TAG: string trimmer

EGO introduces weatherproof, battery-powered commercial series

October 31, 2018By

EGO unveiled a new line of commercial battery-powered equipment. The line includes a 15-inch string trimmer, 600 CFM blower and 25.5-inch hedge trimmer, all powered by a 56-volt backpack battery. “Landscapers work in tough conditions. Their tools are exposed to the elements daily, especially rain, dirt and dust,” said Sarah Hohman, brand manager for EGO. “Research confirmed durability factors heavily in... read more

Milwaukee Tool to launch cordless handheld equipment line

June 15, 2016By

Milwaukee Tool is the latest manufacturer to enter the cordless outdoor power equipment business. The Brookfield, Wis.-based subsidiary of Techtronic Industries teased the new products to the media June 8-9 at the company’s 2016 New Product Symposium in Milwaukee. With a January launch planned, Milwaukee didn’t release specifications, run times or price points for the string trimmer, blower or hedge... read more

SafetyWatch: Identify safety hazards

July 16, 2015By
Photo: Laura Watilo Blake

This photo was staged to show several safety hazards or dangerous work habits. How many can you identify? Click here for a list of potential hazards. Click here for downloadable versions of our July SafetyWatch. Ed. Note: Thanks to Schill Grounds Management in North Ridgeville, Ohio, for participating in our SafetyWatch photo shoots. Schill and LM do not practice or... read more

CORE Outdoor Power: CORE Elite

April 24, 2014By

CORE Elite, the latest addition to CORE’s suite of GasLess equipment, currently features a higher performance string trimmer and handheld blower, with more products being introduced in the future — including a lawnmower and hedge trimmer. Weighing 11 lbs. with power cell, the new E 400 trimmer features up to a 16-in. swath, .095-in. diameter trimmer line and torque equivalent to a 45CC gas engine.... read more