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mdb landscaping
06-26-2001, 05:44 PM
just was watching the news and consumer reports notified us of a back pack blower recall for the following brands:

john deere

they said the gas tanks can leak. ill try to get some more info on what models, but thats all i know. good thing im running stihl i guess

mdb landscaping
06-26-2001, 05:51 PM
The recalled blowers have model number RBL500 located underneath the word "MAKITA"on a label on the back of the tool and a serial number from 96001121 through 99042924

To Owners of Green Machine® GB50 Blowers
Model UT26113
(GT2820001 thru GT3620021)
(GU0070001 thru GU0420171)

06-26-2001, 07:45 PM
Thanks for the "Heads-Up" :D

06-27-2001, 10:17 PM
Those sound like they are kawasaki brand. I know the husquvarna is.

06-27-2001, 11:40 PM
Good info know to find a better brand of blower????