The Shindaiwa EB802 is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 695 CFM at 210 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 79.2 cc engine. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 695|
|MPH||Up to 210|
|Engine displacement||79.2 cc|
|Fuel tank||68.3 fl. oz.|
|Noise rating||76 dB|
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Overview of the Shindaiwa EB802
- Power: The EB802 gas-powered blower, manufactured by Shindaiwa, is rated for a max air volume of 695 cubic feet per minute (CFM) and a max air speed of 210 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 hip-mounted, which can make it easier on your right hand if you operate it over an extended period of time. However, for a gas-powered backpack blower, the Shindaiwa EB802 is heavier than most, weighing 25.1 lbs.
- Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 79.2 cc. As you may or may not know, 2-stroke engines require a mixture of gasoline and oil in order to keep all the moving parts lubricated while fuelling the engine’s internal combustion. The fuel/oil ratio recommended by Shindaiwa for the EB802 is 50:1.
- Speed Settings: Sometimes you just need a little more power, while other times you may want a little more precision when moving leaves and debris. That’s why the EB802 features variable speed settings for added control.
- Noise: Its noise rating of 76 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 able to hold around 68.3 fl. oz of fuel.
The Shindaiwa EB802's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Shindaiwa EB802 compare with similar leaf blowers.
- The Shindaiwa EB802 expels air at speeds up to 210 MPH, making it standard 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 695 CFM (cubic feet per minute). With this output rating, the EB802 is well within average in relation to similar gas-powered backpack blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Echo PB-9010T, with 1110 CFM, could be in your good books.
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As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Shindaiwa EB802 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 EB802 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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