We are Crushing the Competition

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Tanaka, Jul 31, 2008.

  1. Tanaka

    Tanaka Inactive
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    Air Filter Crush Test: Tanaka TBC-240PF vs. Redmax


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  2. MileHigh

    MileHigh LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,466

    What the hell?...
  3. Lawn-Sharks

    Lawn-Sharks LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 912

    I never knew that my air filter was in such danger of being crushed! Thanks for the post :eek: I'll keep you scientific test in mind next time im looking to buy rugged air filtered piece equipment..
  4. JimQ

    JimQ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,139

    Lawn-Sharks, BladeScape, you guys crack me up! I was thinking the same thing.... ooooooooooooookay?!?!? :laugh:
  5. Scagguy

    Scagguy LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,522

    I'll keep that in mid the next time I'm worried about crushing an airfilter. To me, this was the ultimate air filter crush test. You can see it laying under the hood unscathed. Unfortunately, my back and neck didn't hold up so well.

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  6. topsites

    topsites LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 21,653

    They just don't make them like they used to,
    but those air filters are darned tough I hear say.
  7. Tanaka

    Tanaka Inactive
    Messages: 1,084

    What would you like to see put through a drop test or crush test (Relating to a blower, chain saw or trimmer).

  8. fool32696

    fool32696 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 993

    I'm not sure that air filter strength has ever been an issue for anyone at all.
  9. Richard Martin

    Richard Martin LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,699

    It's not an air filter crush test. It's an air filter cover crush test. Seems kinda pointless but I guess someone had to do it.
  10. LushGreenLawn

    LushGreenLawn LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,120

    I love my new Tanaka equipment, however, the whole air filter needs to be redisigned. Its a very cheap 1" high foam sleeve, that looks very pourous.

    I could go on all day about the rest of the positives though...

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