The Shindaiwa EB810RT is a gas-powered backpack leaf blower delivering 1071 CFM at 211 MPH. It features a 2-cycle 79.9cc engine. (Read full specs)
Features and Specifications
|CFM||Up to 1071|
|MPH||Up to 211|
|Blowing Force||44 N|
|Fuel tank||83.8 fl. oz.|
|Noise rating||79 dB|
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Overview of the Shindaiwa EB810RT
- Power: The Shindaiwa EB810RT is a gas-powered leaf blower. It sports a max air speed of 211 MPH and a max air volume rating of 1071 cubic feet per minute (CFM).
- 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 28.8 lbs, the Shindaiwa EB810RT is on the heavier side of gas-powered backpack blowers.
- Engine: The engine boasts a displacement of 79.9cc. Please be aware that 2-cycle engines like this one require a mixture of gas and oil in order to run. For the Shindaiwa EB810RT, this ratio is 50:1.
- Speed Settings: In order to afford more control to the user, this unit has a variable speed control. No matter the size of the job, the user can adjust the airflow of the Shindaiwa EB810RT to match.
- Noise: As far as gas-powered backpack blowers go, this one is average in terms of noise with a rating of 79 dB.
- Fuel Tank: With a tank that can hold 83.8 fluid ounces, this model has a much higher fuel capacity than your typical gas backpack blower.
The Shindaiwa EB810RT's performance versus other blowers
The following charts are provided to give you an idea how the key specs of the Shindaiwa EB810RT compare with similar leaf blowers.
- Its max air speed of 211 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.
- If air volume is an important feature, the EB810RT by Shindaiwa will not disappoint. Its airflow maxes out at 1071 CFM (cubic feet per minute), which is more powerful than most gas-powered backpack blowers. If air volume is important to you, the Echo PB-9010T, with 1110 CFM, could be in your good books.
As you can see from this interactive chart, when compared to other gas backpack blowers, the Shindaiwa EB810RT 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
- In the expected price range
- Large tank (83.8 fl. oz.)
- 5 year (limited) warranty
- High CFM (1071 CFM)
- Acceptable noise (79 dB)
- Decent MPH (211 MPH)
- Quite heavy (28.8 lbs)
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 EB810RT 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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