Another Backpack Blower Comparision

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by JClawncare, May 11, 2006.

  1. JClawncare

    JClawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 72

    Looking at buying another BP blower I have a Stihl 420C no problems with it for the last 4 yrs. Need another for a backup and to use.

    The three I'm looking at are:
    Stihl 420D
    Echo PB-651
    RedMax EBZ5000

    If you have any of these how have they done for you?
  2. chimmygew

    chimmygew LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 578

    Between those, I'd go with the Echo. I have had the 650 for 4-5 years now with no problems.
  3. Mac B.

    Mac B. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 146

    Why wouldn't you want the Stihl BR 600? I have one and it is super strong, quiet and light.

  4. wski4fun

    wski4fun LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 323

    nothing beats the redmax. blows better then my... lets just say the redmax is the best bang for the buck.
  5. ThirdDay

    ThirdDay LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 442

    All Echo PB-750's here and we love them!

    Great power, relatively quiet and a very large air filter for long life.
  6. LawnInOrder

    LawnInOrder LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 397

    My redmax equipment hasn;t let me down. their blowers and string trimmers are the best imo. LawnInOrder
  7. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    i would get another sthil 420 while you still can. other than chainsaws-its the only decent thing sthil makes
  8. lowballer17

    lowballer17 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 184

    Echo 651 for me. It's got the most power. The others imo are too weak.
  9. greenscapes inc.

    greenscapes inc. LawnSite Member
    from Utah
    Messages: 137

    Shindaiwa or redmax! Stihl is no good.
  10. Killswitch

    Killswitch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    The one that starts each time you want it to.

    Thats the best one.

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