Originally Posted by ddixon7
Both the 7500 and the 8500 MURDER the 8001. I have all of them and it is no contest. I will say my 8001s have a couple thousand hours on them. That is a lot for a small 2 stroke so I know they have lost a little power over the years, but I never remember them blowing nearly as hard as these new blowers do.
Thanks for the input. I've been saying this since the new ones came out, but it's hard for a lot of guys to believe there's so much difference.