Can you recommend a ride-on brushcutter?

A: There are several really good ride-on brushcutters available but two I suggest you be sure of looking at are the Efco Tuareg 4x4 from Emak UK and the Etesia Attila range from Etesia UK.

Emak calls its Tuareg an all-terrain garden tractor, an all-terrain mower, even a rough cutter. My experience is that it is capable of clearing thick vegetation from challenging topography, in addition to mowing the lawn. The go-cart-looking machine is powered by a 23hp Briggs & Stratton engine and has a 92cm cutting width.

The Etesia Attila range has recently been update and now includes 88cm 16hp AV88, 95cm 18hp AV95 and the four-wheel drive AV98X.

Sally Drury has been reporting on product developments and testing kit for 29 years. The advice given in this helpline is independent.

Email your questions to sally.drury@haymarket.com


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