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What Kit?Professional handheld, backpack, wheeled and ride-on brushcutters for use in parks, gardens, playgrounds, golf courses as well as road, canal and railway embankments and other green spaces.

Battery tools on the up

Battery tools on the up

The revolution in battery powered equipment continues apace with more manufacturers offering ever-improving machines, Sally Drury reports.

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Battery tools

Battery tools

Advances in battery technological mean the latest kit offers ­serious options for professional gardeners, says Sally Drury.

Buyers' guide - brushcutters

Buyers' guide - brushcutters

The terrain and nature of the job will dictate which machine you should be using, Sally Drury explains.

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Reviewed: Brushcutters

Reviewed: Brushcutters

New machines from Echo, Makita, Stihl, Tanaka and Canycom Samurai reflect the huge variety of models but how do our reviewers rate them? Sally Drury reports.

EGO ST1500E string trimmer
Mitox 430UX-a trimmer and mower
Mitox 240LX trimmer

Mitox 240LX trimmer

Mitox 4500UK PRO brushcutter
Mitox 2700LK PRO brushcutter
Review - Trimmers and brushcutters

Review - Trimmers and brushcutters

These indispensable tools fall under the spotlight as our reviewers try out the latest handheld and wheeled units under the watchful eye of Sally Drury.

Kawasaki KBH53A brushcutter
Maruyama BC3021H-RS brushcutter
Maruyama MC2600-RS brushcutter with landscape blade

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