CFM's??

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by BotetourtBoy3, May 21, 2007.

  1. BotetourtBoy3

    BotetourtBoy3 LawnSite Member
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    What is a good CFM number to blow leaves in yards?? is 485 or 500 good?
     
  2. fiveoboy01

    fiveoboy01 LawnSite Silver Member
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    Leaf blowing - buy the biggest backpack blower you can from Stihl/Echo/RedMax and go at it. Any of them will do a decent job moving leaves, though I hear the RedMax is the most powerful.
     
  3. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
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    the more the better
     
  4. BotetourtBoy3

    BotetourtBoy3 LawnSite Member
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    so would 170 mph and 485 cfm's be good? Im thinking of buyin a troy-bilt backpack blower for workin around my house and my grandpa's for blowin leaves from the driveway and yard. whats yalls opinon
     
  5. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
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    Dude, I told you before and I will tell you again....Troybilt SUCKS! It will not last. Unless you are waiting for someone to tell you what you want to hear, I would get something else....nearly anything else!
     
  6. KTO Enterprises

    KTO Enterprises LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,286

    At least pick up a husqvarna at the local lowes. Better product for not a lot more money
     

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