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    Craftsman 74936 Leaf Blower

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    74936
    This Craftsman 24-volt, battery handheld leaf blower is battery-powered, weighs 3.5 lbs., and lacks vacuum capability. It comes with a 2-year warranty.
    Description
    This Craftsman 24-volt, battery handheld leaf blower is battery-powered, weighs 3.5 lbs., and lacks vacuum capability. It comes with a 2-year warranty.

    Ratings Scorecard

    Test Results

    Sweeping

    Sweeping

    Denotes speed of moving leaves.

     /  5
    Loosening

    Loosening

    The speed of removing embedded leaf particles from a lawn.

     /  5
    Vacuuming

    Vacuuming

    How quickly models picked up leaves and how finely they mulched them.

     /  5
    Handling and ease of use

    Handling and ease of use

    Includes ease of maneuvering, using controls, and changing modes.

     /  5
    Noise at 50 ft.

    Noise at 50 ft.

    Blower-mode noise is based on industry-standard measurements at 50 feet and our measurements at ear level. Models rated Very Good or Excellent at 50 feet should meet common municipal limits of 65 decibels (dBA); models rated Fair or Poor at ear level emitted at least 85 dBA, enough to warrant hearing protection.

     /  5
    Noise at ear

    Noise at ear

    Blower-mode noise is based on industry-standard measurements at 50 feet and our measurements at ear level. Models rated Very Good or Excellent at 50 feet should meet common municipal limits of 65 decibels (dBA); models rated Fair or Poor at ear level emitted at least 85 dBA, enough to warrant hearing protection.

     /  5

    About

    The Craftsman 74936 is part of the Leaf Blowers test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, Leaf Blowers models like the 74936 are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.

    Sweeping Denotes speed of moving leaves.

    Loosening The speed of removing embedded leaf particles from a lawn.

    Vacuuming How quickly models picked up leaves and how finely they mulched them.

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