Backpack blower?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Newguy25, Feb 18, 2007.

  1. Newguy25

    Newguy25 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 120

    If you could buy one backblower which one would you buy??? I am leaning towards Redmax or Stihl
  2. Matts lawn care

    Matts lawn care LawnSite Senior Member
    from MD
    Messages: 829

  3. Perfect Lawn

    Perfect Lawn LawnSite Member
    Messages: 170

    REDMAX 100% imo
  4. metro36

    metro36 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,417

    Im an echo guy but if I had to chose redmax or stihl I would chose redmax hands down.
  5. Just Mow

    Just Mow LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 367

    Stihl is my choice
  6. Turf Dawg

    Turf Dawg LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,719

    I own Redmax and they have been great blowers. But I tried the Stihl 600 for one week and loved it. My next blower purchase [in about two weeks] will be the Stihl 600. And by the way at my dealers open house, I talked to the Stihl rep about the backplate. Well worry no more. He showed me the new plate and it is really reenforced and has a new tube also.
  7. Kickin Your Grass

    Kickin Your Grass LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 479

    Stihl BR-600
  8. Idealtim

    Idealtim LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 939

    Definately use the link above. And you should probly give reasons as to why so and so is your favorite brand. Mine is echo, have ahd nothing but good luck and i have a great dealer close to me.

    JKOOPERS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,259

    i really like the redmax but when i first started out i bought stihl . 7 years later they still work great, but when and if they do shoot craps i will go with redmax. the biggest down fall to stihl imo is they can be a real b!tch to start sometimes.
  10. RICHIE K

    RICHIE K LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 647

    I love echo but I would go with redmax

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