580 blower with 2.5 battery, runtime?

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I was looking in getting the ego 580 cfm leaf blower. Trying to save a few bucks. And was wondering if anyone has run the 580 blower with a 2.5 battery? And if so, what kind of runtime?
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I don't own that blower but the chart on page 11 in the user manual shows run time with the 5.0 AH battery. The 2.5 should be about half that run time.


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As well, the run time will be determined by how fast you run it. I barely use my 575 blower at half speed for most things and I think I get a pretty long amount of run time doing that. Rarely do I need to push the speed. I like using a 2.5 ah battery with my 575. Weight is right and the balance is good with the 2.5.