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Backpack Blowers

Discussion in 'Industry Surveys & Polls' started by Landscape89, Oct 21, 2006.


Backpack Blowers

  1. Redmax

  2. Stihl

  3. Echo

  4. Shindaiwa

  5. Husqvarna

Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Snyderserv5060

    Snyderserv5060 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 194

    I have 2 Echo PB 750's (well ones a 751 but the only difference is the model year) I love them! Never had any issues with them at all. The strap wore out on the one but it was only like $12-15 for a new Echo one so that worked itself out in no time.
    Plugs, gas, airfilters...runs like a champ, starts easily and has a ton of power :laugh:
  2. scottish lscape1

    scottish lscape1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 65

    stihl only! BR-600 only (from this past year forward), I have a bunch of 420's & 340's for sale cheap!
  3. E&J lawncare

    E&J lawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 13

    It is hard to beat anything with a shindaiwa sticker on it.
  4. BC Landscaping

    BC Landscaping LawnSite Member
    Messages: 12

    I like the RedMax EBZ7001. It has a lot of power.
  5. redwingsfan

    redwingsfan LawnSite Member
    Messages: 3

    I have a Redmax 8000 and it works great. I had some smaller units and ended up spending a lot more time using them. I believe the Redmax 8000 is still the most powerful blower and not that much more $$ than any of the others. I have no problem handling the weight of the 8000 either.
    I also have/had some Stihl equipment and have been disappointed with the units and with Stihl's customer service. I had to replace a carb (made in .... china!) on a Stihl that was only a couple years old.
  6. soloscaper

    soloscaper LawnSite Member
    Messages: 25

    all redmax, 3 eb7000 1 ebz8000
  7. JayD

    JayD LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,062

    how much is that RedMax 8000?
  8. RedMax Man

    RedMax Man LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,051

    I currently have an EBZ8000 backpack, EBZ7001 backpack, and HTZ2600 handheld... The leaves don't stand a chance:weightlifter:
  9. JayD

    JayD LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,062

    How much are they?
  10. tamadrummer

    tamadrummer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,102

    Had to vote RedMax but only because John Deere wasn't represented. I am throughly impressed with JD stuff. (Maybe because it us powered by Kawasaki)

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