Test Drives

  • 26p5

    Takeuchi TL12V2 Compact Track Loader

    It’s hard to know exactly where to start with Takeuchi’s first vertical lift compact track loader. On first glance there seems to be a very interesting mix that has come into...

  • 12p1

    Mountfield SP555 V 53cm Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower

    When I first laid eyes on the Mountfield self-propelled mower I knew I hadn’t seen one before. I could instantly tell it wasn’t a cheap import and I was suspicious that...

  • 5p3

    Rover Pro Cut 950 Self Propelled Lawn Mower

    The 900 series are Rover’s top-of-the-line walk behind mowers for large areas. I recently had the opportunity to use the Rover Pro Cut 950 Self Propelled Lawn Mower, which has been...

  • LCM437

    HONDA HRC216PDU Push Mower

    Honda’s HRC216PDU Push Mower is top of the line in their manual push mower range. At first glance it is apparent that this machine is built tough to withstand the punishment...

  • LCM007

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Hedge Trimmer

    Milwaukee M18 FUEL™ Hedge Trimmer’s robust design provides unmatched durability and longer life. This is the second tool I have had the pleasure of using in Milwaukee’s new M18 FUEL™ range (a...

  • LCM003

    MILWAUKEE M18 FUEL™ Line Trimmer

    Milwaukee Tool has brought battery-powered equipment to the landscape industry with a new range of products aimed at commercial users. This new line trimmer has Milwaukee’s own POWERSTATE™ Brushless motor that delivers...

  • LCM 029

    Billy Goat BC2600HHEU Outback Slasher

    An impressive machine with a remarkable quality of finish. Definitely a welcome piece of equipment for any commercial operator with slashing/clearing jobs.   Recently acquired by the Briggs & Stratton Corporation...

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    Honda Heritage Lawnmower

    Words / Andrew Tulloch – Images / Steve Morenos for Landscape Contractor Magazine Honda push mowers have been the contractor’s choice for many years with its range of quality, tough and...

  • angry_ant_lcm

    ANGRY ANT AAWC4 Wood Chipper

    Words / Andrew Tulloch – Landscape Contractor Magazine Brought to us by Global Machinery Sales, the Chinese built Angry Ant 4-inch wood chipper is a tough looking piece of equipment and...

  • husky_lcm

    HUSQVARNA 325HE4 Pole Hedge Trimmer

    Words/ Andrew Tulloch, Images: landscape Contractor Magazine The newest piece of gear in the Husqvarna range and only just released to the market is the 325HE4 Pole Hedge Trimmer, which I...