ECO - Model DCS 60 - Wheeled Brushcutte
DCS 60 Wheeled Brushcutter is a heavy duty line-trimmer brushcutter that is offsetable left and right for mowing along fences and walls. Ideal for taming long and heavy grass on uneven ground, around trees and hard to get areas. Italian designed and made by Eco Tech Italia, the Eco Brushcutter range is ideal for the contractor, rural property owner and homes backing onto bush and reserve areas; whether tidying the garden around trees and non-mown areas, or maintaining the fire break; operating the Eco wheeled brush-cutter will be light work compared to a conventional load-bearing shoulder-slung brushcutter.
- Two models powered by either a Briggs & Stratton or Honda unleaded petrol engine. Refer specifications table below for details.
- Self-rewinding easy pull cord starter.
- Foldable handle bars for storage.
- Safety bar must be held to engage the cutting head.
- Adjustable cutting height with three settings (30, 45 & 60mm).
- Quick cord change (less than 10 seconds).
- Head runs on a free-spining skid plate to minimise wear on the head.
- Heavy duty steel deflector protects the operator from debris and discharges grass to the side.
- The maximum cutting width is 600mm.
- The free-wheeling axle allows the machine to be easily swung to left-right as with the operation of a conventional brush-cutter to increase the working width.
- The large 410mm diameter wheels push over the ground much easier than a conventional mower.
- For cutting along fence lines, barrier rails or walls, the cutting head can be positioned left or right to locate the cutting edge parallel to the wheels. The machine can then be pushed straight ahead while cutting along the edge.
- It is a quick operation to position the cutting head left, right or centre.
- General scrub areas where a conventional brush-cutter would be used.
- Ideal for uneven ground and around obstacles and trees.
- Tame grass down to a mown finish.
- It's light weight and easy push wheels enable it to be easily used on sloping areas and drains.
- The machine has several safety and ergonomic features including:
- Heavy duty steel deflector for grass and debris.
- Safety operation handle - let go of the machine and power to the cutting head is stopped.
- Feet are located well away from the cutting head - compared to a conventional brushcutter.
- Unlike a conventional brushcutter - the machine is not carried during operation reducing likelihood of back, neck and shoulder strain.
- Side-to-side operation is achieve with the operators arms and does not require twisting or rotation of their back.
- Notwithstanding the advanced safety features, operators are advised to take certain precations as with any such powered equipment, including:
- Wear eye protection.
- Ensure bystanders keep a safe distance of 50 metres from the operating machine.
- Bystanders should never be positioned in line with material discharge or cutting head.
- Wear sound closed footwear.
- Long trousers are highly recommended.