New Products

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March 5, 2013
Lawn & Landscape

Bayer Specticle G
The pitch: Bayer Specticle G is a pre-emergent herbicide that provides green industry professionals up to six months of broad-spectrum weed control for use in landscapes, including mulched areas and around ornamentals and in warm-season turf.

  • Bayer Specticle G protects against a broad spectrum of more than 80 grassy and broadleaf weeds, as well as annual sedges.
  • The product requires up to 40 times less active ingredient than current standards.
  • The formulation will not stain or leave any odor behind after treatment.

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Ecolawn top dresser ECO 200
The pitch:
The Eco 200 is designed to handle compost, soil mix, pellets sand and heavy bulk materials.

  • The reverse spin, dual-wheel broadcast system delivers a uniform spreading pattern with even the heaviest of materials.
  • Has a new four-wheel design for increased weight distribution and stability.
  • The hopper’s support design increases the maximum feed product volume by up to 20 percent.

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Grasshopper Zero-Turn Mower
The pitch: The Grasshopper Co.’s new compact zero-turn mower, model 126V-52. was developed for landscapers maintiaing land in confined areas.

  • Model 126V-52 includes a fully hydraulic, integrated pump-and-wheel-motor transmission, and a 52-in. wide, 5.5-in. deep cutting deck
  • Large, turf-style tires and a fully-cushioned seat with padded armrests.
  • A 300-hour transmission fluid change interval, self-tensioning belts and no more than five grease points.

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John Deere E-Series Compact Loaders

The pitch:
The E-Series line includes five skid-steer models and four compact track loaders, each with Interim and Final Tier 4 engines, and other improvements.

  • The large-frame skid-steers and CTLs feature a flat floor design with 25 percent more foot room than previous models.
  • All models include low-effort electro-hydraulic (EH) controls for easier operation.
  • The skid-steers and CTLs are powered by Yanmar 3.3 or 3.1 liter diesel engines.

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Michelin X-Tweel SSL
The pitch: The Michelin X-Tweel SSL is a non-pneumatic mobility solution for skid-steer loaders in the landscaping industry.  

  • The Michelin 12N16.5 X-Tweel SSL hub design is universal and can be fitted on most skid-steer loaders
  • The Tweel (a tire and wheel assembly) is a single unit replacing the current tire, wheel and valve assembly.
  • It replaces the 23 components of a typical radial tire and is comprised of a rigid hub, connected to a shear band by means of flexible, deformable polyurethane spokes and a tread band, all functioning as a single unit.  

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Nora LED Brick Step Lights
The pitch: A series of LED indoor/outdoor brick step lights with a versatile selection of face plates and finishes is available from Nora Lighting.

  • Each Brick Light has 24 LEDs for even illumination and consumes just 4W of power for energy savings.
  • 120-V units have an integral driver (cULus-listed) for wet-labeled applications.
  • Architectural die-cast aluminum faceplates can be specified with louvered, lensed or shroud styling and are available in brushed nickel, bronze or white.

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Ryan Lawnaire V

The pitch: The New Lawnaire V with Easy Steer Technology combines all the features as Ryan’s current Lawnaire V core aerator with a new tine assembly that enables the unit to turn easily while in the aeration process without removing the tines from the ground.

  • Each tine wheel assembly has a one-way clutch bearing.
  • Aeration speed of up to 45,000 square feet per hour.
  • The drum-style, self-propelled aerator features steel axles mounted on construction grade sealed ball bearings.

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Talbert Lightweight Trailer

The pitch:
Talbert’s 40-Ton lightweight trailer can be customized for customers who need to remain below the superload weight limit in states with 120,000-lbs gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) restrictions.

  • Weighs approximately 18,000 lbs.
  • Talbert can customize the trailer with a 22-in. deck height and a deck boom well.
  • A 6-ft.-long recessed portion in the rear of the trailer is roughly 6-in. deep and plated for the bucket of an excavator.

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Dow Defendor
The pitch: Defendor is a specialty herbicide and postemergence product designed to be applied when it’s too cold for other broadleaf herbicides to be effective.

  • Defendor provides early season control of unsightly dandelions, clover and other winter annual and perennial broadleaf weeds.
  • It can be applied at the same time LCOs are putting down the first liquid fertilizer and Dimension 2EW preemergence crabgrass applications of the season.
  • Comes in a sprayable formulation and can be applied in late fall to early spring.

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