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Makita EB7660TH vs Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III - The differences

Further down the page, you'll find some explanations regarding the key similarities and differences between the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III and the Makita EB7660TH.

But before checking out these explanations, here's a table that summarizes the main pros of each of these 2 leaf blowers:

Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIMakita EB7660TH
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  • Higher CFM
  • Higher MPH
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
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Common specs comparison

Make & handling

  • Given that the Makita EB7660TH and the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III come from distinct manufacturers, their construction and technological features may differ. Both products have their throttle located on the tube of the blower, which allows you to keep your left hand free.
  • Engineered as backpack blowers, these two products feature sizeable engines and large fuel tanks, ensuring comfortable carrying during operation.
  • Both products are gas-powered blowers, providing a reliable power source that can be refilled in seconds, granting you the flexibility to navigate through expansive outdoor areas effortlessly.

CFM & MPH

  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III, providing a CFM of 1000, outmatches the 706 CFM of the Makita EB7660TH. Your leaf blowing experience will therefore be outstandingly improved with the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III, as it should be able to move considerably more leaves per minute.
  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III with an MPH of 220 slightly exceeds the 205 MPH of the Makita EB7660TH. Thus, in comparison, the former expels air at a slightly higher speed, and should do a better job at blowing leaves on grass or lifting wet leaves and debris (acorns, etc.).

Weight & Noise rating

  • At 26.8 lbs, the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III just slightly outweighs the 24.1 lbs of the Makita EB7660TH, potentially offering a touch more comfort in handling.
  • With a noise level of 106 dB, the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III generates considerably more sound than the 76 dB of the Makita EB7660TH. Opting for the latter will offer a significantly quieter experience for you and reduce potential disturbance to nearby residents.

Engine specs comparison

  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III boasts a significantly larger fuel tank, holding 87.9 fl.oz. compared to the Makita EB7660TH's 64.2 fl.oz. This allows for substantially more fuel storage and potentially longer operation, assuming similar fuel consumption rates for both engines.
  • Both products boast an engine displacement of 75.6cc, hinting at similar fuel consumption rates per stroke and potentially yielding comparable performance outcomes.
  • The Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III operates on a 2-stroke engine, necessitating an oil/fuel mix for operation. Conversely, the Makita EB7660TH, powered by a 4-stroke engine, does not require such a mixture.

Other features comparison

Vacuum ability

Neither the Husqvarna 580BTS Mark III nor the Makita EB7660TH has the ability to vacuum leaves. Thus, you will require another method of leaf collection.

TL;DR

Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIMakita EB7660TH
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Husqvarna 580BTS Mark IIIMakita EB7660TH
  • Higher CFM
  • Higher MPH
  • Bigger fuel tank
  • Lighter
  • Less noisy
Show all offers
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