Looking for a top notch backpack blower

mower_modsApril 2, 2011

I've been trying to deciede which blower to buy for a while now. I like the looks of the Kawasaki 750B (720cfm, 200mph and 20.7lbs). Anyone have any experience with Kawi blowers?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
hsur(NY)

No experience with the Kawasaki. Just suggestion to look at the Redmax and Stihl blowers, possibly you have already. I have had good experience using redmax 8001 for the big work and have a hand held for the small areas.

Only negative of the bigger backpacks is the weight, but if you have large area and fall leaves they are nice. Our Redmax has a waist strap the helps distribute the load to you hips for longer use. Make sure you try it out on your back for a while to be sure it is not too much weight.

During leaf cleanup season I use the backpack blower with right hand control and use the hand held in left hand. Heavy load but you can move a lot of leaves quick.

good luck with your decision.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 9:36PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mower_mods

Thanks for the advise. I have looked at those blowers and am concerned about the Stihl BR600 because of all the reviews about the 4 mix engine. The Redmax EBZ8050 is 5 lbs heavier and almost $100 more. Stihl has great dealer support; have you had to have your Red max repaired? Where did you buy it?

    Bookmark   April 3, 2011 at 11:12PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Tecumseh snow king fuel starvation?
My Tecumseh powered Toro snowblower hunts/surges and...
akachrisinmass
Old Troybilt Tiller Engine Replacement
I need to replace the eninge on my Troybilt tiller...
themaniam1
1983 troy-bilt cultivator plus wheels
Read with great interest all the posts so far for the...
rayleman
General craftsman tiller gearbox question.
Ages ago in the early 90's, I bought a Craftsman 5hp...
bliackbeard
MTD 8HP SnowBlower
I have an MTD 8hp SnowBlower Mod # 317E640F352. The...
Jeffery Smith
Sponsored Products
Elements Grey/Brown Coffee Table with Shelf
Overstock.com
Floral Kaleidoscope Tray
$47.99 | Dot & Bo
Nebbia White Tech Track Pendant for Lightolier Track Systems
Euro Style Lighting
Safavieh Area Rug: Anatolia Ivory/Gold 8' x 8' Round
Home Depot
Montreal Park Amber 18" High Outdoor Wall Light
Lamps Plus
Sterling Finesse 5375EZ-47N 47.25W x 70.3125H in. Clear Glass Shower Door - 5375
$711.99 | Hayneedle
Monarch Specialties I 1048 White Bentwood / Chrome Metal 34 Inch Dining Chair [S
Beyond Stores
Inca Oval Suspension by ET2 Lighting
$598.00 | Lumens
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™