YMMV. saw in store today. confirmed price online. not a bad deal. debating over this vs the ego deal.
Your friend has shared a link to a Home Depot product they think you would be interested in seeing:
RYOBI 110 MPH 500 CFM 40-Volt Lithium-Ion Cordless Variable-Speed Jet Fan Leaf Blower, 4.0 Ah Battery and Charger Included