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Battery powered equipment - 2020

Discussion in 'Alternative Fuel Forum' started by JFGLN, Jan 7, 2020.

  1. JFGLN

    JFGLN LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,184

    Which company is the leader in this area? Who has the cutting edge products out there? I'm thinking about starting out with hedge trimmers to start with.
     
  2. TX Easymoney

    TX Easymoney LawnSite Platinum Member
    Messages: 4,335

    Stihl and coming fast is Makita
     
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  3. ShowCaseLawnCare

    ShowCaseLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    milwaukee power tools
     
  4. ShowCaseLawnCare

    ShowCaseLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 552

    Check out Johnny mow on YouTube using Milwaukee battery operated hedge trimmers
     
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  5. zlandman

    zlandman LawnSite Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 962

    Greenworks. But I use Dewalt.
     
  6. No gloves

    No gloves LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 486

    Ego has largest selection
     
  7. XC skier

    XC skier LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 250

    I use Ego hedge trimmers, hh blower and string trimmer.
     
  8. Crazy 4 grass

    Crazy 4 grass LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,181

    I was pleasantly surprised at the power the m18 trimmer and hedge trimmer have. Can get about 45 min of string trimming out of a 9ah battery. Its light, its quiet, and man no vibration is nice on the old nerves.
     
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  9. rippinryno

    rippinryno LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,346

    you think stihl is the leader in battery hand tools for lawn care?

    Echo has a 58 volt trimmer, does stihl make that? Also, does stihl have on that can cut more than 14" swath?
     
  10. Brucey

    Brucey LawnSite Member
    Messages: 173

    Stihl seems to be further along with their backpack battery system using 21700 format cells and powerheads/hedge trimmers etc for commercial operation. But certainly there's ego etc that are also in that field.
     
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