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Shindaiwa 8520

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by TandM, Dec 7, 2007.

  1. TandM

    TandM LawnSite Senior Member
    from south
    Messages: 772

    Do any of yall know anything about this blower? I am interested I have a 8510 and want another. So Could yall share some info. Thanks
  2. smcunningham

    smcunningham LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 775

    The EB8510 is one of the most powerful backpack blowers available, with a nozzle velocity of up to 224 MPH and maximum airflow of 762 CFM. Plus, Shindaiwa’s patented C4 Technology® engine provides remarkable power with low engine noise, low emissions, and excellent fuel economy. Complete with “hush mode” and sustained “hands-off” operation, the EB8510RT is the pinnacle of blower technology.

    C4 Technology combines the best qualities of 2-stroke and 4-stroke engines.


    Dry weight* 24.5 lbs. (11.1 kg)
    Displacement 4.86 cu. in. (79.7 cc)
    Output 4.5 hp (3.3 kW)
    Nozzle velocity 224 mph
    Fuel tank capacity 67.6 oz. (2.0 liters)
    Noise rating 75 dB(A)
    Air volume at nozzle
    762 CFM

    Air volume at housing 1349 CFM



    Dry weight* 24.5 lbs. (11.1 kg)

    Displacement 4.9 cu. in. (79.7 cc)

    Output 4.5 hp (3.3 kW)

    Nozzle velocity 224 mph (360.5 km/h)

    Fuel tank capacity 67.6 fl. oz. (2.0 ml)

    Noise rating 75 dB(A)

    Air volume at nozzle
    762 CFM

    Air volume at housing 1349 CFM

    Big, Bad, and Blue. The Shindaiwa EB8510 is one of the most powerful 4-stroke backpack blowers on the market today
    Comfortable padded straps and back pad made of tough, breathable nylon
    Round, compact design reduces snagging
    Convenient rapid-fire pistol grip throttle control mechanism with cruise control (RT model only)
    Throttle cruise control for sustained “hands-off” operation (RT model only)
    Features special “Hush Mode” button for operation in noise sensitive areas (RT model only)
    Chrome plated cylinder with 2-ring piston design
    Tool-free easy access, 2-staged air filter system with extra large surface area
    Excellent fuel economy – about 20% better vs equivalent 2-stroke model
    Business as usual with 50:1 mix – No dipstick!
    Emissions reduced by 75%
    Throttle Control Option
    The Shindaiwa EB8510RT features a pistol-grip throttle control handle with cruise control, adjustable angle, and a special “Hush Mode” feature that allows quiet operation in noise sensitive areas.

    Two-year consumer warranty
    One-year commercial warranty
  3. weve

    weve LawnSite Senior Member
    Male, from Central Illinois
    Messages: 383

    I demoed the 8520 at EXPO in October and asked about the differences from the 8510. The difference is in the padding in the cushion that goes against your back. There is a lot more padding!
  4. newz7151

    newz7151 LawnSite Silver Member
    from Tejas
    Messages: 2,419

    Nice copy/paste, but the poster is asking about the new EB8520.

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