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blower question?

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by BotetourtBoy3, May 21, 2007.

  1. BotetourtBoy3

    BotetourtBoy3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    what would be the lowest mph you could use for blowing leaves in yards??
     
  2. violatorjf

    violatorjf LawnSite Member
    Messages: 55

    Don't look at MPH, look at CFM. Example:

    The following blower is listed as having a 225mph maximum air speed.

    http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100091571&N=10000003+90401+502756&marketID=401&locStoreNum=8125

    Very misleading when comparing it to the next blower.

    http://www.homedepot.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/ProductDisplay?storeId=10051&langId=-1&catalogId=10053&productId=100140500&N=10000003+90401+502756&marketID=401&locStoreNum=8125

    The heavy-duty blower only lists its air speed as 200mph, HOWEVER the big one is rated at 1,500CFM while the small one is 275CFM.
     
  3. Midwest Lawn Services

    Midwest Lawn Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 211

    Thats right...cfm's is what you should be looking at, not mph!
     
  4. BotetourtBoy3

    BotetourtBoy3 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 63

    well what cfm is good for blowing yards?
     

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