Shindaiwa vs. Redmax

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by scagdude, Oct 21, 2008.

  1. scagdude

    scagdude LawnSite Senior Member
    from Texas
    Messages: 344

    hey guys i'm just curious on what the difference is between the shindaiwa and redmax blowers. They look exactly the same to me. What is different? Are they made by the same company?
  2. K/B

    K/B LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    No they are not made by the same company. (They are different if you look closely). However, Redmax, or rather, Zenoah did make the engine for one of the now-obsolete Shindaiwa backpack blowers...model EB630.

    DLAWNS LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,780

    I used both and my personal opinion is that Redmax blowers are far better than Shindaiwa. I'm not saying Shindaiwa is bad. I used them and they were good. I just think Redmax is better.
  4. Grits

    Grits LawnSite Silver Member
    from Florida
    Messages: 2,994

    Redmax............over Shindy.
  5. mowerdude777

    mowerdude777 LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,735

    red max is the best
  6. lawn crafters

    lawn crafters LawnSite Senior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 440

    i have both of their best bloweres and comparing my eb802shindy to my redmaxebz8001, it depends the shindy is light, comfortable , and starts first pull. the redmax is heavy, and hard to get in flower beds but is clearly more powerful. i thin k i have the perfect setup having both

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