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?

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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
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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
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