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Old 03-21-2007, 09:00 AM
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Which backpack does everyone recommened?

I'm looking to buy a new backpack blower and have narrowed it down to a stihl 4-mix BR600 or a maruyama BL6700. which brand do you think is best?
Thanks for the input..
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Old 03-21-2007, 09:03 AM
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I would go with the stihl. I use echo 650's, they are great.

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Old 03-21-2007, 09:10 AM
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I run the RedMax EB7001 and LOVE IT! Very easy to start and all the power you could ever want!
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Old 03-21-2007, 09:30 AM
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Stihl works great.
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Old 03-21-2007, 10:32 AM
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Echo

650/651.
Lots of power, very reliable.
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Old 03-21-2007, 10:34 AM
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Get the 600 plenty of power and very fuel efficent. The 550 is what I have and it tackled all the jobs I've put it through. I don't know why people change the subjects on hear when you want know about Stihl and Mauruyama.
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Old 03-21-2007, 10:35 AM
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I use the echo 651 and love them, if I was picking between those two that you mentioned I would go with the Stihl.
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Old 03-21-2007, 11:00 AM
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which dealer is closer and easier to deal with? id go with Stihl.
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Old 03-21-2007, 11:04 AM
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I like the echo back packs
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Old 03-21-2007, 11:07 AM
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REDMAX EB7001 , Sthill is a good unit as well.
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