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Old 02-21-2014, 07:34 PM
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Little Wonder Blower Advice Wich Model Is best wich one do you use???

Helo I am going to purchase a little wonder brand blower , will be using for leaves and parking lot clean up etc , I have purchased a bugy for the front of my mower and I wanted to see what models everyone was using. They vary from $900 to $2800 so I do not want to buy something I do not need at the same time I do not want to get something that will not meet expectations as well , the dealer of course says go with the biggest , but my wallet says go with a more cost effective unit , but what models have you guys used and wich ones do you recommend , thanks.
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Old 02-21-2014, 08:06 PM
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Helo I am going to purchase a little wonder brand blower , will be using for leaves and parking lot clean up etc , I have purchased a bugy for the front of my mower and I wanted to see what models everyone was using. They vary from $900 to $2800 so I do not want to buy something I do not need at the same time I do not want to get something that will not meet expectations as well , the dealer of course says go with the biggest , but my wallet says go with a more cost effective unit , but what models have you guys used and wich ones do you recommend , thanks.
I have only ever used backpack blowers myself. If I get into really deep stuff I use 2 backpack blowers at once. 2 shindy 854's are less than $1200.
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Old 02-21-2014, 08:08 PM
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Billy Goat's are crazy good. Pretty cost effective too, and they have a nice range of models.
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Old 02-21-2014, 08:52 PM
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We run a Little Wonder 14hp self propelled. The LW has reverse while the BG does not. Another nice thing about the LW is its all metal and has tie down points for traveling/securing in the trailer. The BG does not. They're awkward to transport.
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:06 PM
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i have two 8hp they are animals i have videos on youtube of me moving massive leaves with it

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8GnAjFVs7g

if that link does not work go to youtube.com and search Matt Dardani the videos you would want to see are leaf blowing with little wonder optimax 8hp blower part 1 also check out part 2
the link is for part two i think it gives you a better view
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:11 PM
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Those are nice but forget the non self propelled models..
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:14 PM
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mine are not self propelled and they are fine and you get a great work out on hills
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:19 PM
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Those are nice but forget the non self propelled models..
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True that. I ran one once. It was a 13hp. Makes for a long miserable day and not nearly as productive as sp if there's a number of hills.
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:24 PM
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I was looking at some on the net myself last week. Little wonder looked the best to me as well.. Scag actually has there own WB blower coming out I saw too.
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Old 02-21-2014, 09:27 PM
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Theyre available. Scag bought Giant Vac.
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