The Toro 28-inch hydro drive brush cutter is versatile, durable and easy to use. The commercial-grade, self-propelled machine is suited for many municipal applications and operators. Its enables operators to level brush, tall weeds, saplings, small trees and heavy vegetation with ease. The machine can handle brush up to 6 feet tall and saplings up to 2 inches in diameter. With its pivoting deck, the hydro drive brush cutter delivers a 4-inch height-of-cut.

A two-step blade engagement, coupled with a parking brake, ensures safety for the operator. Additionally, the operator can maneuver the machine in both forward and reverse with one hand. The unit’s standard 6-inch four-ply tractor lug tires provide stability. They also deliver effective traction for brush removal projects on slopes or in ditches and culverts.

The rugged 28-inch assembly features simple, intuitive controls that all skill levels, from professional grounds maintenance crews to contractors and novice operators will be able to master in a matter of minutes.

The new unit features durable components, including a high-strength steel deck with large diameter pulleys that optimize the longevity of the belts. In addition, an offset blade design reduces impacts to the unit while a spindle shaft saddle prevents the blade bolt from loosening during normal operation. These features combine to ensure reliability, according to the company. The unit is capable of handling a variety of challenging conditions. The brush cutter will begin shipping in fall 2016.

The Toro Company is a global provider of solutions for the outdoor environment, including turf, snow and ground engaging equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.4 billion in fiscal 2015, Toro’s global presence extends to more than 90 countries.