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Old 12-08-2013, 01:09 AM
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$40 Backpack Blower

So today at a resale shop, I found a Ryobi backpack blower for $40. It is very clean except for some dust. Good deal or not? I would post some pics but I can't do it from my phone. RY08570 is the model number. Good buy or not? I have 3 days to return it. It runs really good and is a very clean machine.
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Old 12-08-2013, 02:33 AM
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How would you do a clean up with this?
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:04 AM
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That is 40$ to much get a br 600
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:09 AM
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$40 Backpack Blower

Homeowner price gets you homeowner reliability and quality.
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Old 12-08-2013, 11:39 AM
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Ok well here is the thing....I won't have money for a while...maybe mid next season to buy a new, pro line or commercial grade blower...I thought for the price it isnt all that bad. I knew it was consumer when I bought it. I figured since I was going to get one in the future I need to get used to working with one since I've never had a backpack blower. It's a lot easier to use than my craftsman blower I have now. It's missing the end nozzle but tht is a cheap part.
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Old 12-08-2013, 12:36 PM
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I started out buying cheap stuff. It gets you by. You will get to the point where the equipment isn't powerful enough to make good time and it will break at the worst possible time. That $40 blower should get you to where you can afford a better one. You did fine.
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Old 12-08-2013, 12:57 PM
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I started out buying cheap stuff. It gets you by. You will get to the point where the equipment isn't powerful enough to make good time and it will break at the worst possible time. That $40 blower should get you to where you can afford a better one. You did fine.
Thank you....its better than my craftsman that I have now the mph rating isn't quite as high, but the ease of use is way more than I was expecting
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