Your behavior appears to be a little unusual. Please verify that you are not a bot.


TAG: blowers

How to get the most out of your blower

June 14, 2021By
Replacing worn-out parts before they actually break down can help prevent downtime in the field. (Photo: Stihl)

To get the most out of their blowers, contractors should do maintenance on a daily, weekly and monthly basis, according to Jack Easterly, Husqvarna’s professional brand manager for handheld equipment. Including simple visual inspections to check for cracks and loose screws and more in-depth tasks like cleaning the machine’s cooling system, regular and consistent maintenance can keep blowers operating at... read more

A Look Back: Blowing up over blowers

March 9, 2020By

What’s old is new again — or maybe has actually been around for a while. As California legislators consider banning all gas-powered equipment, let’s take a trip back to 1998 when blowers were taking a hit because of the noise they created. According to an article in Landscape Management from that year, if California legislation passed, all blowers sold after... read more

Oregon 120V Professional Series grows with 21-inch mower and handheld blower

October 9, 2019By

Oregon expanded the 120V Professional Series suite of battery-powered landscaping equipment with the addition of a self-propelled 21-inch commercial walk-behind mower and a new handheld blower. Both tools promise performance in any weather and utilize the platform’s robust battery technology, says the company. “Our new mower and handheld blower continue to round out our collection of professional-grade equipment, allowing our... read more

Shindaiwa USA unveils new handheld blower

January 31, 2019By

Shindaiwa USA released its 25.4 cc handheld blower, the EB262. “We had professional landscapers and arborists in mind when we designed this unit, and we made sure to include all of the features that they would need to maximize performance, comfort and durability,” said John Powers, director of product management. The EB262 provides 15.8 newtons of force and includes chrome... read more

LM Gallery: January 2019

January 16, 2019By
LM Growth Summit 2018 (Photo: Seth Jones)

Check out a few of the places where the LM team made its rounds recently. read more

Echo unveils two new blowers

October 4, 2018By

Echo introduced two new blowers for 2019—the PB-8010 and PB-2620. The PB-8010 backpack blower includes a new 79.9cc engine, which delivers a performance of 1,071 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and 211 miles per hour (mph), with 44 newtons of force, according to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) B175.2 standard. The blower features 3.6-inch diameter tubes with a wear... read more