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View Poll Results: Backpack Blowers
Redmax 160 24.06%
Stihl 262 39.40%
Echo 178 26.77%
Shindaiwa 64 9.62%
Husqvarna 38 5.71%
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Old 02-06-2007, 02:51 PM
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I have 2 Echo PB 750's (well ones a 751 but the only difference is the model year) I love them! Never had any issues with them at all. The strap wore out on the one but it was only like $12-15 for a new Echo one so that worked itself out in no time.
Plugs, gas, airfilters...runs like a champ, starts easily and has a ton of power
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Old 02-06-2007, 10:22 PM
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stihl only! BR-600 only (from this past year forward), I have a bunch of 420's & 340's for sale cheap!
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Old 02-08-2007, 10:32 PM
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It is hard to beat anything with a shindaiwa sticker on it.
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I like the RedMax EBZ7001. It has a lot of power.
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Old 10-26-2007, 07:57 PM
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No longer a Stihl fan.

I have a Redmax 8000 and it works great. I had some smaller units and ended up spending a lot more time using them. I believe the Redmax 8000 is still the most powerful blower and not that much more $$ than any of the others. I have no problem handling the weight of the 8000 either.
I also have/had some Stihl equipment and have been disappointed with the units and with Stihl's customer service. I had to replace a carb (made in .... china!) on a Stihl that was only a couple years old.
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Old 10-26-2007, 08:40 PM
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all redmax, 3 eb7000 1 ebz8000
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Old 11-09-2007, 09:38 PM
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I have a Redmax 8000 and it works great. I had some smaller units and ended up spending a lot more time using them. I believe the Redmax 8000 is still the most powerful blower and not that much more $$ than any of the others. I have no problem handling the weight of the 8000 either.
I also have/had some Stihl equipment and have been disappointed with the units and with Stihl's customer service. I had to replace a carb (made in .... china!) on a Stihl that was only a couple years old.
how much is that RedMax 8000?
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I currently have an EBZ8000 backpack, EBZ7001 backpack, and HTZ2600 handheld... The leaves don't stand a chance
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Old 11-09-2007, 10:11 PM
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I currently have an EBZ8000 backpack, EBZ7001 backpack, and HTZ2600 handheld... The leaves don't stand a chance
How much are they?
Thanks
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Old 11-09-2007, 10:22 PM
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Had to vote RedMax but only because John Deere wasn't represented. I am throughly impressed with JD stuff. (Maybe because it us powered by Kawasaki)
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