New Shindaiwa EB8510 king of the hill?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by RI Wayne, Mar 6, 2006.

  1. RI Wayne

    RI Wayne LawnSite Member
    Messages: 2

    Seeing ads for this new backpack blower; 79.7 cc, 224 mph and 762 cfm at the nozzle. Anyone try one yet? Should I trade in my Redmax EB8000?

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    NOT,we ran 1 at the local shin dealer seems okay we did not run it at grass clippings my opinion it will not hold with the redmax.
  3. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    I demoed the 8510 and redmax 8000 and I bought the redmax 8000
  4. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    I have tried the new Shindy side by side with the Stihl BR600 and I think the Stihl blew it away. Both were brand new blowers that the manufacturers reps provided at a show held recently.

    I haven't tried the Shindy with the smaller nozzle but I wonder what effect that has on blowing leaves.

    Also all other brands of blowers would also blow at at increased MPH if they use a smaller nozzle like Shindy's optional 65mm piece.

    Look up Bernoulli Principal on the Internet for an explanation. It basically says that the smaller the tube the faster a fluid (or gas) will move through the tube at a give CFM.
  5. Killswitch

    Killswitch LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 438

    Better yet. Look up the Killswitch principle. It says: The blowers you have now are just fine!

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    4 stroke correct,i am not into 4 stroke as long as someone makes a rockin 2 stroke it's mine.
  7. luckylawnboy

    luckylawnboy LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 433

    I ran it beside the EB 630 and felt the 630 blew it away. I love the EB 630RT's
  8. Fox Landscape Services

    Fox Landscape Services LawnSite Member
    Messages: 77

    I just bought one. Much stronger than the Sthil or older backpacks from Shindaiwa. I would recommend it highly.:headphones:

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    If you like shin then you will love redmax,they sell there moters to shin.
  10. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    Nope, sorry, the Shindaiwa EB8510 uses a Shindaiwa designed engine. The 630 did have the Zenoah though.

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