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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.

Brushcutter battery models mean reduced maintenance and no harmful emissions but manufacturers are making their petrol machines more environmentally-friendly - credit: Pellenc

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Battery tools: latest range introduced by Echo aims to take on petrol counterparts - image: Echo Tools

Battery tools on the up

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

Bosch: company launched cordless garden tools for professional gardeners last year - image: HW

Battery tools

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

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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.

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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.

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