Lawn & Garden reviews

Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced

Makita Split Shaft Power Heads Announced The last few years the major power tool manufacturers have been making a major push into the handheld Outdoor Power Equipment (OPE) world. This makes sense as batteries improve to power tools only previously powered by 2-stroke motors. While most manufacturers have only explored battery technology, one sees the […]

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Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review

Stihl MS362 C-M Chainsaw Review There are some tools that just bring a smile to your face every time you use it and then there are other tools that feel almost primal when you use them. They stir something in your soul, they allow you to tame the wild. A chainsaw is one of those […]

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EGO 21-inch 56-Volt Snow Blower

EGO POWER+ 21 in. 56-Volt Snow Blower SNT2100 Review Christmas morning 2017 dropped 7 inches of powder snow to the Boston area. I had to clear the snow anyway, so I figured this was as good a time as ever to check out the EGO 21-inch 56-Volt Snow Blower. EGO has always impressed me as […]

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New Stihl Products For 2018

New Stihl Products For 2018 Every year at the Green Industry Expo (GIE), outdoor power equipment manufacturers show off their latest and greatest products to dealers and industry professionals. In 2016, we got a sneak peak at their battery powered systems at the first annual Stihl Summit. This year we had to wait until GIE […]

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STIHL – Pick Your Power

STIHL Battery Powered Chainsaws While STIHL is knows for it’s powerful and reliable line of gas powered chainsaws they also offer a wide range of battery powered chainsaws. Designed with homeowners, maintenance workers and landscapers their lineup of battery powered chainsaws is impressive. We recently tested three different models across two different battery platforms to […]

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Makita 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 14″ Chain Saw

Makita 18V X2 (36V) LXT Lithium‑Ion Brushless Cordless 14″ Chain Saw Review Chainsaws offer a unique capabilities for clearing trees and large brush. It is essentially the go to tool for this task and is synomous with tree removal, cutting logs, and pruning. The Chainsaw is also adept at cutting both unprocessed lumber, efficiently cutting […]

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Stihl FSA 56 Cordless Trimmer Review

Stihl FSA 56 Cordless Trimmer Review I was wrong. I was wrong about cordless outdoor power equipment (OPE). I used to think it was a gimmick. That it was for people that didn’t understand engines. I thought it was for people in metropolitan areas with postage stamp-sized yards. I couldn’t have been more wrong about […]

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DEWALT 40V XR Brushless 16″ Chain Saw

Dewalt DCCS690H1 Cordless Chain Saw Review When it came to trimming branches or cutting down trees I used to be completely dreading the task on hand.  Having a gas powered chain saw means storing a gas/oil mix. Then praying the chain saw would start when needed and possible get some nice blisters to extract when […]

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STIHL Dealer Experience

STIHL Dealer Experience About a month ago, I walked into my local Stihl dealer, C&S Supply, looking for a new chainsaw. I do a lot of custom carpentry with local wood. Local as in the tree is from the property where it’s being installed. I do all the felling and initial milling with a Stihl […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Hedge Trimmer 2726-21HD

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Hedge Trimmer Review Milwaukee Tool recently released three core landscape maintenance tools: Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ String Trimmer MilwaukeeM18 FUEL Blower Milwaukee M18 FUEL Hedge Trimmer 2726-21HD We took a close look at the Milwaukee M18 FUEL Hedge Trimmer 2726-21HD, which is going to be offered as a are tool and kitted with the following: […]

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