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Old 10-07-2012, 11:38 PM
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Kawasaki KRB750 bp blower intro and review

I purchased a Kawasaki KRB750 backpack blower from WiseSales Friday and it got here on Saturday. Thanks for the input from everyone who bought from them and obviously I'm very pleased receiving the blower the next day. I plan to do a thorough review with pics as I use it more (the only only thing I've done so far is blow out my garage and some compost pile in my garden) as I haven't seen much at all said or reviewed about it on lawnsite. I'm already "blown away" by the power, but I have to say it won't take to much to impress me as I've only ever used handhelds until now. I'll keep you updated on what I think.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:16 AM
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Post some pics. There's only the one on Kawi's site. Get some closer shots too if you can.
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Old 10-08-2012, 12:18 AM
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Ok will do. Lots of leaves all ready down here. I start my weekly leaf cleanups tomorroh.
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Old 10-08-2012, 01:17 AM
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Keep in mind that it will get a little more powerful after it breaks in. Sometimes the throttle response is a little poor at first too. Kawi has been making backpack blowers for a long time...the first BP blower I ever ran was a Kawi back in the mid 80s.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:44 AM
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Keep in mind that it will get a little more powerful after it breaks in. Sometimes the throttle response is a little poor at first too. Kawi has been making backpack blowers for a long time...the first BP blower I ever ran was a Kawi back in the mid 80s.
this is very true. my Kawasaki has 2x the power now than it did on it's first day of use.
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Old 10-08-2012, 08:47 AM
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You will really like the blower. I have the smaller one (650) and it has alot of power, and is really comfortable. did you get the tube mount or the hip mount?



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Old 10-08-2012, 08:55 AM
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Old 10-08-2012, 11:03 AM
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this is very true. my Kawasaki has 2x the power now than it did on it's first day of use.
I'm going to have to buy new handhelds all the way across the board. I've never had any handhelds gain 50% more power after I started using them. Looks like I need to head to the nearest Kawi dealer and buy all new equipment. Thanks for the heads up.
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Ive had the HRB 750A for around 3 years now. PROS: Yes, love the power from a pretty lightweight backpack. CONS: not as heavy duty as something like a redmax (yes I have both)... AND wait till you need to replace a part on these kawi backpacks. The prices on these parts are rediculous. Im not replacing anthing else on mine, Im going to run it till it needs new straps (already on 2nd set and have already duct taped these) then sell it for parts or throw away. Broke recoil spring, $90 to replace the recoil spring and housing, new straps about $90... etc. Stuff that is going to wear out is about 2x the cost of replacements on the redmax.
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Old 10-08-2012, 06:31 PM
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Ive had the HRB 750A for around 3 years now. PROS: Yes, love the power from a pretty lightweight backpack. CONS: not as heavy duty as something like a redmax (yes I have both)... AND wait till you need to replace a part on these kawi backpacks. The prices on these parts are rediculous. Im not replacing anthing else on mine, Im going to run it till it needs new straps (already on 2nd set and have already duct taped these) then sell it for parts or throw away. Broke recoil spring, $90 to replace the recoil spring and housing, new straps about $90... etc. Stuff that is going to wear out is about 2x the cost of replacements on the redmax.
sometimes, you have to overlook stuff like that.

great power, but parts are pricy.
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