Troy Built Backpack Blower??

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by sa1lng, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. sa1lng

    sa1lng LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    I've been looking at a new backpack blower. Does anyone have any experience or thoughts about these? or others?

    Engine Displacement (Cu. Centimeters): 32
    Engine Type: 4 Cycle
    MPH (Miles): 150
    CFM (CFM): 475
    Weight (lbs.): 15.0
    Warranty: 2 year limited
  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    Don't buy Troy Bilt products if your serious about Quality. MTD has really put a strangle hold on this company. There products are pure crap, just like a homelite or something.
  3. green monster

    green monster LawnSite Member
    Messages: 148

    I agree. Don't buy a Troy Built if you want one that will last. Get an ECHO PB-755. It will outlast anything out there and it has great power.

    STIHL GUY LawnSite Fanatic
    from CT
    Messages: 5,226

    you can get a smaller commercial unit like a STIHL BR 340 that will work great if you dont want to spend lots of $$ on the BR 600
  5. sa1lng

    sa1lng LawnSite Member
    Messages: 73

    Thanks everyone. We bought two of the Echo BR620's. The consideration of the Troy built was because my wife works for Lowes and gets the discount :) My professional self overcame my "cheap"

    Thanks again guys
  6. tallimeca

    tallimeca LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,229

    you wouldn't have been happy.

    The PB620's from echo are good blowers if you aren't into the to the larger line of blowers. I think they are about 575cfm at the tube for 400 bucks and a 2 year warranty.

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