Just got mine yesterday, and all I can say is wow. All I have ever used before is handhelds, but I decided to get something for some leaf cleanups this year. I did not realize a backpack blower could move wet leaves like they were sawdust. I thought I was gonna start rippin' up sod with this thing! haha! I can't wait to use it some more...I love new toys! Two thumbs up for the EBZ8001.