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Using a Tractor to Move Snow

When you need to do serious snow clearing, a big, purpose-built snow blower may be out of your budget, or simply too small to be up to the task. However, if you own a tractor, you may be an attachment … Continue reading

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Echo Leaf Blowers

With 15 models to choose from, Echo offers gas-powered leaf blowers for everyone from homeowners who need something light for quick cleanup to landscapers who want as much power as possible from their backpack blower. Here’s how you can narrow … Continue reading

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Scag Giant-Vac Truck Loaders

How do you get massive amounts of leaves up from the ground into your truck or trailer? Use a truck loader. Want to save money on disposal fees? Use a truck loader. Want something that will pick up and compact … Continue reading

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Scag Giant-Vac Leaf Blowers

Most leaf blowers are noisy, thirsty, uncomfortable, and unreliable, but they don’t have to be. Scag Giant-Vac wheeled leaf blowers are mounted on carts so they can use big engines and impellers, handily outperforming the best backpack blowers, while keeping … Continue reading

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Shindaiwa Brushcutters

Whether you’re taking care of your own yard or you landscape for a living, having the right tool can make any job faster and easier. Shindaiwa has listened to their customers, updating their brushcutters to deliver more power and torque … Continue reading

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Tips for Fall Lawn Care

Summer lawn care is mostly a matter of fighting the heat, while late fall brings preparation for harsh winter weather. What about the time in between? As temperatures drop, there are some changes you can make to keep your lawn … Continue reading

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Woods Batwing Mower

Woods built the first flexwing cutter over 50 years ago, giving landscapers and road workers the tool they needed to mow large sloped areas. While most development on these mowers has concentrated on power, the newest Batwing mowers address their … Continue reading

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Mantis XP Cultivator

Is a mini-tiller not big enough for your needs, but you still want something lightweight and easy to move around? Mantis’ XP cultivator pairs the same innovative design that makes their smaller tillers the industry leader together with a reel … Continue reading

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Selecting the Right Mower Blades

Which mower blades should you be using with your mower? There are several designs out there, each with its own advantages and disadvantages. Here’s how you can tell them apart and choose the right ones for your needs. Lift, Vacuum, … Continue reading

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Should You Get a Diesel Mower?

 Just a few years ago, there was a massive gulf between gas and diesel-powered mowers. Diesel engines offered more power and better fuel efficiency but came with a hefty price tag. Today, that gap is closing as manufacturers have introduced … Continue reading

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