The Shindaiwa EB600RT is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 517 CFM at 216 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 58.2 cc engine. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 517|
|MPH||Up to 216|
|Engine displacement||58.2 cc|
|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: As this unit is a backpack leaf blower, the majority of the unit is distributed so that the user can operate it with ease for most reasonable periods of use. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. At 22.7 lbs, the Shindaiwa EB600RT is within the average weight range of gas-powered backpack blowers.
- Engine: The blower is fitted with a 58.2 cc engine. Please note that, because the Shindaiwa EB600RT's engine is a 2-cycle one, it runs on a mixture of oil and gasoline. According to Shindaiwa, the proper fuel mixture ratio for this blower is 50:1.
- Speed Settings: Thanks to its variable speed settings, the Shindaiwa EB600RT allows precise control of the air output.
- Noise: With a decibel rating of 70 dB, the EB600RT is neither louder nor quieter than its rivals in the gas-powered backpack category.
- 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.
- Upon exiting the nozzle, the air can reach speeds of up to 216 MPH, which is pretty much what is to be expected for gas-powered backpack blowers. If you wish to benefit from air expelled at the fastest possible speed, the Husqvarna 150BT and its 251 MPH could be an option to consider.
- As this unit is rated at 517 CFM (cubic feet per minute), it expells less air than most gas-powered backpack blowers. For the highest air volume, you may want to have a look at the Shindaiwa EB910RT, 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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