Landscape & Irrigation

October 2017

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TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT 48 Octobber 2017 Landscape and Irrigation www.landscapeirrigation.com grade magnesium body; a premium rim sprocket; a spring-assisted starting system; an automatic, adjustable, clutch-driven oiler; and a replaceable, metal bumper spike. Steiner SC101 stump cutter attachment The 16-inch-diameter cutting wheel of the Steiner SC101 stump cutter attachment is powered by a mechanical driveline to efficiently transfer power to 24 carbide cutting tools for smooth productive stump grinding. The driveline turns the wheel at 1,600 rpm, and incorporates a reliable PTO belt and right-angle gear box designed for operation on Steiner 440 and 450 tractors. The stump cutter is raised, lowered, and swept through stumps with impressive tractor power of 25 to 40 hp. Four-wheel-drive traction and slope capability up to 30-degrees enables Steiner operators to grind stumps on varying terrains, and quickly travel stump-to-stump at up to 10 mph. The stump cutter is just one of more than 25 available attachments for the versatile Steiner tractors. Stihl MSA 120 C-BQ battery-powered chain saw Within the Stihl Lightning Battery System, the Stihl MSA 120 C-BQ chain saw is ideal for suburban yard applications from storm cleanup to limb removal. It weighs only 8.4 pounds (including battery, bar and chain) and features low vibration, quick chain adjustment and the Stihl Quickstop Plus chain-braking feature. The MSA 120 C-BQ can make up to 100 cuts on a single charge, which is enough power to make a tall stack of firewood. The MSA 120 C-BQ chain saw bundle includes the Stihl AK 20 battery (36-volt, 2.8-amp-hour) and Stihl AL 101 battery charger. It comes standard with a 12-inch guide bar, as well as exclusive 1/4-inch Stihl Picco saw chain that is custom designed for use on Stihl battery-powered chain saws. A rubberized handle provides a comfortable grip. Tanaka TCS33EDTP/14 32.2-cc top-handle chain saw Wi t h a n e x c e l l e n t p o w e r - t o - w e i g h t r a t i o , t h e Ta n a k a TCS33EDTP/14 32.2-cc top-handle chain saw is ideal for pruning, shaping and hobby work. It is powered by Tanaka's PureFire low- emission 2-stroke engine featuring a chrome-plated cylinder, forged-steel connecting rod and heavy-duty gear-driven oiler. This saw is equipped with a 14-inch sprocket-nosed bar with a side- mounted chain adjuster. Toro PowerPlex 40V Max 14-inch brushless DC chain saw Toro's PowerPlex 14-inch BLDC chain saw allows operators to take charge of downed trees and overgrowth in their yards. This cordless, 40-volt Max chain saw is full of power, requires very little maintenance, and starts with the push of a button. The brushless motor runs very efficiently and helps to maximize the number of cuts that can be made per fully charged battery. The auto- oiler, tool-free chain tensioning and bar adjustment are always at the operator's fingertips while working. This unit is an ideal combination of gas-like performance and cordless convenience. With 90 watt hours, the T90 battery provides up to 40 cuts of 6-inch by 6-inch timber, and the battery charges in approximately 60 minutes in the quick charger.

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