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Old 10-17-2006, 03:49 PM
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Help Which Billy Goat?

I cannot decide on which one. The Quiet Blower 9hp or the 9hp Force. Both have the same engine. Help me out here. Does the force have much drag while you are pushing it across lawns? Meaning are you going to be working your tail off with the force or are the about the same.

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Old 10-17-2006, 04:22 PM
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I cannot decide on which one. The Quiet Blower 9hp or the 9hp Force. Both have the same engine. Help me out here. Does the force have much drag while you are pushing it across lawns? Meaning are you going to be working your tail off with the force or are the about the same.

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I think the force is better. your best bet is to try them both
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Old 10-17-2006, 05:26 PM
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I just bought the force with the robin/ subary engine, really like it. No disappointments here, although I would love a 13hp model.
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Old 10-17-2006, 09:42 PM
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You would be working your tail off trying to push our 13HP Billygoat across the lawn if you had the snout on to blow forward. I noticed the big Billygoat had good size tires this year and that would be good.
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Old 10-17-2006, 10:10 PM
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are you looking at a honda powered unit or the subaru powered unit. I have heard several good things about that subaru engine.
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Old 10-17-2006, 10:12 PM
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are you looking at a honda powered unit or the subaru powered unit. I have heard several good things about that subaru engine.
I am looking at the subaru engine.

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Old 10-17-2006, 10:13 PM
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I think the force is better. your best bet is to try them both
I have that set up for Wednesday.

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Old 10-17-2006, 10:14 PM
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You would be working your tail off trying to push our 13HP Billygoat across the lawn if you had the snout on to blow forward. I noticed the big Billygoat had good size tires this year and that would be good.

The only problem is you don't have a hand control for the shoot. wriken and I just looked at them yesterday. No way will we be buying a force.
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Old 10-17-2006, 10:15 PM
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You would be working your tail off trying to push our 13HP Billygoat across the lawn if you had the snout on to blow forward. I noticed the big Billygoat had good size tires this year and that would be good.
I did notice that the tires were pretty good size. So it sounds like the 13 is pretty powerful too. Are you tired at the end of the day from using it?
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Old 10-17-2006, 10:16 PM
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The only problem is you don't have a hand control for the shoot. wriken and I just looked at them yesterday. No way will we be buying a force.

Yep that is one drawback that I didn't like. That will be the upgrade for the new ones next year. Do you use the quiet blower?

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