Landscape & Irrigation

January/February 2016

Landscape and Irrigation is read by decision makers throughout the landscape and irrigation markets — including contractors, landscape architects, professional grounds managers, and irrigation and water mgmt companies and reaches the entire spetrum.

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Page 30 of 35 Landscape and Irrigation January/February 2016 31 PRODUCT ROUND-UP TRIMMERS AND EDGERS Makita Model EM2650LH The Makita Model EM2650LH features a powerful, fuel efficient, 25.4 cc., 4-stroke commercial-duty engine with multi-position lubrication system, which enables the engine to be inclined to any angle even during continuous operation. A steel drive shaft results in less vibration and longer equipment life. The Mechanical Automatic Engine Decompression enables quicker, easier starts. The EM2650LH also features a compact, lightweight design (10.9 pounds); high-capacity, rapid-loading, bump-and-feed trimmer head; heavy duty, dual-stage air filter with large sealing areas; oil filling port and drain plug that are easily accessible with oil level view window for easy checking and replacing of oil; and captured control wires that are engineered to prevent snagging for improved durability. Oregon Gator SpeedLoad Cutting System The integrated head and disk line system of the Oregon Gator SpeedLoad Cutting System simplify the replacement of trimmer line — with no winding, spooling, or cutting line — reducing replacement time to seconds. The Gator SpeedLoad Cutting System combines a specially designed trimmer head with a patented line disk. The trimmer head is designed as a solid-body piece, with no loose parts, spools or screws that could get lost on a jobsite. Its low-profile design provides better visibility and improved line position for trim- ming. Oregon's proprietary Gator SpeedLoad trimmer line is its most durable to date. Its unique formulation and manufacturing process delivers significantly improved line durability and longer life, while the tongue- and-groove profile creates sharp edges for cleaner and faster cutting. Gator SpeedLoad trimmer line comes pre-wound in small, self-contained disks for easy transport and fast loading. The result is a fast, easy-to-use trimmer line replacement solution for green industry professionals. The Gator SpeedLoad Cutting System is available in three models that fit more than 95 percent of gas-powered trimmers on the market. Shindaiwa T242 The Shindaiwa T242 combines a dependable, proven 2-stroke engine and a Speed-Feed head for effortless all-day trimming. The T242 features classic Shindaiwa technology and includes comfortable and ergonomi- cally correct grips, premium air filtration, and full-wrap tank stand. It also features a 17-inch cutting swath and a high-torque gear box. The T242 weighs 11.7 pounds, features a Speed-Feed 450 cutting head, and boasts 23.3-fluid-ounce fuel capacity. It is covered by a 2-year commercial warranty. New Stihl battery-powered professional trimmer FSA 90 R The professional FSA 90 R trimmer, part of the Stihl battery KombiSystem, combines the low maintenance and cost-effective benefits of Stihl Lithium-Ion battery technology with the power of Stihl. Quiet yet pow- erful, this cordless trimmer is great for professionals landscaping in noise-sensitive or exhaust-emission- sensitive areas. It also saves users time and money by eliminating the need for gasoline and two-cycle oil. The powerful brushless motor delivers a high cutting speed and 15-inch cutting width. This allows users to complete jobs in a short amount of time. FSA 90 R comes standard with durable AutoCut 25-2 mowing head loaded with .095-inch Quiet Line. The FSA 90 R starts instantly with the squeeze of a trigger. Its innovative control handle features an Ecospeed throttle set wheel, allowing users to set the most effective throttle speed for a specific application such as low throttle around delicate plants and can extend the amount of work done on a single charge. Turf Teq 1304H power edger Turf Teq has a complete line of self-propelled walking-forward power edgers. The model 1304H features a 13-hp. Honda, and is the only self-propelled walking-forward bed opener on the market. The machine comes standard with an opening blade to create new landscaping beds or redefine existing beds. A variety of trenching blades are also available as an option. All of these functions can be performed by simply changing the blade and guard for each application. The Power Edger features a fully hydrostatic transmission with forward and reverse.

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