The soil conditioner attachment from Bobcat prepares lawns for seed or sod. It separates rocks and debris; grades, levels, fills and pulverizes soil; and tears out old sod. The attachment can be angled up to 25 degrees left or right and has forward or reverse raking action. The soil conditioner fits all Bobcat loaders. A new 3-point hitch model fits compact tractors.
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SourceOne's TurfSavr will overseed, slice and dethatch. Powered by an 8-hp Honda GX270 Series OHV, it has the power to slice into all types of soil and turf conditions to improve seed germination. Remove the hopper, and TurfSavr is a dethatcher. A flail reel easily installs for more aggressive dethatching. The self-propelled 13-inch by 5-inch pneumatic rear tires, ergonomic handle and weight-balanced design reduce operator fatigue and make TurfSavr easy to use by do-it-yourself homeowners and grounds maintenance professionals.
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Classen's Hydro-Drive sod cutter with hydrostatic drive is designed to deliver a smooth, consistent power flow with infinitely varied transport speeds of up to 4.7 mph. A power-reverse feature makes loading and unloading easier. Whether relocating or repositioning sod, expanding existing beds, or establishing a new planting area, a Classen sod cutter is engineered to get the job done fast.
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John Deere launches its Z700 ZTrak Series, which is designed to provide contractors with a less expensive and lower-featured model than the ZTrak PRO Series. Utilizing a similar steel channel frame and casting as those on the PRO Series, the Z700s feature the 7-Iron II mower deck with mowing speeds up to 10 mph and a 400-pound towing capacity. The Z700s are equipped with pneumatic front tires for a soft ride, comfortable high-back bucket seat with armrests, a fully folding ROPS, an easy-grip turning height-of-cut adjustment and John Deere's Brake & Go system.
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Rayco introduces the Trac Jr, a compact stump cutter designed with the go-anywhere traction and flotation that only tracks can provide. This all-new design offers a small machine that is full-featured. Rubber tracks provide traction and ground pressure of less than 4 psi. Huge, 47-inch cutting width tackles big stumps and a hydraulic backfill blade makes easy work of clean-up. A Rayco-exclusive swing-out control station provides visibility of the cutting action while swinging forward to travel through gates. The Trac Jr is available with a custom trailer.
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Honda's rear-tine tiller, the FRC80, features easy tilling operation through simple controls with one-step tine and drive engagement, making it well suited for first-time rental users. A front bumper guard and a heavy-duty transmission, debris shield and controls enhance durability for rental and commercial applications. The FRC80 is powered by a GX series 4-stroke engine that is quiet, easy to start and more fuel efficient than comparably sized 2-stroke designs.
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Ames True Temper
The new non-powered Rake & Go Cart from Ames True Temper is designed for gathering leaves and yard clean-up. Its extra large capacity allows it to hold 117 gallons of leaves and up to 150 pounds. In addition, the cart's 29-inch opening lays flat on the ground making it easy to rake leaves directly into the cart. Made of durable, stable-knit woven polyester, the Rake & Go Cart is puncture, water and stretch resistant.
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The new Terex PT-30 compact track loader is designed with a 26-percent increase in lift height, a 16-percent increase in operating capacity and a 45-percent increase in bucket rollback to enhance its production while continuing to offer operators the compact and maneuverable operation of its predecessor. The 4-foot profile of the PT-30 is designed to offer productive work in limited access areas. The 33.7-hp PT-30 offers an operating weight of 3,600 pounds, a tipping load of 1,900 pounds, with a 950-pound operating capacity at 50-percent tipping load capacity, and a lift height of 101 inches.
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Toro Z Master G3 zero-turning-radius mowers have a new look and enhanced performance, according to the manufacturer. Improved features include enhanced traction and hillside stability, plus improved operator comfort and control, as well as Toro's Turbo Force cutting deck. The unitized pump and wheel motor design uses commercial hydraulic components, eliminating hoses and other potential leak points. The new instrument panel on G3 models contains an electronic hour meter and allows operators to quickly assess the status of the mower, including fuel levels and battery voltage.
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The Harley M Series Power Box Rake is designed for use with skid steers to level and prepare soil for seeding. The six M Series models with roller widths of 4 feet and 6 feet have a specially shaped carbide tooth design and pattern that releases the optimal amount of moisture from the soil. Its Rhino-Hide barrier adjusts so the operator can choose the amount of material left in the seedbed depending on the soil moisture conditions, allowing for faster drying in wet and muddy conditions. The Harley M Series Power Box Rake is available in fixed, manual and hydraulic models.
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The new line of skid-mounted spot sprayers from TurfEx is designed to mount into the bed of any utility vehicle or pickup. They are well suited for weed spraying, turf maintenance, tree and flower watering, and pest-control applications. Available with either a 50- or 100-gallon tank, both units feature fully corrosion-resistant polyethylene tank construction, 50-foot hoses on 100-foot-capacity manual-rewind hose reels, and long spray wands with trigger actuation. The pumps move liquid at a rate of 5 gpm at 40 psi.
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The new MTS (Material Transfer System) from Finn Corp. is designed to carry and discharge a variety of materials including aggregate, soil mixes, mulch, sand and palletized loads. The MTS offers a reversible main floor conveyor and cross belt, which gives the user the option to unload material from either side of the machine — curbside or roadside. The belt moves material and directly dumps it into the wheelbarrow, saving the user from shoveling. The 15-cubic-yard, 11,200-pound-capacity hopper is constructed of lightweight aluminum.
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General Equipment Co.'s 300 Series professional hole diggers are designed for heavy-duty digging projects such as commercial fencing and upscale landscaping. A four-cycle, 3,600-rpm Honda GXV 160 5.5-hp gasoline engine powers the series, and a Lo Tone muffler reduces operating sound. To increase operator control, a rugged and durable Magura twist-grip throttle is positioned to maximum hand and arm strength. The heavy-duty, spring-return throttle provides precise control within the operator's hand.
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The Turf Teq brush cutter model 1305BC features a 13-hp Honda engine and is self propelled with a fully hydrostatic forward/reverse transmission. It also offers a variable-angle cutting head that allows the operator to cut under fences, trees and other difficult-to-mow areas. On hillsides, the pivoting feature adds stability to the machine by increasing its overall ground contact pattern. The deck pivots incrementally to the left up to one foot beyond the handle bars.
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Morbark introduces the all-new Beever M6R 6-inch-capacity drum chipper, which has a wider infeed opening and a wider throat opening. Measuring 11 inches wide by 6 inches high, it allows the operator to feed branchy material to increase operator safety and efficiency. Other new designs include a direct drive system with belt power transfer and an automatic feed system designed to increase chipping performance while reducing maintenance.
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