New Backpack Blower for 2017?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by wdrdoctor, Jan 4, 2017.

  1. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
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    I don't see the intake ports on the tip when blowing into the pipe. That was what caught my attention first.

    Regarding the two tips- if you ran the TT over the tiny tip, it seems like it is defeating the purpose........kinda like what happens when I run the TT over the turbo tip on my 802. I do get more air and at a pretty decent speed too, but if the TT was designed specifically for my BP, then I could just run it over the end of the straight tube and get even more cfm performance. Sp far, the little I got to test the TT on my 802, it looks quite promising for next season.
     
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  2. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
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    :laugh::laugh:
    Does that come with a guy to wear it for you as well for that price?
     
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  3. Darryl G

    Darryl G LawnSite Fanatic
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    A little louder please. I can't hear you... We're still trying to get the decibels under 125...
     
  4. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
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    Does that come with a guy to wear it for you as well for that price?

    That better? :D
     
  5. Turf Tracer

    Turf Tracer LawnSite Senior Member
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    There was s guy a few years ago that developed a real prototype of a Dual Tube Blower. One tube for left and right hands. Even had a video.

    Will search.
     
  6. Turf Tracer

    Turf Tracer LawnSite Senior Member
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    This guy. Said it would be released in 2009. Never was.

    Good idea to combat blow back in high winds.

     
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  7. TrainingWheels

    TrainingWheels LawnSite Senior Member
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    That's a bummer my friend,there are some short blocks on ebay for 230.00 might be an option?

    Good luck,

    ~TW
     
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  8. JLSLLC

    JLSLLC LawnSite Platinum Member
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    I havent been on eBay lately. That is so good to know, thank you for passing the info on. I will definitely pick one up sooner at that price, thanks again!
     
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  9. wdrdoctor

    wdrdoctor LawnSite Senior Member
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    I just spoke to a dealer in my area regarding buying the new BL9000. The blower will not be available until March. They said they would sell me one a full retail which is $599.99 + $30 shipping + tax. They are charging me to have it shipped to their store. " I said ...No Thanks! "
     
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  10. wdrdoctor

    wdrdoctor LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have a local Husky dealer that will sell me a BTS580 for $501 + tax.
     
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