Big bad four-wheel drive! It won’t help you on a sheet of ice.
For some, the only confidence booster they need is to see the flashing lights of a salt truck passing down the road.
Some states do it better than others, but once that salt hits the ground, the magic begins.
Do you want your old trusty mower to start back up in the spring, after several months in hibernation? Then properly preparing it for winter storage is crucial.
Otherwise, you might as well throw a new mower on your Christmas list, and hope Santa won’t charge you for delivery after making these naughty mistakes.
Watch our video on how to replace a broken shear pin on an Ariens two stage snow blower.
Your hand begins to feel numb, like it’s falling asleep. Then comes a shocking sensation, like a hundred stingers piercing your fingers at once.
Unless you just cut down a tree with a beehive, the tingling pain in your hand and fingers could be caused by the vibrations from your chainsaw.
Do you feel the vibrations?
How far will you go to find Ethanol-Free gas? 5, 10, 20 miles, or all the way to Alaska?
The hunt is on! Maybe a gas station supplying ethanol-free fuel is right around the corner.
Find the closest one near you!
All this talk about ethanol and bad gas leaves many homeowners and landscapers constantly worried about refueling their power equipment.
Repair shops know it all too well, how ethanol and stale gas affects your equipment. They’re seeing the damage every day.
But for those who want to see it to believe it, here’s your chance. Check out the effects of ethanol up close!
With the horsepower of a small compact car (109 hp), Honda U.K.’s Mean Mower is the fastest lawn tractor on earth!
But the estimated 130 mph top speed is not just for show. This mower can still cut! That’s right. It’s equipped with a mower deck capable of cutting grass while cruising up to 15 mph.
Race track lawn striping, anyone?
Replacing a dirty or damaged air filter will prevent dust, dirt and debris from entering the carburetor and internal parts of your engine, prolonging the life of your engine.
This video shows you how to easily replace the air filter on a Husqvarna walk behind lawn mower.
The safest way to remove the blade on your lawn mower is to use a blade lock tool.
This device easily clamps onto the side of the mower deck to prevent the blade from slipping and rotating as you remove and install a new mower blade. This video shows you how a blade lock tool works.
Ethanol Fuel (E10) is everywhere! Now almost all gasoline contains this blend of 90% gas and 10% ethanol.
The positive side of Ethanol fuel is that it reduces exhaust emissions and helps reduce the dependence on foreign oil because it’s a renewable resource (corn-based).
For automobiles like cars, E10 won’t do much harm, except reduce your gas mileage by a few mpgs (as some claim).
But for Outdoor Power Equipment, ethanol fuel can be a damaging and costly issue, if NOT Used Properly!