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BCS 615GX Crusader Power Scythe Power Unit

BCS 615GX Crusader Power Scythe Power Unit
Our Price:  £2,148.00
List Price:  £2,310.00
Saving Of:  7%
(Inc. 20% VAT)(£1,790.00 Exc. VAT)


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A versatile machine for all types of environment maintenance tasks

The BCS 615GX is a versatile power unit, which when used with varying attachments can conduct maintenance tasks for all types of environments successfully, including meadows, woodlands, paddocks, pathways, and many more. It is powered by a reliable Honda GX200 petrol engine, and new for 2020 it features a PowerSafe® clutch.

Why choose a power scythe over a traditional machine?

BCS's power scythes are particularly sought-after as they have the ability to cut dense vegetation of any height - even that taller than you - up to 1 inch in diameter.

Their scythes differ to conventional rotary and flail mowers, as they cut vegetation cleanly which keeps seedheads intact and benefits conservation; traditional methods destroy vegetation. The power scythe also operates much more quietly and economically compare to a traditional strimmer, running for a full day on just one tank of fuel.

A host of user-friendly features are built-into the power scythe

On one of the handles is a safety lever which when released will stop the machine, whilst the other handle boasts a quick reverse lever which allows the user to change direction quickly. The handlebars themselves are adjustable to maximise user comfort, and had a built-in anti-vibration system to increase comfort levels.

An all gear drive system ensures excellent reliability and durability, unlike similar chains and belts which wear down over time. The driven wheels to aid easy manoeuverability and straightforward operation, even in confined spaces - the scythe does the work for you.

Implements available to purchase separately

This item comprises of the power unit only, with a Laser® scythe cutter bar available to purchase separately. When fitted with a compatible Laser® scythe cutter bar, the power scythe can be used for cutting a whole host of vegetation, not limited to long grass, brambles, bracken, reeds, wildflowers, thistles, weeds, and saplings.

Various other front-mounted implements are available to purchase separately, suited to general garden maintenance and snow clearing. See the attributes tab for a full list of compatible implements.

  • Gears: 3 forward and 3 reverse
  • Forward speeds: 1.05, 2.43, 3.58
  • Reverse speeds: 1.10, 2.56, 3.77
  • Wheels: 4.00 x 8 agricultural
  • Weight: 64 kg
  • Length: 180 cm
  • Width: 64 cm (at handlebars), 44 cm (at wheels)
  • Height: 120 cm
  • Engine: Honda GX200
  • Fuel: petrol
  • Net power output: 5.5 hp / 4.1 kW at 3600 rpm
  • Starting: recoil
  • Fuel tank capacity: 3.1 Litres
  • Fuel consumption: 11.7 Litres per hour at 3600 rpm

            Compatible implements available to purchase separately:

  • Laser® scythe cutter bar 80 cm / 32 inch
  • Laser® scythe cutter bar 100 cm / 40 inch
  • Rotary mower 56 cm / 22 inch
  • Hay rake 100 cm / 40 inch
  • BCS power brush 80 cm / 32 inch
  • Snow brush 80 cm / 32 inch
  • Snow blower: 60 cm / 24 inch
  • Snow plough 100 cm / 40 inch

Brand:  BCS
Power Source:  Petrol

Part Number:  615GX

Why choose us?

Garden Machinery Direct is a family run business with over 40 years experience in selling and servicing garden equipment. We're one of the biggest garden machinery retailers in the UK. Based in the Midlands, we're well placed to deliver products across the UK - though we do deliver internationally. We are main agents for all the biggest garden machinery brands, and have fantastic working relationships with world leading manufacturers.

Our goal is to offer customers top of the range garden machinery at discount prices, delivered direct to your door. Our friendly and professional staff are available by telephone or email to give expert advice on the equipment most suited to your needs or to answer any queries you may have. We also operate an efficient spare parts service, utilising the latest computer link-ups direct to manufacturers stocks.

All of the garden machinery we sell carries a manufacturers guarantee, supported by a nationwide network of authorised service dealers.

At Garden Machinery Direct we offer our customers the best deals and even better service.

Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

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  • All machinery is tested by the manufacturer's trained technicians
  • When carrying out servicing and repairs, only genuine BCS parts & spares are used to ensure quality

View the BCS brochure for more information.

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