The Shindaiwa EB600RT is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 517 CFM at 216 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 58.2cc engine. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 517|
|MPH||Up to 216|
|Fuel tank||62 fl. oz.|
|Noise rating||70 dB|
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Overview of the Shindaiwa EB600RT
- Power: The EB600RT, built by Shindaiwa, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 517 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 216 MPH.
- Handling: This blower’s backpack functionality makes make it less exerting on the user, even when used for an extended period of time. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. All told, it weighs 22.7 lbs — the Shindaiwa EB600RT is neither the lightest nor the heaviest gas-powered backpack blower on the market.
- Engine: The blower is fitted with a 58.2cc engine. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run. For the Shindaiwa EB600RT, this ratio is 50:1.
- Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Shindaiwa EB600RT allows precise control of the air output.
- Noise: Its noise rating of 70 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
- Fuel Tank: Its tank can hold 62 fl. oz., so it falls squarely in the average in terms of fuel capacity for backpack blowers.
The Shindaiwa EB600RT's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Shindaiwa EB600RT compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Its max air speed of 216 MPH places it at the approximate midpoint in comparison to other gas-powered backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Husqvarna 150BT and its 270 MPH could be an option to consider.
- It’s capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 517 CFM (cubic feet per minute). This places it at the low end compared to other gas-powered backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Echo PB-9010T, which boasts with 1110 CFM.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Shindaiwa EB600RT is on the average side of the price range.
Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.
Since the 50s, Shindaiwa Incorporated has been a major player on the outdoor power equipment market. The company launched its first product, the "Hurricane", an electric chainsaw, back in 1955 in Japan. Nowadays, they are headquarted in Lake Zurich, IL. However, they remain closely tied to their homeland, since they now belong to ECHO Incorporated, a subsidiary of the Yamabiko corporation. Shindaiwa manufactures its products both in Japan, in Yokosuka, Morioka, and Hiroshima, and also in other plants around the globe, in Shenzhen, China, and Lake Zurich, IL.
The Shindaiwa EB600RT is covered under a warranty for up to 5 years. This warranty may not cover all parts of the blower.
For more information about the warranty of Shindaiwa blowers, please consult Shindaiwa's warranty policies (opens in a new tab). Alternatively, you can also contact their Customer Support: 1-877-9-TORQUE (1-877-986-7783).
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