fall lawn & garden

Sept. 1, 2009
SourceOne The SourceOne Plugr Rental 22-inch turf aerator is designed for the do-it-yourself customer. Unlike aerators that use add-on weights, Plugr


The SourceOne Plugr Rental 22-inch turf aerator is designed for the do-it-yourself customer. Unlike aerators that use add-on weights, Plugr aerator tines are cam powered to drive into all soil types and maintain consistent depth on slopes. This also makes Plugrs lightweight and highly maneuverable for even the first-time do-it-yourself rental customer.

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John Deere Landscapes

John Deere introduces its new Lesco Z-Two spreader/sprayer, which features a 19-hp Kawasaki engine. Granular and liquid products can be applied in a single pass with the agility of zero turn control to optimize jobsite productivity. The unit features ergonomic controls, an extra-wide stance for stability and high ground clearance. The Z-Two comes complete with a 40-gallon liquid application tank and hand-held wand for spot spraying. The wand is an 82-inch, five-nozzle, electric solenoid boom that operates left, right, center or in all directions. The unit also features a 125-pound Lesco electric spreader with remote-actuated gate and side deflector.

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The new TS-75 commercial-duty push spreader is designed for distributing seed and fertilizer on smaller applications, as well as ice melt for winter maintenance applications. The TS-75 features a heavy-duty, corrosion-resistant 1.3 cubic foot polyethylene hopper. Nylon axle and wheel bearings provide self lubrication, and wear and load carrying performance.

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The Ryan Mataway is engineered to be a dedicated commercial dethatcher and a dedicated commercial overseeder, or do both simultaneously. Heavy-duty snap-out reels let the user easily change the blade and spacing required for the task and turf conditions. The Mataway overseeder can be adjusted to provide proper seed flow. To ensure maximum germination, curved discs deliver the seed to the grooves cut by the reel knives, and raising the reel automatically stops seed flow to eliminate spillage during use.

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Subaru's new line of electronic fuel injection engines is suited for a variety of uses including lawnmowers. The line includes two models, the EH72 V-Twin and EH72 UTV, both of which are designed to reduce fuel consumption and emissions, while providing fast, easy starts in a range of ambient temperatures. Allowing for differences in operating speed, applications and fuel type, the estimated fuel economy improvements of the EFI engines are 11 to 25 percent over that of a similar carbureted engine. Exhaust emissions are reduced by more than 20 percent.

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The new Geo-Boy brush cutter is designed to operate in all types of conditions, including remote access sites and challenging terrain. With the ability to lift the cutter head approximately 11 feet high, the Geo-Boy can quickly and effectively clear brush and trees up to 12 inches in diameter. It is available in a 220-hp or 260-hp option, and its low center of gravity provides a smoother ride and keeps the cutter head properly positioned in uneven territory. The new Geo-Boy also offers a number of safety features including full Lexan, no-mar windows and a rearview camera.

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The LS-22 lawn overseeder from Turfco features an ergonomic design that puts every control close-by to minimize operator fatigue. With ½-inch blade spacing for maximum germination, a seeding depth of 1 ½-inch above the ground to 1 ½-inch deep, and large pneumatic tires all allow seeding or overseeding on almost all turf conditions. Easy-to-understand controls and included seed charts make the LS-22 a good rental item. Other features include a heavy-duty, durable body with folding handles for ease of loading and transport.

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The Edge trimmer line is a super tough nylon co-polymer line suited for both commercial and consumer use on all types of trimmer heads. With six cutting edges to help reduce line welding, the Edge lasts 10-times longer and provides the user with 25-percent more mass for longer cutting times. The line is also fray resistant and minimizes browning to the grass tips through fast and clean cutting.

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The all-new Morbark Beever M6R drum chipper has a 6-inch capacity with a large in-feed opening and a wider throat opening. Measuring 11 inches wide by 6 inches high, it allows the operator to feed wide branchy material to increase operator safety and efficiency. Other new designs include a direct-drive system with belt power transfer and an automatic feed system that increases chipping performance while reducing maintenance.

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New Bobcat three-point disc harrows are designed to easily break up the soil surface to prepare it for new seedbeds and plantings. Four sets, or “gangs,” of five 20-inch discs cultivate the soil and chop unwanted debris, such as weeds or old crops. These gangs are adjustable to provide different cutting depths and aggressions. The discs on the two front gangs are notched to assist in better ground penetration. The 72-inch Bobcat disc harrow is approved for use on compact tractor models CT225 to CT335 and the Toolcat 5610. The 84-inch Bobcat disc harrow is approved for use on compact tractor models CT335 to CT450.

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The FC600 is a commercial-grade tiller powered by Honda's four-stroke GX160 commercial-grade engine. It incorporates a one-touch transport wheel, simplified drag-bar operation and single piece reinforced handlebar. Other design features include a multi-function front guard, a heavier-duty fender, tine axle seal guards and gear case, a strengthened engine mount and a commercial-grade fuel cap.

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Classen introduces a new line of hydrostatic drive sod cutters for smooth, consistent power flow with infinitely variable transport speeds of up to 4.7 mph. The sod cutters offer cutting widths of 12, 18, 20 or 24 inches. Other features include either 5.5- or 8-hp engines and a fingertip throttle for easy, adjustable speed control.

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JP Carlton

JP Carlton introduces the 660 6-inch disk-style wood chipper. The ultra-compact size of the unit allows it to be towed by compact trucks and sport utility vehicles. The Carlton 660 is designed for the trimming, pruning, and clean-up jobs typically encountered by rental customers. The unit's feed system and 27-hp engine are engineered to provide reliable power to complete jobs quickly and efficiently.

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Nikko Tanaka

The Tanaka TPS-260PF power tree pruner cuts branches up to 8 inches in diameter and features a lifetime drive shaft warranty and a one-year rental use warranty. The TPS-260PF 11.4-pound pole saw also features a 25-cc, 1.3-hp PureFire two-stroke engine, a 10-inch bar and chain, and is 90 inches in overall length.

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The Merry Commercial SC262-18VEMC Chip N Shred features a 4-inch chipping capacity and 48-inch, free-swinging shredding hammers for year-round lawn and garden clean up and debris reduction. The Chip N Shred features an 18-hp twin cylinder Briggs & Stratton Vanguard engine and heavy-duty rotor engagement system with load-free starting and overload protection.

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Ditch Witch

Ditch Witch releases two new walk-behind trenchers: the RT10 and the RT12 (pictured). Both trenchers feature fully hydrostatic steering and offer a choice of high-flotation tires or heavy-duty, oscillating tracks. Designed primarily for short runs and operated by easy-to-use controls, the 11-hp RT10 is expected to become a popular rental item among homeowners and small contractors. The RT12 features 16 hp and an oil cooler that keeps its Vanguard engine running strong even in the hottest conditions.

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The Steiner 430 Max 4-wheel-drive articulating tractor is designed for yards, grounds and estates. It features an articulated frame, hydrostatic transmission and power steering. Customers can choose from air- and liquid-cooled engines ranging in output from 21 to 33 hp. More than 20 Quick-Hitch attachments are available to increase versatility.

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