Looking for gutter extension attachment for my Ego leaf blower. Any suggestions?

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Thank you! I did consider, but it isn't a stiff/solid connection so I am afraid that it would be hard to control.
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I bought this thing.  You're right, it's hard to control.  I mostly regret the purchase.
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the crud that gets impacted at the bottom of my gutters needs a hose or scraper to remove.  a blower is too wimpy for that task.
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I have found leaves to be the bigger problem, though. They tend to drift toward the downspout opening and cover the opening and then they don't drain correctly and the gutters overflow. Keeping the leaves out of the gutters at least would keep them flowing pretty well. Getting up and cleaning out the shingle grit every so often is always a good idea but I think the leaves are a bigger problem with free running gutters.
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You can easily make one yourself if you don't mind spending about $30. It will fit like a glove and should be secure & steady. Only issue is that the highest setting on the Ego blower might prove to be too much force, as these blowers are very powerful.

Go to home depot in the plumbing aisle and get a Fernco 3 inch x 3 inch PVC Flexible Rubber Coupling. Use a box cutter to cut a small square in the coupling where the notch at the end of your blower will fit. Then, just buy some thin wall PVC pipe (don't use schedule 40 as it will be too heavy) and elbows to complete the setup.

https://www.homedepot.com/p/Fernco-3-in-x-3-in-PVC-DWV-Mechanical-Flexible-Coupling-P1056-33/1003722...

If you like, add a handle like this guy did.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFI4KmzYyqo
 

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OK - well, the Fernco item was easy enough to acquire.  Now the hunt begins for thin-wall pipe, which I think is Schedule 20.  Neither HD nor  Lowes carry it, and the first plumbing supply house doesn't either.  If anyone has hints about it in the urban wastelands of northern NJ, I'll be appreciative - otherwise I'll report back when I've managed to find some.

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