Outdoor Power Equipment

March 2018

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EQUIPMENT & TECHNOLOGY FOCUS HEDGE TRIMMERS AND BRUSHCUTTERS 36 MARCH 2018 OUTDOOR POWER EQUIPMENT www.outdoorpowerequipment.com operation and control regardless of the cutting angle. Vibration dampers at both the clutch housing and handle mount enable hours of comfor table operation. TORO POWERPLEX 40V MAX* LITHIUM-ION HEDGE TRIMMER Toro recently introduced the new PowerPlex family of handheld 40V Max* lithium-ion products. The complete range of equipment is ideal for homeowners who value compact and easy-to-use products that rival the power and performance of gas-powered models. The product family includes a brushless DC blower, a brushless DC chain saw, a 24-inch hedge trimmer, a 13- inch string trimmer/edger, and a 14-inch brushless DC string trimmer. The entire PowerPlex product line was designed to be highly productive and simple to use. For example, the PowerPlex hedge trimmer features sturdy, thick, 24-inch hardened- steel blades to handle challenging trimming projects, and provides quick and easy vertical trimming with a 90-degree rotating handle. Additionally, the unit features a dual- action cutting system, which minimizes vibrations to the operator. * Battery manufacturer rating = 40V maximum and 36V typical usage. Actual voltage varies with load. TURF TEQ MODEL 1305BC BRUSH CUTTER The Turf Teq Model 1305BC brush cutter features a 13-hp. Honda engine, and is self propelled with a fully hydrostatic forward/ reverse transmission. The machine also features an industry-leading variable-angle cutting head, allowing the operator to cut under fences, trees and other difficult-to- mow areas. On hillsides, the pivoting feature adds stability to the machine by increasing the machine's overall ground contact pattern. The deck pivots incrementally to the left up to one foot beyond the handlebars. The deck also has and adjustable cutting height. The hydrostatic drive provides maximum productivity while operating in a variety of conditions. The operating speed is infinitely variable with the forward/reverse control lever at the operator's right hand. There is no need to stop and change gears to increase or decrease speed or to change direction. All controls are located at the operator handlebars. The model 1305BC also features a multi-use tractor with quick attach. WORX 56V MAXLITHIUM 24-INCH HEDGE TRIMMER The Worx 56V MaxLithium 24-inch hedge trimmer with 24-inch dual-action blades is the most powerful hedge trimmer Worx has ever offered. At 10.1 pounds, it weighs less than most comparable gas models. The ergonomic trimmer is balanced and comfortable to operate. It clean-cuts branches up to 3/4-inch in diameter and has plenty of power to get the job done. The Euro-styled trimmer features a soft- grip rear handle and D-shaped front handle. A clear-view, high-impact hand guard provides protection and deflects debris. The stamped-steel, factory-sharpened, dual-action blades minimize vibration and operate at 2,200 strokes-per-minute. A 56V MaxLithium battery, 90-minute charger and blade protection cover are included. A power indicator monitors battery charge level. The trimmer is covered by the Worx 3-year limited warranty. W.E. HEDGE TRIMMER CHAPPS W.E. Hedge Trimmer Chapps are designed to prevent injuries to the thigh, knee and groin area caused by the cutting action from all hedge trimmers. They are abrasion, tear and snag resistant with a waterproof exterior shell and a durable, cool cotton liner inside. Tough, flexible thigh panels provide excellent protection. Open back and shorter length provide maximum coolness. They are fully adjustable, and feature a one-piece design with quick-release plastic buckle, and they attach around the legs with elastic straps and hook and loop fasteners for the right fit. The Pro-Tex kneepads are included for more comfort during all cleanups when kneeling and walking.

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