BR 800 C-E MAGNUM reviews

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We've ran a few tanks of gas through it now and can say this tool rocks. Its backpack is super comfortable. Starting it while wearing it is very doable and I'm starting it while wearing and its cold. I just need to remember to turn the choke on first! (choke can only be actuated from the back side) Control are quite easy to utlize. Fuel consumption is not bad and it seems its tank is rather large. It wll blow wet leaves, rocks and branches off the trail.
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I love mine...but really wish there as a way to prime/choke while wearing. :D
 
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I love mine...but really wish there as a way to prime/choke while wearing. :D
I worried about that same thing but found if I started it while not wearing it, then after that, don't need to choke it again. :unsure:
 
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I worried about that same thing but found if I started it while not wearing it, then after that, don't need to choke it again. :unsure:
That works for me also.

I've read how difficult the pull start is with the unit on the ground. That's NOT my experience...the pull start works great on my back or on the ground.
 
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This blower is quite powerful and comfortable to wear, plus easy to operate. Its a keeper from Stihl. :love:
 
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I have the BR800X. Love it! Bought it a couple of years ago and its been flawless. It really is that powerful that you need to brace yourself.

Question for you guys, the "C" model starts how? Mine is a pull start, so you have to start it on the ground and swing it over your shoulder. Which wouldn't be difficult except even at 1/2 choke idle the air flow wants to twist the blower off of your body as you swing it in the opposite direction. I must look like I'm dancing with it!
 
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I have the BR800X. Love it! Bought it a couple of years ago and its been flawless. It really is that powerful that you need to brace yourself.

Question for you guys, the "C" model starts how? Mine is a pull start, so you have to start it on the ground and swing it over your shoulder. Which wouldn't be difficult except even at 1/2 choke idle the air flow wants to twist the blower off of your body as you swing it in the opposite direction. I must look like I'm dancing with it!
The starting cord is along the side and positioned so you can pull it forward.
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Aah! Thanks Arly, that explains it. Mine has a conventional pull cord in the back, right above the little foot. I like yours better. Makes for less swinging onto and off of your shoulders. Mine also does not have a waist belt. Its not that heavy, but after 6 hours or so, I feel it in my shoulders.
 
 
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