I have recovered my blower, two batteries, and charger, from the tropicial storm yhat hit

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Can i have it gone thru?
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I'm sure you can take it to a Home Depot and their repair department would likely charge you to look at them.  But a first a few questions:

what were they subjected (best you can tell)?  
Were they in storage shed, and that was under water, e.g. they were forced to stay submerged? 
Did you do anything to dry them out? 
Did you run them yet (not advised until thoroughly dried and clean)? 
Were they submerged in fresh or salt water?
How long were they exposed for?

Ego's electronic modules are pretty robust in that they electronic boards are potted in some sort of epoxy like material, so there's possibly a chance that you could dry them out.  What's not protected would be the motors, whether brushed (most tools) or brushless (most mower), that is where you'd have some corrosion, that if cleaned out properly, there's a chance they could still function.