Outdoor Power Equipment

August 2017

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EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY FOCUS GROUND BREAKERS (TRENCHERS AND TILLERS) 42 AUGUST 2017 OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT www.outdoorpowerequipment.com than 60 years. It is available in 3 mid-tine models (Minnie, Suburban and International), as well as a rear-tine, wheel-driven model. The design of the mid-tine models provides excellent balance and even weight distribution over the tines for faster and deeper tilling. The all-steel construction provides strength and long-lasting durability. The tine transmission features heavy-duty roller chains, as well as heat-treated and hardened sprockets. A "00" grease bath lubricates the transmission parts for years of useful service. A cast-iron hitch, structural angle iron frame, and all-welded tines provide outstanding value. MacKissic, Inc. Mantis 4-cycle tiller (#7940) Easy to start, quiet to operate, and with no fuel mixing required, the Mantis 4-cycle tiller (#7940) weighs only 24 pounds, but is tough and durable enough for commercial jobs. Powered by a premium 25-cc Honda 4-cycle engine, this lightweight powerhouse is tough enough to till through sod and compacted dirt, but it is easy to carry, start, and use. The Mantis tiller is an ideal tool to create flowerbeds and shrub gardens — quickly and easily. It also excels at making quick work of time-consuming jobs like digging planting holes for shrubs and trees. The curved tines can till a full 10 inches deep. Then, by simply turning the tines around, the tiller can be converted into a cultivator that can precision-weed around delicate plants and seedlings. This tiller can meet most challenges, and its curved tines come with a lifetime guarantee against breakage. Mantis/Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Masport Home Gardener The Masport Home Gardener is a 4-in-1 combination machine capable of completing several chores. It can be used as a powerful yet lightweight cultivator for flowerbeds, gardens and areas that are going to be seeded, or as a turf buster. Operators can attach the lawn edger attachment and save hours of backbreaking work with a spade creating the ideal lawn borders. To clean patios, paths and driveways of dirt and grime, the Masport Home Gardener can also be used with the cleaning brush attachment. Finally, the soil aerator attachment can be used for breaking up and aerating compacted soil, allowing the earth to breathe, as well as for churning up weeds, saving operators laborious work with a pitchfork or other tool. The Masport Home Gardener can be purchased with all the attachments included or with just the tiller. Masport (distributed by Power Distributors) Maxim RMT55H tiller Maxim's RMT55H mid-tine tiller features a Honda GX160 engine, rugged all-steel construction and chain drive transmission. It can till at widths of 14 or 26 inches at a depth of up to 10 inches. Tine speeds reach up to 72 rpm. Heavy-duty tines with bolt-on replaceable blades offer easy maintenance. Engine guard, lift handle and drag bar come standard. Maxim, a brand of Great Northern Equipment RAMROD trencher attachment RAMROD Equipment now offers a new hydraulic trencher attachment with a 6-inch chain that comes loaded with 50/50 cups. These cups clear the trench for the cutting teeth and the additional frost bullets. The hydraulically motor-driven trencher has a 36-inch-deep cutting ability and can cut through frost, shale, rock, gravel and more. With carbide-treated cutting edges, blades remain sharp regardless of the conditions and terrain. RAMROD mini skid-loaders and this heavy-duty trencher attachment are an ideal combination, but with the universal quick-attach plate, the RAMROD trencher is compatible with all mini skid-loaders. RAMROD Equipment Mantis tiller is an ideal tool to create flowerbeds and shrub gardens — quickly and easily. It also excels at making quick work of time-consuming jobs like digging planting holes for shrubs and trees. The curved tines can till a full 10 inches deep. all-steel construction provides strength and long-lasting durability. The tine transmission features heavy-duty roller chains, as well as heat-treated and hardened Mantis/Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Masport Home Gardener The Masport Home Gardener is a 4-in-1 combination machine capable of completing several chores. It can be used as a powerful yet lightweight cultivator for flowerbeds, gardens and areas that are going to be seeded, or as a turf buster.

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