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Best Cordless Blower – Handheld Cordless Blower Tool Fight

It’s that time of year when the leaves are changing colors and they are about to fall.  They will start to cover up your grass and clog up your gutters.  Now you may be in the market for a new blower either because yours is getting old or you have been hearing good things about battery powered blowers.   We see our neighbors with their fancy blowers, we see ads on TV or the newspaper and we see them at our local hardware store.  So which one is the best one on the market?  Which would meet our needs and which...

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Troy-Bilt FLEX Mower and Blower – First Look

Most of the innovation in the outdoor power equipment category has been focused on electric power.  Those with bigger yards still need gas power and Troy-Bilt has brought on the innovation.  They sent us the FLEX, which is a mower, blower, snow thrower and pressure washer all powered by a single engine.  Basically you have one power base that is easily attached to all of the accessories. This means less space to store all of you equipment and just one engine to maintain. Like everyone we were skeptical about this new to the USA market design.  Once we had some time with it under our belt we started to see the advantages of the FLEX.  Of course with any advantages come disadvantages and this setup is not for everyone. You start with the power equipment base.  Connecting attachments is a breeze, as demonstrated in the video below. It is so easy a grandma could do it.  You simply lift the kickstand, hook the attachment and lift up which locks it in position.  The base has a 208cc engine which is simple to start although we would have like to of seen an additional electric start.  For winter operations it has a switch to direct the air intake towards the exhaust for better cold weather operation.  The handles are completely adjustable and fold down for storage.  The Power Equipment Base...

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