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Old 07-26-2010, 03:59 PM
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What is the most powerful hand blower?

and reliable? Thanks!
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Old 07-26-2010, 04:25 PM
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I believe it is the Shindaiwa EB3410, a hair under 200 mph.

http://www.shindaiwa.com/usa/en/prod...ers/eb3410.php

You got to have a good hold when this thing is at full power. More power than a lot of backpacks.
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Old 07-26-2010, 04:53 PM
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it also depends on the tube. if its flat, more power, round, you lost about 40mph coming out the blower. ive got a bg 85 (now its a bg86) had it for 3 years now, never had a single problem with it!
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Old 07-26-2010, 06:11 PM
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The Shindaiwa EB3410 is a very powerful and very reliable handheld blower. I think it's about the most powerful handheld.

Next in line would be the Stihl BG 86, and Maruyama BL3200, but there are hardly any dealers and parts for Maruyama. The Stihl has wide dealer support.
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Old 07-26-2010, 06:12 PM
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Old 07-26-2010, 06:45 PM
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is the shin 4 stroke?
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:11 PM
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I have the Shindaiwa EB3410. It is a 4 cycle blower. No complain about it. It is supposed to be the strongest. I think the Maru and Stihl BG86 are very very good. One thing to look out, Shindaiwa is like a pound heavier.

For cheap, Husky 125B for $149 and come close to the above three is very impressive.

That's all for big hand held. I don't think the others come close.

Best thing about Shindaiwa is easy start, always 3 pull. AND last but most important, it pull full power right away, no warmup, try that on those 2 cycles.
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:18 PM
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I believe it is the Shindaiwa EB3410, a hair under 200 mph.

http://www.shindaiwa.com/usa/en/prod...ers/eb3410.php

You got to have a good hold when this thing is at full power. More power than a lot of backpacks.
Hell, my $89 Walmart Ryobi handheld is 200 mph, it breaks you throw it away & get a new one!

But going strong on 3 years now!
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:54 PM
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Hell, my $89 Walmart Ryobi handheld is 200 mph, it breaks you throw it away & get a new one!

But going strong on 3 years now!
i had a homelite i picked up for about 50 bucks, lasted me 4 years! had about the same power as my stihl has!
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Old 07-26-2010, 07:54 PM
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The Stihl BG86 is truly amazing when it comes to sheer power.

Reliability?It's a Stihl.

Nuff' said.
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