580cfm blower

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Hi, How can I buy the 580cfm blower with a 7.5 amp battery and the turbo charger? This combo doesn't seem to be available. Will buying the items separately cost more?
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You are not missing anything
It is available with the 5.0 battery and a standard charger or as as bare tool.
Ego creates predefined kits, you can not mix or match to create your own.

Definitely costs more to buy the separate items.  Kits have a large discount built in their price
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The 7.5 Ah battery has substantial weight and wouldn't be practical for a leaf blower unless you connect to the EGO 56-Volt Power and Back Pack Link-BH1001
https://www.homedepot.com/p/EGO-56-Vo...
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I'm thinking about the back pack as well. Looks like I should use the 5.0 and buy 2 batteries if needed.
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Rob, if you're getting the back pack, go ahead with a 7.5; extra weight won't be noticable. Better yet, buy the self propelled mower with a 7.5; more economical.
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That would be an awesome kit. I have the 575 blower and generally use my 2.5ah battery with it and there is plenty of power and the battery lasts long enough for my needs. Just talking a fairly average city lot so not any long run times for me.
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Oregon Mike, I generally use the 2.5 until leaf season, then swap to a 5.0. Not 1 deciduous tree on my lot, but every single leaf from a 20' buffer blows into my yard as well as my roof.
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Me too. No trees on my lot but plenty around to give my blower plenty to do at leaf season. 
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Thanks, we live on a heavily wooded lot and am anticipating the need for longer run times. And may buy the mower.
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If you’re looking at a mower, the SP kit comes with the 7.5Ah battery.
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Mowers do a great job on the leaves as well.  I have been mulching more leaves than I thought possible into my lawn and the lawn seems to be enjoying the extra nutrition.


And as blue pointed out I have the AP mower with the 75 battery which is a lot of juice
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**SP mower with 7.5 Ah battery
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I mulch what I can into my yard and then vacuum up the rest by bagging them with the mower. Then into a can and use the string trimmer to much them for the compost pile.
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I too mulch with the mower when it's not very deep, but our HOA doesn't allow composting in a pile or bin.
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Kits are definitely more affordable. You might just consider the 600 cfm backpack blower kit with the rapid charger and 7.5 Ah battery for $450. That's only $90 more than the 7.5 Ah battery by itself. Kinda crazy pricing on bare batteries. 

https://www.homedepot.com/p/EGO-145-MPH-600-CFM-56-Volt-Lithium-ion-Cordless-Backpack-Blower-with-7-...
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Definitely a plus to buy kits; I bought a 5.0 battery before I realized buying kits is the best way to accumulate more batteries.
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And tools!