backpack blowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by yosoniamcool3, Sep 13, 2008.

  1. yosoniamcool3

    yosoniamcool3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    what is the best
    there is so many out there
    i need to get a new one
    my want down for the count :cry:
    wanted to see witch one you use and how you lake it
    o and what is a good chainsaw
    any thing will help :)
  2. Escapeslawncare

    Escapeslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    I use the shindawa 4stroke Ive had a few problems with it but with 1200 cfm and 205mph ill deal with the problems
  3. TNT LawnCare Inc.

    TNT LawnCare Inc. LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,157

    There all good,you need good dealer support when things go wrong. You cant go wrong with shindaiwa's eb630 or the stihl br600 or the redmax 7001 or the 8001 or the echo750. Take your pic they all blow !!.
  4. jkilov

    jkilov LawnSite Bronze Member
    from MS
    Messages: 1,415

    Spend some extra cash and get a powerful blower. Helps with productivity, you won't regret it. Lots of blowers out there : Redmax EBZ8001, shindy eb802, stihl br600 ... etc.

    That's a good one :laugh:. What will you be doing? / need for which jobs?
  5. yosoniamcool3

    yosoniamcool3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    the chainsaw just came to mind as i was going to hit summit lol
  6. Escapeslawncare

    Escapeslawncare LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    Go with stihl
  7. MJS

    MJS LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,316

    Basically Echo, Stihl, and Redmax are all widely used and everybody has their favorite. I've seen a few Tanaka's, but it's really up to personal preference - they will all do a professional job and give you few problems.
  8. elite lawns

    elite lawns LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 363

    i have echo works great and get the job done
  9. 02DURAMAX

    02DURAMAX LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,801

    Go with Echo!!!!!!!Trust me you dont want to be pulling a stihls pull cord 50 times to start it.
  10. ZTRMaster

    ZTRMaster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 108

    Yeah, but the Echo blowers are bloody HEAVY!

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