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Bought this unit to help clear years of mismanaged forest in Southwest Wisconsin. Clearing Prickly Ash, Buckthorn, and Wild Rose. Will go through darn near anything, cut close to the ground, and allows for easy treatment of the stumps. Anyone who is serious of cleaning up the woods, then this is for you!!!
This thing is a beast....get out of its way because it's going to tackle anything you throw at it and make short order out of anything in its way!
Starts right up, warms up quick and gets to business of clearing a path.
Pretty heavy to use for an extended period....the moment I feel like I'm going into cardiac arrest is about 60 seconds before it runs out of gas at wide open throttle....Great job in engineering the gas tank size to keep me out of the hospital !!
A little disappointed in
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my dealership, they assembled it with the Grass Blade installed with the wrong thrust plates for the blade.
Also bought the Poly-Cut head....A lot of trouble with keeping it screwed on, there's no tool to tighten it on the shaft, need to use a socket wrench and felt like I was tightening it to the point it would break....it flew off a couple of times before I just cranked it so tight that I thought it would break.....Lastly, this tool is WAY TOO heavy to use with anything other than a blade....simple line cutting use will wear you out by replacing line or poly blades....best to keep a blade on it and use it for the heavy grass or clearing out the blackberry bushes.
I run a landscaping business in Minnesota and over take some ugly and over grown lots. I operate 5 of the 560's and they work non stop until they run out of gas. Nothing they can't cut through and always can depend on them to get the job done.
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