Leaf Blower, Prescribed Burn Review

Bill Carey

Leafblower uses and limitations tested

 

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bdelder42 – We perform a burnout operation around a dry wood deck at the Iowa Cooperative Burn Week in the Loess Hills. Here you get to see more of what the leaf blower can do and some of its limitations.

Critical Review of the Leaf Blower as a Wildland Firefighting Tool

bdelder42 – In this video I review the leaf blower under backfire, flank fire and head fire conditions. I will review the pros and cons as I see them and cover the performance requirements as well as recommended brands and models. This review was made possible by the Iowa Cooperative Burn Week in the Loess Hills of Iowa and the Doane University Prescribed Fire Program. Add your comments, concerns and knowledge in the comments below. Help us all learn more.

https://youtu.be/aibdSmhe-5M

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