The Milwaukee M18 Fuel String Trimmer was introduced along with the blower and hedge trimmer as a supplementary tool for commercial landscaping Pros. Up until recently, there hasn’t been much of a need for battery power in the Pro field, but increasing pressure to reduce noise and emissions is driving the push. Milwaukee’s build quality is […]
As we continue our review series of this Spring’s latest outdoor power equipment, we come to the new Milwaukee M18 Fuel String Trimmer. It’s important to note before we dive in that Milwaukee is targeting their OPE to commercial Pros as a supplement to gas-powered tools. It’s from that perspective we’re looking at what Milwaukee […]
Last year we attended the Husqvarna Silent City 2 event in Sweden. It focused on a discussion of the future of urban parks and landscaping. It attempted to paint a picture of what urban parks and development might look like circa 2030. This Husqvarna Miami 2017 media event was the North America follow-up which brought much of […]
DeWalt recently announced its DeWalt FlexVolt 60V Max Outdoor Power Equipment line for residential and commercial construction professionals with the new 60V Max Chainsaw, Handheld Blower, and String Trimmer, all kitted with one FlexVolt 60V Max 3.0Ah battery (9.0Ah when used in 20V Max tools). The DeWalt 60V Max Chainsaw is equipped with a brushless motor, a […]
Choosing the Best Battery Powered String Trimmer Last Spring, we brought in the best lithium-ion lawn mowers at the time and had a field day testing them. Like then, we’ve let Tim Johnson’s yard grow up a bit to give our participants plenty of opportunity to show us their strengths. There’s a big difference in […]
I’m one of the fortunate few in my neighborhood that gets to enjoy a decent sized yard with minimal mowing. I have a lot of landscaping that I have enjoyed working on through the years and not a whole lot of leftover grass to worry about. It means that I can adopt a more European […]
Milwaukee Tool recently introduced its first outdoor power equipment line with three core landscape maintenance tools: the M18 Fuel String Trimmer, the M18 Fuel Blower, and M18 Fuel Hedge Trimmer. All Milwaukee M18 Fuel outdoor power equipment tools are compatible with more than 125 solutions on the M18 battery system. “In our constant mission to […]
I remember the first time I saw an electric lawn mower. I scoffed (in my mind) watching the individual struggle with the corded lawn mower. “That wouldn’t be powerful to cut through my thick grass,” I said to myself. I figured that if they did ever make a battery-powered mower with enough strength to cut thick grass, surely […]
Makita recently added the Makita 18V LXT Brushless Curved Shaft String Trimmer to their cordless OPE lineup. The XRU08Z delivers performance without the noise, emissions, expense, and maintenance associated with gas-powered trimmers. Weighing in at 7.9 pounds, the trimmer features a telescoping, curved shaft that adjusts from 60-1/2 inches to 64-1/2 inches. Makita’s BL brushless motor […]
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The Snapper 60V cordless outdoor power equipment line of tools includes a 21-inch mower, string and hedge trimmers, a leaf blower, and a chainsaw. All of these outdoor power tools use the Snapper 60-volt lithium-ion battery platform. Besides the reliable power and less maintenance that the battery system offers, each battery pack has indicator lights that tell you how much […]
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