Hints & Tips
Maybe it is an import from the USA, but Britain has taken to Black Friday just as we have taken to the hamburger and today has become a major feature in the British shopping calendar.
There are some excellent bargains on our special Black Friday sales pages and here we have selected ten great bargains from these pages.
But whether it is a new mower, ride-on or garden tractor or a strimmer, leaf blower or hedge trimmer you are after you can save yourself a packet in this special sale.
And have taken the opportunity to include some ex-demo machines as these offer amazing value for money.
In fact we know that sever of our customers have taken advantage of these special prices to buy early Christmas presents.
And if you are looking for a new trimmer to cut round lawn and path edges, how about his bargain from a leading manufacturer.
The Einhell GC-PT 2538 IAS Petrol Grass Trimmer has a 25.4cc engine driving a full crankshaft to give it a longer life and make it more comfortable to use.
The engine is easy to start and produces comparatively low emissions.
The handle is adjustable to the stature of the user and there is a shoulder strap to help take the strain.
The twin line feed is automatic – when you need more just bump the head on the ground and it is automatically spooled out.
The shaft splits in two for easier storage and transport.
One customer commented: ‘Quick service, easy to put together and light to use. I’m very happy with it.’
It costs just £69.95 in out sale and is delivered free of charge the next working day with a two-year warranty.
The Cobra GTRM34 Electric Lawnmower is designed in Britain and has a rear roller to give your lawn a striped finish.
Light and easy to use it is ideal for scooting round flower beds with its 34cm cutting width and it has a 40-litre grass box for the clippings. And there is an indicator to show when it is full.
The rear roller will also let you mow close to flower borders without it toppling into the delphiniums.
It has cutting heights from 20mm to 75mm and comes with 10 metres of power cable.
This great little mower costs just £69.96 compared with the recommended price of £94.99 and is delivered free the next working day with a two-year warranty.
A brushcutter is an essential tool in the gardener’s armoury and this Japanese model is a little cracker.
The Mitox 33L Petrol Brushcutter is both powerful and easy to use and has a solid drive shaft with a 32.6cc engine.
As well as a cutting blade with three teeth it has a strimming head for the lighter work.
It is fitted with vibration damping mounts and has a full shoulder harness to make it comfortable to use.
You can buy an articulating hedge trimmer with a 40cm blade which is easily fitted to extend the use of this machine for another £135.
The brushcutter costs just £89, £120 off the recommended price and is delivered free the next working day with a three-year warranty.
This brushcutter is not only a great price but has a package of useful kit with it including safety equipment.
The Einhell GH-BC Petrol Brushcutter has a 25cc 2-stroke engine with the company’s Quick Start for easy firing up.
It has both a 23cm three-toothed cutting blade and a 42cm nylon strimming head and is fitted with a vibration damping system.
Chopper style handlebars make it easy to cut back large areas of scrub like nettles and bramble and it also has a shoulder harness.
You also receive a helmet with face guard and ear defenders, work gloves and a handy fuel mixing bottle.
The whole package costs £118.95, £80 off the recommended price and it is delivered free the next working with a two-year warranty.
The MowMaster 43PD 3-in-1 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawnmower lets you collect the cut grass, discharge it at the back or mulch it.
It has five cutting heights from 25mm to 75mm and is fitted with large rear wheels to make handling rougher ground easier and to make steering it simple.
The 123cc engine has the power to tackle sloping lawns and those rough areas and it has a 40-litre grass box with an indicator to show when it is full and a steel cutting deck to give it strength and resist impacts.
The deck has a port to take a garden hose so you can wash it out whe you have finished using it and resist corrosion.
‘Better Than Average Value For Money’ was a recent comment on the MowMaster.
It costs just £169 in our sale wit delivery free the next working day and a two-year warranty.
If ever there was a machine in demand at this time of year, it is this, the Tanaka TRB-24EAP Hand-Held Petrol Leaf-Blower.
Giving a 76 metres a second blast of air it will clear leaves that have become matted and wet and is used by commercial gardeners as well as householders.
The blast of air is produced by a 24cc PureFire engine, mean on both fuel and emissions and developing 1.13hp.
It weighs 3.9kg and has a five-yea maker’s warranty.
It costs £169, £80 off the maker’s recommended price and we deliver it free of charge the next working day.
The Mitox 28 SK Kawasaki Long-Reach Hedgetrimmer with Free Brushcutter Attachment is great for those high hedges which you would otherwise cut from the top of a ladder, with all the dangers that encompasses.
A powerful Kawasaki engine, 26.3cc, starts easily and is mean on fuel and needs little effort to pull the recoil starter cord.
It weighs 7.6kg and has a vibration damping system on both handles.
Double-sided 40cm blades give the cutting power and the head has 12 adjustments so you can reach awkward sides and shapes.
The 25cm brushcutter blade and a 41cm and strimming head make this a great value for money machine.
It costs £199 in our sale, £130 off the recommended price and has a three-year domestic use warranty and free delivery the next working day.
If you have a vegetable garden or allotment there’s not too much work to do at the moment as most of the crops will have been gathered and stored except for a few rows of spuds and Christmas sprouts and winter cabbages.
So now’s a great time to dig the soil over ready for panting next spring and to let the frost get into the heavy soil and break it down.
Digging large areas by hand is an over-rated pastime and here is a great little machine which will so the hard work for you.
The Einhell GC-MT 3036 Petrol Mini-Tiller has four 26cm four bladed rotors which will turn over the soil.
And importantly is just the right width to till between the rows of growing crops to stop weeds growing.
The working depth can be set by a brake skid down to 23cmand it has the power to get through eve heavy clay soils.
Driving it along is a 139cc Einhell engine producing 4hp.
It has a 2.2 litre fuel tank and a deadman’s handle to stop the engine should you lose control.
The handlebar can also be adjusted to the height of the user.
Delivered free the next working day with a two-year warranty, it costs £229, £70 off the recommended price.
‘Good Machine, Well Built’ was one customers comment.
Now a mower which is solid and reliable with a rear roller to give the much-coveted striped finish.
Ideal for lawns around 1000m2 the Morrison Oxford 48RS Self-Propelled Petrol Roller Lawnmower has an aluminium cutting deck which has a 15-year warranty and a Briggs & Stratton 163 engine with a Lo-Tone silencer to keep engine noise to a minimum.
A heavy steel rear roller gives the striped finish and keeps the mower stable when cutting lawn edges.
Cutting heights are from 10mm to 70mm and the cutting width is 46cm.
With this mower you also receive a 10-litre jerry can worth £24.95.
It costs £449, an extraordinary £350 off the recommended price and has a five year warranty with free delivery the next working day
‘Good Design and Engineering’ says one previous customer.
And this final machine is a great mower if you have a lawn around 2000m2 and would make a great Christmas present if you’re feeling generous.
The Lawnflite 2-in-1 Ride-On Mower is narrow enough to get through most garden gates and has a 190cc Briggs & Stratton engine started with a key.
It mulches the cut grass and discharges it to the side on the rougher areas and has six-speed transmatic drive to make it easy to navigate.
Cutting heights are from 38mm to 95mm and it has an adjustable driver’s seat.
One customer summed it up thus: ‘This mower is excellent value for money and seems robust and capable. There are no frills, but at this price, that’s exactly what you pay for: a great little entry-level machine that just gets on with the job.
It costs £1099 compared with the recommended price of £1468 and is delivered.
All our Black Friday deals can be seen here but please give us a ring on 03454 588905 if there are any more details toy want before buying.