Excellent home blower
Having come from a time where using a petrol 2 stroke blower 3 hours a day, to now using this little unit - it's honestly not that bad for its form factor and designe.
The battery lasts for about 20 odd minutes, that's well enough for the usual size home. It's not overbearing in either weight or noise - no fumes or fuel spills or sore hand from vibration from extended use. Good grip from the overmoulded TPU handle, easy to hold and comfortable.
While it doesn't have the power of a cordrd or petrol powered unit - the supplied 5.0amp battery i...s plenty enough to blow dirt, dust, grass clippings, dog hair, dry off the car to a degree, rid the pebblecrete of a majority of leaves and other crap. Battery charger is good and quiet quick, and the cable could do with a little more meat to stop it from uncontrollably kinking into a mess. Can't really fault it yet. I use it near every morning around the house or when needed.
This blower blows! It's so easy to use and it's very convenient because it's cordless (just ensure the batteries go on charge when they are flat!). We have two batteries available for use. I am overall very happy with the product. We use it every couple of weeks. We only have a medium size space front and back garden and patio to do though!
Perfect tool for the garden
Bought this tool to reduce the amount of sweeping I needed to do. I find it exceptionally powerful, easy to use and good value for money. I can even use it to get the tree litter off my gazebo, bargain!
Great little machine
I was given this as a gift after complaining about the much larger plug in I have.
It's definatley alot lighter and so easier to use.
The battery only lasts about half an hour.
However for me it's enough.
Definatley not as powerful as the larger plug in ones. But it does the job I need for our larger paved patio and front area of the house which gets alot of leaf litter do I'm definatley happy.
Oh and another note our preschool aged son is terrified of the larger one we have and I can easily use this smaller more quiet one without terrorising him.
Battery pack lasts 20 minutes
Battery will only last 20 minutes
This means I have to purchase another battery, as one needs to be on charge all the time so that I can finish off a driveway.
Purchased in December 2020 for $200.00.
Keep your receipts!
Onto the 3rd or 4th of these so far. It seems as if dust is sucked through the bottom vent and eventually wrecks the motor. My wife uses one for her work and they haven't lasted more than 3 months each.
#1. On/off switch broke after a few months
#2. Made a very strange noise
#3. Motor lost power and it just didn't work as well as the other one we had
#4. Still going but expect that this one will also need replacing after a few months of use.
On the other hand Bunnings exchange policy is excellent!
Always wanted a cordless blower.
Light, reasonably powerful air (cannot compare with corded ones of course). Easy n convenient, with a powerful battery. Good for tidying the patio and deck as well as the car.
Purchased in October 2020 for $199.00.
Used one day.. returned the next day
I bought this machine as it was on special $107 down from $199. This included battery and skin, as the 5 V battery alone will cost around $150, as I was told. It was a good deal.
It was very light and so there are no cords attached to it. Battery is just enough for my medium sized yard. But this unit is not very powerful enough. I still have a Ozito corded 3 in 1 unit, which I bought around 5 years before which is still working well, except the vacuum and it has more grunt than the battery powered ryobl unit.
Ozito is way more cheaper and more powerful. I will buy another Ozito unit
This little beauty work really well!
My only regret is that I did not buy this blower when it first came out as I have been sweeping for way to long.
It's a little on the noisy side but all blowers are.
I use it almost daily and my driveway and walkway always look immaculately clean.
I even take in inside sometime to blow the dust from under the lounge suite which is awesome.
Strong blower, perfect for around the home
Good sized blower that is powerful enough to do most jobs around the home. Fits all your One+ 18v batteries in the range.
The Good: Blows a decent breeze, light weight unit. Good value for its price and durability. Backed by a 6 year warranty from Ryobi once you register your purchase online.
The Not-so-Good: The switch for on / off doesn’t naturally sit where the balance point is, so it’s a slight adjustment to turn it on or off (nit picking issue) and not a variable speed, but I usually know what I want to blow away before I hit it so not really an issue for me with this unit.
Overall, good price, very durable and does what it says on the tin. Would recommend.
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Easy to use
I use my blower every weekend to clean up around the yard.
It's great for me as it isn't too heavy to use both on my verandah and then get down the stairs to the yard. Also the fact that it is cordless makes it a dream to use compared to my old clunky blower which always seemed to be getting caught on something.
I now have all Ryobi tools as the batteries are the same for all their products which is so helpful.
Having arthritis I needed something light, powerful and cordless. This blower by Ryobi One+ proved just as powerful if not better than our heavy corded blower. We have 4 large outdoor areas and I can clean these of debris in minutes. 5stars!
I was sceptical about a battery powered blower as I was always a petrol powered person.My wife bought it for a gift & I was very impressed,lightweight,powerful,easy to control leaves.I bought a 2nd battery which I keep charged so can do the whole yard in 1 hit.
Love this blower
I literally use this all the time ! Great blower. Easy as to use, light weight, adabtable. My mum is constantley stealing this from me as she find it easy to use too. Highly recomend upgrading to the larger batterey as it lasts longer. Ibe had this for about 3 years now and use it at least every 2 days without fail
Good size, light and easy to use, handle had a good balance to carry. 5.0A Battery has really long hours for this small motor. The only negative point is that the noise slightly bigger than what I expected, but under acceptable level. The removale nozzle helped it work much easier.
ok but disappointingly noisy
The annoying thing about the vac is that it doesn't need to vibrate and be that noise. Yep - its a little motor trying to do a big job, though I am sure a bit of tweaking would fix it. What does everybody hate about blowers? Noise! People want to use a broom instead. Challenge to Ryobi - can you maintain blow with less noise?
Such a good product
I purchased this item from Bunnings and have been using it for about 8 weeks now. The reason I bought this was because I have injured my back and needed a blower that was light and powerful enough to tidy up after mowing and fallen leaves etc. this blower does the job perfectly, it was an excellent purchase and would highly recommend.
This is something I would definitely recommended. super easy to use and work efficiently as well. Can be use in wide areas and work perfectly . I now can easily clean the areas that hard to reach and also really good when you have pets at home. I use this on wooden floor
An every day help
Bought this in conjunction with a special on a drill which came with two batteries.
The blow vac is more than enough for my needs. I can do the footpath, driveway, entry, side paths, back paths, deck, under the deck and it still has power to keep going.
I use it daily because of a bottlebrush tree covering the path to the washing line, a quick 'sweep' with the blow vac and my path is clear.
It is not heavy, has a slide on off button, so that it engages without having to keep my finger down on a button.
The battery recharges in 2.5 hrs whic...
Excellent tool for around house
These blowers are a great tool definately recomend it.I purchased it from Bunnings along with other Ryobi garden tools. There is a design floor in the battery compartment, the join in the 2 halves on mine was 2mm wide this allows carbon dust from the motor just behind the join to get into the battery compartment, this dust is conductive and over a 6 month period destroyed the contact terminals on 3, 5amp batteries and the blower itself stopped working. I returned it and the batteries to Bunnings and got everything replaced under warranty.The new blower is excellent still has the same gap, I sealed the gap and no more carbon dust can get into the battery.Wife loves it blows leaves off decks and driveway.
Questions & Answers
Someone here said he bought it on sale for $107 with a 5 Amp battery. But I never seen these on sale at Bunnings. Which date or month does it usually go on sale?
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