Echo blower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Grassboy, Mar 5, 2000.

  1. EDL

    EDL LawnSite Member
    from MA
    Messages: 110

    I doubt recalls would happen, echo made the throttle on the blower tube. I had the last year made which would be 2 or 3 yrs. ago, i have had no problem with the throttle or the unit itself
  2. cgreen

    cgreen LawnSite Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 4

    I have been doing this grass thing 13 years have ran every type of back pack . My oppinion is the stihl is the best . Ihave two. I do 850 double wide coach's a week 42 weeks a year . blowers are on second season they run run well. only thing rong with them is one fell off truck drug down road and trailor went overtop of it . It stihl run good did not get to badly hurt cracked gas tank slightly but all in all I am impresed with the power and doribility
  3. MowerUp

    MowerUp LawnSite Member
    from NC
    Messages: 61

    Hello. The most powerful blower on the market is the RedMax EB6200. It blows at 200 mph. I field tested the Robin & Husqvarna and talked with the dealer about the Echo. RedMax is taking the leading. Try it out before you buy anything else! The dealer I bought from also sells Stihl and they mechanic vowed that the Shihl didn't have as much power. I can literally blow a brick around on cement with this blower.<br>
  4. TurfMaster

    TurfMaster LawnSite Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 17

    If the Echo backpack blower is like the ones I have used, they are very powerful and don't seem to waste too much fuel. However, one fall back that we ran into is more of a desing flaw. Echo backpack blowers have the throttle lever in the wrong place. It sticks out from the backpack with not supporting bars or instrumentation to protect it. We had two Echo blowers and each of them had this handle break off. We could have welded each back on, but we just let them dangle by the throttle wire instead. Thought it would be a good warning when looking at any backback blower.
  5. Lazer

    Lazer LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,446

    RedMaxs' are VERY powerful. But I think the new Shidiawa might be there, too.
  6. little green guy

    little green guy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 955

    I just bought a another red max eb6200 saturday. It's awsome !!!!!

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