Honda portable water pumps are available for de-watering, construction, multi-purpose and submersible applications. The trash pumps — the WT20X, WT30X (pictured) and WT40X — pump water contaminated with sticks, leaves, stones and other waste materials. The trash pumps are designed for jobsites with high-volume trash water capacity. The units feature OHV commercial-grade engines, rugged full-frame protection, quick-release cleanout and durable silicon carbide mechanical seals. The pumps include a conical-shaped cast-iron impeller for improved priming and durability, replaceable stainlesssteel wear plates for extended life, long-life silicon carbide water seals, lightweight cast aluminum pump housing, high-performance mounts that minimize vibration and a multitool for pump servicing and cleanout.
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The LB-800A, the automatic version of the model LB-800 submersible dewatering pump, incorporates stainless-steel probes within a rubber encapsulated timing relay that turns the pump off when the liquid being pumped falls below the probes. It pumps a maximum of 82
gallons per minute with a shut-off head of 59 feet. Urethane rubber impeller and wear plates offer maximum durability. Double inside mechanical seal with silicone carbine seal faces, along with Tsurumi’s patented oil lifter, help provide long life.
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The NPC PT-90 wellpoint pump comes with 6-inch connections and offers consistent flow rating of 396 gpm and 65-foot total dynamic head. The PT-90 provides steady dewatering of marshy areas for construction sites requiring stable foundations. The unit burns less fuel per hour on maximum load, the maker says, resulting in fuel savings. Available in open diesel, stackable frame, compact or economy canopy. Enclosed units emit 49 dBa at 30 feet. The Hatz engine offers 500 to 1,500 hours between service checks.
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The Godwin Heidra 150NC hydraulic submersible pump has flow capabilities to 1,700 gpm and total dynamic head to 185 feet. The pump features Flygt N-technology with a self-cleaning impeller for non-clog performance. A double mechanical seal in its own clean oil bath allows for indefinite dry running, with biodegradable hydraulic oil. The unit features a Hard Iron impeller and chopper insert ring, with a hydraulic motor circuit designed to allow automatic start and stopping without damage to the submersible pump.
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Thompson Pump’s TSC pumps are multi-purpose automatic priming trash pumps that provide flows up to 1,460 gpm and heads up to 150 feet. Available in 4-inch and 6-inch (pictured) models, the pumps handle solids up to 3 inches and the pump end is selfpriming, capable of re-priming should the add-on automatic priming system fail. The pump case offers a cleanout that can be used to remove debris from the impeller or repair common wear items without having to disconnect the suction hose or pipe.
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Wacker Neuson produces a line of 2-, 3-, 4- and 6-inch centrifugal trash pumps in its Wisconsin facility for construction, mining, municipality, farm and marine applications. The PT3, pictured, is available in gasoline and diesel models, capable of handling up to 356 gpm with solids sizes up to 1.5 inches. The PT3 weighs 140 pounds and is powered by a 9-hp WM Wacker Neuson engine. The PT 3A weighs 149 pounds and has an 8-hp Honda engine. The PT3H weighs 161 pounds and is powered by a 6.8-hp Hatz diesel. The units feature a hardened ductile iron impeller and volute with a patented volute insert.
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Subaru’s PKX line of centrifugal pumps combine an overhead cam engine with heavy-duty construction and are available in 2-, 3- and 4-inch models. The pumps are powered by Subaru EX Series engines. The 2-inch PKX201 is powered by a 4.5-hp engine, with a delivery volume of 158 gpm. The 3-inch PKX301 (pictured) is powered by the 6-hp EX17 engine, offering delivery volume of 256 gpm, while the 4-inch PKX401 delivers 356 gpm, powered by the 9-hp EX27. An abrasion-resistant, castiron, three-blade impeller promotes long life, while a cast-iron volute helps withstand debris sucked through the strainer. The advanced volute design pumps water straight into the cavity for fast priming and the carbon ceramic seal is self-lubricating.
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The FRC800 rear-tine tiller from American Honda features simple controls with one-step tine and drive engagement. The unit has a front bumper guard, a heavy-duty transmission and a debris shield. The tiller is powered by a GX240 OHV 4-stroke engine with tine speed of 219 rpm at maximum engine speed. It features 12-inch tines, designed to facilitate breaking harder soil; chaindrive multi-speed transmission with reverse and clutch disengagement levers; a full-loop handle and four-position handle adjustment, a muffler heat protector and an adjustable drag bar.
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Little Beaver’s hydraulic earth drill can be used for fence and sign installation, landscaping and soil sampling. It features an 11-hp Honda overhead valve gas engine. The HYD-PS11H has a five-gallon reservoir capacity and is mounted on a three-wheel chassis. The compact design facilitates access to areas unreachable by skid- and steer-mounted augers, the maker says. Front and rear handles facilitate loading and unloading. At 150 rpm, the unit offers controlled speed with higher torque and wider drilling diameter. Can achieve depths of up to 12 feet, depending on soil conditions. It can handle larger augers and drill holes up to 15 inches in diameter. Three handle options are available.
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Kohler Engines offers a propane-powered closed-loop electronic fuel injection Command Pro EFI engine, designed for landscape contractors and other green-industry professionals. The engine is offered on Kohler’s 23- and 27-hp commercial line. The engines integrate an oxygen sensor that analyzes the air/fuel mixture in the unit’s muffler. The EFI technology closes the loop between the air/ fuel intake and the exhaust output to provide a stream of critical feedback, helping to deliver optimal fuel efficiency, improved power and increased life span.
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Billy Goat’s OS901SPS over-seeder is hydrostatically self-propelled to reduce fatigue. Foot pedal actuation replaces the former hand-operated lever to raise and lower the reel. An improved blade design provides better slicing, reduced thatch pick-up and longer life. The 22- inch slicing reel floats with the contours of yards and the Auto Drop system conserves seed. A 30-pound seed box improves visibility, and lessens clogging by being elevated above the turf.
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The Bandit ArborVac heavy-duty yard vacuum is also a blower and compact processing machine that pulls in debris ranging from leaves to wood chips and stump-grinding mulch, chops it and sends it to a directional chute. A discharge tube is also available, allowing the processed material to be deposited where needed. Available with gas engines up to 27 hp, the unit has a large intake tube.
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MacKissic’s Merry Tiller is designed for balancing even-weight distribution over the tines for faster tilling. The all-steel construction makes the machine durable. The tine transmission is comprised of heavy-duty roller chains and heat-treated and hardened sprockets. A “00” grease bath lubricates the transmission parts. Features include a cast-iron hitch, structural angle iron frame, and all-welded tines. Available in three models — the Minnie, Suburban (pictured) and International.
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Barreto’s 30SG stump grinder has a 1,670-pound frame to provide stability. The track system features a skid-steer-type drive and enhances maneuverability, facilitating transport. Controls are provided for each track and a joystick to control cutting-head functions. The hydraulic direct drive eliminates the need for drive belts for the 19.25- inch cutting wheel. A brake on the cutting wheel enhances safety. The unit can fit through 36-inch gates. A low center of gravity facilitates stability on uneven terrain.
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The new RA-21 reciprocating aerator from Classen offers a 21-inch aeration swatch through an 8-tine bank that penetrates soil at a depth of 2.75 inches. The core tines reciprocate at 450 rpm and cover up to 26,000 square feet per hour, the maker says. A rust-resistant tine shield is easy to remove for access to the tines and drive belt. The drive belt can be replaced without having to completely remove the crank shaft. The drum-free optimum-frame design requires less force to operate. A folding handle facilitates storage. The 31.5- inch width clears a 32-inch gate without removal of wheels.
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The new TS 500i Stihl Cutquik cut-off machine features an electronically controlled fuelinjection system, an industry first on handheld outdoor power equipment, its maker says. The TS 500i increases power by 17 percent and cutting speed by 15 percent while only increasing weight by six percent, compared to the Stihl TS 420. The TS 500i comes with a low-emission engine engineered to provide optimal torque throughout the rpm range and eliminates the need for a choke, simplifying the starting procedure.
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The next generation RHH181 18-volt Lithium Ion SDS-plus rotary hammer from Bosch features the company’s CORE brushless technology package and new chiseling functionality to handle multiple applications with one tool. The Bosch CORE technology includes a brushless EC motor, customized on-board electronics and next-generation Bosch CoolPack batteries. The brushless motor is designed to deliver up to 30-percent more power and to reduce maintenance. With the 4.0Ah battery, the RHH181 can drill more than 150 quarter-inch by 1 ½-inch holes in concrete with one battery charge.
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Metabo offers two ergonomically designed SDS Plus D-handle rotary hammers for use in a range of drilling and chiseling applications. The KHE-D24 and KHE-D28 are designed to extend the operator’s reach and reduce fatigue in both down-drilling and overhead-drilling applications. Suited for use in through drilling and anchor setting, as well as light chiseling in concrete, brick, block and stone, both models keep the operator’s hand and arm in alignment with the hole being drilled, maximizing drilling pressure, precision and operator control. Both SDS Plus rotary hammers feature 12 selectable chisel positions.
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DeWalt launches two new ½-inch high-torque impact wrenches to its existing 20-volt MAX Lithium Ion line of products. The DCF889L2 (pictured) high-torque impact wrench with ½-inch detent pin anvil and the DCF889HL2 high-torque impact wrench with ½-inch hog ring anvil are designed for plumbing and mechanical contractors, car and light truck mechanics, and general construction professionals. Both models deliver 300 foot-pounds of torque to perform a wide range of heavy-duty fastening applications such as driving and removing fasteners, nuts and bolts in wood, metal and concrete.
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The new Hilti TE 30-A36 cordless combihammer drill has a drilling range of ¼- to 1-inch diameter with SDS+ drill bits, and up to 3 ½ inches using percussion core bits. The TE 30- A36 is engineered to drill and chip into concrete up to 40-percent faster than some of its largest SDS-corded tool counterparts, the maker says. It uses a high-efficiency brushless motor and higher mass hammering mechanism to achieve its speed. It comes with a 36-volt, 6.0-amp-hour battery. The TE 30-A36 delivers single impact energy of 2.7 foot-pounds and a full hammering frequency of 4,500 impacts per minute.
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The iQ360 14-inch masonry chop saw for brick, stone, pavers and tile features a fully integrated dust-collection system on a single power source. The dust-collection system has been tested to capture 99.5 percent of the dust, allowing the user to cut inside or outside. The wide table design of the iQ360 allows for cutting larger materials.
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The new LXT 1-inch cordless rotary hammer from Makita features two, 18-volt batteries to deliver the power of a corded hammer. Its built-in motor delivers 0 to 1,200 rpm and 0 to 4,800 bpm for faster drilling, and it offers 3-mode operation for rotation only, hammering with rotation, or hammering only. An ergonomically designed vibration absorbing handle and a large, 2-finger trigger reduce operator fatigue.
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Husqvarna introduces two new attachments for the K3000 line of electric power cutters — the K3000 dust reducer and the WT 15 water tank. The K3000 dust reducer (pictured) easily attaches to the K3000 Vac power cutter to minimize dust while sawing. When the dust reducer is detached, the blade guard features a hose attachment for a convenient way to wet cut. The WT water tank holds enough water to cut continuously for 20 minutes before refilling.
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This month RER magazine spotlights lawn and garden equipment, pumps, and power tools from Honda, Hilti, Tsurumi, Thompson Pump's, Subaru, Little Beaver, Kohler, MacKissic, Bandit, Barreto, Makita, iQ Power Tools and more.