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Old 03-24-2013, 10:17 PM
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Redmax ebz6500 reviews?

Hey guys well just got rid of my 2 eb7001s which were great back packs but I needed an update. I bought a brand new ebz8500 last year for clean ups and love that machine. But right now spending 520 on a blower isn't really an option or I don't really need a big blower like that for in season. So has anyone tried the 6500 how much power does it have for in season use or clean ups? Any thoughts?
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Old 03-24-2013, 10:36 PM
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I think we have a 7500 and its great, plenty if power and light. But considering the power of the 7500, I think you could get by with the 6500. I suggest getting the 7500 since its inbetween, it's good for both in season and fall cleanups
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Old 03-25-2013, 02:18 AM
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The Husky 560 is the same machine as the RM 6500, but has a much better shoulder harness system on it. I have a Husky 570 and it is so close to the 580/8500 in real world performance that you will have a hard time telling which is which when running in heavy leaves.
Both the 6500/560 and the new Stihl BR430 would be excellent in seson blowers. The 430 actually has a RM 2 stroke strato engine in it.

Also, the Husky 150BT they sell at Lowe's as well as Husky dealers for $299 would be a great choice for in season and even leaf use. They are about equal to the others in perfomance. I'm actually thinking about getting one for this season's daily use.
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:13 AM
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i have the bt150 and its fine for daily use. its also a bargin
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:20 AM
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So what do you guys think the lowest redmax model will be like? I had the 150bt and didn't like it very mch
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:24 AM
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I always buy the biggest blower that I can afford
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Old 03-25-2013, 09:52 AM
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Thats what Im thinking about doing my local dealer has the ebz7500 for 450 right now so I think Im going to go with that
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Thats what Im thinking about doing my local dealer has the ebz7500 for 450 right now so I think Im going to go with that
That's a pretty good price on a very good blower. I love my 570 Husky (same exact machine, but better shoulder harness).
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Old 03-25-2013, 12:39 PM
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Yeah I don't have any known husky dealers around here I went through lowes when I had my 150bt and trimmer. On ebay I found the ebz7500s new for around 450 with shipping
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According to your location in your post, and google maps, you have quite a few Husky dealers almost straight east of you within 20 miles or so in Nanuet, Spring Valley, Hillsdale, New City etc etc.

http://www.husqvarna.com/us/dealers/dealer-locator/
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