Shindaiwa T2500 C4

This brushcutter uses Shindaiwa’s own four-cycle, low emission, low noise engine. It still uses a 50:1 mix, so it is business as usual when it comes to fuelling up, but it involves a new engine design that features a supercharger element to increase crankcase pressure. The result of this “power boost chamber” is increased power and torque.
“It certainly makes a different noise from a two-stroke, yet it is still responsive,” notes the tester, tickling the throttle.
“And, actually, it’s not too heavy — I had expected it to weigh more. The D-handle is strong. It gives you confidence and the soft-grip covering is nice and comfortable,” he continues.
The shaft on the T2500 is constructed of steel with an outer layer of aircraft-grade aluminium — no wonder our panel find it to be strong but light.
Our testers find it difficult to judge emissions while in the working position, but certainly there is nothing like the smell from a two-stroke engine.
Starting the engine is easy and PLM tells us that users can also expect considerable fuel savings.

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