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Why did Shindaiwa stop making the EB8520?

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing Equipment' started by ngibson6, May 29, 2012.

  1. SDLandscapes VT

    SDLandscapes VT LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 581

    we have two 854's and have no major issues
  2. dave_14385

    dave_14385 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 432

    I like my 854 as well.
  3. ddixon7

    ddixon7 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 375

    It was so weird. Never had a problem with Shindaiwa for 20 years. About 8 or 9 years ago? when those blue 8510s came out, I bought one because it was advertised as the most powerful blower. Never buy one of those 4 stroke pieces of junk again. I ended up going through a few different blowers in one year because they would only last about 30-40 hours... Redmax all the way now for blowers.
  4. lawnboy dan

    lawnboy dan LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,711

    never again for me too. my c4 stuff lasted only 1.5 seasons.

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