Redmax backpack blowers

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by Chuckduck, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. jones68

    jones68 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 453

    8500 all the way man I got mine here local dealer 525+ tax cash price last year..haven't looked back and going to buy another one this winter
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  2. Judo

    Judo LawnSite Member
    Messages: 45

    I would say 7.
  3. newguy123

    newguy123 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,096

    Wow, that's good to know for next year as that's a pretty big difference. My Stihl Magnum was about $500, and for the Redmax at $580 or so, to be better and stronger; the difference in price is nothing.
  4. ArTurf

    ArTurf LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Ark
    Messages: 4,471 has the 8500 for $549.95 free shipping/no tax but they are out right now. Might check with them to see when they will be getting more.
  5. MRCo.

    MRCo. LawnSite Member
    Messages: 227

    Excuse my French, but Amick's are bullsh@t liars about retail prices. Example: they say the EBZ5150 retails at $399.95 and their price is $329.95. Retails is $319.95. Same with the 7500, thy sell it FOR retail, which they claim is $50 off retail. Lies. I was going to public ally call them out in person at GIE but decided I didn't want escorting out.
  6. smallstripesnc

    smallstripesnc LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 717

    I have a EBZ8500RH and a BR600 and I can say that the EBZ8500 does have more power. In my opinion the Redmax is the way to go for leaves but the BR600 is capable of blowing leaves as well but maybe not quite as powerful. On a level of 1-10 on power I'd put the BR600 at a 9 and the Redmax at 10.
  7. echo

    echo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,696

    newguy123, get the 8500 or 580. The stihl doesn't even blow as hard as the echo 770 or Redmax/Husky 7500/570.
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  8. newguy123

    newguy123 LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,096

    well we're almost done with clean ups. this year I purchased the Stihl 600 magnum with blows my Echo PB500 out of the water.

    But next spring I am purchasing the 8500.

  9. echo

    echo LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,696

    They're cheaper in the offseason, anyway. Good luck
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  10. Chevy z71

    Chevy z71 LawnSite Fanatic
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