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STIHL® BR 550 Backpack Blower

, BR 550
QC Supply Part #: 360624
Shipping: Standard
Availability: In Store Only
This Item is Only Available for In Store Purchase

The STIHL BR 550 Backpack Blower is a low-emission backpack blower for professionals combining fuel-efficiency and an affordable price. Offers flexibility to crews with multiple users and great control.


If value, power and fuel efficiency are important to you, then the STIHL® BR 550 Backpack Blower should be at the top of your list. Its rugged, fuel-efficient engine is one of our most powerful options, delivering excellent performance with fewer emissions. The BR 550 also includes a 3-position adjustable blower tube offering flexibility to crews with multiple users and allowing great control. A tremendous value for any landscaping professional.


  • Displacement: 64.8 cc (3.95 cu. in.)
  • Engine Power: 3.0 kW (4.0 bhp)
  • Weight: 21.8 Ibs.
  • Fuel Capacity: 1,400 cc (47.3 oz.)
  • Air Velocity: 89 m/sec. (199 mph)
  • Sound Pressure Rating: 73 dB(A); Measured per ANSI B 175.2
  • Air Volume: With tube: 900 m3/h (530 cfm); Without tube: 1490 m3/h (877 cfm)


  • 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.
  • Anti-Vibration System: This system for minimizes the vibration levels of handheld outdoor power equipment. It helps reduce operator fatigue and provides a more comfortable working experience.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Foot Pad for stability when starting.
  • Translucent Fuel Tank allows operator to easily check fuel level before starting work.
  • Protected Fuel Tank helps prevent damage.
  • Upright Fuel Tank for easy filling.
  • Easy-to-replace starter assembly.
  • Protected Choke Knob helps prevent damage.
  • Protected Spark Plug is secure yet easy to change.
  • Adjustable Straps have dual adjustments for comfort.
  • Lightweight Polymer Frame is padded.
  • High-Tech Polymer Housings are lightweight, withstand greater impact and are corrosion-resistant.
  • Nozzle with increased wear area.
  • Adjustable Tube lets the operator choose the length that is right for them.
  • Joystick-style Handle has throttle control and stop/run switch.
  • Protected Control Cables shield wires.
  • Long-Life Cylinders give maximum wear life, better cooling and lubrication, and more power output per cubic centimeter of engine displacement.
  • Superior Balance and Design help reduce fatigue and make handling easy.
  • Replaceable "In-Tank" Fuel Filters lower cost and are easy to maintain.
  • Smooth, Clean Design has no rough edges to snag on clothing or brush.
  • Electronic Ignition provides easier starting and smoother running.
  • Easy-Access Carburetor Adjustment Screws let you adjust the carburetor for local cutting conditions and altitude.
  • 2-Ring Pistons improve engine efficiency and hold compression longer than 1-ring pistons. They also transfer heat from the piston to cylinder better, helping engine stay cooler and last longer.
  • Protected Throttle Trigger helps prevent damage.
  • Adjustable Blower Tubes BR 550 has 3 positions.
Manufacturer Part Number BR 550

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Customer Reviews

  • 5 Stars

    Best buy on the market

    Review by on Apr 29, 2015

    Let mine set for 2 years, got it out last evening and it started on the first pull!!!

  • 5 Stars


    Review by on Nov 14, 2014

    Best Blower ever did a acre n 20min

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