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New products at MowDirect

by Sarah - July 27th, 2014.
Filed under: MowDirect, New Products.

MowDirect has these new items today

Al-Ko Powerline T18-102HD Lawn Tractor (Ex Demo - 2 Hours Use)

Al-Ko Powerline T18-102HD Lawn Tractor (Ex Demo – 2 Hours Use) £2299.00
This top-of-the-range lawn & garden tractor from Al-Ko has been built using the latest high-specification technology and is packed with the sort of practical and convenient features that are a must-have for the gardening enthusiast. It’s the most powerful Powerline tractor, with its commercial-grade Briggs & Stratton Intek engine developing a huge 17.5hp. The engine has been equipped with an anti-vibration system that works to reduce both noise-levels and component wear; and it utilises an overhead-valve type layout for smooth, low-maintenance performance and impressive fuel-efficiency. The Al-Ko Powerline T18-102HD Lawn Tractor has a pair of contra-rotating blades that create a powerful flow of air underneath the mower deck, in turn ensuring the 300-litre grassbag is packed to the brim with clippings. Gas-assistance makes emptying the collector a breeze. Offering a very large 102cm cutting-width, the Powerline T18-102HD will cover huge amounts of ground with every pass. It incorporates a hydrostatic transmission; a high-end feature that allows the ground-speed to be controlled in infinite increments using a foot-pedal; and it combines a reinforced tie-rod with helical gearing to ensure the steering is smooth, light and precise. Not just a bagger, the Al-Ko T18-102HD is also capable of direct-discharging or mulching grass-cuttings, so you’ll have no problems dealing with varying grass-types and weather conditions (the mulch-plug is included, but the rear-deflector is optional). In order to spare the driver’s back when tackling time-consuming applications, Al-Ko have fitted this model with a fully adjustable and ergonomically-contoured seat. There’s also a six-step height-of-cut for enhanced flexibility-of-use; and an electric blade-clutch for smooth blade-engagement. You can choose from a range of optional accessories, including a service stand and a protective cover.

Al-Ko T12-74HD-A Edition Lawn Tractor (Ex Demo 1 Hours Use)

Al-Ko T12-74HD-A Edition Lawn Tractor (Ex Demo 1 Hours Use) £1499.00
The Al-Ko T12-74 HD-A offers the sort of superior build-quality; advanced features; and impressive cutting-performance you’d expect from a German engineered garden-tractor.It’s designed to produce a fast cut on open spaces between 5000m2 in size and will also cope exceptionally well in gardens which have awkward corners; obstacles and restricted access, thanks to its class-leading turning-circle and compact design.Contributing further to manoeuvrability is a hand-controlled hydrostatic drive, which facilitates smooth and instinctive control of your operating speed, with none of the time-consuming gear-shifts or stopping that come with a manual gearbox.Constructed around a tubular-steel space-frame and fitted with a heavy-duty front bumper, the Al-Ko T12-74 HD-A Lawn & Garden Tractor has been built to provide year after year of unfailing service. Its low-level direct-discharge chute and aerodynamic high-lift blade work to ensure the effective, blockage-free collection of damp grass; while its 220-litre catcher means large amounts of ground can be covered between each drive to the compost-heap (emptying is via a telescopic lever that can be reached from the driver’s seat).Powering the rear-wheels and blade on the Al-Ko T12-74 HD-A is a powerful 452cc (8.5kW) four-stroke engine from the German manufacturer’s own impressive stable, so you can be sure of low fuel-costs and dependable, low-emission performance. A six-step height-of-cut, adjustable between 30 and 90mm, means you can adapt the blade position to suit the prevailing conditions; while an adjustable high-backed seat and ergonomic control positioning combine to confer high levels of driver-comfort.

Mountfield Manor 55R Cultivator with Reverse Drive (Warehouse Clearance)

Mountfield Manor 55R Cultivator with Reverse Drive (Warehouse Clearance) £559.00
The Mountfield Manor 55R is a superior U.K.-manufactured machine that’s widely considered to be one of the finest domestic-use tillers on the market today. It’s equipped with a premium-quality engine from Briggs & Stratton’s impressive 800-Series. These smooth-running 205cc overhead-valve power-packs are rated at 5.5hp and are famous for their exceptional fuel-efficiency and environmental soundness. A One-Start™ float-feed carburettor guarantees stress-free ignition; while a Maxi-Clean™ automotive-type air-filter works to protect crucial engine components from premature wear and tear. The heavy-duty transmission on this model is fully-sealed, so you can be sure it will last the lifetime of the machine. It’s a two-speed drive (1 + 1), with the inclusion of a reverse gear ensuring you’ll have no trouble backing-out of tight corners, or freeing the tiller if it digs in a bit too deep. Fitted with a series of four rotors with hardwearing ‘Slasher’ tines, the Mountfield Manor 55R Cultivator is capable of dealing with any soil conditions it’s likely to encounter in the domestic arena. The tines provide a tilling-width of 54cm, which you can reduce by removing the outer rotors – ideal when undertaking between-row applications (crop protection discs are included). Other stand-out features include a comfortable, height-adjustable handlebar, which can be offset if it’s key you don’t walk on just-tilled soil; and an adjustable depth-skid, which means you can set the tiller up to suit the type of job you’re tackling. There’s also a transport-wheel, which can be raised when you’re ready to start tilling.

Mountfield HW511-PD 4-in-1 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower (Showroom Model)

Mountfield HW511-PD 4-in-1 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower (Showroom Model) £349.00
Offering bagging; rear-discharge; mulching; and side-discharge as standard, the fantastically well-equipped Mountfield HW511-PD is flexible enough to cope with a wide variety of grass-types and weather conditions. Power comes from a Mountfield RM55 four-stroke engine that has a substantial 160cc cylinder displacement, and which does away with the conventional side-valve arrangement in favour of an overhead-valve one. This means a marked reduction in noise; vibration; exhaust emissions; and fuel consumption. The Mountfield HW511-PD 4-in-1 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower has power-driven rear-wheels, so it’s particularly suited to gardens with banks and tussocky, undulating areas sections to deal with. The drive wheels are far larger than the rear wheels for greater traction and improved manoeuvrability. Thanks to its generous 51cm width-of-cut, this premium model will enable you to get even larger-scale jobs done in quick-time. It benefits from having five preset cutting-heights, so you can choose the one that will deliver the finish you prefer (adjustment is via a single lever); and it’s fitted with a quick-release collapsible handlebar that ensures it will occupy very little space when not in use. Other stand-out features include an anti-scalp plate that works to prevent turf damage when using the lowest cutting-height; and an all-steel cutter-deck for impressive strength and durability.

Oleo-Mac GS44 Pro Petrol Chainsaw with Free Starter Pack (Ex Demo 1 Hours Use)

Oleo-Mac GS44 Pro Petrol Chainsaw with Free Starter Pack (Ex Demo 1 Hours Use) £299.95
Designed for intensive use, the Oleo-Mac GS44 is built to withstand serious working conditions and, with its 46 centimetre (18