Outdoor Power Equipment

March 2018

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EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY FOCUS HEDGE TRIMMERS AND BRUSHCUTTERS 32 MARCH 2018 OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT www.outdoorpowerequipment.com GREENWORKS COMMERCIAL 82-VOLT BRUSHLESS POLE HEDGE TRIMMER The GHX 200 pole hedge trimmer combines Greenworks Commercial 82-volt lithium- ion battery with superior brushless electric motor technology to power through every job from routine maintenance to thick and tough shrubbery with 3,600 strokes per minute. The brushless motor provides more torque, zero-maintenance and zero- exhaust all while decreasing vibrations and noise levels. This powerful, easy-to- maneuver and lightweight hedge trimmer is excellent for trimming and sculpting tough-to-reach shrubbery. The GHX 200 also features 20-inch laser-cut dual-action blades, 19mm cut capacity, magnesium gear box for durability, 9-step ar ticulating head for easy operation, -45 degrees to 90 degrees, fixed shaft (6.7ft), folded shaft for storing, 2-year tool warranty and 2-year battery warranty. HONDA POWER EQUIPMENT VERSATTACH MULTI-PURPOSE SYSTEM The Honda VersAttach Multi-Purpose System combines the power and reliability of Honda mini four-stroke engines with a robust lineup of tools to fit a wide range of residential and commercial lawn and garden needs. Two VersAttach models, the UMC425 — powered by a Honda GX25 engine — and the UMC435 — powered by a Honda GX35 engine — can be paired with an optional interchangeable edger, line trimmer, blower, hedge trimmer, pruner and cultivator. These attachments fit quickly and securely into the attachment shaft by way of Honda's SureLoc joint locking system, saving time and effor t for the user. HUSQVARNA 536 LIHE3 BATTERY HEDGE TRIMMER Husqvarna's 536 LiHE3 battery-powered hedge trimmer complements the existing 536 LiHD60X battery-powered hedge trimmer by offering a slightly shorter 22-inch knife, an extended shaft, as well as an articulating cutting head. Powered by a lithium-ion battery that is interchangeable with the rest of the Husqvarna Battery Series lineup, the 536 LiHE3 model allows operators to quickly switch batteries between different Husqvarna equipment. Powerful and efficient, with a highly efficient motor and top-of-the-line ergonomic design, the 536 LiHE3 provides optimal cutting results with user comfort and productivity in mind. For easier maneuvering, this battery-powered hedge trimmer includes an adjustable, pivoting rear handle for both vertical and horizontal cutting. Quiet and lightweight — weighing only 9.2 pounds — other features of the 536 LiHE3 include a barrier bar; support cut; harness; transport guard and tools; and an easy- to-operate, intuitive key pad. Battery and charger sold separately. MAKITA 4-STROKE HEDGE TRIMMERS Makita offers three 4-stroke-engine hedge trimmers, and each is loaded with features for faster trimming: 20-inch 25.4cc MM4 ar ticulating hedge trimmer (EN4950H): Features an ar ticulating gear case with 13 angle settings for efficient trimming of overhead and low-lying hedges. 24-inch 25.4cc MM4 double-sided hedge trimmer (EN5950SH): The 24-inch double-sided blade has high blade speed (4,200 strokes per minute) for efficient cutting. 30-inch 25.4cc MM4 single-sided hedge trimmer (EN7350SH): Combines high blade speed (4,200 strokes per minute) with an innovative scoop-shaped chip receiver for faster, easier clean ups (pictured). Each Makita 4-stroke hedge trimmer features Makita's Mechanical Automatic Engine Decompression for quicker, easier starts, and a multi-position lubrication system that enables these trimmers to be inclined to any angle for continuous operation. MILWAUKEE TOOL M18 FUEL HEDGE TRIMMER The M18 Fuel hedge trimmer has the power to cut 3/4-inch branches, cuts up to 30 percent faster, and provides up to two hours of run time per charge. The handle placement and weight distribution provide the best combination of balance and control. The 24-inch blade trims more material in a single pass, increasing reach and productivity, while the blade tip guard prevents damage to the proper ty and the blades. Similar to what Milwaukee uses in it Sawzall reciprocating saw, a robust

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