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DIY/LIGHT EQUIPMENT New and different Manufacturers acknowledge that changes to their product offerings over the last several years have been more functional than revolutionary. Better ergonomics, design enhancements that improve efficiency, new blade offerings and so forth all work to improve performance. Wolff ’s Turbo II has a couple unique features, though, including a USB port for operators who want to charge their cell phones and keep them within easy reach while they’re working. In 2018, the company will also introduce an hour meter on the unit. Gill explains, “The hour meter serves two functions: Customers won’t be able to return the machine, claiming that it didn’t work, when indeed the hour meter sends a different

“TECHNOLOGY IS CONTINUOUSLY EXTENDING BATTERY LIFE AND IMPROVING CHARGING SYSTEMS, BOTH OF WHICH MAKE BATTERY-POWERED UNITS LIKE OUR RIDEON MACHINES EVEN MORE PRACTICAL FOR LARGE COMMERCIAL PROJECTS.” — CONNIE JOHNSON, NATIONAL FLOORING EQUIPMENT message. It will also alert the rental company to recommended service intervals.” Johnson adds, “Technology is continuously extending battery life and improving charging systems, both of which make battery-powered

units like our ride-on machines even more practical for large commercial projects.” General Equipment’s Wienczkowski identifies a growing trend toward smaller self-propelled machines and says he expects to see

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