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this blower looks like a both shindaiwa and redmax

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by stevesmowing, Jan 2, 2006.

  1. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 847

  2. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,164

    That must be an older redmax housing because mine isn't like that. Thats deffinatly a shindy motor though.
  3. MarcSmith

    MarcSmith LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 7,157

    looks just like my redmax eb431 from the mid 90's

    Is it possible that redmax made em and shindy just rebadged em...Auto makers havebeen doing it for years....

    but $200 for a used blowers seems a bit steep too....
  4. jpmako

    jpmako LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 593

    Hows about it's a redmax blower with a shindaiwa pull start housing..


    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Posts: 2,138

    True,shin buys moters off redmax.
  6. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,712

    that IS a redmax 431 . its exactly like the one i have that still works altough its a bit dated by todays standards. i say the above post is right-its a shindy pull start on a redmax or could be just the sticker on one
  7. wissel_landscaping

    wissel_landscaping LawnSite Senior Member
    from ohio
    Posts: 262

  8. Turfdude

    Turfdude LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,900

    If its not a 431, then its a 6200 - can't tell tube size from pics. The 431's "wand" handle was an "add-on" it came standard on the 6200. This unit is okay, more power than a 431, less than a 7000 or 7001.
  9. stevesmowing

    stevesmowing LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 847

    if you look on the recoil starter it looks like there is a shindaiwa sticker
  10. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Posts: 3,712

    i bought the add on handle for mine. made a big difference. not much more blowing cap than a good hand blower but ultra reliable. backpacs have come a long way since this model.

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