Makita’s cordless 18V LXT Lithium- Ion Brushless String Trimmer (model XRU11Z, tool only, batteries and charger sold separately) features zero emissions, lower noise, and is designed for less maintenance. It’s compatible with Makita’s fast-charging 18V LXT batteries, and features a Makita BL brushless motor, which delivers up to 6, 000 RPM for faster cutting. The XRU11Z is equipped with Automatic Torque Drive Technology, which automatically shifts from 4, 000-6, 000 RPM depending on the density of the application. On the high setting, users will get up to 40 minutes under load while using an 18V LXT 5. 0Ah battery (sold separately). Additional features include a full 11-3/4-inch cutting swath, an easy-loading bump-and-feed trimmer head, and reverse rotation that allows users to quickly clear the head of entangled grass and weeds.
Ryan has made its Jr. Sod Cutter easier to use with a new, more user-friendly control panel complete with a “Text to Video” instructional decal. Users can simply text a keyword to the number on the decal and receive a link to a video tutorial. Also, the control panel provides instruction that corresponds to new color-coded levers, helping to further simplify the operation of the machine. New Ultra-Low Vibration Technology is designed to give the operator more comfort, reducing hand/arm vibration by 75 percent. Ryan achieves this with new rubber isolation mounts that absorb most of the vibration before it reaches the operator’s hands.
Toro recently introduced the all-new 28-inch hydro drive brush cutter, the BRC-28, to its product offering. The commercial- grade, self-propelled brush cutter is designed for many applications and operators. Its durable components and superior engineering allow operators to level brush, tall weeds, saplings, small trees and heavy vegetation. The Toro hydro drive brush cutter can handle brush up to six feet tall and saplings up to two inches in diameter, thanks to its heavy-duty flail blade assembly. A two-step blade engagement and controls that enable the operator to maneuver the machine in forward or reverse with one hand facilitate easy operation. The standard 6-inch two-ply sealant- filled aggressive tread tires provide effective traction for brush removal projects on slopes or in ditches.
The heavy-duty Vermeer BC1000XL brush chipper with its all-steel engine enclosure is designed to hold up for the long haul. It is available with either a Tier 4 Final 49-hp (36. 4 kW) or a 74-hp (55. 4 kW) engine that meets all the latest emission regulations. The BC1000XL features rubbertorsion suspension for smooth towing, a patented bottom feed stop bar for operator safety, and a four-position upper feed control bar with dual stop, as well as forward/reverse positions. To help minimize maintenance, belts can be changed without tools, and the clutchless PTO system eliminates the need to slide the engine.
MacKissic added two dedicated wood chippers to their rental equipment assortment. The 3-1/2-inch capacity model is movable by hand or can be pulled behind a garden tractor or ATV. The 4-1/2-inch capacity version is highway towable with a high discharge for throwing debris into a cart or bed of a pickup. Both models are designed for dependability and ease-of-use.
Husqvarna’s K 770 power cutter features a 74cc engine, a 5-inch cutting depth and a choice of blades. The saw was designed with a high power-toweight ratio to increase the exactness and the force of the cut, while the low weight and the vibration-damped chassis ensure comfortable handling during long, productive work shifts. The spring-loaded, semi-automatic SmartTension technology makes it easy to ensure that the drive belt is always kept in the correct tension, ensuring optimal power transmission as well as maximum life of the belt. And a new heavy-duty cutting arm with three-bolt joint is designed to provide longevity and durability in all conditions.
Bob-Cat’s XRZ Pro RS zero-turn mower comes in three models featuring Kawasaki FX Series engines and a choice of 48-inch, 52-inch or 61- inch mower decks. The Bob-Cat TufDeck Pro 10-gauge fabricated, welded and reinforced steel mower deck includes the Bob-Cat patented Double Wave baffle system for maximum vacuum and lift. Hydro-Gear ZT-3400 twin hydrostatic transaxles are designed for smooth performance and agility. Other features include dual fuel tanks with a 9. 5-gallon capacity, a forward speed of up to 10 mph, and a high-back fully mechanical suspension seat with armrests.
Brave’s lawn edger (BRPE105H) is Honda powered, with a 10-inch doublesided blade, an all steel cutter head, sealed bearings for extended life and durability. Four steel hubbed wheels with ball bearings are designed for better maneuverability and stability. An allinclusive operator hand control for smooth blade engagement, belt tension and depth control.
Gravely introduces a new series in the Pro-Turn line of professional zero-turn mowers, the Pro-Turn Z, available in 52- or 60-inch deck sizes, the Gravely Pro-Turn Z is a durable zero-turn built to withstand work in any environment. The Gravely Pro-Turn Z features a 10-gauge welded deck design that’s 5 1/2 inches deep with a reinforced leading edge that provides the airflow needed to tackle tough mowing conditions. The Pro-Turn Z is also built on an industry-leading large formed tubular frame rail, which serves as the backbone to support the loads of the machine. The Pro-Turn Z also features Gravely’s constant belt-tensioning system, a system that ensures the belt tension is constant.