Blower tube adjustments?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Doogiegh, May 2, 2003.

  1. Doogiegh

    Doogiegh LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 871

    Does anyone "rig" anything up for their backpack leaf blower at the end of the tube to change the direction of the blowing angle so it's not straight-out? I mean like a "U" shaped piece of plastic at the end so you can stick it into bushes against a house and blow them about to the lawn or anything like that? Does that added resistance of all that wind making a hard and sudden 180 degree turn do anything bad to the blower motor system?

    I'm thinking of making something up, but not sure if they sell something already or not.

    I have a Redmax 7001. Thanks for any tips.

  2. geogunn

    geogunn LawnSite Gold Member
    from TN
    Messages: 3,010

    my BR-400 came with an end piece that is about a 45 degree angle.

    using it is tiring because you have to hold the tube up off the reound.

    I used it so rarely that I don't even know where it is or the second piece of discharge pipe either.


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