September 19, 2021
Review8.1(out of 10)

Makita 18V X2 LXT Brushless Blower – XBU02Z

Makita XBU02 Cordless Blower Blends Relevant Power with Low Noise and Zero Emissions The Makita XBU02 18V X2 Cordless Blower is the brand’s flagship model among its battery-powered offerings. Unlike many battery-powered brands out there, Makita has a line of gas-powered outdoor power equipment, including 4-stroke tools, to help draw their development. As a 36V model, […]

Ryobi Garage Door Opener

Ryobi Garage Door Opener Review

The Ryobi GD200 Garage Door Opener (GDO) combines a quiet, powerful opener with a module-based system that extends its functionality and features. After seeing it firsthand at Ryobi headquarters before anyone else in the public, we couldn’t wait to install and review it for ourselves. At first, the thought of Ryobi making a garage door […]

Husqvarna 545FR Brushcutter Review

The Husqvarna 545FR Brushcutter is the tool you call up when a string trimmer literally won’t cut it. More to the point: this beastly powerful machine is not a crossover or hybrid—it’s in a different class that makes quick work of everything from tall grass to trees several inches in diameter. It also gives your […]

Best Cordless Hedge Trimmer Shootout

Cordless hedge trimmers will be the first cordless tool to successfully make the leap into the Professional landscaper’s arsenal. Well, maybe we shouldn’t make such a bold claim, so let’s just say that it could be the first to make the leap. The results of our Best Cordless Hedge Trimmer Shootout 2018 provide surprising results, […]

Best Backpack Blower Shootout

Best Backpack Blower Shootout

What does it feel like to have Hurricane Irma strapped to your shoulders? Donning any of the leading backpack blowers will give you a close representation. With air velocity exceeding 200 MPH and CFMs reaching for four digits, these monster air movers make short work of leaves and mower shrapnel. So they all blow and […]

Makita MM4 4-stroke Technology

The use of 4-stroke technology is over a century old, which came along with the combustion engine. OPE tools are another story. Several companies have tried their hands at it over the past couple decades, however only in recent years has it seemed to possibly stick. Still today you hear the high-rpm pitch of 2-stroke […]

Best Weedeater Shootout FI

Best Weedeater Shootout – String Trimmers Gas Powered

We take 10 gas-powered string trimmers and put them through our paces to determine who’s king in the Best Weedeater Shootout. Some are 4-cycle and some 2-cycle, but they’re all gas powered. No batteries or cords here. These are the best of the beasts who tame the lawns. Who do you think will reign as […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Echo Power Cutter CSG-7410

Echo Power Cutter – CSG-7410

For cutting through concrete and masonry with more torque, check out the new CGS-7410 Echo Power Cutter. With a host of Pro-level features, this cut-off saw will take a tough job and make it easier than you’re used to. Pros Highest cutting torque in class 4-Stage air cleaning system 73.5 cc 2-stroke commercial grade engine […]