Cordless leaf blower/vacuum/mulcher needed

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I'd like to suggest that Ego manufacture a cordless leaf blower that also vacuums and mulches the leaves, with db less than 70, and not too heavy.  Also must have metal blades.
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Yeah, that's an often requested item from EGO. Maybe one of these days it will come true.
In the meantime if you have a string trimmer, it can be used as a leaf mulcher. Check out this thread. I tried it and it worked great.
https://community.egopowerplus.com/ego/topics/string-trimmer-as-leaf-mulcher
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Ego lawn mowers do a great job of mulching leaves back into the lawn as well.  No bags, no rakes, no stickers and a very healthy lawn.
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I know if I left all the leaves on my lawn, mulched, my lawn would be a bed of leaves. We just get too many to leave (hah!) them all. Most of what I pick up and then break down with my trimmer, or mower, end up in my compost pile to be added to yard or garden beds over time.
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Until Ego brings a leaf blower-Vac combo to market, anyone have suggestions as to which one to buy now? The Black and Decker model possibly?
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I stick with my mulching advice above.
If that does not work for you, I have a B&D corded blower/vac that did the job for me for many years.  It has now been retired in favor of mulching, but worked great before I got my Ego mower.
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Thanks..  actually its not the lawn, so I should explain further.. I have a pool screen enclosure, and leaves collect in the valley between roof and screen.  I have to go onto the roof (over my wife's protests) with my corded blower/vac to remove the leaves, and it would be lots easier without the cord.  I have tried blowing only but its not always a good solution, depending on the number of leaves.
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something like this combined with an Ego leaf blower might do the job and keep you off the ladder/roof.  Happy wife=happy life :)

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Worx-Universal-Gutter-Cleaning-Kit-WA4092/204691406?keyword=worx+gutter&...

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Worth a shot!
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I keep thinking about buying a kit like that, but I'm in a split-level and half my roof is really up there. I think one of those kits would work for the other half, though.

One advantage of having a drone: At least i can inspect my gutters from the ground so I know whether they even need to be cleaned!
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Ego needs a gutter cleaning Bot, with live feed video action!
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Good thought szwoopp,  but the gutter cleaning kit is not an option. The valley in question is where my screen enclosure is attached to the roof, therefore totally inaccessible from the ground.  I guess its either suffer the cord, consider a gas powered blow/vac, or give something like the Black & Decker LSWV36 a try. 
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A modular snow blower, that could be adapted to do leaves would be a nice-to-have. :)
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lawn vacuum.

I have nearly every tool eGo makes, and would love to add a lawn vacuum to the mix
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Wet/Dry Vacuum!.

Hey, love your products!
Idea for you - develop a battery operated wet/dry vacuum... I'd buy the first one!
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get in line
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YES - I want:

1. a wet/dry vac that has a large enough hose/nozzles to vacuum up leaves and straw on my sidewalks and driveway!   Bagless or preferably will work with standard lawn and leaf bags!

Or

2. a blower that reverses and turns into a vac and works with a bushel size bag.   I have seen these somewhere.

Likely the mechanics of #1 would be easier to do and more reliable than a reversible motor.

PLEASE, EGO!  

PS - Hi to all the EGO Champions!   Thanks for all you do for us!   
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Leaf Vacuum - Is there a leaf vacuum under development?.

Leaf Vacuum - Is there a leaf vacuum under development? I'm in need of cordless leaf vacuum and I would like to share batteries with existing EGO investment. I know you may not be able to discuss but just wonderin gif any info canbe given before I go buy some other piece of crap. Thanks
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Yeah, EGO rarely if ever announces anything that is in the works so all we can do is ask and see if it comes to be.

Having said that, if you have a lawnmower they do a fair job of vacuuming up leaves. My 21" push model, when set to height #1, will vacuum up most leaves off of the sidewalk and gutter area of the street. It does a good job of bagging leaves off of the yard too. I use my leaf blower to "fluff" them up a bit on the yard to help the mower pick them up. I generally mow my yard at setting 2 or 3. I find pulling the mower backwards does the best job of vacuuming up the leaves.

Of course, another option is just to mulch the leaves right back into the yard.

Hoping EGO will come out with a yard vac at some point.
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Thanks for the great tips, Oregon Mike!   I will definitely try them.   Never thought of fluffing the leaves or pulling backward.

I do love the bag - it's small enough for an ole lady to handle and fits into a lawn and leaf bag just fine for emptying!  :8-)
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Why no EGO cordless leaf blower/vac/mulcher? Well, I got tired of waiting for a no-brainer idea to come to fruition. I bought a powerful Greenworks 40V cordless blower/vac/mulcher complete with 4 aH battery and charger plus one extra 4aH battery from Amazon and have retired my Echo 2-cycle product. The Greenworks tool exceeds my expectations in its ability to function as a blower and with simple conversion to vac/mulcher it's as effective as my Echo. And, it comes with an iron-clad Greenworks Four Year Warranty and the Greenworks responsive customer-friendly service.

This is not rocket science. You're asleep at the switch, EGO, and the market is passing you by.

I own the EGO 21" self-propelled mower, the 580 CFM blower, the 16" electric chain saw and the multi-too. I own five EGO batteries and two quick chargers. I'm committed to the EGO brand. So, do I resent the need for a different brand and a different battery for an essential tool that should have been in the EGO product line long ago? Absolutely! Does EGO care? Apparently, absolutely not.

https://www.amazon.com/Greenworks-Variable-Cordless-Included-24322-x/dp/B00DRBBRVU
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