Handheld blower..??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by cwmiller928, Jun 18, 2007.

  1. cwmiller928

    cwmiller928 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    What is the best handheld blower for around $200 im thinking maybe the stihl sd85
  2. outlaw1960

    outlaw1960 LawnSite Senior Member
    from denver
    Messages: 307

    that is a good choice, I have had them all, shindiawa, echo and red max. The Stihl has great power and reliabity, outlaw
  3. cwmiller928

    cwmiller928 LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    thank you very much.. That helps me alot its kind of a toss up but i want the best.
  4. Lawnut101

    Lawnut101 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,260

    I'd recommend a Stihl. I have a BG55 and I really like it. It was only $140. Well worth the money spent. It just keeps running and running. good luck
  5. yardmanlee

    yardmanlee LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 898

    agrees totally !!!! tuff little blower w/ some power and light for the easy small jobs !!!!
  6. unit28

    unit28 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,554

    I had two BG55's. Loved their power, for a handheld they did great for
    what those types of blowes do.
    May whomever stole them, be ran over by a train.....LOL
  7. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    get the 85 -its a brute! as strong as older backpacs
  8. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,203

    If you like new stuff....Echo just introduced a new hand held on their web site.

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