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Old 04-29-2014, 07:13 PM
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Husqvarna 150BT

So i need a more powerful backpack blower. Check the Husqvarna one out i found:

http://www.lowes.com/pd_192729-86886...3D1&facetInfo=

For $300 it has 710CFM @ 251mph, Very impressive for the money. Thoughts?
The best part is my local lowes stocks this, and if i want to return it, it will be easy. My current blower has 430cfm i think. This will be a huge improvement. Let me know what you guys think
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Old 04-29-2014, 08:54 PM
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I have this blower and it's great. I never have had any problems with it for 4 years now. I believe I bought mine on sale or they have gone up, because I remember it being more like $200
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Old 04-29-2014, 09:17 PM
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I have one and use it as a backup now, but nothing wrong with it. Great blower for the money.
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Old 04-29-2014, 10:26 PM
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I read some good reviews on it, but just wanted to be sure before i spend my hard earned money.
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I have 2 of them. They are great blowers for the money. I am looking the 580bts, I believe.
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Old 04-30-2014, 12:22 AM
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I have 2 of them. They are great blowers for the money. I am looking the 580bts, I believe.
Just bought a 580BTS, it's a beast
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Old 04-30-2014, 12:55 AM
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Your link pulls up a 150, not a 580.

Their specs are wrong a 2014 150 is 494 @251mph

The 570 is770cfm@236 mph
Which one is $300 bucks and 710 cfm?
Even in the housing specs are not 710 cfm
I am confused.
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:14 AM
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So what is the true output of the machine? It's more powerful than my ryobi backpack, and maybe i can get a redmaxx 8500 next year as an upgrade. And the 150 says it has 710 cfm. Is that in the housing or at the end of the nozzle where it matters?
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Old 04-30-2014, 11:50 AM
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Actually looking at the 560BFS now. Not locally sold so would have to order online. For the price it seems like a good machine, it has 632CFFM instead of 500 and also a bigger engine. For $130 more is it worth it?
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