Walk Behind Leaf Blower? What Do You Like?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by WETSCAPE, Sep 14, 2008.

  1. WETSCAPE

    WETSCAPE LawnSite Member
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    Looking to purchase a walk behind leaf blower. Whats a good choice? Small commerical lawn/parking lot accounts is what I will use it for.
    Thanks for any suggestions!
     
  2. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
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    Don't get under 8 hp. The top two are Little Wonder and Billy Goat. I prefer the Little Wonder myself, but there are pros and cons to each one.
     
  3. newtostone

    newtostone LawnSite Senior Member
    from NY
    Posts: 681

    I have 13hp little wonder and its a great blower, just gets a bit heavy after a full day. On a parking lot you can rock with those because they will blow 10' at a time. best luck any questions ask
     
  4. lifestyle

    lifestyle LawnSite Member
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    Where would i find info on either of these models ?

    Thanks
     
  5. Allamericanlandscaping

    Allamericanlandscaping LawnSite Member
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  6. lifestyle

    lifestyle LawnSite Member
    Posts: 11

    Thank you!
     
  7. edward hedrick

    edward hedrick LawnSite Senior Member
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    I have an 8hp Fradan. I would rather use a backpack and

    my Walker GHS. Easier than pushing a blower. Ed
     
  8. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 13,496

    that is a great and interesting point. I used (use) my push blower very little. I would rather windrow it with the Z. It it more thorough (cleaner), and alot less work. Mainly,...it is more thorough. On top of tht, it is grinding it up much more so it packs faster and more on the truck.
     
  9. sven1277

    sven1277 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 630

    I have a 16 hp Billy Goat gear drive. Combined with the backpacks, mulching turf tiger and triple bagger tt, makes a good set up for leaves.
     
  10. LLandscaping

    LLandscaping LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,016

    I use Little Wonders with the 9hp and 13hp honda. I would definately go with the 13hp alot more power than the 9.
     

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