This month’s Product Focus on Blowers and Vacs gives you a glimpse of the equipment you need to help make cleanup of leaves and debris a little easier. Whether you are looking for a hand-held blower for small jobs, or a vacuum attachment for your truck or tractor, you will find it here.

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Featured Blowers

Better Outdoor Products

Bullet Blowers

  • 9 and 14 hp Subaru
  • 2,200 CFM, 170 mph; 2,900 CFM, 200 mph
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Cast-aluminum impellers; volute housing

Billy Goat

Force II

  • 13 hp Honda
  • Just under 200 mph
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Closed-face fan with 16 blades

Dolmar

PB-7601.4

  • 75.6cc, OHV four-stroke
  • 720 CFM, 195 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Ultra-low exhaust emissions

GreenWorks

24602

  • 20-volt lithium ion battery
  • 125 mph
  • Hand-held
  • Feature: Two-speed motor, two-piece tube

Husqvarna

370BTS

  • 3.5 hp X-Torq
  • 565.03 CFM, 198 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Harness with wide shoulder straps

RedMax

EBZ8050

  • 4.4 hp, 71.9cc Strato-Charged
  • 685 CFM, 201 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Max Cooled back pad

STEC

Trilo BL 960

  • PTO-driven; requires 50 hp
  • 13,600 CFM, 155 mph
  • Attachment
  • Feature: Multidirectional blowing system

Tanaka Power Equipment

TRB24EAP

  • 1.13 hp, 23.9cc
  • 441 CFM, 170 mph
  • Hand-held
  • Feature: Purge primer; auto-return stop switch

Ventrac

ET200 Turbine Blower

  • PTO-driven
  • 175 mph
  • Attachment
  • Feature: Front discharge nozzle rotates hydraulically

Blowers

Buffalo Turbine

Cyclone 8000

  • 12.75 hp Kohler; Honda
  • N/A
  • Tow-behind
  • Feature: High-powered, turbine-style blower

Echo

PB-770

  • 63.3cc Power Boost Tornado
  • 765 CFM, 204 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Wide-angle tube rotation

Efco

SA-2062

  • 4.5 hp, two-cycle
  • 620 CFM, 202 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Electronic ignition; paper air filter

Forestry Suppliers

Solo 471-KAT

  • 3 hp, 53cc
  • 235 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Quiet operation; electronic ignition

Giant-Vac

Blowers

  • Briggs & Stratton; PTO-driven
  • 1,700 to 16,000 CFM
  • Walk-behind, tow-behind
  • Feature: Easy-Off Taper Lok hubs

Hurricane

Hurricane 314

  • 14 hp Subaru
  • 5,000 CFM, 120 mph
  • Stand-on riding unit
  • Feature: Three-wheeled platform; rear steering

Lehr

BV025HH Eco Blower/Vac

  • 25cc, four-stroke
  • 370 CFM, 150 mph
  • Hand-held
  • Feature: Propane-powered; Twist ‘N Go

Little Wonder

Optimax

  • 9 to 14 hp Honda or Subaru
  • N/A
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: 12-inch pneumatic rear wheels

MacKissic

Mighty Mac

  • 205 to 305cc Briggs & Stratton
  • 1,600 to 2,000 CFM, 160 to 200 mph
  • Walk-behind; optional pull kit
  • Feature: Poly impeller to prevent fatigue

Peco

F5 Typhoon

  • B&S, Kohler, Honda, Subaru
  • 2,500 CFM, 205 mph
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: High-output composite impeller

Stihl

BR 600 Stihl Magnum

  • 64.8cc
  • 712 CFM with tube, 201 mph
  • Backpack
  • Feature: Fuel-efficient, low-emission engine

Toro

Ultra Blower Vac

  • Electric
  • 112 to 235 mph
  • Hand-held
  • Feature: Vacuum mode, magnesium impeller

Featured Vacs

Billy Goat

KV650SPH

  • 187cc Honda
  • Capacity: 40 gallons
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Five-blade impeller with serrated edges

Cub Cadet

CSV 050

  • 173cc Cub Cadet OHV
  • Capacity: 2 bushels
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Felt-lined collection bag

Grasshopper

PowerVac 16FM

  • PTO-driven
  • Capacity: 16 cubic feet
  • Mower attachment
  • Feature: PowerTilt for effortless emptying

Harper Industries

Harper TV30

  • 44 hp Kubota; 38 hp Kohler
  • Capacity: 3.5 cubic yards
  • Ride-on
  • Feature: Recirculating air system; self-propelled

STEC

Trilo SG400

  • PTO-driven
  • Capacity: 4 cubic meters
  • Tow-behind
  • Feature: Wide range of auxiliary tools

Ventrac

RV600

  • 9 hp Vanguard
  • Capacity: 16 cubic feet
  • Attachment
  • Feature: Hydraulic lift and dump; storage stand

Vacs  

Brouwer Turf

BV 85 Turf Vacuum

  • PTO-driven
  • Capacity: 12.4 cubic yards
  • Tow-behind
  • Feature: Fingertip controls; large flotation tires

Giant-Vac

Vacuums

  • Briggs & Stratton
  • Capacity: 10 to 12.5 cubic feet
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Four-blade welded steel impeller

Gravely Turf

ProVac 1060

  • 18 hp Kohler Command Pro
  • Capacity: 3.5 cubic yards
  • Tow-behind
  • Feature: 60-inch adjustable intake scoop

LawnShark USA

XTL

  • 17 hp Kawasaki
  • Capacity: .25 cubic yards
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Counter-rotating brushes; cyclonic suction

Little Wonder

High Performance Vac

  • 6 hp Briggs & Stratton
  • Capacity: 8 bushels
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: Advanced impeller and housing design

MacKissic

VCB1100

  • 249cc Briggs & Stratton
  • Capacity: 4 bushels
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: 25-inch path; polyester felt bag

Parker

All Purpose Vacuums

  • 6.75 hp Briggs & Stratton
  • Capacity: 10 cubic feet
  • Walk-behind
  • Feature: 12-gauge steel fan housing

Peco

Pro 2 Bagger

  • PTO-driven
  • Capacity: .333 cubic yards
  • Mower attachment
  • Feature: Mounts on many mower brands

Accessories

W.E. Chapps

The Backpack Rack Cover slides over the entire backpack blower and rack. It is water-repellent and mildew-resistant and is available with three different liners.


You’ll find product focuses on Trucks and Accessories and Tillers in the September issue of Turf.