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Shindaiwa EB770RT Spec Review

The Shindaiwa EB770RT is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 756 CFM at 234 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 63.3 cc engine. (Read full specs)

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Features and Specifications

Type
Type Gas-Powered
Handling Backpack
CFM Up to 756
MPH Up to 234
Blowing Force 33 N
Engine
Make N/A
Engine displacement 63.3 cc
Strokes 2
Fuel/oil ratio 50:1
Speed settings Variable
Features
Throttle positionTube
Cruise controlYes
Fuel tank 68.3 fl. oz.
Vacuum No
Misc
Weight 24.3 lbs
Noise rating 74 dB
Tube length N/A
Warranty 5 years
CARB-compliantYes

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Description

Power and dependability for efficient clean-up. (source: Shindaiwa)

Overview of the Shindaiwa EB770RT

The Shindaiwa EB770RT in use

The Shindaiwa EB770RT

  • Power: The EB770RT, built by Shindaiwa, is a gas-powered leaf blower capable of expelling a maximum air volume of 756 cubic feet per minute (CFM). Its air speed is rated at 234 MPH.
  • Handling: By design, this model isn’t the smallest leaf blower on the market. It’s meant to be carried as a backpack so that the bulk of the unit is out of the way and the user’s hands are free to manipulate the nozzle. Its throttle is located on the tube, which allows you to keep your left hand free. Be aware that, at 24.3 lbs, the Shindaiwa EB770RT is on the heavier side for gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Engine: This blower's engine has a displacement specification of 63.3 cc. Since this is a 2-stroke engine, it’s important to remember that the EB770RT cannot run on gasoline alone. The fuel must be mixed with an appropriate ratio of gasoline and oil in order for it to function properly (for this Shindaiwa model, this ratio is 50:1).
  • Speed Settings: To provide more control over their job to the user, the unit has a variable speed control setting. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Shindaiwa EB770RT to match it. On top of that, maintaining the selected speed is effortless, as it also features cruise control.
  • Noise: Its noise rating of 74 dB can be considered the standard for similar gas-powered backpack blowers.
  • Fuel Tank: It has an average fuel capacity for a backpack blower, with a tank that holds around 68.3 fl. oz of fuel.

The Shindaiwa EB770RT's performance versus other blowers

The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Shindaiwa EB770RT compare with similar leaf blowers.

  • It can push air from the nozzle at 234 MPH, which puts it ahead of its class in terms of air speed 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.
  • It has a maximum air volume output of 756 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the EB770RT is well within average in relation to similar gas-powered backpack blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Shindaiwa EB910RT, with 1110 CFM, could be in your good books.

Price comparison

As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Shindaiwa EB770RT is on the average side of the price range.

Therefore, this blower nicely fits in the expected budget for this kind of product.

The bottom line

STRENGTHS:
  • In the expected price range
  • Cruise control
  • 5 year (limited) warranty
  • High MPH (234 MPH)
AVERAGE SPECS:
  • Decent tank (68.3 fl. oz.)
  • Acceptable noise (74 dB)
  • Decent CFM (756 CFM)
WEAKNESSES:
  • Quite heavy (24.3 lbs)

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About Shindaiwa

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.

Warranty Information

The Shindaiwa EB770RT 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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