Outdoor Power Equipment

August 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 AUGUST 2017 21 and minimal vibration experience that low-maintenance opera- tors know and love about the CK10 Series with added features and benefits of a factory-installed cab. The CK3510SE HC and the CK4010SE HC provide a power take-off of 29.4 and 31.9 hp., respectively, with a rear PTO of 540 rpm and advance with a pow- erful engine gross of 34.9 and 39.6 hp., respectively. – Tim Phillips, KIOTI Tractor eastern regional sales manager THE NEW SPIDER 3RIDER is a unique ride-on mower that can be can be operated by a seated driver on slopes of up to 15 degrees and then, when the slope becomes too extreme, the operator dismounts from the mower and continues to control it by remote control from a safe position away from the machine. Following the initial devel- opment, long-term testing has been carried out to determine the robustness of the new mower in real conditions. The Spider 3RIDER should be launched on the market at the beginning of 2018. – Lubor Hladik, international sales manager at Dvorak-Spider, manufacturer of Spider dedicated remote-controlled slope mowers ALL HYDRAULIC-FEED ECHO BEAR CAT chipper models now feature a Digital Display Controller (DDC) system. The DDC of- fers the user: digital TFT screen for easy viewing; soft key menu selection buttons for simple user navigation; pre-programmed maintenance schedule reminders; hydraulic system diagnostic capabilities; troubleshooting screens to provide in-field help; and is pre-programmed with English, Spanish, French, Portuguese, Norwegian, Russian and Chinese. – Kurt Kainz, marketing manager, Echo Bear Cat IN 2017, TURF TEQ is updating our operator controls to be more ergonomic and improve the ease of use for our customers. – James Day, general manager, Turf Teq THE MOST RECENT MACHINE we launched was the VT-70. It is a 2,350-pound ROC machine with a vertical-lift loader that we designed with serviceability and performance in mind. The VT-70 is a great product for owner/operators, as well as rental customers. – Bill Wake, director of product development, ASV Holdings Inc. AS STAND-ON MOWERS become a more popular and pre- ferred method of mowing, we continue to raise the standard of comfort, durability and productivity in our new-generation designs. – Ed Wright, vice president of engineering, sales & marketing, Wright Mfg. ON OUR CLASSEN LINE of turf care products, the biggest change this year will be on the TA25, our flagship professional PHOTO COURTESY OF TORO

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