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Not a buzzkill among them

Trimming the Hedges: Best Home Landscaping Tools

One of the “luxuries” of being a home owner is having a yard — having the space to grill, garden, and maybe even build a moat (it is your castle, after all). Sadly, that yard is just waiting for you to turn your back so it can start creeping and growing past its carefully manicured boundaries. You need an arsenal to fight back; luckily, the weapons are a lot of fun, one of the many stress-relieving, get-it-done perks of being a man. Below are just the tools to help your yard from turning into a Discovery Channel episode of “Life after People”.

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The grass is greener on the other side

Tested: Stihl Battery KombiSystem

If you’re looking for stealthier way to make the neighbors a little green with envy, leave the gas can in the shed and the extension cord on its spool. The Stihl Battery KombiSystem is the newest family of cordless contenders in an ever-growing field of DC-driven landscape products. To find out just how well these wireless workhorses performed, we took a small selection to our back forty (feet, not acres) for a little blade on blade action.

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Cut deep, Cutquik

Stihl TS 500i Cutquik

Power up and rip through concrete, metal, asphalt, masonry, stone or ductile iron with the Stihl TS 500i Cutquik cut-off machine. With the industry’s first electronically controlled fuel-injection system, the portable rotary fires up with ease and maintains optimum engine power and torque no matter what material it’s dissevering — all with greater fuel-efficiency and…

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Stihl SH 86 C-E Shredder Vacuum Blower

Never Take A Knife To A Gun Fight The last thing my leaves ever saw. Leaves. In my yard. Everydamnwhere. To make matters worse, rain was bearing down on my position from the West. Such a tempest was sure to whip the unruly fronds that littered my property into an unrecoverable mess. Thus, I made…