Red Max blower

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by hagen, Sep 29, 2003.

  1. hagen

    hagen LawnSite Member
    from texas
    Messages: 33

    i was lookin at buying a red max 4800.I was wondering what yall thought about them.
  2. Timbo

    Timbo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 80

    I have never used them personally, but I did just talk to a guy the other day that swears by them. He thinks they are the best. Apparently Red Max is in alliance with Shindaiwa, or something like that. But I really don't know for sure.
  3. Sherminator

    Sherminator LawnSite Member
    Messages: 15

    Red Max is supposed to make some really good equipment, so I'd say it's probably a good machine. All I ever hear of though is the 7001 model; I assume the 4800 is a smaller model? You really can't go wrong with any commercial brand- if you like how it demos, go with it. Personaly, I use an Echo 650 and it's been a great machine. LOADS of power.

    Good luck.
  4. G-father

    G-father LawnSite Member
    Messages: 174

    The large redmax is the same as the shindaiwa 603 (same engine). I have a 603 and a br400. The shin blows twice as many leaves than the 400 does.

    Go with the biggest one you can afford. It is worth every penny.
  5. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    If you are going to get a redmax, get the 7001. You will never be sorry. One BAD blower.
  6. excel25

    excel25 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 393

    Get the 7001, much more blow for the buck!
  7. mowdini

    mowdini LawnSite Member
    Messages: 109

    The 4800 is a lot quieter than the 7000. It has some kind of baffling in the exhaust tubing.
  8. 65hoss

    65hoss LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 6,360

    So? Not that much anyway. Not enough to take less power and performance. The difference in the 2 is night and day.

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