Backpack Blowers

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Landscape89, Oct 21, 2006.


Backpack Blowers

  1. Redmax

  2. Stihl

  3. Echo

  4. Shindaiwa

  5. Husqvarna

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Landrus2

    Landrus2 LawnSite Platinum Member
    Posts: 4,833

    redmax 8000 //////////////////:waving:

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Posts: 5,225

    STIHL all the way
  3. meyere60

    meyere60 LawnSite Member
    Posts: 43

    my company is Bower landscaping/snowplowing and we use echo blowers, weed eaters, and bush trimmers. we currently run the echo pb 410 back pack blower. which is all steel and aluminum consrtuctoin, compared to mostly plastic blowers today
  4. nepatsfan

    nepatsfan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,142

    Redmax. Best blower on the market. 7001 7100 and 8001. Cant beat them. i had the stihl br420, was the biggest one they made at the time. Ok blower but nowhere near as good as the redmax. Tried the stihl 600 at the dealer but I didnt like it as much as the redmax. Echo, redmax, or stihl you really can't go wrong but I just prefer the redmax.
  5. Shasta Lake Landscaping

    Shasta Lake Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 436

    If im not mistaken redmax makes husqvarna's blowers.
  6. scagrider22

    scagrider22 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,272

    Husqvarna bought Redmax
  7. FoghornLeghorn

    FoghornLeghorn LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Posts: 752

    Why hasn't anyone mentioned the Shindiawa 8520? It has 813cfm output, which is well over the 650cfm benchmark that badass blowers are measured at...I haven't found one with more output yet.
  8. Kennedy Landscaping

    Kennedy Landscaping LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,599

    I run a STIHL BR550 and love it!
  9. bluesprucepj

    bluesprucepj LawnSite Member
    Posts: 27

  10. as81808

    as81808 LawnSite Member
    from NJ
    Posts: 5


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