TAG: Oregon

New Stuff: UTVs, kinetic log splitter and more

November 10, 2016By

1. LandStar LS48V Company: American Landmaster Made in the U.S., this electric-powered UTV tows 1,100 lbs. with a 2-in. rear receiver hitch and carries 400 lbs. in a 9.25 cu. ft. bed. Its 48-v motor reaches speeds up to 22 mph. It lasts about 38 miles on one charge, and the regenerative braking system decelerates the motor to recharge the... read more

Oregon intros Kinetic Log Splitter

September 28, 2016By

Oregon expanded its lineup of log splitters with the addition of the Kinetic Log Splitter. The new log splitter features two, precision-balanced, 70-pound flywheels spinning at 325 rpm to create and store kinetic energy. A pinion gear system applies that stored energy from the flywheels and drives the log through the wedge in roughly 2-3 seconds with minimal to no kickback, according to the... read more

Leveling the playing field

April 16, 2015By

Manufacturers explain why nongas handheld equipment is nearer than ever to the performance of gas-powered competitors. Josh Flowers’ first few years of heading up Eco-Lectric Landscape Maintenance, located in Bradenton, Fla., were less than ideal. He was using consumer-quality handheld products to serve a 90 percent residential client base. “It was horrible,” he recalls. The power and necessary runtime just... read more

Blount International: OREGON 40V MAX PS250 Pole Saw

November 14, 2014By

The OREGON® 40V MAX* PS250 Pole Saw takes cordless performance to new heights. Outfitted with an 8-in. bar and utilizing OREGON’s premium lithium ion technology, its tool-free telescoping shaft allows for up to 15 ft. of reach. A mid-mount motor design offers reduced elevated weight for improved balance and an integrated branch hook allows for easy limb removal. Weighing just... read more

Oregon intros blower, 2 new chainsaws

October 22, 2014By

Oregon added three new products to its outdoor power equipment line: the BL300 blower, CS300 cordless chainsaw and CS1500 corded chainsaw, each of which was featured at GIE+Expo. “The new additions of a blower and more powerful chainsaw to our popular 40V MAX Cordless Tool System offer professionals new tool options for getting work done faster and more efficiently, minus... read more

Blount International: Oregon CS250 40V MAX

September 16, 2014By
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The Oregon CS250 40V MAX Cordless Chain Saw delivers quiet, no-fade power, without the hassles of gas. Fueled by a 40V Lithium Ion battery, it starts instantly and provides enough run time to get the job done. According to the company, it’s the only cordless chain saw with Oregon’s patented PowerSharp integrated sharpening system, so you can sharpen the chain... read more