walkbehind blowers...what to look for

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by npilcher, Apr 3, 2005.

  1. npilcher

    npilcher LawnSite Member
    Messages: 27

    recently I picked up a couple of comm. accounts. They have large open parking lots. Since its only myself, blowing seems to take a little long. Was thinking of a wb blower but dont really know what to look for... engine size etc. These are Saturday jobs, so the lots are wide open b/c the businesses are closed. Stihl BR400 is screaming for help!

    New or used doesnt matter.
  2. BMFD92

    BMFD92 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 694

    high horsepower and cfms

    TURF DOCTOR LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,138

    Man try a redmax 8000 bp this thing is awsome,it will blow rocks 25 feet away,but a wb blower twice the price and cumbersome my 2 cents anywho i have looked at a billygoat they make good stuff.
  4. mkwl

    mkwl LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,700

    Little Wonder blower 8HP or higher. I have a 2003 Little Wonder blower with a 10HP Briggs Intek I/C engine and it will move anything!!! It is a fantastic machine!!!
  5. spoolinaround

    spoolinaround LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 331

  6. Fareway Lawncare

    Fareway Lawncare LawnSite Silver Member
    from Canada
    Messages: 2,222

    The Bad Boy LW's are Best On Hard Surfaces, Parking Lots and Such.....the Billy Goats are Lighter and Have the Operator Controlled Discharge...Much Easier to Operate on Smaller Turf Areas.
  7. BobR

    BobR LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 714

    BG 1601SP - nice machine


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  8. kemmer

    kemmer LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 608

    Little wonder 9 hp Honda!

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