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Landscape89
10-22-2006, 04:08 PM
How many Walk Behind Blowers do you guys use during Fall Clean Ups on each job?

jmurphy
10-23-2006, 07:58 PM
2 to 3 depending on the job.

DBL
10-23-2006, 08:42 PM
1 walk behind blower
1 back pack
1 vac on ztr
1 guy on truck and vac

sometimes we wont have a guy of the truck vac and well take turns doing it

colestat
10-26-2006, 08:59 AM
We just got our 1st - a billy goat Force 13hp

hmalexan
11-23-2006, 08:44 PM
We just got our 1st - a billy goat Force 13hp

What do you think about it compaired to the money you spent?

rodfather
11-24-2006, 06:41 AM
Depends on the job...sometimes up to 3 with backpacks as well.

LawnScapers of Dayton
11-24-2006, 07:03 AM
what about "none"

nobagger
11-24-2006, 08:28 AM
1- 10hp Little Wonder
2- Echo Back pack blowers

BufalinoLand
11-24-2006, 12:59 PM
one 8horse little wonder

two echo pb751

one big tarp

some garbage cans

one 16horse little wonder truck loader

2guys

lawnpro724
01-04-2007, 02:39 PM
Just have 2 Echo PB403 back pack blowers now but thinking about buying a billy goat.

NMS0219
01-04-2007, 08:52 PM
I like the back pack better, I find the walk behind to be cumbersome and cant use it everywhere

topsites
01-05-2007, 12:56 AM
I'm solo, one is all I can handle.

10hp Intek Billygoat.
Br-550 Backpack and Bg-55 handheld (yes, simultaneously anymore).
Br-420 as a backup.
A rake and a tarp lol.

I think this year I'll check out the Br-600 thou, it apparently has a LOT more cfm than the 550.

roguesuerte
01-05-2007, 05:07 PM
We actually sold the two walk-behind blowers we had and bought a couple more backpack blowers. It seemed more efficient to blow the leaves into piles, tarp them and drag them. The bigger backpack blowers(Shindaiwa 8510 & Redmax7001 & larger) seem to be nearly as powerful with alot more control.

BC Landscaping
09-19-2007, 09:20 PM
1- 8hp Little Wonder
3- back pack blowers
1- handheld blower