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Husqvarna introduces new gas-powered hedge trimmers

March 29, 2019By
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Husqvarna introduced a new line of gas-powered hedge trimmers that feature higher cutting capacity, efficient air filtration and a well-balanced overall design. The higher cutting capacity is due to a special knife design and gear ration, while the efficient air filtration is because of a two-stage air filter, Husqvarna said. “We are proud to offer an entirely new line of... read more

Husqvarna expands commercial lineup with new engines, new machines

October 17, 2018By

Husqvarna added several new products to its lineup: Yamaha engines for Husqvarna Z500 series commercial zero-turns, the Automower 550 and 550H, chainsaws, hedge trimmers and more. “We are excited to announce that we’re expanding our commercial product lineup even further to offer professionals more solutions to increase productivity and efficiency and help grow their businesses,” said Earl Bennett, president of Husqvarna... read more

SafetyWatch: List of hedge trimming hazards

December 7, 2015By

The list of hazards in this photo includes, but is not limited to: Lack of hearing protection; Lack of eye protection; and Improper equipment positioning. What did we miss? We invite you—as employers and workers in the landscape industry—to share your expertise. Email your responses to LM Editor Marisa Palmieri (mpalmieri@northcoastmedia.net). We’ll publish your responses with the online version of... read more

OPEI recharges battery/electric products

January 6, 2014By

The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) is revamping its regulatory, standards and market reporting and statistics efforts to meet the needs of the corded electric and battery product segments. In recent months, OPEI has welcomed several new battery/electric companies to its membership, including iRobot, Positec, Stanley Black & Decker and Sunrise Global Marketing. Additionally, John Cunningham, president of the Consumer... read more

Core Outdoor Power

December 20, 2012By
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The GasLess line of emission-free, handheld power equipment includes grass trimmers, blowers, hedge trimmers, lawnmowers and backpack blowers. These lightweight products run as long as a tank of gas, but eliminate the maintenance and hassles associated with gas-powered engines. They generate little noise and zero emissions without sacrificing power, providing as much torque as professional-grade gas engines. The line features... read more

Equipment Care: Long live handhelds

February 1, 2005By

Proper maintenance and transportation of handheld equipment will ensure long life. read more