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Old 10-11-2012, 09:20 PM
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Here you guys have filled up three pages talking about this blower and I haven't even joined in on my own thread. I hate to tell you this but my digital camera won't work for some reason the lens wont go back in so I can't take any pics. As soon as I can figure out how to transfer pics from my phone I'll get them on here. I just used it once yesterday and I can tell I'm going to have to adjust to having something that large on my back for extended periods. I injured my back several yrs. ago doing farm work and seems like everything throws it out of wack. I'm glad I went with this relatively lighter unit rather than the ones that were 3 or 4 more pounds.
Are you happy you did not get a redmax?
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:36 PM
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I hope you can get some pics up soon!

Tell us what you think of the blower when you start using it
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Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:44 PM
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If he'd gotten the Husky 580 he could have most of the weight on his hips instead of his back!

Not sure I'm recommend it for someone with back problems though in all honesty.
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Old 10-11-2012, 09:53 PM
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I agree darryl
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Snapper: CP218520 Comm. Hi Vac
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Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
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Old 10-12-2012, 06:25 PM
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OMG me too. In fact I have them all running with zip ties on the throttles to break them in quicker as I type this!
LOL. darryl
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Snapper: CP218520 Comm. Hi Vac
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Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
Quality Steel: 5x8 utility trailer

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Old 10-19-2012, 08:21 PM
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any pics yet? how has the blower been?
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Snapper: CP218520 Comm. Hi Vac
21351PD new engine Hi Vac
LawnBoy: 10227 wi/bagger
Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:30 PM
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this blower is awesome. I used it today and it made what would usually be a two hr. job a one hour job. I don't have any pic yet cause my digital cameras lens wont work. can't take pics w/out the lens. It is a bit cumbersome, but I guess that's something all I have to get used to, and how to adjust the straps properly. I can't imagine anyone using these to clean gutters, unless it's a flat roof. I did a gutter job today that the kawi would have pulled me off the side had I used it.
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Old 10-19-2012, 08:32 PM
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this blower is awesome. I used it today and it made what would usually be a two hr. job a one hour job. I don't have any pic yet cause my digital cameras lens wont work. can't take pics w/out the lens. It is a bit cumbersome, but I guess that's something all I have to get used to, and how to adjust the straps properly. I can't imagine anyone using these to clean gutters, unless it's a flat roof. I did a gutter job today that the kawi would have pulled me off the side had I used it.
that's good.

about the cam
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Snapper: CP218520 Comm. Hi Vac
21351PD new engine Hi Vac
LawnBoy: 10227 wi/bagger
Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
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Old 10-19-2012, 10:27 PM
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this blower is awesome. I used it today and it made what would usually be a two hr. job a one hour job.
Imagine what you could have done if you'd bought a real blower!
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Old 10-19-2012, 10:49 PM
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Imagine what you could have done if you'd bought a real blower!
You are wrong. These things are super heavy duty and powerful!!
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Snapper: CP218520 Comm. Hi Vac
21351PD new engine Hi Vac
LawnBoy: 10227 wi/bagger
Scag:SW36 Grass Packer/Kawaski engine
Shindaiwa: T242 LE242 RS41T231X
STIHL: MS210C BG55x2
Kawasaki:KRB650B KHDS600A
Toro:1 Stage snow thrower
Lesco: 4Gal BP sprayer #80 SS spreader deflector/hopper cover
Quality Steel: 5x8 utility trailer

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