Buying a blower is like buying any other product, you need to research it well before hand. A good place to start is by looking at the reviews of people who have already bought one on Amazon or Ebay. You want to make sure that this type of machine will do what you think it can do and also be able to live up to your expectations. It’s very easy for reviews from others to sway your decision if they seem genuine! The great thing about reviews is that no matter how bad they are, chances are there has been someone out there who loved their purchase so much they decided not only write a review but also post a picture! As long as the machine works for them then I would say buy with confidence because chances are there will always be someone else happy enough with theirs too!