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Im thinking about getting a shindaiwa backpack blower. A guy is selling one on craigslist. Says it runs great but may need new shoulder straps. I could get it for $60. Im sure its been used quite a bit but it sounds like good deal.
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I bought a used 640 almost 4 years ago and it still runs perfect. It didnt lose power over the years like echo and husquarvana. I wouldnt pass on this.
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Yeah, I was thinking of snagging it.
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I just bought a chainsaw off a guy the other day. he had it listed for $65. I got it for $50. Its just a homelite(I know cheap sh!t) but its 45cc runs great, has a hard case, new bar, new chain, came with a gas can, 2 cycle oil, and field tool. I dont use a saw that much so this will be fine for now. I have a husqvarna that has a scored piston. I didnt feel like spending too much cash on a piece of equipment I use like twice or three times a year. So its working for me. Funny too, I just did a cleanup job. I had to haul a bunch of brush for a client. New saw came in handy there. Already paid for itself. Craigslist deals are hard to beat.
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That husquarvana might be made by poulan. Look up the parts, if it is. Get a cheap poulan pro with a carb issue. You might be able to rebuild yours for $25.
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you might also get away with a new aftermarket rebuild kit on ebay ,some are dirt cheap .
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Im thinking about getting a shindaiwa backpack blower. A guy is selling one on craigslist. Says it runs great but may need new shoulder straps. I could get it for $60. Im sure its been used quite a bit but it sounds like good deal.
I would grab that up....I believe they are very good although never had one...I've seen them bring high prices though other places...
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