Black & Decker LH5000 LeafHog Review

Black & Decker LH5000 LeafHog Review

Black & Decker LH5000

Key Features

tickThe LH50000 boasts an impressive engine that will produce up to 240 mph blow speeds, sending more power onto the ground to remove large piles of leaves.

tickTo give the user optimum control the blower comes with a variable speed function, always ensuring that you are in control.

tickThe Leaf Hog comes with a zipper-free bag to keep it simple.

tickFor extra comfort the vacuum comes with rubber molded grips to provide exceptional comfort.

tickA shoulder strap will help to take the strain from your back, allowing you to work for longer.

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If your aim is to keep your backyard, driveway, decks and garaged clean and tidy from all sorts of debris then the Black & Decker LH5000 could be the perfect choice. The model features an impressive air speed of up to 240 MPH to allow it to tackle hard-to-remove items such as wet leaves and pine needles.

The LH5000 comes with a metal mulching impeller that is capable of reducing 16 bags of leaves into just one bag. For great control, the blower comes with a variable speed switch that ensures you can always match the air flow to the job at hand. To store captured waste there is a generously sized, zipper-free bag. The LH5000 comes with a load of attachments and accessories including a LeafBlaster nozzle, vacuum attachment with tube, adjustable shoulder strap, zipper-less leaf bag, and air concentrator.

Pros

  • The LH50000 uses a metal blade instead of plastic which is especially great when you’re dealing with all sorts of debris.
  • The variable speed is easy to operate and allows you to blow your clippings into small pile at lower speeds before switching to the vacuum mode at a higher speed.

Cons

Some customers have found that the blower’s storage bag seems to keep coming off while the vacuum is turned on. This could be down to the snap-on attachment not offering enough strength to withstand the pressure from the vacuum.

 Black & Decker LH5000 Leaf HogCustomer Reviews

Lifesaver. works beautifully. the variable speed is what makes this machine tops in my book. also got the collection system to use with this blower. wanted to use it on the snow this winter to see if it would work, but my neighbor beat me to it by using his snow blower to clear my driveway.

Veronica, Amazon Customer Review

“I was impressed with how heavy-duty this appears considering the price. Used it for the first time this weekend to deal with several inches of leaves on my patio and deck. It did a great job of vacuuming up and mulching the leaves. Overall easy to operate. I was a little heavier than I anticipated – not a bad thing but after an hour or so my shoulder was a little sore but well worth the effort.

BJ, Amazon Customer Review

I needed a powerful blower to clean our cedar shake roof with. This blower worked great for the job. Afterwards I used the vacuum bag setup to suck up the debris left on the ground from the roof. I was amazed at how beautifully the whole system worked and how inexpensive it was. I am delighted with it.

Robert Dodgson, Amazon Customer Review

The Black & Decker LH5000 Leaf Hog has been reviewed by 182 customers on Amazon and has been given a impressive customer score of 4.2 out of 5.0. Click here to read more verified customer reviews on Amazon.

Verdict

The Black & Decker LH5000 Leaf Hog offers super power and the added benefit of variable speed for those few places that you don’t need a hurricane force wind. The great combo feature of the blower makes it a definite must buy.

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