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Old 01-17-2013, 09:27 PM
weaver weaver is offline
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Yeah, she was gigantic, heavy and loud as hell too, but I loved her anyway.
Yea.. Ridin should love that...
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:35 PM
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Was kind of like doing it on a water bed, but without the water bed.
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Old 01-17-2013, 09:37 PM
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Did I mention the 580 is gigantic heavy and loud? It is, but you'll love it anyway. Hey that reminds me...did I ever tell you guys about Heidi-Beth?

I think it's time to replace your signature line Ridin', lol
This is from a book"I remember Heidi laughing, screaming, banging stuff, flying across the room (with or without assistance from her father), standing on top of tables, climbing cabinets, swinging on doors. Seldom crying but when she did nothing was held back. "Is what my blower going to do is what you are saying LOL.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:06 PM
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The more I think about it, the more she was like the 580...did I mention that the 580 is an excellent blower?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:14 PM
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What happened to the Dolmar you said you were getting? And those 580s are gigantic, heavy and loud as hell. You'd have to be crazy to get one of them!
Anything I need to know about the 580 as for break in ,running ,maintenance,nozzles ,whatever and what will help for the rocks on a parking lot?
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:26 PM
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It should be able to blow cobbles on a parking lot. Seriously. Not much for break in. Just don't run it at steady rpms for long periods at first. The throttle response on mine was a little sluggish at first. It will be powerful for sure at first but the power will increase a bit after it breaks in...5 to 10 tanks or so. I like a longer blower tube so I bought an extra intermediate tube for blowing out drainage ditches and to have more pinpoint control at times, but usually I use it in the factory configuration. The tubes will be tight as hell at first...almost a 2 person job to put them on/take them off. Oh, there is a flat high velocity nozzle that comes with it too. I find it almost unuseable at any significant throttle...it just torques the tube too hard...just too hard to hold it.

P.S. - Maintenance, not much. I've cleaned my foam pre-filter a couple times, stays amazingly clean. Still on the original plug.

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Old 01-17-2013, 10:29 PM
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Hey, as long as that comment from Darryl in my signature makes me laugh, IT STAYS!

Besides, I don't know how many X rated signatures they'll allow me to post.
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I can also tell by looking back to see how they're hanging and often reach back and feel them to see how firm they are.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:37 PM
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Sigh.............
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:39 PM
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Sigh.............
You just keep servin' 'em up, and I'll keep catchin' 'em.
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I can also tell by looking back to see how they're hanging and often reach back and feel them to see how firm they are.
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Old 01-17-2013, 10:42 PM
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It's ok....all in good fun. The one you just snagged didn't even occur to me though...good eye! Yes, their is such a thing as torquing your tube too hard.
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