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Old 12-07-2004, 10:58 PM
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JimBab JimBab is offline
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Blower Upgrade

I am considering upgrading my backpack blower in the Spring. I'm an Echo fan so I am leaning toward the new PB750. Does anyone have a better suggesstion? Thanks, Jim
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:18 PM
Brianj Brianj is offline
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i just got the new Redmax 8000. today, i will be putting it to work tomorrow, it is suppose to be the baddest blower on the planet. Redmaxman sold it to me 475 including shipping, best buy i have seen in a long time.. my local dealers wanted 600
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:24 PM
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Get the Redmax 7001 or 8000. You will not be disappointed. Been using a 7001 for over a year now and it a lot better than the Stihl's and Echo's that I use to run IMO.
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:36 PM
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Brianj do you have an email address for Redmaxman? I'd like to get a price on an EB7001.

Redmaxman if you see this, please email the price to
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:44 PM
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Here is his website
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Old 12-07-2004, 11:48 PM
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RM8000 OutBlows the 750....Fairly Significantly.

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Old 12-07-2004, 11:52 PM
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I traded my echo 403 today for a 650. Man, what a difference! Done a leaf cleanup in over half the time. I too wanted a redmax but the closest dealer is 65 miles away and I have a echo dealer close by and have been pleased with their products. My 403 was rated at 330 and the 650 was 620 cfm at the pipe.

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Old 12-08-2004, 12:24 AM
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I bought a Redmax EBZ8000 early in the fall. All I can say is wow!!! I thought my EB7000 was awsome. The 8000 has to put out at least 25% more air. I feel the 8000 was worth every penny of the $530 dollars I paid for it!!!!
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