May 15, 2021
Oregon 120V Professional Series

Oregon 120V Cordless Professional Series

We recently had the pleasure of checking out the new Oregon product line at the 2017 GIE Expo in Louisville, Kentucky. Along with a really cool automatic chain sharpener, Oregon also showcased their new lineup of battery-powered commercial grade tools. The Oregon 120V Professional Series Cordless Equipment promises more power than comparable gas-powered tools. And, […]

Cub Cadet Pro HW

Cub Cadet Pro HW Hydro Walk-Behind Mower

Recently, we were able to talk to the folks at the Cub Cadet exhibit at this year’s GIE Expo in Kentucky. We asked them what new releases they had upcoming this year. And, they were excited to fill us in on one of their newest releases, the Cub Cadet Pro HW Hydro Walk-Behind Mower. Designed […]

RedMax EBZ8500 Backpack Blower

The RedMax EBZ8500 Backpack Blower Review – King of the Hill

Recently, we had the opportunity to pit 7 different brands of backpack blowers against each other in our Backpack Blower Head-To-Head Shootout. While all 7 models that we took a look at had their own particular strengths, a few of the brands stood out as having some really superior features, or power levels, or performance. […]

Standard String Trimmer Head

Standardizing String Trimmer Heads

As much as we love our string trimmers, some of us wonder why there aren’t more customizable options for such a multifunctional tool. This uncertainty prevails especially as it pertains to string trimmer heads. “Why isn’t there a universal standard for our string trimmer heads?” We, at OPEReviews.com, get asked this question quite a bit. […]

landscaping tool reviewers

The Mean Green ReVolt – Commercial Electric Mower

We recently attended the GIE expo in Louisville, Kentucky, where we saw some new innovations in the world of battery-powered lawn care. We were excited about a lot of the products showcased this year, but one of the products we were most excited to see was the Mean Green ReVolt. The  ReVolt is the company’s […]

2017 GIE Expo

Highlights From The 2017 GIE Expo

If you were anywhere near the Louisville, Kentucky area around October 18-20 this year, you probably knew about the Green Industry and Equipment Expo. Come to think of it, if you were in the area and read this site, the chances are pretty good that you were actually at the expo with us. If that’s […]

Review8.8(out of 10)
Makita EB7650TH

Makita EB7650TH Backpack Blower

Do you happen to get jazzed about lawn care, and more specifically, do you have a particular fondness for well-functioning backpack blowers? Does fuel efficiency get your motor cranked? How about a cleaner-burning, 4-stroke engine that requires no mixing of fuel? Do you dream about a cool breeze caressing your back while you actively send […]

Kubota K008-3

The Kubota K008-3 Compact Excavator

Available for the last few years, but interesting nonetheless, the Kubota K008-3 joins hydraulic excavating power with an adorable, compact frame.  The smallest of Kubota’s KX line, the K008-3 has a narrow enough track width and chassis that it can fit through a standard door frame. And, standing a diminutive 7’4″ with its roll bar extended, […]