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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 06-01-2010, 12:49 PM
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I like my echo but i think next year,i will replace it with a stihl.
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Old 06-04-2010, 09:07 AM
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dont do that! stay with echo im tellin ya
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Old 06-04-2010, 10:05 AM
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Stihl BR600 is awesome (purchased new). No problems yet.
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Old 06-04-2010, 04:34 PM
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dont do that! stay with echo im tellin ya
I know,i really like my echo trimmer and bp blower,its just i always hear stihl is the best and their warranty is better than echo and just all kinds of stuff idk yet,i might keep them still.
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Old 06-05-2010, 12:57 PM
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echos warranty is much longer at five years. stihls stuff is not better trust me.
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Old 06-12-2010, 06:05 PM
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you want the best blower get the shindaiwa eb8520.. i have used it against the br600 mag countless times and simply no comparisom.. a little more $$ than the stihl but worth it..much more durable than the stihl..and will out blow the stihl..
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Old 06-13-2010, 11:14 AM
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echo pb 770t deserves a good look. takes a few tanks of fuel to loosen up but it is the best blower i ve used!
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Old 08-13-2010, 02:19 PM
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graygoose, agreed. Stihl is running on a fast-fading reputation. not to mention the 4mix stuff weighs a ton. who wants to lug that around all day when a redmax is so light weight?
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Old 08-13-2010, 03:11 PM
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stihl................................!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 08-13-2010, 04:00 PM
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stihl is falling behind. they have had a ton of problems with the earlier br 600's. the motor is built out otherwise when they introduced the "magnum" they would have juiced it up to get more performance out of it. the engine cannot take a power increase
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