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Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower
      Racing 62PR Ride-On                            Mower

 

Today we are looking at the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower, this is our cheapest ride on at £999! In other words, you get a lot of mower for your money!

As you know, I always like to buy the best machinery that I can afford, however, I know full well that we all have budgets. The Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower is a budget machine, which offers value for money. The great thing is that the customer reviews average 4.4/5 which is very good indeed.

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Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower
           Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower

So let’s take a look at the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower. This is a very compact machine that has a 61 cm (approximately 25 inch) width cut, which makes it a highly compact machine in a smaller garden. Often with ride-on mowers, gateways and pathways can cause access problems, however, the Racing mower should be capable of going into most places.

 

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Engine

A 196 cc 6.5 hp four stroke overhead valve engine powers the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower. The electric start helps to make life easy and the fuel-efficient engine keeps fuel costs to a minimum. As with all engines make sure and follow the manufacturer’s instructions, keep the oil clean and change at the period stated in the manual. It’s far better to keep the oil clean and to wear an engine out.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Height Adjuster
       Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Height                                Adjuster

 

Variable Cutting Height

The Racing mower has a five-step height adjustment, the heights range from 30 – 70 mm, with this height range you have a cutting height for all seasons. One thing that I would recommend is to cut your lawn regularly. I see far too many people leaving the grass to grow far too long and then cutting the lawn too short.

In an ideal world, you only want to take a maximum of one-third of your grass at one time. So in other words, take no more than 33% of grass height of your lawn. This helps to keep your lawn looking healthy and helps keep your lawn looking good all year round. Within reason, the more regularly you can cut your lawn, the better.

Generous Grass Collector

Something that’s always an important factor is that the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower has a generous 150 L collection bag. This is always an important feature on any mower, the larger the bag, the less time we lose when emptying the bag. Emptying the bag can be carried out from the operator’s seat.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Underside
Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Underside

 

Steel Deck

The 61 cm cutting deck is made from durable steel that should give long life. It’s always good to keep your deck clean for optimum cutting and collection efficiency. At the end of the season, it is not a bad practice to paint or spray your cutting deck with oil to preserve it.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Gearbox
   Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Gearbox

 

Transmission

The majority of ride-on mowers today come with hydrostatic transmission, this type of transmission gives instant forward and reverse speeds. The hydrostatic transmission also gives you variable speeds, there is no need for a clutch. Normally you just have one lever for forward or reverse, or 2-foot pedals that offer forward and reverse. It really is the most efficient way to power a ride-on lawnmower. The great thing is if you come to a thick patch of grass you can quickly slow the machine down, no gear changing or patchwork, just instant forward and reverse!

Unfortunately, the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower does not offer this hydrostatic drive feature. It has a gearbox with four forward and one reverse gear. Once again, we have two remember that this is a budget lawnmower, so we can’t have every single feature. However, the reviews really are excellent for a machine that costs under £1000!

Quick Delivery

Delivery can be the following working day, providing you order before 2 PM on a working day.

There’s also an assembly service available for £100. This is a service that I would probably seriously think about. The manufacturer claims it takes 30 minutes to an hour to assemble yourself.

Features

  • A very compact ride on mower, ideal for the smaller garden.
  • Small enough to manoeuvre around obstacles.
  • Five-speed transmission.
  • Economical four-stroke engine.
  • Easily fits through a standard garden gate.
  • Electric start.
  • Large fuel tank.
  • Robust steel cutting deck.
  • A ride on mower for under £1000!
  • Next day delivery.
  • Optional assembly service.
  • Excellent reviews 4.4/5.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower
                           Ride-On Mower

 

Final Thoughts On The Racing Ride-On Mower

There are not many ride-on lawnmowers as cheap as the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower. For a ride on mower which is under £1000, the reviews are excellent.

This Ride On Mower Comes With A Two-Year Warranty

For me, the biggest downside is the fact that the machine does not have hydrostatic transmission. It would be good if Racing made a hydrostatic version, maybe this will happen in the future.

If you are looking for a budget hydrostatic ride-on lawnmower it may be worth taking a look at our ride on mower category here.

Specification

Make Of Engine Racing

Type of Engine Petrol 4-stroke

Capacity Of Engine 196cc

Engine Power     6.5hp / 4.8kW @ 3600rpm

Number Of  Cylinders Single

Starting System         Electric Key Start

Transmission      Manual – 4 Forward / 1 Reverse

Drive Rear Wheel

Speed         Forward: 1.5-4.6km/h – Reverse: 2.3km/h

Cutting Width     61cm

Cutting Heights  30-70mm (5 Positions)

Height Adjustment      Lever

Blade Engagement (PTO)     Manual

Blades        Single

Grass Collector   150 Litres

Mulching   No

Side-Discharge   No

Headlights No

Wheels – Front    250mm

Wheels – Rear     325mm

Weight       136kg

Lawn Size   Up to 2000m2

Warranty   2 Years

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Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum

Feider FAST175T Self-Propelled Wheeled Garden Vacuum Leaf Collector
     Feider FAST175T Self-              Propelled Wheeled               Garden   Vacuum Leaf                         Collector

 

The Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum is a French-made budget wheeled Garden vacuum. This garden vacuum is a new machine on the market and is cheaper than its main competitor, the Billy Goat.

At the moment the Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum is on special offer for just £399. This is a fantastic £200 saving on the original price.

Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum

A wheeled garden vacuum can be a huge help in the garden, especially in the autumn time when all the leaves are falling. The Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum offers a good option for saving time in the garden when it comes to clearing leaves and debris.

 

With a huge appetite for leaves and debris, the Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum quickly clears areas of leaves and debris, which quickly transforms your garden. As the leaves enter the vacuum direct by a five-bladed serrated impeller which smashes the leaves into small pieces. This helps to make full use of the collection bag by compacting the leaves which can then be composted and used on the garden the following year.

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Feider FAST175T Self-Propelled Wheeled Garden Vacuum Leaf Collector
Feider FAST175T Self-    Propelled Wheeled Garden  Vacuum Leaf                      Collector

 

Composting is something that I do all the time in the garden, to be fair it seems that not many people compost in this day and age. The benefits are huge, especially if your soil is of a clay type composition. Composting can literally transform a garden especially if this process is carried out on a regular basis.

With a huge appetite for leaves and debris, the Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum quickly clears areas of leaves and debris, which quickly transforms your garden. As the leaves enter the vacuum direct by a five-bladed serrated impeller which smashes the leaves into small pieces. This helps to make full use of the collection bag by compacting the leaves which can then be composted and used on the garden the following year.

 

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Height adjustment

There are five different positions on the Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum which is perfect for every operating condition. For example, if you are clearing your lawn of leaves it will require a higher setting. Whereas, if you are clearing your tennis court you can lower the setting for maximum efficiency. The vacuum can also be used on gravel drives.

 

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Engine

The wheeled vacuum is powered by a Feider fuel-efficient overhead valve engine which develops 173cc. For starting the vacuum has a straightforward recoil start system. With the 58 cm suction width, your leaves and garden debris will quickly be cleared.

Weight

The Feider FAST175P lawn & leaf vacuum weighs just 43 kg. With the four large 250 mm wheels, it makes manoeuvrability and negotiating obstacles extremely simple.

Optional Hose Kit

There is an optional hose kit for the Feider FAST175P Push Wheeled Garden Vacuum. This is something that I would recommend as it enables you to get into places where your vacuum cannot go. For example, flower borders, shrub borders and around buildings is an ideal use for the optional hose kit. Your wheeled vacuum becomes like a giant vacuum cleaner!

Warranty

Feider gives their pushed wheeled vacuum a two-year warranty which gives you that extra confidence when buying.

Features

  • A high-performance 173cc overhead valve four-stroke engine with emission cutting technology.
  • A powerful wheeled vacuum suitable for multi-surface use.
  • Impeller blade that makes leaves and debris into mulch.
  • Lightweight and easy to push.
  • Large debris collector bag.
  • Large wheels that make pushing easy.
  • 58 cm cutting width.
  • Optional hose kit.
  • Two-year warranty.

Specification

Starting System Recoil
Engine Make Feider
173cc Engine Capacity
Drive Hand Propelled
Working Width 58cm
Height Adjustment 15-60mm (5 Positions)
Air Flow Volume 1080m3/h (at Idle)
Impellor Hardened Steel with 5 Serrated Blades
Debris Bag 150 Litres
Hose Kit Optional
Chipper Chute No
Surface Types Multi-Surface – Lawns; Hard Surfaces; Gravel
Housing Steel
Wheels Front 180mm / Rear 250mm
Suitable for Areas Up To 4000 m2
Sound Level 105dB (A)
Vibration 5m/s2
Weight 43kg
Warranty 2 Years

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How Much Is An Electric Leaf Blower?

Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf Vacuum and Blower
Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf                          Vacuum and Blower

 

Today we are going to look at the subject of, how much is an electric leaf blower? This is a question that I am often asked about. I wrote an article a few days ago on, how much is a petrol leaf blower? We will start with our very cheapest electric leaf blower and gradually move up the scale including more expensive electric leaf blowers. We will also be including rechargeable battery leaf blowers which seem to be moving up the ladder in popularity very quickly.

As you know I like to use a decent powered garden and landscaping equipment. I much prefer a machine with an internal combustion engine on, however, I appreciate for some people this just isn’t practical or affordable.

Mains electric or rechargeable battery-powered?

Something that I have always disliked with mains electric equipment is the inconvenience of a power cable. I find the power cable very restrictive and something that always catching up objects like flower pots and shrubs!

I know of so many people who have cut through their electric power cable with electric lawnmowers and hedge cutters. This is not something you want to do with a hedge cutter when you are on a step ladder! However, modern-day power tools offer good protection with power breakers and sensitive trip switches. The other option is to look at our range of rechargeable leaf blowers.

 

Electric Leaf Blowers

Electric leaf blowers are cheaper to buy than similar battery powered models as the batteries can be expensive on the rechargeable models. Some of the mains electric leaf blower models really do offer quite a bit of blown power. As many of the manufacturers have just placed a cheap powerful electric motor (compared with a two-stroke engine) which gives plenty of blowing power!

I think the biggest issue for me with an electric leaf blower is the trailing power cable, this is where a rechargeable leaf blower could be useful.

Rechargeable Leaf Blowers

A rechargeable leaf blower offers more flexibility than the traditional mains electric leaf blower. However, rechargeable leaf blowers are limited to how long they can run for. The average runtime seems to be around 20 to 30 minutes for a battery-powered leaf blower. There are the more powerful Stihl models which have greater battery life.

It may be worth considering purchasing a spare battery so you have a spare available to keep the workflow going. Just remember that rechargeable batteries can be quite expensive. So you need to weigh up the costs before purchasing.

I haven’t had huge amounts of experience with rechargeable garden tools. However, recently I was working with a gang of tree surgeons and they had several Stihl rechargeable tools and they were very impressed indeed. I must admit they were certainly very quiet indeed. This is something that is worth thinking about if you are in a built-up area or an area where there are noise restrictions.

 

The Handy 2600w Garden Blow & Vac
     The Handy 2600w Garden Blow & Vac

 

Handy 2600W Garden Blow & Vac

The Handy 2600w Garden Blow & Vac is our cheapest mains electric leaf blower and vacuum, priced at just £40. It comes with a powerful 2600 W electric motor and has three function’s, it blows, it shreds, and it collects! The leaf shredding is 10:1 which is pretty good.

The Handy 2600w Garden Blow & Vac comes with a 35 L collection bag, 6 m of electric cable and a shoulder strap. This leaf blower is very light at just 4.5 kg.

Find out more about the £40 Handy 2600w Garden Blow & Vac

 

Cobra BV2600 Electric Powered Blower Vacuum
          Cobra BV2600 Electric Powered                             Blower Vacuum

Cobra BV2600 Electric Powered Blower Vacuum

Moving up the scale to our second cheapest leaf blowers is the Cobra BV2600 Electric Powered Blower Vacuum, priced at just £45.99. Once again this is a very cheap price for this particular leaf blower.

The Cobra BV2600 Electric Powered Blower Vacuum he is powered by a 2600 W electric motor, which gives plenty of blowing power. It has the feature of mulching, which therefore means more vacuuming and less emptying. The leaf blower has a large 45 L collection bag. It’s very easy to change from blowing mode to vacuum mode.

Find out more about the Cobra BV2600 Electric Powered Blower Vacuum

 

Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf Vacuum and Blower
       Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf                        Vacuum and Blower

 

Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf Vacuum and Blower

We are now moving up the scale to the popular Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf Vacuum and Blower. This is not a leaf blower that I have used, however, I know several people who use them, and they are popular for the smaller garden where a petrol model isn’t required. This leaf blower sells for £74.99

This Flymo leaf blower has a slightly larger 2700 W electric motor, which is slightly more than our two previous models. This model can easily be changed from blower mode to vacuum mode. It has a generous collection bag at 40 L and the maximum blowing speed is 212 km an hour.

The Flymo Garden Vac 2700 Garden Leaf Vacuum and Blower is lightweight, weighing just 5.1 kg. It comes with the manufacturers one year warranty.

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Stihl BGE71 Electric Blower
           Stihl BGE71 Electric Blower

Stihl BGE71 Electric Hand Held Garden Blower

Now we are going upmarket considerably with the Stihl BGE71 Electric Hand Held Garden Blower, which sells for £99.99. Stihl have been making machinery for the garden, landscaping and forestry industry since 1926. They are probably the market leaders for professionals in the UK and maybe the world, especially when it comes to, chainsaws, hedge cutters, strimmers and blowers.

Although the Stihl BGE71 Electric Hand Held Garden Blower it is more expensive than our previous models it is not actually so powerful. However, you can buy knowing that you have a quality product that will give you many hours of service.

The Stihl BGE71 Electric Hand Held Garden Blower it is a very lightweight leaf blower, weighing in at just 3 kg, it is lighter than our three previous leaf blowers. It is powered by a 1100 watt mains electric motor.

There is an optional vacuum attachment that can be purchased if required. As I have mentioned in previous posts, I don’t normally use the vacuuming feature as I find it much quicker to blow and then collect the leaves and debris by hand. The other alternative for collecting leaves is with a wheeled vacuum or a rotary mower with a collector on. Obviously, you cannot pick up leaves with a rotary lawnmower on gravel driveways, or where there are stones and rocks etc.

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Cordless Rechargeable Battery Leaf Blowers

Cobra BV65-24V 24v Cordless Leaf Blower
        Cobra BV65-24V 24v Cordless Leaf                                          Blower

 

Cobra BV65-24V 24v Cordless Leaf Blower

The Cobra BV65-24V 24v Cordless Leaf Blower is there cheapest rechargeable model and sells for just £70.

It runs off a 24 V rechargeable battery which gives a 20 minute blowing time. It may be worth thinking about purchasing a second battery for extra time as charging takes approximately two hours. There is actually an eco-mode which will give your battery a few more minutes, in fact up to 65 minutes!

Rechargeable garden equipment is becoming very popular at the moment. Cobra also makes a battery strimmer and hedge cutter in their range of equipment.

The weight of this leaf blowers is just 1.7 kg, which is very light indeed. It comes with the manufacturers two-year warranty which includes the battery and charger.

 

STIHL BGA 85 Cordless Leaf-Blower (Excluding Battery & Charger)
    STIHL BGA 85 Cordless        Leaf-Blower (Excluding            Battery & Charger)

 

Stihl BGA 85 Cordless Leaf-Blower (Excluding Battery & Charger)

Now we are moving right up the ladder to the Stihl BGA 85 Cordless Leaf-Blower. This is almost in another category as it is a quality product that will give you long service. This leaf blower does not come with a battery, however, if you have other Stihl rechargeable equipment, the batteries are compatible. Long-term, this makes the Stihl tools cheaper by just having one charging unit and a few batteries, depending on how much you’re using the machine.

Please note that some battery machinery can be very underpowered, the Stihl BGA 85 Cordless Leaf-Blower certainly has plenty of power. It is powered by a choice of lightweight and long-lasting 36v lithium-ion batteries developing an impressive 4 or 6Ah.

This Stihl leaf blower has a variable speed airflow which is ideal when you’re in confined spaces. It comes with the manufacturers two-year warranty.

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How Much Is A Petrol Leaf Blower?

Parker 26cc Leaf Blower With Bag
      Parker 26cc Leaf Blower With Bag

 

I’m often asked the question, “how much is a petrol leaf blower”. People are often pleasantly surprised when I tell them how cheap you can buy a petrol leaf blower for!

Our Cheapest Leaf Blower

Our cheapest blower is currently the Parker petrol leaf blower, this leaf blower, mulcher and vacuum, it sells for just £79.99, it has recently been reduced by £10. It actually amazes me how cheap they can make this petrol leaf blower for.

This Parker 26cc three in one petrol leaf blower, vacuum, mulcher and shredder really do offer value for money. I haven’t actually used this particular leaf blower, however, reading the reviews 53% of customers gave the Parker blower five stars. However, to be fair, 23% of people gave the Parker blower just one star. You can see the Amazon reviews here.

I would always recommend buying the best machine that you can afford, but sometimes we don’t have a choice to buy the best. A few years ago I purchased an orbital sander for some do-it-yourself work, I’m not really a do-it-yourself person, or certainly not in the home! However, we were re-decorating the house from top to bottom and to be fair this orbital sander done the job very well indeed and I have no complaints.

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I think because I work in the landscape industry and professionally, I always like to try and have the best machine in a particular category. The Parker blower will probably do the job, but you also stand a chance of having a few problems in my opinion, it’s a risk you take.

I did read an article of a contractor buying a Parker blower and apparently it served him well, especially, taking the cost into consideration.

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Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac
Chipperfield PRO EBV260            Petrol Blower-Vac

Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac

Our second cheapest petrol leaf blowers is the Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac which sells for £99.95, which again is an amazing price for a petrol leaf blower.

I believe this is a fairly new petrol leaf blower to the market, however, looking at the reviews, they appear to be very positive.

The Chipperfield PRO EBV260 Petrol Blower-Vac is powered by a 25.4cc air-cooled two-stroke engine, which develops 0.9 hp. With an at a glance 0.65 L transparent fuel tank, you can easily see how much fuel is left in the tank.

It’s always good to use a lightweight and comfortable blower; the Chipperfield Pro petrol leaf blower weighs just 6.5 kg. It comes complete with a adjustable rubber grip shoulder strap that takes the weight off your arms and makes operating much easier.

Airflow is excellent on the Chipperfield leaf blower which has a tapered nozzle which helps to increase the airflow, by forcing the airflow into one place. It also has rubber mounts which protect it when the leaf blowers is placed on the ground with the engine running.

Vacuum mode

This petrol blower vac can be used as a vacuum, it comes with a generous 30 L collection bag. Allegedly, the manufacturer claims that it can reduce the size of the waste by 80%. I guess this depends on how dry the material is as this will make a huge difference in efficiency. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts I always find it much quicker to use these leaf blowers as blowers rather than vacuums. To me, it is far quicker to blow your debris into a heap and then collect it manually.

Features

  • A high-quality but remarkably low-priced blower-vac for all your garden clear-up needs
  • 3-in-1 design – blows, vacuums and mulches
  • Powerful but highly efficient 2-stroke engine with an easy-read transparent fuel-tank
  • Mulching capability saves space in the collector a makes debris simple to dispose of
  • Well balanced with a rubber-grip and shoulder-harness – comfortable and easy to handle
  • Tapering nozzle for high-performance blowing
  • Rubber mounts prevent impact-damage when you set the blower down

Specification

  • A high-quality but remarkably low-priced blower-vac for all your garden clear-up needs
  • 3-in-1 design – blows, vacuums and mulches
  • Powerful but highly efficient 2-stroke engine with an easy-read transparent fuel-tank
  • Mulching capability saves space in the collector a makes debris simple to dispose of
  • Well balanced with a rubber-grip and shoulder-harness – comfortable and easy to handle
  • Tapering nozzle for high-performance blowing
  • Rubber mounts prevent impact-damage when you set the blower down

Would I Buy One Of The Above Leaf Blowers?

So would I buy one of the above leaf blowers? This is a difficult question for me as I have generally used professional equipment and I like to use a quality product that will last me a long time.

Unfortunately, over the years I have seen people by terrible products for the garden which I know will not last for a long time. I also see people buying products that are not right for the garden and just makes the job very difficult indeed.

As with every purchase we make, budgeting and the cost is always of prime importance. I’ve always tried to go for the best machine that I can afford and also buy a machine which will give me many years of service and that has a good ready available parts backup.

When buying a budget machine I would always look at the reviews and the warranty. I know of many people who have brought budget machines and they have given several years of good service. It really comes down to how many hours you are going to use a machine for.

 

Stihl SH86CE Vacuum/Shredder
Stihl SH86CE Vacuum/Shredder

Going Upmarket

If you want to go upmarket, I can definitely recommend you something that will last and that is the STIHL BG 86 C-E Handheld Petrol Leaf Blower. I have owned this particular blower and used many of these leaf blowers over the years. I know of many contractors who use this particular Stihl leaf blower.

The STIHL BG 86 C-E Handheld Petrol Leaf Blower sells for £319, which is also much more expensive than our cheapest petrol leaf blower. However, I know that this leaflet I will give you many hours and years of trouble-free leaf blowing!

If you’re looking for a petrol leaf blower with a collection bag then another good choice is the STIHL SH 86-CE Vacuum Shredder. This petrol leaf blower sells for £369 which once again I appreciate is much more than our cheapest petrol leaf blower, vacuum.

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A Cordless Stihl Hedge Cutter For Under £100

Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer with Battery and Charger
Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                with   Battery and Charger

 

Today we are looking at a few special offers, starting with A cordless Stihl hedge cutter for under £100. As I’m sure you’re aware Stihl make quality garden products, they have been specialists in chainsaws, forestry machines and garden equipment for many years. The new

I have personally used Stihl products for over 30 years and I am still using their products today and I will carry on doing so!

I must admit that I’m not a great fan of electric or battery-operated tools, I much prefer something with an internal combustion engine on. However, the other day I was working with a group of tree surgeons and I noticed that they were using several battery-operated tools. I kind of made a joke about them, however, they were saying how good the range of Stihl battery tools are.

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Although this team of tree surgeons, obviously still have their larger petrol chainsaws, they were using a battery-powered pole saw and hedge cutter. A battery-powered top handle saw that is generally used for climbing, this particular tree surgeon was really praising these new battery tools up.

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I must admit when I saw these tools in action, I was pleasantly surprised, although, it is still not quite the same as having an engine on a machine. However, that’s just my personal take and I have heard very good things about these battery tools. They are especially useful if you are in a residential area and there are noise restrictions.

Lightweight Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
Lightweight Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge                                 Trimmer

 

So, Let’s Have A Look At The Cordless Stihl Hedge Cutter For Under £100

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer is lightweight and very well balanced. It has a double-sided cutting blade, this is something I would always recommend as for efficient cutting it’s good to be cutting on your up-and-down strokes. There are a few single-bladed hedge cutters around, however, to me these single-bladed hedge cutters are wasting energy and time. A double bladed hedge cutter makes use of every downward and upward movement.

Battery

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer it is powered by a 18 V lithium battery, which gives around 40 minutes cutting time. Please be aware that battery time can vary considerably depending on how hard the hedge cutter is working. The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer comes complete with its own charging unit. It may be well worth considering looking at a second battery to backup your hedge cutter.

There is also a battery level indicator that warns you when the battery is becoming low. This could be a time when you recharge and start clearing up your hedge cuttings, while your hedge trimmer is recharging.

 

Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Blade
Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                                       Blade

 

Extremely Quiet

I must admit where I was working the other day, there were four tree surgeons working using a range of Stihl power tools. It did seem amazingly quiet as I’m used to hearing a two-stroke engine running, especially when there are several men working. The only noise I could hear in the distance was the diesel chipper running!

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer has a “quiet award” making it one of the quietest tools on the market. This is ideal for working in urban areas or areas where there is a noise restriction.

Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer With Cover
Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                               With Cover

 

Lightweight

Traditionally hedge cutters can be quite heavy, I have been used two using a Stihl two-stroke petrol engine 30 inch hedge cutter. It’s a great tool, however, they can be quite heavy on the arms and shoulders, I never seem to quite get used to the weight of a petrol hedge cutter!

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer weighs just 2.3 kg, which is very light indeed. The vibration is also minimal that causes considerable less operator fatigue. For safety, there is a lock function that stops the hedge cutter accidentally starting. There is also a key to turn off the machine totally when not in use.

Storage

For those of us who have a range of garden tools, it’s always good to look after them and keep your garden storage tidy and organised. The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer can be mounted to a wall when not in use, therefore taking up minimal space.

Warranty

Stihl offers a two-year warranty on the Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer, which is great. I know that Stihl products are very good, and they obviously have great faith in their products to offer a two-year warranty.

Specification

  • Power: Lithium-ion Integrated Rechargeable Battery
  • Voltage: 18v
  • Blade Type: Single Sided, Dual Action
  • Blade Length: 50cm / 20″
  • Blade Stroke Rate: 2500/min
  • Tooth Gap: 24mm
  • Total Length: 92cm
  • Vibration Levels: 1.4 / 1.5m/s² (left / right)
  • Noise Levels: 77dB(A)
  • Weight 2.3kg
  • Warranty: 2 Years
Snapper NX-50 18 inch Push Petrol Lawn mower
Snapper NX-50 18 inch Push Petrol                                   Lawnmower

Lawnmower Special Offers

Most of us are probably not thinking about purchasing a new lawnmower this time of year. However, sometimes as the grass cutting season draws to an end, it’s a good time to purchase a new lawnmower. Incidentally, there are many times that I’m cutting grass right up till Christmas Eve, so the grass cutting season may not be over yet!

We have a range of different lawnmowers ranging from ride-on lawnmowers, zero turn lawnmowers, roller rotary mowers, electric lawnmowers and more. Why not browse our website and search for a bargain.

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This Week’s Special Offer Is A Parker Petrol Leaf Blower For Under £80

Parker Petrol Leaf Blower

Parker 26cc Leaf Blower
Parker 26cc Leaf Blower

 

This week’s special offer is a petrol leaf blower for under £90, the Parker petrol leaf blower is the cheapest petrol blower that I have actually come across! In fact, I don’t know how they can produce something like this quite so cheaply. I’ve written an article about the Parker petrol leaf blower, and although it is excellent value for money, it may not be the longest lasting product. However looking at the reviews, they look quite good, and as one contractor mentioned that he could actually afford a professional blower, so he purchased the Parker leaf blower which enabled him to purchase a professional blower, later on, apparently it served him well.

You can find out more about the Parker leaf blower here, and if you are interested in buying, please click here.

 

 

 

 

Search EBay For Leaf Blowers
Search eBay For Leaf Blowers

Billy Goat LB352 Wheeled Push Vacuum

 

Billy Goat LB352 Wheeled Push Vacuum
Billy Goat LB352 Wheeled Push Vacuum

 

As we are talking about leaf blowers, we have the Billy Goat LB352 Little Billy Push Vacuum which I believe is the smallest Billy Goat model and is priced at £649.99, which is £71 off the original price. If you have lots of leaves, then a Billy Goat is a great asset for your garden.

Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum

 

Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum
Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum

 

If you would like something larger, we can go to the other end of the scale of vacuuming with a Billy Goat QV900HSP Quiet Vac Self Propelled Wheeled Vacuum, and this is priced at £3809.99 and at the moment offers a saving of £280. This is a great machine for vacuuming in the garden and clearing up leaves et cetera.

Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower

Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower
Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower

 

At the other end of the scale coming back to blowers for leaf clearance and other garden duties, we have the Billy Goat F902H Petrol Wheeled Blower which is a powerful wheeled blower which will quickly move your leaves. This product sells for £1540 and currently offers a saving of £140.

The blower has a 16 bladed fan quickly moves the leaves with an adjustable airflow pipe to direct the air to where you most need it.

To see more leaf blowers, wheeled blowers and vacuums, please go here.

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This Week Special Offer Is The Greenworks Steel Deck 40v Cordless Lawnmower

Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger
Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger

 

This week special offer is the Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger this machine has 38% discount off the original price, down to £279.99 from £449.99.

Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger
Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger

 

To find out more about this special offer on the Greenworks Steel Deck 40v 45cm Cordless Lawnmower with x2 2.5ah Batteries and Charger, please click on the link.

The Greenworks Steel Deck 40v Cordless Lawnmower has a 45cm cutting width, alongside an impressive 50 litre grass collection box and with 7 different cutting heights, this mower is perfect for almost any lawn.

Greenworks Charger
Greenworks Charger
GreenWorks Battery
GreenWorks Battery

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Specification

45cm(19″) Cutting Width

3 in 1 – Collect, mulch, or side discharge.

Mulch plug included

50 litre grass collection box

7 cutting heights (19mm to 76mm)

Single level height adjust

Quick release folding handles

x2 2.5ah 40v batteries and Charger included

Cuts up to 750m2 on a single full charge with both batteries

You can find more Greenworks products here

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