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  • Rayco debuts two stump cutters and stump cutter trailer

    September 6, 2018By

    Rayco Manufacturing introduced two stump cutter models—the RG55 and RG80—and the TRG stump cutter trailer. The new items represent the first new product introductions for Rayco since the company was acquired by Morbark in November 2017. “All of these new products highlight Morbark’s and Rayco’s commitment to our customers,” said Casey Gross, Morbark’s director of tree care products. “We’re continuously... read more

    Echo teams up with Illinois high school in robotics-based partnership

    September 5, 2018By

    Echo kicked off a robotics-based partnership with Illinois-based Lake Zurich Community Unit School District 95 on Aug. 29. District 95 has agreed to be a test site for Echo’s autonomous mowers, with one unit currently operating on one of the Lake Zurich High School (LZHS) baseball fields. The partnership provides the students with real-world engineering and problem-solving experience while also... read more

    The buzz on electric equipment

    August 29, 2018By
    Man on mower (Photo: LandCare Pasadena)

    When Greenworks Commercial unveiled its Lithium Z mower line this summer, the manufacturer joined Mean Green Mowers in the commercial zero-turn electric mower market. This segment was bound to gain a competitor. Shipments of electric outdoor power equipment products (both corded and cordless) are projected to see a 51 percent growth rate from 2015 to 2019, according to data from... read more

    Michelin X Tweel line now available on select Mean Green mowers

    August 23, 2018By

    Michelin’s X Tweel line is now available on select Mean Green mowers. The X Tweel Turf airless radial tire has a consistent hub height to help ensure an even cut. The full-width poly-resin spokes provide lateral stability for optimal side hill performance, and the spokes’ design helps dampen the ride for enhanced operator comfort, even when navigating over curbs and... read more

    Bob-Cat releases new line of commercial zero-turns

    August 22, 2018By

    Johnson Creek, Wis.-based Bob-Cat unveiled a new line of commercial mowers for the 2019 season to dealers, distributors and the media at a launch event in Milwaukee on Aug. 21. Dubbed the “Next Generation Series,” it includes five new models: the Predator-Pro 7000, ProCat 6000MX, ProCat 6000, ProCat 5000 and QuickCat 4000. “Beyond the new features and design, this is... read more

    Bahco releases new electric secateurs

    August 21, 2018By

    Bahco introduced two new models of electric secateurs—BCL21 and BCL22—designed for repeated use by professional landscape gardeners and growers. Both models reduce friction and energy consumption, require only weekly lubrication, switch easily between half- and wide-open blades and offer precise control of the progressive opening, according to the company. The tool’s blade is xylan coated and the counter blade is... read more