Best hand blower out,power reliability ?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Realslowww, Apr 6, 2012.

  1. Realslowww

    Realslowww LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,527

    I like 2 strokes as well. Thanks!
  2. exmarkman11

    exmarkman11 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 87

    33% say redmax/huqvarna 33% say echo/shindaiwa 34% say stihl.

    Stihl wins with 1% Get a BG86. All kidding aside I have only owned a stihl and a husqvarna handheld blower and I liked the stihl better.

    ALEX'S LANDSCAPING LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 675

    Stihl BG 86 w/ Stihl exclusive ELASTOSTART and 2-stroke double stratified engine. Plus comfort grip!
  4. Ridin' Green

    Ridin' Green LawnSite Fanatic
    Male, from Michigan
    Messages: 17,828

    My Stihl SH 85 is going into it's eleventh year now, and it is still on the original fuel filter, air filter, and spark plug. I could not ask for a more relaible piece of equipment. It has been used, and I mean a LOT!. It starts easily, and runs like a wild banshee, and even more so since I switched over to 80:1 93 octane/Amsoil Saber.
  5. 1whitetail

    1whitetail LawnSite Member
    from florida
    Messages: 149

    I have a Stihl bg85 and it has been great. Never given me any problems and it is plenty powerful. :weightlifter:
  6. shepoutside

    shepoutside LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,208

    Stihl bg85 and it has been great.

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