kobalt self propelled mower

Kobalt 80V Self Propelled Mower

No doubt, there’s tremendous competition within the realm of cordless self-propelled lawn mowers. As manufacturers improve the battery-powered platform, a few things are happening. One, you have a broader spectrum of competing features across the market landscape. Second, consumers’ standards are becoming more discerning, launching a heated performance race between the industry’s many brands. That […]

Makita Backpack Mist Blower

Makita Backpack Mist Blower

When you think of tools that serve multiple applications, mist blowers should be on the list. Sure, they do one thing–spray. However, the versatility is in what comes out of them. We’re talking about insecticides, weed killers, lawn fertilizers, as well as tree and grass fungicides. In short, these are some of the applications at […]

Ryobi charger and maintainer

Ryobi Battery Charger and Maintainer

They go by several names: trickle chargers, drip chargers, and Ryobi’s Battery Charger and Maintainer (AC0i2001). The latter is one of the latest examples of these tools, which are more important than many people realize. If you’ve got a piece of gear that gets its spark from a battery, then you most likely need one […]

Toro F700 Power Jet

Toro F700 Power Jet Leaf Blower

Gas and battery may be the kings within the OPE landscape, however, that doesn’t necessarily mean you have to cut the cord. Sure, there are some undeniable drawbacks–namely mobility–but, at the same time, you don’t need to refill or recharge. That said, you can find some nice models worth considering. For instance, when we were […]

toro recycler personal pace mower

Toro Recycler Personal Pace Mower

Self-propelled mowers are great, especially when you have to tackle a medium-sized property. They take some of the stress out of operating the machine, and, thus, boost your efficiency and stamina. Of course, the latter mainly applies to level terrain where traction isn’t a big concern. But how about properties with an uneven lawn, where […]

Billy Goat Walk Behind Blower

Billy Goat F602X Walk Behind Blower

There are tons of blowers to choose from these days, and the performance range runs the gamut. That encompasses everything from mini handheld variations to high-powered backpack units. However, if you’re looking for a leaf blower with a FEMA setting on its controls, there’s always a walk-behind model. This setup allows for a bigger engine […]

Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro

Cub Cadet XT1 Enduro Lawn Tractor

Cub Cadet released its first lawn tractor in 1961. Since then, the manufacturer has garnered a reputation for quality and innovation, particularly in the residential market. To be sure, their current fleet is quite extensive, and we’re here to help you narrow it down. If you’re looking for the top lawn tractor among them, we […]

ryobi 18v compact blower

Ryobi 18V Compact Blower

It’s not often that we come across compact gear here at OPE Reviews. After all, the models we cover and test tend to comprise larger hand-held items or mowing equipment. That’s why, when we got word of the Ryobi 18V Compact Blower (PSBLB01B), the question of doing a product tour was a no-brainer. So, let’s […]