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Makita BHX2501 4 Stroke Petrol Leaf Blower

(55 customer reviews)

£183.00 (inc VAT)

SKU: 16-BHX2501

The Makita BHX2501 4 Stroke Petrol Leaf Blower takes the hard work out of clearing leaves and garden debris. Its high air volume matched with a low weight makes this blower a perfect partner for all cleaning tasks around the garden. This compact and lightweight Makita petrol blower has a slim body and is very easy to carry with just one hand which makes it very well balanced and comfortable to use.

The BHX2501 meets or exceeds EPA Phase 2 and CARB 3 exhaust and evaporative emissions regulations and its powerful MM4 24.5cc 4 stroke engine requires no fuel mix, has lower emissions and has a diaphragm type carburettor.

This model is compatible with the 197235-3 Vacuum Attachment (See related products below) which quickly converts it from a blower to a vacuum with a large collection bag that collects the mulched debris for composting.

What’s Included?

  • BHX2501 4-Stroke Petrol Leaf Blower (24.5cc)
  • Hose clamp
  • Pipe 1 and 2
  • Tool Kit
  • Flat Nozzle


  • Compact & Lightweight
  • Clean exhaust emission and low fuel consumption
  • Electronic ignition
  • Mechanical decompression system for easy recoil pulling


  • Cubic Capacity: 24.5 cc
  • Noise sound pressure: 90.8 dB(A)
  • Noise sound power: 103.7 dB(A)
  • Noise K factor: 1.4 dB(A)
  • Engine: 4-Stroke
  • Max Airflow: 10.1 m³/min
  • Horsepower: 1.08 hp
  • Fuel Tank Capacity: 0.52 litres
  • Fuel Type: Unleaded
  • Power Rating: 0.8 kW
  • Vibration K factor: 0.5 m/sec²
  • Vibration no load: 9.3 m/sec²
  • Net weight: 4.4 kg

55 reviews for Makita BHX2501 4 Stroke Petrol Leaf Blower

  1. TG (verified owner)

    Excellent piece of kit, wouldn’t expect anything else from Makita, I have been using their power tools for years.
    This blower is light, easy to start, and runs very quiet compared to 2 stroke models. Very powerful blower.

  2. Jerry Capon (verified owner)

    Excellent, Does what I want to do, performs as described.

  3. Paul S. (verified owner)

    Excellent and powerful blower. Comfortable to use as the blower power action helps to take a lot of the weight away from the machine. Easy to start and quiet in use. Highly recommended.

  4. Roger Morey

    Having recently purchased a Makita long reach hedgetrimmer with impressive performance, I decided to also purchase a Makita blower. The four stroke engine is a lot quieter, and operates at lower revs than the two stroke models I have used in the past, but with the same performance. Feed back from clients has been good, as in their words ‘We don’t miss the screech of the high revving two stroke and find the noise from the Makita less invasive’

  5. markrichieholder2 (verified owner)

    Excellent piece of kit. Don’t know how I would get falling leaves off a gravel drive without this. Best price also I could find and quick delivery.
    Bonus also it’s a local company, so very happy!

  6. Cynthia Hutchinson (verified owner)

    Excellent product, arrived day after ordering.

  7. Dave Harrison (verified owner)

    This is rated well by lots of sites and I must agree, Starts first time, not to noisy, light to carry, and does a good job of clearing leaves from gravel drives. If you use it in your right hand make sure you keep your clothes away from the fan as loose clothing can block the intake. At time of purchase best price on the market with next day delivery. Recommended

  8. Marina (verified owner)

    Perfect bit of kit. Delivered quickly and in pristine condition. Company sold this leaf blower cheapest of all the sites I looked at.

  9. David, South Yorkshire (verified owner)

    Delighted with this blower. It’s much better than the battery blower I’ve got. I expected it to be. Completely blasts leaves out from boarders and from under bushes and trees. It’s got a quality feel and not at all heavy to use. Easy to set up as well. My first purchase from Radmore Tucker, quick delivery, first class services.

  10. Blake

    Arrived promptly
    Easy to put together and a very powerful excellent product. Would definitely recommend

  11. Michel Henri (verified owner)

    Easy to put together and get running. Powerful. Good value.

  12. maggie (verified owner)

    Great price, quick delivery and an excellent product. Very easy to use and powerful enough to cope with wet leaves etc. Would recommend Radmore Tucker and will use them again.

  13. dacurtis79 (verified owner)

    Excellent piece of kit and great service from Radmore & Tucker – best price I could find and speedy service at no extra cost!!
    A new customer has been found!

  14. Chris Taylor (verified owner)

    Excellent blower, so much better than the cheap corded rubbish I had to replace. Easy to assemble and start. Quite heavy for prolonged use compared to a 2 stroke but also much quieter. Radmore and Tucker were brilliant, shipping the item immediately. I could not fault them and would happily use again and recommend.

  15. Steven Mikulik (verified owner)

    Excellent piece of kit, first time I have used this make. Starts easily blows the leaves noiselessly on tick over , all round good buy definitely recommend.

  16. Paul Marshall (verified owner)

    Easy to start and is great to use. So much quieter than two stroke blowers.

    Excellent service by Radmore and Tucker. Will use again.

  17. Philip Hunt (verified owner)

    Terrific bit of equipment and terrific service from Radmore and Tucker. Neither can be faulted. And the cheapest price into the bargain!

  18. Michael Bowden (verified owner)

    Very powerful blower and light to use. Pretty quiet for a garden leaf blower and easy to start .

  19. Dave Brown (verified owner)

    My second one purchased says it all 5star product 5 star service from Radmore &Tucker

  20. Andre Le Gouais (verified owner)

    Great product. Starts really easily, powerful enough for my needs. Very good service from Radmore and Tucker.

  21. Wayne Sloan (verified owner)

    I already use one as a vacuum and have bought another to use as a blower in my gardening business, really good machines, would definitely recommend.

  22. Chris Gove (verified owner)

    Great product and very fast delivery.

  23. Graham saunders (verified owner)

    Best service I’ve had for a long time ,product was excellent as well.

  24. trevorruss (verified owner)

    Ordered on line and ready for collection when on the date I asked for, very helpful staff. Best price I could find.

  25. Clive Watson (verified owner)

    Arrived today, topped up the included oil, fitted the three pipe sections and added petrol.
    Started very easily and is so much quieter than my 2 stroke blower. Very pleased so far.
    Took only one day from ordering to arrive. Radmore and Tucker are the cheapest seller I could find so well done to them and many thanks.

  26. Francis Samuelson (verified owner)

    Top product and a great price. Excellent service and prompt delivery from Radmore and Tucker. One of several great purchased I’ve made from this very good business. Excellent blower…easy to use and well made. Does a great job!

  27. Rick (verified owner)

    Once again excellent customer service and rapid delivery at a great price. The Makita leaf blower is a super piece of engineering like all Makita products. Easy to start and work with and blows a storm.

  28. Beth (verified owner)

    Really pleased with the quality of this leaf blower. Easy for me as a lady to use as it’s not too heavy but really does the job. Very quiet and blows away awkward horse chestnut shells that are too prickly to pick up by hand.

  29. David Mathewson (verified owner)

    Brilliant piece of kit from a great company. Buy in confidence. Will now be a regular customer.

  30. Colin Yapp (verified owner)

    Like other reviews, nothing but compliments. Both for delivery and actual machine. Very simple to put together and start. Oil sent with blower and started first time. Quieter than 2 stroke models and weight is about the same. Good performance with plenty of power. Very much an equal if not better than more expensive obvious makes. Will return to Radmore Tucker for other purchases. Excellent!

  31. Tony Henderson (verified owner)

    Fast delivery from Radmore Tucker. The Matika leaf blower is a well built machine and more pleasant to use compared with 2 stroke, easy start and no smelly 2 stroke fumes. Comfortable to use with low vibration at handle.Would certainly recommend.

  32. Tony Henderson (verified owner)

    Fast delivery from Radmore Tucker. The Matika leaf blower is a well built machine and more pleasant to use compared with 2 stroke, easy start and no smelly fumes. Comfortable to use with low vibration at handle.Would certainly recommend.

  33. Trevor (verified owner)

    Excellent delivery,well packed ,not used the product yet but i am confident it will perform well.

  34. Butler (verified owner)

    My first petrol leaf blower. Excellent, very powerful, easy to start and use.

  35. Neil Parker (verified owner)

    First petrol leaf blower, and I have to say it’s light, powerful and so easy to start and use – not sure why I have not had one until now, previously had electric which was heavy, noisy, uncomfortable to use and had a cable!

  36. Neil Parker (verified owner)

    I have to say it’s light, powerful and so easy to start and use – not sure why I have not had one until now, previously had electric which was heavy, noisy, uncomfortable to use and had a cable!

  37. Graham Maughan (verified owner)

    Third time i have used R&T with no Problems, Makita blower is very good quality and quiet, compared to two-stroke.
    Delivery perfect tracked all the way. Thank you R&T

  38. Dan Grace (verified owner)

    Excellent blower ,service and price. I ordered three machines from radmoretucker for the first time and all arrived the next day.
    The blower is powerful enough and starts each time with a single pull.
    Bit heavier than the standard two strokers but I circumnavigate that by using an old harness I have being a contractor who will use this kit all day long.

  39. Niel Retter (verified owner)

    I actually bought this as a gift so can’t comment on the machine but considering it’s a makita and other reviews im sure it will perfect, as for the service by Radmore and Tucker what can you say they delivered it personally as the owner lives close, filled up with petrol to check it’s working fine and to show the new owner, if you have never used R&T you should, top quality products, price and service what more could you ask for.

  40. Darren White (verified owner)

    What can I say after reading all the reviews on the product I purchased and what was said about the company I am more then pleased.Fantastic service and a great bit of kit.
    Will without doubt be using Radmore and Tucker again.

  41. Caleb McKinstry

    This is my second 4 stroke Makita purchase (have a brush cutter as well which is great). The 4 stroke is not as powerful as a 2 stroke, but it starts easily, the carb won’t clog up, and is much quieter.

    I have bought separately the vacuum attachment – this is a bit of a faff to swap so you would want to do all your blowing then all your vacuuming. I haven’t tried this yet.

    There is a button to allow the blower to stay on hands free which is a little fiddly.

    These small niggles, plus the cost, make this a 4 star for me but I’d still recommend it.

  42. KW (verified owner)

    Excellent piece of kit. Light, quiet and powerful. My only slight grumble is: it would be nice if it was supplied with a small bottle of oil to get you started. Built it, filled up with petrol – couldn’t use it until I’d made a special trip out to get some oil.

  43. Lee scafe (verified owner)

    Very good quality blower , powerful and well made ideal for larger gardens or maybe even professionals . I found it easy to assemble and comfortable to use , please remember to purchase engine oil when you buy and add before using.I would also recommend the vacuum add on kit, makes the blower the all round tool for the job

  44. Simon Fairbrother (verified owner)

    Great piece of kit and at a good price, with an excellent delivery service. Look forward to many years of fun blowing.

  45. Clive Lawrence (verified owner)

    Very good price, fast delivery and a fantastic product. I will never go back to 2 stroke garden machinery again, 4 stroke rules, easy to start. Overall – excellent.

  46. Matthew Grigg (verified owner)

    Better than expected, 4 stroke saves so much time, machine so far has worked well.

  47. Joe Sadler (verified owner)

    Outstanding Blower, live right in the heart of Suffolk, trees all around, never seen anything like it, literally! Superb piece of kit.

  48. Stoneham House (verified owner)

    After searching the internet this was the cheapest by far. Great product and great service, will definitely use again. Thankyou

  49. Adrian Cudmore

    Great service – Delivered on the same day as the order went in, fuelled up and ready to go. Powerful piece of kit, but does an excellent job

  50. John Cripps (verified owner)

    This blower was my second Makita MM4 petrol driven tool after a hedge trimmer. Been very impressed with the four stroke engine which starts on first pull.
    My only complaint is that the blower arrived without any oil and 10W-30 oil is not easy to get so ordered a bottle from Makita (via Amazon).
    Filled oil and petrol and away it went. Its heavier than the electric blower it replaced but so much easier than dragging cables about. Quiet’ish engine and powerful enough to blow the few leaves left around now although not sure it will push a mountain of wet leaves along like my electric one did, have to wait until next year !

  51. Declan M. (verified owner)

    My first purchase from Radmore and Tucker, and my first leaf blower. Buying was great – emails all the way, best price, quick delivery and all in perfect condition.

    The machine is great. Very easy to start and a lot less noisy that my 2 stroke engines. It’s powerful even on tick over ( took me a while to get used to). It managed to clear very wet leaves from a scrappy long grass lawn.
    All in all I’m delighted with it. I even used it to dry off bikes after a wash!

  52. IG (verified owner)

    Excellent service. Very fast delivery. Great Blower, easy start and quiet.

  53. ChrisS (verified owner)

    You’ve got a job to go wrong with Makita, this vacuum/blower is no exception. It’s simply a great piece of kit and does exactly what it’s supposed to do. I like the 4 stroke option, no messing with mixing 2 stroke fuel.
    Delivery from R & T was quick, very quick. Ordered at 10:30, deliverd on the doorstep at 12:45. Better than Amazon!

  54. Maj (verified owner)

    Thanks for fast delivery

  55. Frances Ashcroft (verified owner)

    Nothing but compliments for this and Radmore & Tucker… After huge research, finally decided on this model and we are literally over the moon with the product, the level of service, and communication as well as excellent and quick delivery – it’s a joy to use – thank you!

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