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Redmax 6500rh blower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by lightninglawn, Mar 7, 2012.

  1. lightninglawn

    lightninglawn LawnSite Member
    Posts: 36

    I know the best blower topic has come up 100's of times on here but I wanted to know if anyone has tried the new redmax 6500rh blower. I was set on buying an Echo 770t this spring but I saw the redmax today and it seemed like a nice blower for over $100 less. Any thoughts appreciated.
  2. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Posts: 12,847

    It has the same basic engine as the RM 7500/ Husky 570 BTS, and is in fact the RM counterpart to the Husky 560 BTS. It must have a slightly smaller fan, and smaller diameter tubes on it. It turns up the same MPH as the 7500/570, but about 100 less CFM . It doesn't have the top mounted air filter either, which helps keep dirt away from the filter better, but also sticks up off the top of the machine and makes it bulkier. I have the Husky 570 BTS, and flat out love it.

    I'd say for $100 bucks less, the new RM 6500/Husky 560 would be a darn good blower!
  3. RTR Landscaping

    RTR Landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 390

    It really performs well. My dealer sells the for $399. The biggest difference is the air cleaner is on the side rather than the top like other RedMax blowers. We have 4 of them and so far no problems. It has the same engine as the EBZ7500 and is $100 less.
  4. FlCutBuddy

    FlCutBuddy LawnSite Member
    Posts: 7

    ok ...same price down here, @ $399 a hundred bucks cheaper than MAGNUM that my dealer said is a over kill on power.i have no problem with mine...

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