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Last week I bought the 15" trimmer and today I had to go get the 530cfm blower, these things are GREAT!!!
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Julio Villanueva

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Just let you know a backpack blower is coming out soon ☺
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Yeah, but 'soon' can mean something very different depending upon who you're talking to.

If it releases within 90 days then OP is good assuming a Home Depot purchase but I wouldn't hold my breath.
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With the very notable exception of the release of the 7.5Ah battery—a tease that seemed to drag out forever—most of the tools have come out pretty quickly after they were officially announced.

Perhaps more noteworthy in predicting when the backpack blower will be available, tools have typically appeared on the Home Depot website about 3 months before the beginning of their season and started hitting local store shelves roughly 1-2 months before the start of the season in each region. The new 21" mowers were first available online in January, and started appearing in stores as locations got their Spring reset in March or April.

If this timing holds true with the backpack blower, I would expect it to appear on the Home Depot website by early June and in stores by early August.
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Rob. Why is everything so negative with you. Please keep this a positive environment for everyone.
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Everything isn't. A lot is because I call it like I see it. You post what you post and I shall do the same.

End of conversation.
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True, it will be what it will be... there really is only one way to find out, and that is to see it play out.  When attempting to make a projection of the future, it is easy to over look variables and things that might render the future significantly different from your projection. 

In short, sometimes things do not go as planned, or it turns out to be more difficult to make things go as planned than originally anticipated. No breath-holding should be needed, just waiting and seeing.  Besides, Greenworks has a 600 CFM, 150mph blower that attaches to a backpack battery. So if all else fails... 

Whatever happens, I love EGO!
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Well, my guess is for the fall which is when we really need it. September/October would make sense
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Wait, wait, wait, EGO is coming out with a backpack blower in the near future?
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New Backpack Blower confirmed!
https://community.egopowerplus.com/eg...
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Yes. Possibly Fall 2016
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I just sold a BP blower and much prefer the ergonomics of the 530 CFM Ego.  I can use it from either side of my body and no more strapping on that darn BP unit--too much hassle.  I can get in so many places with the Ego that I couldn't with the BP unit.  I was happy to part it with for $90, seeing as how old it was.