Hints & Tips
Mowdirect stocks gardening machinery from all the major manufacturers but also from some which are unique to us.
So here are ten top machines you can’t get anywhere else and all at very keen prices.
The first is an ideal machine for trimming back straggling lawn edges and overgrown grass close path edges and garden sheds.
And it comes from a leading garden machinery factory based in Italy which manufacturers one of Europe’s leading brands across a wide range of products.
The Oleo-Mac BC22S Ultra Lightweight Petrol Brushcutter is a powerful little machine with a 21,7 cc engine, and yet weighs just 4.2 kg.
It will start in just a couple of pulls on the starter cord and has a unique and very rapid system for re-loading the strimming line which takes just 20 seconds. To feed out more strimming line just tap the head on the ground.
Comfortable to use it has a harness and is simple to maintain with foam air filters accessed by removing just one screw.
It costs £179, £100 less than the recommended retail price and is delivered free the next working day. There is a three year warranty.
The next one is a great little mower from a major brand, one of Britain’s favourites.
The Mountfield 46B Petrol Rotary Hand Propelled Lawnmower, currently on special offer, has a 140 cc engine from Briggs & Stratton and is ideal for the smaller lawn.
The cutting width is 18 in and there is a throttle control so you can in crease the revs when cutting thicker or wet grass – there are larger rear wheels to make it easier to push through areas like this.
The steel deck has been designed to give good airflow to help with grass collection even when it’s wet.
Cutting heights are from 25 mm to 70 mm adjusted by a single lever.
It costs £199, £100 less than the recommended
retail price and has a two year maker’s warranty.
Here’s another from the same manufacturer and another exclusive to us at Mowdirect.
The Mountfield SP180 Self-Propelled Petrol Lawn Mower has a 148 cc Mountfield engine with five cutting heights from 20 mm up to 70 mm and with larger rear wheel will drive through the thicker areas of grass that every garden has hidden away.
The handles fold down to make it easier to store and the grass box holds 55 litres.
It costs £249, £100 less than the maker’s recommended price and it has a two year warranty. Delivery the following day is free.
Now one from Mountfield, exclusive to us, but this one has a rear roller to give to neat stripes which typify the British lawn.
The Mountfield HP46R Petrol Rear-Roller Lawnmower has a full width rear roller letting you mow right up to the lawn edges and being a had-propelled mower you can cut round flower beds and along paths more easily.
The engine is Mountfield’s own 100 cc one; and this has cutting hegihts fro 20 mm up to 70 mm. It comes with a 55 litre grass box.
It costs £299 compared with the recommended retail price of £399 and is delivered free of charge the next working day. And it has a two year warranty from the manufacturer.
Now here’s a great machine for clearing larger areas of litter and leaves – and it won’t be that long before the leaves start to fall!
The Mountfield Wheeled Pro Vac with Six-Speed Drive is British made and has a Briggs7 Stratton engine to give excellent suction power and drive the machine along – there are six forweard and one reverse gears.
As well as leaves and little it will pick up other debris – even cans and bottles – and the height can be adjusted by a lever.
It comes with a three metre hose so you can get into awkward corners and is easy to drive with front castor wheels. The collector can hold 260 litres.
It costs £1199, £500 off the maker’s recommended price and has a two years warranty. It is delivered within two to three working days.
Now here’s a real bargain lawn tractor packed with features and especially suited to keeping paddocks and orcchards and the like in order.
The Oleo-Mac T95/11.5 Lawn & Garden Tractor discharges there longer cuttings to the side of the machine but comes with a mulch plug so you can cut the main, formal lawns as well.
It also has a tow bar so you can turn it into a real garden work horse if you want to tow a leaf sweeper or garden trailer.
Power comes from a Briggs & Stratton 344 cc engine which is started with a key and there are seven forward and seven reverse gears.
Cutting width is 95 cm – 38 in – making it suitable for lawns up to around 8000 sq metres.
It costs £1299, £400 off the maker’s recommended price – the mulch kit which normally costs £50 is free.
It has a three year warranty and free delivery within three to five working days.
Now one on special offer, the Efco LR55 VBX Hi-Wheel Petrol Lawn Mower with Variable Speed Drive, a top mower packed with features.
The mower is deigned so that the high wheels can handle rougher areas and has four speeds which can be set at the pace at which you want to mow and the type of terrain.
This mower is designed so that you can either discharge the cuttings to the rear or to the side – useful for cutting rougher areas.
As well as collecting the clippings in the massive 80 litre grass box you can also mulch them and return them to the lawn where they will rot away and become a valuable lawn fertilizer.
The engine is from Briggs & Stratton 190 cc and with bags of power and the cutting width is 53 cm and cutting heights are from 25 mm up to 82 cm.
It costs £339, a huge discount on the recommended retail price of £565 and it has a three year warranty.
We deliver it free the next working day.
And finally three mowers from Oleo-Mac, top machines unique to us with full back up from a leading European manufacturer.
The Oleo-Mac G53-TK Petrol Self-Propelled Lawn Mower has a 159 cc Emak engine, easy to start and mean on fuel.
Cutting heights are from 28m mm to 75 mm and it has a 60-litre grass box. The body of the mower is finished with powder-coated paint to give it a long life.
It costs £239.95, £150 off the maker’s recommended retail price. Delivery the next working day is free and there is a three year warranty from the makers.
The Oleo-Mac G48-TK Petrol Self-Propelled Lawn Mower, and another one on special offer is a top value machine from Italy for slightly small lawns.
Powering it along is and turning the cutting blade is an Emak K600 engine, smooth in running and easy to start. The 46 cm cutting width makes it suitable for medium sized lawns – cutting heights are from 28 mm to 75 mm.
The grass box holds 60 litres and the wheels are ball bearing mounted so they won’t seize up in time.
You can save £100 on the mower at the moment as it costs £219.95. You can buy a mulch kit for £20 if you prefer to deal with the cuttings that way.
It has a three year warranty from the makers and free next working day delivery from us.
And finally a real cracking bargain of a mower – and remember you can’t get this one or any other the machines above from anywhere else.
The Oleo-Mac Max-53 TK All-Road Petrol Lawnmower with Alloy Deck has a 4 cm thick aluminium deck to give a long life and resist corrosion and is powered by a 196 cc Emak engine.
This engine will power the mower along at 3.6 km and hour, a comfortable walking speed.
Under the deck there is a specially designed cutting blade to give excellent grass collection even when it’s wet. The grass box holds 80 litres and has an indicator to show when it is full.
And when it’s dry you can fit a mulch plug – it costs £20 extra.
There are five cutting heights from 28 mm up to 75 mm.
We deliver it free the next working day and it has a three year warranty.
These are just ten of the machines on our site which are unique to Mowdirect. If you need any advice on any gardening equipment, please ring us on 08454 588905.
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