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Italian manufacturers Oleo-Mac manufacturers first class garden machinery especially their lawn mowers and here are four top machines to tackle the toughest tasks.
First is the Oleo-Mac G53-THX AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower a real top rate machine with four options for dealing with the clippings.
This mower has a 160 cc Honda engine, giving bags of power but with very low exhaust emission levels and little vibration. And it’s also mean on fuel.
The engine automatically decompresses making it much easier to start with the recoil pull ignition.
It has a 51 cm cutting width and the extra powerful drive means it can handle rougher areas of the garden and sloping lawns with ease.
Cutting heights are from 28 to 75 mm and as a safety feature there is a front bumper in case trees leap out on to the lawn..
Another handy feature is a carrying handle which makes it easier to move the machine around.
This mower has a three year guarantee from the manufacturers and free next working day delivery.
It costs £359 – the maker’s recommended retail price is £599.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK AllRoad Plus-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower has the four ways of dealing with the cuttings and is powered by EMAK’s huge196 cc engine.
Really well made with a strong cutting deck, it has six cutting heights from 28 to 75 mm and is really at home in rougher conditions and handling damp grass.
It has extra large drive wheels and a very light-to-use clutch and engine brake.
With a 51 cm cutting width and a 70 litre grass box it is well suited to larger properties.
It costs £299 compared with the maker’s recommended price of £449 and is delivered free the next working day.
And it has a three year maker’s warranty.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TBX AllRoad EXA-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower is another mower with the three options for dealing with cuttings and this one is powered by a 190 cc 650 Series Briggs & Stratton engine.
This engine has a Ready Start system making it easy and reliable to fire up and has an aluminium cylinder lining to prolong the motor’s life.
All the main controls are on the handlebar for ease of use and simple storage.
There are six cutting heights from 28 to 75 mm and large wheels give really good grip on the rougher areas.
The 70 litre grass box has an indicator to show when it is full and a front bumper prevents accidental damage
It costs £349 compared with the maker’s recommended price of £569 and is exclusive to Mowdirect. There is a three year warranty and free next working day delivery.
And the Oleo-Mac G53-THX AllRoad EXA-4 Self-Propelled Lawn Mower is another feature-packed machine exclusive to Mowdirect.
It is powered by a Honda’s 160 cc engine which has automatic decompression to make it simpler to start. And it has the three options for dealing with the clippings – discharging at the side or back or side, mulching or collecting in the 70 litre grass box.
Again this has great traction and six cutting heights from 28 to 75 mm mm and with a 70 litre grass box is suitable for larger lawns of all types.
This too has a carrying handle to make it easier to move around and carry up garden steps.
It costs £399 compared with the maker’s recommended price of £649, has a three year maker’s warranty and is delivered free the next working day.
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