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What backpack blower to buy

brad ruch

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Looking to buy a new backpack blower.seems like it would be hard to beat the echo with how good there warranty is.i don't need no 500 to 600 dollar blower.i would be interested in a Stihl, Husqvarna,or echo.thanks


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Looking to buy a new backpack blower.seems like it would be hard to beat the echo with how good there warranty is.i don't need no 500 to 600 dollar blower.i would be interested in a Stihl, Husqvarna,or echo.thanks


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Echo has some good blowers....I've personally had really good luck with Redmax/Husky. What are you planning on doing with it?

Not too sure how well the Echo warranty is implemented though; others may be able to chime in here.

Best,

~TW
 
brad ruch

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Echo has some good blowers....I've personally had really good luck with Redmax/Husky. What are you planning on doing with it?

Not too sure how well the Echo warranty is implemented though; others may be able to chime in here.

Best,

~TW
Just blowing leaves and small twigs.i did look at the husky 350BT online.basically same price as the echo 580T.

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It's my impression that Echo's warranty is hit or miss. Whether it's worse than Stihl's or anyone else's, I'm not so sure.
I've been using my Stihl BR600 Magnum for the past 5 or 6 years or so and it has worked flawlessly. I haven't even replaced the air filter, spark plug or fuel filter. However, I admit, I probably should...
 
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Just blowing leaves and small twigs.i did look at the husky 350BT online.basically same price as the echo 580T.

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I have the Echo 580T and very happy with it. Never more than 2 pulls with choke on.

Use good gas and oil and warranty will never be an issue
 

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I see you want new but I have an old echo pb601. I like it more than the br600 and Husqvarna 580bt I have. Almost no noticeable vibration and peels chestnuts out of the grass the best. If there is a new equivalent echo I’d try one of those out.
 
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