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Old 10-07-2013, 10:47 AM
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Kawasaki KRB750B Any First Hand Opinions?

Looking at getting it from Wise Sales since it's on sale and has a $50 rebate. First I'd like some real world experience from guys who have used it. How is it with heavy leaf piles? Thanks
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Old 10-07-2013, 11:16 AM
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Probably old news, but KAW is getting out of the handheld market at the end of this year.
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Old 10-07-2013, 12:36 PM
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They are on a par with the BR600 which ain't a bad area to be in. They seem to last well, but as Valk said, they're history at the end of the year, though I'm sure parts will be around for years to come.
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Old 10-07-2013, 01:35 PM
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They are on a par with the BR600 which ain't a bad area to be in. They seem to last well, but as Valk said, they're history at the end of the year, though I'm sure parts will be around for years to come.
So the big question I guess I have to ask myself is do I spend $380ish on the Kawi that is going to stop making equipment, or $500 on a Stihl that will always be making it.
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Old 10-07-2013, 02:09 PM
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Like I said, parts will be available for quite some time, and if you take care of it, yo may never need any parts. I'd go for it at that price without hesitation.
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Old 10-07-2013, 09:12 PM
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I've got two, great blowers.
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Old 10-08-2013, 09:50 PM
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Awesome blower. I like the feel of it better than an Echo 750 or Stihl 600 on my back. Definitely a good buy.
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Old 10-08-2013, 10:46 PM
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Kawasaki will stop producing 2-stroke equipment in Dec 2013, IMHO not a good idea. Yes parts may be around for some time, but warranty is a possible concern though.
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