From big skid steers to bright lights, these new products will help you edge out your competition.
|Breaking world records
Said to be the largest skid loader in the world, Gehl’s V400 skid loader has a rated operating capacity of 4,000 pounds and vertical lift height of 144 inches. The V400 is powered by a Cummins diesel engine providing 326 foot-pounds of torque and 99 gross horsepower. The standard Hydraglide ride control allows the lift arm to “float” when transporting loads. For more information, visit gehl.com.
|One-touch wonderEliminate the strain of squeezing hand nozzles to turn water on and off with Dramm’s One Touch Rain Wand. Controlled by one touch of your thumb, the wand is made with aluminum and comes in 16- and 30-inch lengths. The One Touch Rain Wand is available in a variety of colors and has a lifetime guarantee. For more information, visit dramm.com.
|Color-changing poolsPut on a glistening light show with Hayward’s Universal ColorLogic LED lighting for pools and spas. These automated lights deliver rich colors, even to existing pools with a single light. The lights feature 10 fixed colors and seven color-changing shows. Using less energy than incandescent lights, the Universal ColorLogic LED lights have a simple switch control. For more information, visit hayward-pool.com.
|Cut through Tall GrassLand Pride’s heavy-duty RCF36 rotary cutter, which is available in 96-inch or 10-foot cutting widths, attaches to tractors with up to 120 horsepower. The series offers three-point, pull-type and semi-mount models, and they feature 3-inch cutting capacities, 13-inch deck heights and gearboxes rated to 210 horsepower. For more information, visit landpride.com.
|One-lever bucketEquipped with a five-speed transmission with top speeds of 25 mph, John Deere’s K-Series backhoes are available in eight models. The K-Series features a single loader level with integrated electro-hydraulic (EH) auxiliary loader control, sealed switch model (SSM) and an updated cab and joystick. For more information, visit johndeere.com.
|Hands-free controlTurfco’s T3000i Series spreader/sprayer fits through a 36-inch gate and features a hands-free speed control system, trim-speed lock and Santoprene pump. It also has a 16-amp charging system, 12- to 18-foot spreading widths, 6- and 9-foot spraying widths, wrap-around deflector and optional electric start. For more information, visit turfco.com.