Hitachi RB24EAP Review

Gas Leaf Blower  9/10

Hitachi RB24EAPWith 2 stroke technology, this gas-powered leaf blower from Hitachi has reduced emissions, and it’s a powerful performer with air speeds up to 170 mph. Able to handle large quantities of leaves, debris, and grass clippings, it even picks up wet leaves. Fairly lightweight at just over 8 pounds, it’s easy to hold and maneuver. Having to mix the oil and gas at just the right ratio may be a hassle, but the start-up process is fairly straightforward. Overall, for $122.73, this Hitachi leaf blower gets yard work done efficiently.


Low emissions

Well-balanced and easy to hold

Start-ups are easy with the auto-return stop switch

Blow speeds up to 170 mph

Handles wet leaves and debris

7-year warranty


Requires mixing gas and oil

No cruise control



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