Stihl BR 350 vs Husqvarna 350BT

Stihl BR 350 vs Husqvarna 350BT – Which one is better & why?

Leaf Blower

Stihl BR 350 vs Husqvarna 350BTHusqvarna 350BT and STIHL BR350 are backpack blowers with some amazing features. I have compared these two blowers’ main features and found some extra and work-friendly features installed in Husqvarna 350BT. Let me explain these features below.

Why is the Husqvarna 350BT the best backpack blower for you?

  1. It has a powerful engine with an X-torque design, and it reduces harmful exhaust emissions up to 60% and increases fuel efficiency up to 20%. But, this type of designed machine is not included in STIHL BR 350. 
  2. The blowing force of Husqvarna 350BT is 21 Newton, and of STIHL BR 350 is 17 Newton. So, you will get better blowing force with Husqvarna 350BT.
  3. Husqvarna 350BT’s air flow in pipe is 494.41 CFM and STIHL BR 350’s air flow in pipe is 436 CFM. With Husqvarna 350BT, you can clean a larger area than STIHL BR 350. 
  4.  STIHL BR 350 is very loud and noisy; it may disturb the people who stay around you. But Husqvarna 350BT is designed to emit low noises, and you can work without disturbing the surroundings. 
  5. Husqvarna 350BT has a wonderful ergonomic harness designed system that will easily fit your body’s shape and makes it comfortable to wear. But STIHL BR 350 doesn’t have this feature and is uncomfortable on the shoulders. 

Husqvarna 350BT and STIHL BR 350 is a handy backpack leaf blower, but if you want the upgraded and work-friendly features, then I recommend you to choose Husqvarna 350BT. 

Specification Chart

SpecificationsHusqvarna 350BTStihl BR 350
Editor’s Review4.8 out of 54.6 out of  5
BrandHusqvarnaSTIHL
StyleBackpack BlowerBackpack Blower
Weight22.5 pounds22.0 Pounds
Power SourceGasGas
AirSpeed180 MPH201 MPH
Cylinder displacement50.2 cm³63.3 cm³
Power output2.1 HP2.8 HP
Fuel tank volume42.27 fl oz58 fl oz
Airflow in pipe494.41 CFM436 CFM
Blowing Force21 Newton17 Newton
Sound Pressure104 dB74 dB
X-torque engineYesNo
WarrantyLimited WarrantyLimited Warranty

A detailed discussion about the features of Husqvarna 350BT and STHIL BR 350

Structure

The fuel tank volume of Husqvarna 350BT is 42.27 FL OZ, and STIHL BR 350’s tank volume is 58 FL OZ. Husqvarna 350BT is a perfect blower with an affordable fuel limit. But, STIHL BR 350 is a professional tool formed with a bigger tank volume. 

Husqvarna 350Bt blower can be used for residential and professional purposes as it is formed with a low sound system. You cannot use STIHL BR 350 in the residential area because it creates a loud sound and noise. 

Power and Durability

Husqvarna 350BT and STIHL BR 350 are backpack blowers with powerful engines. Husqvarna 350BT has a 2.1 horsepower engine, and its cylinder is 50.2 cm³. It has an X-torque engine which reduces up to 60% of harmful emissions and increases more than 20% fuel efficiency. Besides, this machine’s blowing force is amazing, like 21N. 

Besides, STIHL BR 350 has a 2.8 horsepower engine, and its cylinder is 63.3 cm³. This backpack blower doesn’t have an X-torque engine. Its blowing force is 17 Newton which is lower than Husqvarna 350BT. Both backpack blowers’ are Gas powered.

Air blower speed

Husqvarna 350BT’s airspeed can reach up to 180MPH and STIHL BR 350’s airspeed is 201 MPH. Here you may think that STIHL BR 350 is better with this feature, but you will be glad to know that, with a bigger pipe Husqvarna 350BT’s airflow volume is 494.41 CFM. With this, you can clean a large area. But STIHL BR 350’s airflow volume is only 436 CFM. You can’t cover many areas with it. 

Weight

Weight assumes a vital part as you need to convey it on your shoulder while utilizing it. The weight of Husqvarna 350BT is 22.5 pounds (10.21 Kg), and the weight of STIHL BR 350’s weight is 22.0 pounds (9.98 Kg). Both tools are portable and can be easily carried if you are looking for a blower that shall make you comfortable to use and fits with your body’s shape. Then Husqvarna 350BT will be the perfect choice for you as it has an ergonomic harness design that easily fits with the shape of your body, and While working, you will not face pain in the shoulder it has a soft handle.

Warranty

Husqvarna brand provides 350BT with a limited warranty. If you use the tool for personal and household purposes, you can extend your product limited warranty from 2 years to a 3years or 5 years. But this warranty excludes commercial, retail, and industrial works. So you have to use this blower with proper care and direction. Besides, STIHL BR 350 is also covered under a limited warranty for 2 years. 

Conclusion

If you are looking for a blower backpack that can be used both home and abroad and has work-friendly capabilities with lower noises, I suggest you choose Husqvarna 350BT without hesitation. 

Frequently asked questions about Husqvarna 350BT and STHIL BR 350

My STIHL blower doesn’t run at full throttle. What can I do? 

You have to ensure certain steps. To start with, ensure that you are utilizing a new fuel blend (never store or utilize a fuel blend older than 60 days in a can or gas tank). After that, you should clean the spark arrestor screen in the muffler and clean the air filter. 

Can I use STIHL BR 350 in the residential area? 

No, STIHL BR 350 is very loud and noisy. But you can use Husqvarna 350BT in residential areas. 

What is the blowing force of these blowers? 

The blowing force of Husqvarna 350BT is 21 Newton, and of STIHL BR 350 is 21 Newton. 

Is Husqvarna 350BT comfortable to use? 

Yes, Husqvarna 350BT has a wonderful ergonomic harness designed system that will easily fit your body’s shapeand you can work comfortably.

What is the heaviness of STIHL BR 350? 

The weight of STIHL BR 350 is 22.0 Pounds.    

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