper air filter designed to prevent loss of power in dusty conditions, Efco’s SA 2700 BP is also a reassuringly dependable companion, providing years of superb service. Thus, whether you are a dedicated home gardener or a professional contractor looking for a machine suitable for occasional commercial work, you could do much worse than acquainting yourself with this exceptional machine.
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• Powered by a hardworking 30.5cc two-stroke petrol engine, with an easy to use recoil starter also included for added convenience and hassle-free ignition
• Fitted with a generously proportioned 0.6 litre fuel tank featuring an easy to access opening, thereby both increasing run time and facilitating refuelling
• Capable of providing a maximum airflow of up to 12.0m3/min at 65m/s, quickly clearing leaves, cuttings and any other loose debris from lawns and hard surfaces
• Equipped as standard with a duckbill-style nozzle which concentrates the airflow and makes it easier to direct the jet produced by the blower
• Comfortable backpack harness distributes the weight of the machine evenly to help prevent strain over extended periods of use
• Joystick-style handlebar is fitted to the discharge tube for ease of operation and features an all-in-one control system to ensure quick access to all controls when required
• High quality components, a large paper air filter and a sturdy build ensure a superbly long and reliable service life
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About EfcoGiacomo Ferretti set the foundations of the Efco brand on the road to success back in 1978, spotting an opportunity to satisfy an Italian market beginning to demand high quality outdoor power tools. He responded by producing Efco lawnmowers, brush cutters, and chainsaws. Due to the high quality of the machinery made, the manufacturing of these products soon developed an enviable reputation amongst forestry and agricultural workers, users that demanded the best performance possible from their equipment. Sales of Efco lawnmowers began to soar during the intervening years and the Efco brand is now internationally recognised as a leader in the field of garden machinery manufacturing.
They take their role very seriously though, and were the first company in this sector to achieve official certification in three crucial areas of business sustainability: the ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality in 1996, the SA 8000:2008 certificate for ethical processes of production in 2006 and the ISO 14001:2004, recognising Efco's efforts to reduce their impact on the environment with an ongoing commitment to become Carbon Neutral starting in 2010.
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