Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585)

Item no: 7090129 | 021038515854
$37.99
380  Estimated 
-+



to-done LIST
?

at Your Local Ace

Ship to home is available. Leaves warehouse in 1 to 7 bus. days. (details)
STORE AVAILABILITY: Your neighborhood Ace stocks thousands of products in the quantities you need. Check with your local Ace for availability. (find your local Ace)
  • Engine Type: Electric
  • Product Type: Leaf Blower
  • Maximum Air Speed: 160 mph
  • Maximum Air Volume: 155 CFM
  • Amperage: 7 amps
  • Start Type: Electric
  • Bag Included: No
  • Assembled Height: 11-1/2 in.
  • Interchangeable Nozzle Connections: No
  • Blower Type: Handheld
  • Assembled Width: 8-1/2 in.
  • Assembled Depth: 28 in.
  • Noise Rating: 63 dB
  • Weight: 4.7 lb.
  • Variable Speeds: Yes
  • Vacuum Kit: No
  • Lightweight, easy to use. 2 speed air control. For clearing leafs and debris from sidewalks, deck and driveways. Max air speed: 160 mph. Low air speed: 130 mph. 2 year full warranty. UL listed. Cordlock system. Boxed.


This item can be shipped to your home. Or pickup this item at your local Ace Store for FREE*.

*Items shipped from our warehouse to stores in Alaska and Hawaii will receive a 70% shipping discount.

30-Day Return Guarantee

We want you to be fully satisfied with every item that you purchase from www.acehardware.com. If you are not satisfied with an item that you have purchased (excluding Gift Cards and gas-powered outdoor equipment*), you may return the item up to thirty days after the original purchase date to receive a store credit (less shipping, handling and other charges). We recommend that you make returns of online purchases to an Ace retail store near you which will issue your store credit. If you do not have an Ace retail store near you, please contact a Customer Service Specialist by calling 1-866-290-5334 for complete return instructions. Please refer to our Return Instructions for more information about returning a purchase.

The item must be returned in good condition, in original boxes (whenever possible), and with all paperwork, parts and accessories to insure full credit. After 30 days, please contact the manufacturer directly.

*Gas-Powered Outdoor Equipment cannot be returned once gas or oil has been put in it, even if the Equipment has been drained of these materials.

What people are saying

sort by:

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

by PowerReviews
Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585)
 
4.4

(based on 1749 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (1034)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (503)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (104)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (50)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (58)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Power (87)
  • Good power output (79)
  • Variable speed (53)
  • Easy to use (50)
  • Lightweight (50)

Cons

  • Weight (16)
  • Bag (8)
  • Heavy (6)
  • Heavy / bulky (6)
  • Noisy (6)

Best Uses

  • Blowing leaves (13)
  • In the yard (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Do-it-yourself (7), Novice (6)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Right tool for the job

I have an acre yard with 18 mature oak trees of 80 or so feet in height. So yard maintenance is a year around thing. My Toro does the job - it clears all...Read complete review

I have an acre yard with 18 mature oak trees of 80 or so feet in height. So yard maintenance is a year around thing. My Toro does the job - it clears all but the heaviest leaf fall with ease. In late October to Mid/late November it takes alot more effort but it is the same for my neighbors who wield their $700 cyclones. They get done in half the time but considering the tool this is a David and Goliath outcome. To reduce repetitive stress problems from vibrations it is best to wear a good glove if using for more than 30 minutes.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Reliable with good warranty support.

I slected the TORO 51609 based on reviews by Consumer Reports. I especially like the variable speed control. It is a little heavy but it has a very strong blower. My primary use...Read complete review

I slected the TORO 51609 based on reviews by Consumer Reports. I especially like the variable speed control. It is a little heavy but it has a very strong blower. My primary use of the unit is to clean up after mowing and edging my lawn. I tried to use the vacuum one winter on my oak leaves. Suction of the oak leaves was just fair. The bag had to be emptied every 5 to 10 minutes which is very time consuming. I no longer use the unit to blow/vacuum the leaves. I now hire someone to blow and bag the leaves. I am on my third 51609 unit. The motor failed after 4 years(no warranty). I replaced it in June 2013 with another 51609. The variable speed control which also turns off the unit failed. I had to unplug it to turn it off. Called customer service followed the instructions and sent the unit to the service center. I received a new unit. Customer support is excellent. I rated the unit overall as average given the issues I have had with the 51609.

Reviewed by 1749 customers

Displaying reviews 1-30

Back to top

Previous | Next »

 
5.0

Great for leaf removal

By Tony72

from Tulsa

Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

After owning one for about 2 years, I liked it so well I bought a second for my son-in-law to use.

 
5.0

A really powerful machine

By Scoutitout12

from Harker Heights, TX, USA

Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

I bought this unit because of it's great accessories and powerful motor and was not let down. I was able to take care of my front and back yard which usually makes 20 bags of leaves. I ended up with only 8 bags this year. It shredded leaves and small sticks with ease. I would definitely recommend this blower.

 
4.0

Good product, could use a few refinements

By JustanotherDIY

from Yucca Valley, CA, USA

Pros

  • easy open bag to empty
  • easy to change from blower to vac.

Cons

  • non-removeable impellar
  • no positive off

Best Uses

    Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

    Overall I'm happy with UltraPlus Blower Vac I bought. Mostly I've used it to vacuum up leaves, and it grinds them to a nice size that I then use around my plants. Easy to assemble and use. The bag strap could use some work; a pad on top and the place where it secures into the plastic seems (it is fairly new, so no problems yet) like it won't last long. I wish the impeller was easy to remove, as there are times I just want to vacuum and not grind. It would be nice if the control knob had a positive "off"; wish it would 'click' into the off position rather than just be at the end of the dial. A grid cover for the vacuum tube would be nice also, so if you accidentally hit something big, it wouldn't have a chance to get lodged in the tube.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Use it once and now dead

    By WJGREENEIII

    from Frisco, TX, USA

    Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

    I purchased this product last fall to vacuum the leaves in my yard and it worked great. Just plugged it in and now it doesn't work. I read a few reviews about the switch having problems and it sound like I have a similar issue. Too bad I'll have to toss this in the garbage. DON'T PURCHASE THIS PRODUCT IF YOU WANT SOMETHING TO LAST MORE THAN ONE USE!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    2.0

    Toro ULtra Blower Vac

    By Flyfishermantoo

    from Florids

    Pros

    • great power and shreeding ability

    Cons

    • bag and power adjustment failure

    Best Uses

      Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

      Purchased this vac approximately one year ago because reviews rated it high and it had a metal impeller.In General its a very good machine with utilitarian features. Used this quite frequently during the leaf season in Florida. However , I encountered two problems which appear to be too common with this machine. First the shoulder strap holding the bag during leave gathering broke and put an end to my collection. Toro could fix this problem quite simply by increasing the strength and amount of stitching at the point of connection. Secondly the power adjustment control will not shut off and I have to disconnect the power cord to stop the machine, A Problem. Several other review have noted this same problem. I gave this a two star rating and if these two problems were addressed and solved I would have given it 5 stars. I'm surprised that Toro hasn't read some of the reviews and addressed the problems.

       
      4.0

      Well designed for easy use

      By pj56

      from Willow Park, TX, USA

      Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

      Great product. Very easy to change between vacuum and blower. Comfortable handling position

       
      3.0

      Mulches excellently, but heavy

      By tkkentoh

      from Kent, OH, USA

      Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

      I think the ability to chop leaves is superior but I have to say that the machine is HEAVY (when the bag is full, too much) and the vacuum tube is too tall, Maybe TORO could make that tube three piece so us small woman (and I am average height 5'6") could shorten it. I love to compost and am middle age and own an old TORO that is probably 13 years old (and still going strong) but that one doesn't chop the leaves well anymore so I bought the 51621. I really like the idea of this machine and it works well but my back and shoulders were in extreme pain after an afternoon of use. (not a problem with the old one) For blowing, I will use my old lighter one which still works

       
      2.0

      Works fine until it doesn't.

      By Gramp

      from Pittsburgh, PA, USA

      Pros

      • Power

      Cons

      • Durabilty

      Best Uses

        Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

        The power switch became defective after a few years. Recently it failed.

         
        5.0

        Great for perennial beds

        By jdgardenscaping

        from Rye, NY, USA

        Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

        I love the vac feature of the Blower Vac. I have used it to remove debris from all my perennial beds where I don't want the plants damaged or the soil disturbed. I use the mulch that's produced around all my broad-leafed evergreens to insulate their shallow roots for winter.

         
        1.0

        I enjoyed using this product but not a good deal for the amt of money I paid less than 2 years ago

        By Sparky3324

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

        I have the 2014 model with the variable speed and now the control switch is going out. To have it repaired will cost as much maybe more than buying a new one! Doesn't make sense.

         
        4.0

        have no trouble operating

        By ta70

        from Undisclosed

        Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

        the blower worked better than i thought it would. i had no trouble blowing large piles of leaves.

         
        4.0

        The product was easy to set up andthe adjustable speed settings are very handy

        By RSZ79

        from Appleton, WI

        Pros

        • Adjustable speed
        • The weight

        Cons

        • the cord being in front when vacuuming.

        Best Uses

          Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

          Overall, I'm very pleased with product. The weight is much more suitable for my wife and I. The adjustable speed makes it easy to use in gardens as they make it easier to control and vacuum up only leaves and not stones. The only drawback is that when you attach the bag and wear it over your shoulder, the cord is in front of you and makes operating it rather awkward.

           
          4.0

          Great blower for a 120v plug-in

          By fourcycle99

          from Tacoma, Washington

          Pros

          • easy peasy

          Cons

          • extension cords tangling up

          Best Uses

            Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

            I bought a red one, brand new. Works fine in my little yard for leaves/gutters/Douglas fir needles. Next-door neighbor bought one. Buddy owns a black one. Mother owns a black one. Sister owns a red one. No complaints on the blower part, but the "leaf vacuum" part is a joke - toss the bag and pick-up chute out and use it as a blower. I've had mine maybe 4 or 5 years and I beat the heck out of it and it still runs fine. Extension cords are a hassle, but it beats mixing gas and oil and hassling with a 2-stroke engine. BIG bonus: it won't drive your next-door neighbors crazy!!! * warning! if you yank the cord out of the outlet, be sure to turn it OFF before you set it down on a gravel driveway!! #ask me how I know this# *

             
            1.0

            Had two, neither worked.

            By billywhizz1951

            from England

            Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

            Bought on basis of excellent reviews. First one had a loose screw rattling around in the motor housing so took it back and accepted the replacement without thinking twice. Second one worked well for about 15 minutes, but then wouldn't switch off. Took it back and got my money back. I won't consider buying a Toro product again.

             
            3.0

            this product is ok

            By grampabear46

            from Massachusetts

            Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

            This product worked very welll. The only problem i saw was the leaf bag after 7 bags full of mulched leaves the the bag started to ripand seoarate from the plastic connection.

             
            5.0

            This is a quality product!

            By Ron68

            from Lander, WY 82520

            Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

            The Ultra blower is easy to set up and use. The instruction manual was quite clear. The product has plenty of power for my usage in vacuuming leaves off the deck and out of the grass.

             
            4.0

            good power and suction.

            By steelie

            from Undisclosed

            Pros

            • Suction

            Cons

            • bag awkward

            Best Uses

              Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

              When doing the vaccum bag is very awkward and would rather have zipper not on bottom.

               
              5.0

              Great product easy to handle

              By spriggy1

              from mankato, mn

              Pros

              • Power

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                  Toro is a great brand, dependable and long lasting. I own several other Toro products and enjoy them all!

                   
                  5.0

                  i dropped my blower accidentally from my roof..i thought for sure it was destroyed . but it was fine..still works fine. now thats QUALITY.

                  By nancy1111

                  from Michigan, USA

                  Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                  100+ stars I would give this blower. Now it's time for a snowblower...it will be a TORO. THANK YOU TORO!!!!

                   
                  5.0

                  Product worked well on 100 foot gravel driveway.

                  By TrainManDan

                  from Manassas, VA, USA

                  Pros

                  • ability to separate gravel & leaves
                  • Low noise
                  • NO VOCs
                  • Variable speeds

                  Cons

                  • Small storage bag

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                    Reason for Purchase Because I converted my asphalt driveway to a "Dixie Pink" gravel driveway, giving my drive a 19th Century look, I needed a better way to collect my leaves, which a mainly compost. My prior method, a rake, was likely to be more time-consuming and more difficult (separating leaves from gravel). Corded Electric Vs Gas Powered and Battery Electric I did not want a VOC, gas driven blower because of environmental negative effects. I did not want a battery operated unit because they can be weak, and one has to keep them charged. After researching the corded electric models, I chose this one. Results I have used the unit twice and was impressed. I liked the variable speed, the power, the light weight, and storage bag (could be a little larger), and ability to separate the leaves from the gravel. I easily blew leaves into a tarp, which I could slide over to my leaf storage area for composing. The sound level was relatively low, but I still wore ear protection.

                     
                    5.0

                    Excellent

                    By Jhf58

                    from Newtown, PA 18940, USA

                    Pros

                    • Ease of Use
                    • Power
                    • price

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                        This product has not disappointed. I have completed clean up of my yard and was inside watching football while my neighbor struggled to fill bag after bag full of leaves and was still NOT finished. An amazing product for a great price. Grateful I followed all the reviews.

                         
                        4.0

                        Good value and easy to use.

                        By larry3o9

                        from Undisclosed

                        Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                        I've only used this leaf blower once and it's the first one I've owned. I liked the variable speed and the power it yielded. It's easy to use and not too noisy. All-in-all, I'm pleased. Larry

                         
                        4.0

                        On/Off switch overheated and failed (2nd time)

                        By FemtoLaser

                        from East Lansing, MI, USA

                        Pros

                        • wind speed

                        Cons

                        • Craftsmanship

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                          Though I love this product when it is running, I am extremely disappointed in the quality of the variable On/0ff switch: The first failure occurred 2 months after use, while the second failure occurred after 3 years of use. Won't buy another.

                           
                          5.0

                          blower does good job

                          By jbug

                          from Rochester, NY, USA

                          Pros

                            Cons

                            • somewhat heavy after blowing yard.

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                              first leaf blower purchased and happy I purchased this powerful model. Works well so far - have not used vac process yet.

                               
                              5.0

                              Excellent

                              By Anniechina

                              from Pa

                              Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                              Holds cord: powerful: can increase or decrease power

                               
                              1.0

                              Worthless as a vac

                              By Mkoz

                              from Undisclosed

                              Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                              Seemed to work OK picking up leaves between bushes, otherwise it constantly either gets clogged or takes forever to pick up dry leaves in the open. Looking for a snowblower for upcoming winter months and now I know I won't be getting a Toro snowblower after buying this waste of money.

                               
                              4.0

                              Good rating.

                              By Youngie

                              from Morganton, NC 28655, USA

                              Pros

                              • vac.

                              Cons

                              • maybe the carry bag.
                              • None

                              Best Uses

                                Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                                Just purchased this product. Haven't used it all that much but it's a powerful blower but the vac I've not tried out yet. Was a very good value for the money.

                                 
                                1.0

                                this product is junk

                                By mad2015

                                from Crystal, MN, USA

                                Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                                my 2nd unit in 4years has just died i will never buy this brand again its only been used it 2 times last year an for the first time this year i used the vac. it lasted 2hrs.

                                 
                                4.0

                                Good performance Blower

                                By bluejeanmean

                                from Medicine Hat, AB, Canada

                                Pros

                                • Multi-Use
                                • Powerful

                                Cons

                                • cumbersome switchover from leaf blow to vacuum

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                                  Superior power and easy leaf cleanup, but the vacuum feature should have a second attachment that fits into smaller spaces. The bag is plenty large, otherwise it gets heavy to carry, and I like the fact that it easily detaches from the machine to empty the bag. It's a little cumbersome switching from blowing to vacuuming, as there's an attachment bracket that's hard to handle that's required for the machine to function.

                                   
                                  1.0

                                  The on/off switch broke after 2nd use

                                  By Leah

                                  from Madison, WI

                                  Pros

                                    Cons

                                    • Not reliable
                                    • Poor quality

                                    Best Uses

                                      Comments about Toro® Power Sweep Electric Blower (51585):

                                      My husband and I bought our first house last fall (2014). For the holidays, my father-in-law bought us this product and we were very excited (2 very large trees in our small urban yard). This fall (2015) we used it for the second time and the on/off switch stopped working. As it was a gift, we have no proof of warranty. From reading other posts, I can see we are not the first with this issue. A quality machine should not break after the 2nd use. Toro should recall, as the below post stated. This is ridiculous... and now, back to racking.

                                      Displaying reviews 1-30

                                      Back to top

                                      Previous | Next »

                                      © 2016 Ace Hardware Corporation. Ace Hardware Corporation and Ace Hardware Corporation logo are registered trademarks of Ace Hardware Corporation
                                      HACKER SAFE certified sites prevent over 99% of hacker crime.

                                      Add Item to To-Done List

                                      To use this feature you must be signed-in to your account, please sign in now. If you do not have an account, please create an account to participate.

                                      Ace Rewards

                                      Ace Rewards is a free and rewarding membership program that lets you earn rewards with every purchase you make! Join now.