Outdoor Power Equipment

August 2017

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EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY FOCUS GROUND BREAKERS (TRENCHERS AND TILLERS) www.outdoorpowerequipment.com OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT AUGUST 2017 43 BLECavator The BLECavator is a heavy-duty stoneburier designed for 90- to 160-hp. tractors. All models are equipped with a long-life drive system and side gear drive without the need for chains. They feature a heavy-duty 4-speed gearbox with cam clutch. The BLECavator has screening tines, which are adjustable from a 1/2-inch up to 2 inches, and a curved rotor hood made from 1/4-inch steel for strength and durability. Additionally, the BLECavator has an adjustable leveling blade for accurate grading, as well as a lift-up rear screen for easy access to change blades. The water ballast-able rear packer roller has a large diameter and is extra wide to eliminate ridges while firming up the soil. An optional vibrating screen tine assembly allows for working in heavy and damp soil by preventing clogging between the tines. Redexim North America, Inc. Steiner trencher attachment The Steiner trencher attachment boosts landscaping efforts with power and precision. It can cut as deep as 28 inches and features a convenient depth indicator gauge, so the operator is always in control, without having to leave the seat. One of 25-plus attachments on the brand-new, versatile Steiner 450 tractor, the Steiner trencher has a standard cutting width of 5-1/2 inches but can also dig as narrow as 4-3/4 inches. Its precise width and depth make it ideal for installing lighting, irrigation or pet fences, as well as for aiding in other landscape renovation projects. And with its 550-feet/minute chain speed, it can handle the toughest terrain with ease. Steiner/Schiller Grounds Care, Inc. Stihl Yard Boss BF-MM pick tines cultivator attachment Standard with the Stihl Yard Boss yard care system, the Stihl Yard Boss BF-MM pick tines cultivator attachment delivers exceptional control while effectively loosening hardened dirt or mulch, so soil can be prepared for planting and garden areas can be perfectly maintained. No assembly is required. Stihl Inc. Stihl Yard Boss BK-MM bolo tines cultivator attachment Part of the Stihl Yard Boss yard care system, the Stihl Yard Boss BK-MM bolo tines cultivator attachment is ideal for gardens and other planting areas as the curved bolo tines reach deeper into the ground, loosening and mixing the soil. It's also great for adding amendments to soil. Stihl Inc. GeoRipper MiniTrencher is adding profits for end users by increasing productivity and decreasing costs with its portable, handheld, gas- powered, chain trencher, GeoRipper. The trencher can be used for irrigation, electrical, fiber optics, landscape edging, root barriers, dog fencing and more. With a starting weight of 30 pounds, GeoRipper can be used as a handheld trencher or installed on the EZ Kart system for longer trenches and consistent digging depths. Powered by a 2-stroke or 4-stroke engine, this trencher is ideal for those hard-to-reach areas that sometimes the pick and shovel can't reach. Other benefits of GeoRipper include: easily digs trenches in a tight radius; rapidly trenches with little turf or ground disturbance; works in various soil conditions like clay, fractured rock and sand; cuts a trench up to 27 inches deep and 1 inch, 1.5 inches or 2.38 inches wide; and has self-sharpening digging teeth that can cut through tree roots up to 3 inches in diameter. TerraTrench USA, Inc. dba MiniTrencher Toro TRX-16 walk-behind trenchers The Toro TRX-16 walk-behind trencher delivers 10 gpm of hydraulic flow at 2,900 psi to the boom to help maximize digging efficiency. Its easy-to-use control system uses 3 basic

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