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  • Insider’s perspective: What switching to propane is actually like

    November 8, 2017By

    A gray, smoggy sky over Salt Lake City inspired Doug Duschene to think twice about the pollution emitted from his fleet of landscape vehicles and equipment. “We have all these mowers, trucks and equipment that just burn fuel,” says the owner of Bozeman Site Services in Bozeman, Mont. “I thought, ‘There has to be a way to reduce all of... read more

    Vermeer adds gas brush chipper, mini skid-steer and vibratory plow

    November 3, 2017By

    Vermeer BC1800XL Brush Chipper with Gas Engine Vermeer expanded its line of gas chippers with the introduction of the BC1800XL gas brush chipper. With the same performance qualities as its diesel model, the Vermeer BC1800XL gas brush chipper is equipped for large-diameter chipping jobs, ranging from land clearing to tree care operations. The BC1800XL gas chipper is powered by a... read more

    Toro releases 24-in. stand-on aerator, Z Master 7500-D zero-turn mower and TacTec airless tires

    November 3, 2017By

    Toro rolled out a new 24-inch stand-on aerator and the Z Master 7500-D Series zero-turn mower. It also released TacTec airless tires for select diesel-powered zero-turn mowers. 24-inch stand-on aerator Reaching ground speeds of up to 6.5 mph, Toro’s new 24-inch stand-on aerator features a hydraulic valve to adjust operator weight and electronic depth control to maximize power to aerate. The... read more

    Spider releases remote-controlled zero-turn mowers

    November 2, 2017By

    Spider released the ILD02 and 2SGS remote-controlled zero-turn mowers and demoed 3RIDER, a driver- and remote-controlled mower at GIE+EXPO. Spider ILD02 Dvorak, the Czech Republic-based manufacturer of the Spider range of remote-controlled slope mowers, has released the Spider ILD02, with a 4-foot cutting width and ability to climb slopes up to 55 degrees. The ILD02 includes a patented drive system,... read more

    Wright unveils Stander X Gen 2 mower

    November 2, 2017By

    Wright Manufacturing introduced the Stander X Gen 2 mower, an improvement on the original Stander X mower. The Stander X Gen 2 is available with engines ranging from 22 to 24 hp and Aero Core deck widths of 48, 52 and 61 inches. The mower has no seat, seat belts or armrests, allowing the operator to step off for a... read more

    Kawasaki unveils new engine and accompanying air filtration system

    November 2, 2017By

    Kawasaki Engines unveiled the FT730V-EFI engine and its accompanying air filtration system. The FT730V-EFI employs the 730-series engine block and features vortical air filtration (VAF), an air-intake methodology that focuses on getting clean air into the engine without also introducing external debris, such as loose grass clippings. Benefits of VAF include longer engine life, improved cutting performance and reduced maintenance... read more