Echo BP650 shock.

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Lawn Wolf, May 3, 2005.

  1. Lawn Wolf

    Lawn Wolf LawnSite Member
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    Messages: 116

    I been hearing a lot about the Redmax 7001 shocking some people, but what about the echo lineup like the BP 650 or higher backpack models.
  2. Doc Pete

    Doc Pete LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,469

    Static electricity build up from air moving through the hose of any blower can cause a "small" charge. Holding the hose all the time will ground you. The shock (what the wimps call it :dizzy: ) is usually from letting go of the hose handle for a minute and then adjusting the throttle before grabbing the hose again.
  3. traman

    traman LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 712

    i have a pb 651 t going on 2nd week ,tube mounted throttle ,so far no shocks or any other strange feelings ,starts second pull every-time ,no choke or priming needed so far

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