Poulan Pro 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower

Last updated date: May 1, 2019

DWYM Score
8.5

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We looked at the top 1 Backpack Blowers and dug through the reviews from 21 of the most popular review sites including BestReviews, Yard Care Life, Top Ten Review Pro, Comparaboo, Best Reviews Guide, Top Reviews, Essential Home and Garden, Wiki EZ Vid, Outdoor Ideas, Helpful Habit, Best of Machinery, Best Plus Reviews, Review Wind, Leaf Blower Guide, The Filter Master, Garden Aware, Guru Review Club and more. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Backpack Blower you should buy.

Overall Take

In our analysis of 137 expert reviews, the Poulan Pro Poulan Pro 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower placed 4th when we looked at the top 10 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

Editor's Note May 2, 2019:
Checkout The Best Backpack Blower for a detailed review of all the top backpack blowers.

Expert Summarized Score
8.7
21 expert reviews
User Summarized Score
8.1
527 user reviews
Our Favorite Video Reviews
What experts liked
200 MPH blowing power offers exceptional residential performance. Similar features to models that cost hundreds of dollars more.
- BestReviews
Backpack is light and sturdy and can be used for long periods of time without discomfort.
- Yard Care Life
The cruise control and speed trigger implemented for an easy device command to soft-grip handle on the tailpipe – the whole blower structure was designed with user comfort and convenience from the ground up.
- Best Advisor
The multifunctional properties of this backpack blower make this device even better! Apart from efficiently blowing away the leaves, this backpack blower also gets rid of the dry snow, old manure, and other debris too.
- Top Ten Review Pro
It has a well-placed trigger control, mounted to the end of a flexible pipe.
- Prime Reviews
And while it has quite a bit of power, it is also surprisingly quiet, in fact it is the quitest of all the units reviewed in this article!
- Essential Home and Garden
This is one of the least expensive around.
- Wiki EZ Vid
The design of this backpack leaf blower is probably its greatest feature.
- HouseholdMe
This blower is well-equipped with a 2-cycle engine that produces a great deal of power, achieving speeds of up to 200 miles per hour; the maximum airflow is rated at 475 CFM, which is how the machine is so able to pick up even larger debris with ease. Even wet leaves are movable.
- Outdoor Ideas
One of the best-looking units on our list, and our personal favorite in terms of aesthetic.
- Helpful Habit
The device can generate speeds of up to 200 mph and has a maximum air volume of 475 cubic feet per minute. You’ll also be able to use the variable speed throttle to pick the perfect speed for the task at hand.
- Best of Machinery
This Poulan Pro 48cc Backpack blower has the lowest price of any of the blowers on our list, but it still manages to be a very strong blower.
- The Saw Guy
The construction quality of this backpack leaf blower is fantastic. The frame is exceptionally well built with premium quality materials. Definitely, the Poulan Pro 967087 is a fantastic choice for a long run.
- Best Plus Reviews
We love that this backpack leaf blower can be used for heavy-duty jobs in the yard. It has powerful engine.
- Review Wind
Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 200 MPH, which is pretty much what is to be expected for gas-powered backpack leaf blowers.
- Leaf Blower Guide
Easy to use customized controls with variable throttle and cruise control.
- The Filter Master
Even ladies will find Poulan Pro manageable. Being not too heavy and comfortable to wear, this model will be easy for you or your significant other to operate and maneuver.
- Garden Aware
The frame is sturdy and can withstand long usage in various degrees, yet is light enough not to exhaust you before you finish the work.
- Guru Review Club
December 11, 2017 | Full review
What experts didn't like
48 cc engine may not be practical for industrial strenght jobs, but it still has a lot of might for the size.
- BestReviews
Very loud and must be used with ear protection.
- Yard Care Life
The 2-stroke requires a strict observance of fuel and oil mixing proportions when refuelling the tank.
- Best Advisor
The backrest offers good support, but the straps don’t seem to fit as comfortably as the others.
- Prime Reviews
The user manual is not great.
- Essential Home and Garden
Assembly instructions are confusing.
- Wiki EZ Vid
One of the main downsides is most likely that the assembly may be a bit confusing.
- HouseholdMe
Burns through fuel quite rapidly.
- Outdoor Ideas
Instructions may be somewhat difficult to understand without taking some extra time to decipher them.
- Helpful Habit
The instruction manual is not at all clear. I mean for the beginners the manual is somewhat difficult to understand. The manufacturer should make it clear in their updated version.
- Best Plus Reviews
The cruise control is a nice feature, but many people will find that they need to change the speed as they are using it.
- Review Wind
It has low CFM (475 CFM).
- Leaf Blower Guide
Replacement piece can be somewhat hard to track down.
- The Filter Master
The gas tank is easier to fill if you buy a special funnel.
- Garden Aware
May have problems with the starter.
- Guru Review Club
December 11, 2017 | Full review

From The Manufacturer

The Poulan Pro 48cc backpack blower delivers high power & excellent blowing force to handle cleanup of leaves & yd. Debris. 48CC 2-stroke engine. 200 mph/475 cfm. Cruise control. Heavy duty frame. Variable speed throttle control.Adjustable shoulder straps. Poulan Pro pre-mixed fuel is the perfect mixture of synthetic oil, fuel stabilizer and gasoline. It provides better lubrication, reduced smoke and minimizes engine deposits to help extend the life of your equipment.

Overall Product Rankings

1. Makita 4-Stroke Hip Throttle Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 9.4
Expert Reviews: 10
2. Husqvarna Professional 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower
Overall Score: 9.0
Expert Reviews: 27
3. Greenworks PRO 80V Cordless Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 8.9
Expert Reviews: 6
4. Poulan Pro 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower
Overall Score: 8.5
Expert Reviews: 21
5. Husqvarna 2-Cycle Handheld Blower
Overall Score: 8.4
Expert Reviews: 15
6. DEWALT 40V Max Lithium Ion Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 8.3
Expert Reviews: 6
7. EGO V Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 8.1
Expert Reviews: 4
8. Troy-Bilt 4-Cycle Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 7.7
Expert Reviews: 15
9. Troy-Bilt 2-Cycle Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 7.0
Expert Reviews: 4
10. Ryobi 2 Cycle Gas Backpack Blower
Overall Score: 7.0
Expert Reviews: 8

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