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Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Cutworm, Oct 20, 2004.

  1. Cutworm

    Cutworm LawnSite Member
    Messages: 29

    anyone use the KRB700B and if so, what did you think? Are Kawi's as reliable as Echo and RedMax?
  2. redoak77

    redoak77 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 291

    i just got the KRB400b about 3 weeks ago and am pleased with it.
  3. del655

    del655 LawnSite Member
    from Alabama
    Messages: 6

    I've had my KRB700B for three years. I've been happy except for the throttle grip snapping off in the middle of a job. Until this year, it has always started within 2 pulls, but now is unpredictable. It's just getting old. I'm about to buy either a Shindaiwa EB630 or Echo PB750.
  4. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    IMO the Sthile BR420 is the only way to go!
  5. Mo Green

    Mo Green LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,487

    I also use the Stihl BR420 and love it. Hasn't let me down at all.
  6. packerbacker

    packerbacker LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,433

    I just bought a new one about a month ago, the last one i bought was 6 years ago! It finally gave out on me after only 3 tune ups.
  7. Travis Followell

    Travis Followell LawnSite Silver Member
    from KY
    Messages: 2,206

    I think all three of them are good blowers and you would be happy with any one of them. Stihl also makes a good blowers so check them out as well.
  8. Gatewayuser

    Gatewayuser LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,765

    I Love my Husqvarna 40cc kaw. best leave blower I ever had! Husq. is all I ever use for 2 cycle.
  9. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 2,222

    It's Been Said Before but it Needs to be Said Again....The RedMax8000 or even the Echo 750 will do the work of Three Stihl BR420's.

    The Stihl 420 is essentially the eXact same Blower as a 10 Year Old Stihl BR400...No Changes ! Yes they're Reliable but they're Still a Child's Toy compared to The High Output Bad Boys.

  10. Lux Lawn

    Lux Lawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,267

    Had the Kaw. and just got rid of it all Echos from now on.

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