Outdoor Power Equipment

July 2017

Proudly serving the industry for which it was named for more than 50 years, Outdoor Power Equipment provides dealers who sell and service outdoor power equipment with valuable information to succeed in a competitive market.

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www.outdoorpowerequipment.com OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT JULY 2017 41 TURF RENOVATORS (AERATORS, DETHATCHERS, SEEDERS & TOPDRESSERS) EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY FOCUS Reaching the industry professionals you want to reach! The OFFICIAL online directory: STMA Sourcebook is an online directory of manufacturers and distributors of equipment and supplies used by professional sports turf maintenance professionals, irrigation contractors, sports turf managers, professional grounds managers, custom chemical applicators, and other green industry professionals. ARE YOU LISTED? Go to STMASourcebook.com, search for your company, review, update and own your listing. Not there? You should be! Get yourself signed up today. STMASourcebook.com STMAsourcebookLISTED hh.indd 1 2/17/17 9:44 AM TURFEX MS4500 ELECTRIC-POWERED TOPDRESSER The TurfEx 1.4-cubic-yard-capacity MS4500 topdresser boasts polyethylene construction, fully electric operation and precision spreading. It has the ability to spread standard topdressing sand for golf courses; crumb rubber for synthetic turf fields; and a variety of other bulk materials, including compost and soil conditioners. The MS4500's heavy-duty polyethylene construction eliminates the corrosion and maintenance concerns associated with similar steel-built models, while also making the unit up to 40-percent lighter. Furthermore, it features large flotation tires and exerts only 18 psi when fully loaded, allowing safe operation on delicate surfaces such as golf greens. The lightweight construction also lessens fuel consumption for the towing vehicle. Another feature unique to the MS4500 is that it's a completely electric-powered unit — meaning no hydraulics or gas engines. This eliminates the possibility of hydraulic fluid leaks that can burn grasses and greens. It also equals quieter operation than gas- or hydraulic-powered models, and further reduces weight, maintenance requirements and fuel consumption. TurfEx

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