Search
Power Equipment Quick Search


Ryobi RY08420 - 42cc 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower for sale.

Power Equipment Direct Offers Free Shipping and a Tax-Free Guarantee on Ryobi RY08420.

 

Ryobi 42cc 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower

Close
Ryobi Power Equipment and AccessoriesModel: RY08420
(Based on expert analysis, manufacturer ratings and customer reviews)
2.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 5
17 Reviews
Share This Product
Plus 1 This Product
Tweet This Product
Pin It!
StoreShippingPriceShop
 
Exclusive to these retailers
 
$179.00
Sales Tax Extra
Visit Site
  • Features
  • Specs
  • 17
    Reviews
  • Articles
Grade
Mid Grade
Style
2-Cycle Gas
Surface Area
1/4 Acre to 1 Acre
1/4 - 1 Acre
Function
Leaf Collection
Large 42cc 2-Stroke Engine
Designed to handle your toughest clearing jobs
Meets stringent California CARB emissions standards

Unique Engine Mounting
Engineered to deliver maximum air flow at all times

Contoured Shoulder/Back Harness
Provides ultimate comfort and a perfect fit

Variable Speed Trigger And Cruise Control
Easy cleaning control for large & small spaces

Angled Nozzle
Downward slope reduces effort & maximizes cleaning

Interchangable Nozzle Connections
Change the shape of the air to suit the cleaning conditions

Weighs Just 18 Pounds
Sturdy & lightweight to work longer with less fatigue

3 Year Factory Warranty
Guaranteed to perform


Need Help? Call Our Power Equipment Experts.
Engine
Starting System
Recoil Start
Engine Cycle
2-Cycle
CC
42 CCs
Fuel Tank Size
0.29 Gallons
Blower
Volume of Air
510 CFM
Air Speed
185 mph
Decibels
74 dBA
Speed Settings
Variable
Throttle
Throttle Postion
Tube Mounted
Overview
Weight
18 Pounds
Product Length
14 Inches
Product Width
15.9 Inches
Product Height
19 Inches
Consumer Warranty
3 Years
UPC
046396001122
Model
RY08420
Download Documents
No documents available at this time
Need Help? Call Our Power Equipment Experts.
Read Reviews
How-To Library
Ryobi RY08420 Reviews & Ratings
Overall Rating
Features
3/5
Quality
2/5
Performance
3/5
Value
2/5
Overall
2.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 52.5 out of 5
Pros
Price (6)
Easy To Use (3)
Light Weight (3)
Reliable (2)
Pretty Color (1)
Cons
Unreliable (5)
Durability (3)
Low Quality (2)
Expensive To Run Sucks U... (1)
Bad Instructions (1)
18% of respondents would recommend this product to a friend
17 Reviews  Sort by 
 
Tools In Action

Tools In Action
Total Reviews
38 Reviews
Total Helpful Votes
387 Helpful Votes
Ryobi Ry08420 Back Pack Blower Review
Back pack blowers are normally for the pro. You see them in use by professional landscape pros all the time. So why not have one designed just for the home owner? Well Ryobi has done just that with the RY08420 back pack blower. Just from looking at the unit you can tell this is no ordinary back pack blower. The air tube is sideways which gives the air more of a direct path resulting in more velocity. It puts out 185 mph and 510 CFM from its powerful 42 cc engine.

The RY08420 is also... more
Tools Recommends This Ryobi Product
Was this review helpful?
121
Adam W.
Carbondale, IL
Most Helpful Positive Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
22
2014
5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5
Great, Affordable Blower!
This definitely does the job for doing lawns part time. It is semi-easy to start and always does the job. Just a couple of pointers. The blower is not very efficient because of the power so be prepared to spend a little more on gas. Also, always use ear protection on this as the engine is very close to your ears and very very loud.
Pros: Easy To Use, Price, Reliable, High Quality
Cons: Heavy
Adam Recommends This Ryobi Product
Was this review helpful?
80
Sophie
Most Helpful Critical Review
REVIEWED
JUL.
21
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Lesson Learned - You Get What You Paid For!
Bought it just a little over a year ago, worked fine for the first year, then it just stopped, and would not start no matter what! Called a repair service center near me, as soon as he heard it was a Royobi, he said not worth fixing. DO NOT BUY THIS. I learned my lesson not to try to save a few dollars now i ended up wasting $200 buck away.
Sophie Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
40
Nnyl S.
Albany, NY
REVIEWED
NOV.
20
2016
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Shiitake
I wish I had read the reviews on this product prior to purchase. If I get it to run, once it is turned off to refill, can't start it. If I wait for a few hours, it might start. The reviews reflect exactly the performance of this piece of junk. Shame on Ryobi. Ans shame on Home Depot for selling it.
Cons: Unreliable, Difficult To Use, Doesn't run consistently
Nnyl Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
00
Michael R.
Epping, NH
REVIEWED
APR.
20
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Michael Joshua Nh
it was really easy to put together! i used true fuel 501 ethanol free gas and oil mix ready to run. i was unhappy because for 6 hours of off and on use i had to use 6 32 fl. oz bottles at almost 6$ a bottle. i had a serious problem with restarting the engine in between fill ups! i had to pull off the case and remove the air filter and the small metal plate so that i could spray starter fluid into the carb.

In the directions they recommend pulling the spark plug and replacing it if will not... more
Pros: Price, Light Weight, Poweful
Cons: Annoying Plate Over Carb, Had To Spay Starter Fluid In Between Fill Ups, Expensive To Run Sucks Up Fuel
Michael Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
20
Michael M.
Durham, NC
REVIEWED
NOV.
07
2016
3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5
Unfortunate
I used this product for only one year. I did use it frequently (2/week) and would go for :30-:35 without significant issues. The only issue was the extension would come off and the clamp screw stripped.

I used the 50:1 mix that was prepared and canned for the first 10 months. I then switched to my own mix which I also used on a 20 inch Husqvarna chainsaw and Echo weed whacker.

The engine seized one day and that was all. Since I moved to a new house in the interim, I misplaced the receipt and... more
Pros: Easy To Use, Light Weight, Easy To Store, Strong force as high power
Cons: Durability
Michael Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
10
Manny L.
Avondale, AZ
REVIEWED
JUL.
07
2016
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Don't Waste Your Time
I bought new at Home Depot because it was the cheapest backpack blower they had. Used it once and couldn't get it to start again. I'm taking it back today after owning it for 3 days. Pure junk.
Manny Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
10
Shawn A.
Howell, MI
REVIEWED
JUL.
02
2016
1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5
Absolute Junk
I bought one of these from Home Depot about 6 months ago when I got it home and put it together it wouldn't fire so I took it back and got a new one. Great news my newer one worked for almost 2 weeks and then the engine just quit mid blow.

I have not gotten it started again. If I can do one thing right by leaving this review it's to help you save your money and buy anything but one of these. Absolutely junk.
Shawn Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
10
Stephen G.
Jasper, GA
REVIEWED
MAY.
09
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Do Not Buy
Bought one back in November. Didn't use it till April the following year. Used it twice and it stopped working. It's been in the shop now for going on three weeks waiting on parts. Called Ryobi and told them the problem all they said was it is under warranty. Doesn't do me any good if it's in the shop. Thought they would let me have a new one. Guess I thought wrong. Will never buy another Ryobi product
Stephen Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
10
Walter P.
Merrimack, NH
REVIEWED
NOV.
13
2016
2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5
Buy A Quality Blower, Not This One
Used twice, now won't start. Likely scored piston as rope feels pretty limp like no compression. Seems to be a common problem with this model. Spend $100 more and get a Husky.

You get what you pay for :)
Pros: Price
Cons: Unreliable, Durability
Walter Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
00
D. A.
Saginaw, MI
Total Helpful Votes
41 Helpful Votes
REVIEWED
OCT.
14
2013
4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5
Nice Blower, But...
... but nearly unserviceable. For example, despite instructions to occasionally inspect the air filter, there are no instructions on how to actually get to it. I should not have to completely disassemble it to do that, and you pretty much have to do that to get the housing off.
Pros: Price
Cons: Bad Instructions, Maintainability
D. Does Not Recommend This Product
Was this review helpful?
414
Free Freight
  • Ships via FedEx Ground
  • Free to Lower 48 States
  • Standard Rates to Alaska, Hawaii
We currently CANNOT ship this product to Canada or any destination outside of the United States
 Check back soon for compatible accessories. 
Sign Up
Receive Weekly How-To Tips & Specials

Buy Ryobi 42cc 2-Cycle Backpack Leaf Blower at Power Equipment Direct. Read leaf blower reviews and leaf blower articles. Wide Selection of leaf blower accessories available.

Contact Power Equipment Direct