Summer Backyard Essentials - Outdoor Power Equipment

Posted by Hannah Kutner, Contributor | 06.30.2022

With warm weather comes the time for home renovations, landscaping, and backyard events! Power Equipment tools are your best friend all summer- from leaf blowers, to chainsaws, to power washers. We wanted to highlight our favorites from STIHL for this summer.






The Fuel-efficient FS 56 RC-E features the STIHL Easy2Start™ system for quick, smooth starts, and has an elongated shaft for taller users.

More power, less emissions. The FS 56 RC-E trimmer features a high-performance, fuel-efficient engine that runs cleaner and smoother and provides about 5% more power than the FS 55 R. When it’s not squeezing every ounce of performance from its upright fuel tank, this straight-shaft grass trimmer keeps the weeds at bay, thanks to its Auto Cut® cutting head. This STIHL trimmer also features Easy2Start™ technology, making starting nearly effortless. And with its simple, reliable, and convenient starting procedure with a momentary stop switch which automatically returns to the start position, this trimmer is always at the ready to get to work. For comfort, performance and maneuverability, this trimmer hits the sweet spot.




CUB CADET 22" Walk Behind String Trimmer

The Offset deck allows for trimming against walls and fence lines while walking a straight line. It comes with 3-year limited residential warranty.

  • Engine Displacement: Cub Cadet® 159cc OHV w/ Auto Choke
  • Starting: Recoil start w/ raised pull handle
  • Cutting Swath: 22"
  • Cutting Height: 2.375" - 4.375"
  • Cutting Line: Heavy-duty, square .155 lines
  • Offset Deck: Allows for trimming against walls and fence lines while walking a straight line
  • Wheels: Solid 14" rear wheels
  • Handle: Folding



A walk-behind battery-powered lawn mower with a 19” deck that delivers great performance for small to medium suburban yards.


The STIHL RMA 460 is the first lawn mower in the AK Series, giving AK battery users a full line of products to complete tasks around their lawn. This lawn mower is compatible with the AK 20 or AK 30 battery, providing homeowners with performance options based on yard size. With a deck width of 19”, the RMA 460 is highly maneuverable for quick and efficient grass cutting with each pass. Its 15.85-gallon grass catcher allows for more grass cutting and less stopping, while the handle bar is easily adjustable for user comfort. The RMA 460 is great for small to medium-sized yards under a half-acre and can also be used as a mulching mower.  


Run time may vary based on battery type, charge level and capacity, model, operating style, and conditions. Batteries and chargers can be purchased separately or as a combined set with tool.





The MS 261 C-M has all the same great features as the MS 261 - Low exhaust emissions, high fuel efficiency and robust performance - but also features STIHL M-Tronic™ intelligent engine management technology.


The same great MS 261, but with advanced STIHL M-Tronic™ technology for optimized performance in various conditions.


The MS 261 C-M has all the same great features as the MS 261 – low exhaust emissions, high fuel efficiency and robust performance – but also features the advanced STIHL M-Tronic™ engine management system. With STIHL M-Tronic™, an onboard microprocessor digitally monitors and automatically compensates for changes in your work conditions including elevation, temperature, fuel quality, varying octane levels and dirty air filters. The result is maximum performance across a wide range of cutting conditions without making any manual adjustments. The MS 261 C-M also features redesigned cylinders and a slimmer, ergonomic housing for an impressive power-to-weight ratio.




HONDA 2200 Watt Ultra Quiet Generator

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The all new EU2200i delivers 10% more power than the EU2000 - enabling you to power more of what you need, in the same lightweight, compact package. Whether it's an extra refrigerator at home, a larger saw on your construction site, a larger TV at your tailgate party, the EU2200i gives you the power to get more done.




GENERAC GP2500i Inverter Generator

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The GP2500i inverter generator provides outdoor enthusiasts with a portable power solution designed for a variety of open-air festivities. From weekends in the woods to outdoor cookouts and get-togethers, these models provide the stable power you need without disturbing neighbors or surrounding wildlife. Using TruePower™ Technology, the GP2500i produces the clean power required by a variety of sensitive electronics, tools and appliances. Compact and fully enclosed, its lightweight design makes transportation easy, and its Economy mode feature also reduces fuel consumption rates and noise emissions to operate quietly for extended periods of time. Whether you’re tailgating for the big game or simply want to enhance your campsite experience without disrupting the environment around you, Generac’s GP2500i inverter generator is right for you.


If you’re still unsure on what Power Tool is right for you, our JAX associates are here to help! Stop by your local JAX Farm & Ranch to find all these power tools, and have a team member set you up with the perfect fit for your needs!

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