echo pb650's

Discussion in 'Starting a Lawn Care Business' started by strayer1, Feb 29, 2004.

  1. strayer1

    strayer1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    anyone own echo pb650 blowers?if so how do they hold up and how expensive are the replacement parts?
  2. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

    I love my 650. I dont know what they cost to fix it runs fine. Why dont you call a dealer and ask what certain parts cost.
  3. jajwrigh

    jajwrigh LawnSite Bronze Member
    Male, from Martinsville, IN
    Messages: 1,405

    I had the chance to use one last fall and I was very impressed with the power!! I plan on buying my own in the next few weeks!
  4. ksland

    ksland LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 927

    I bought one the beginning of the year last year and just bought a second. I phased my PB-60's out which where the largest at the time I bought those. They are very powerful and can't remember when I said to my self I needed more. Up close in foundation beds they are a little too much, and they don't have curved tips for those tight areas. I would say it is the closet thing to a walk behind blower as far as moving leaves. I don't think they have been out long enough to tell how they hold up. They do suck up the gas though, almost 2 times the amount my PB-60's did.
  5. Cutters Lawn Care

    Cutters Lawn Care LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 314

    I have 2 and they both are doing fine. I haven't had any problems with them. Tons of power. I think they were about $475 each if i remember correct.
  6. BSDeality

    BSDeality LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,849

    i bought a 750 last season for $483 out the door. The 750 is the same as the 650 except it has bigger padded straps and a larger air filter. Its awesome, i'll be purchasing another unit next fall as well. I only had one problem, and a new spark plug cleared that up right away.
  7. John Gamba

    John Gamba LawnSite Fanatic
    from ct
    Messages: 10,812

  8. strayer1

    strayer1 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    hey i really appriciate the feed back on those 650's a fellow scaper of mine is useing them also thats why im getting 2 because he said they are awesome units..and VERY powerfull.
  9. Tharrell

    Tharrell LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,967

    I bought the 750 tube mounted throttle last year. It will push a brick down the sidewalk. I bought it over the 650 because of the large air filter and really thick padded straps. I like the straps so much I bought another set for my Echo backpack sprayer. You have to choose the left hand throttle or the tube mount. I like it on the tube.

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