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Buyer’s Guide to John Deere E 100 Series Tractors

Buyer's Guide to John Deere E 100 Series Tractors

With the John Deere E 100 Series tractors, John Deere offers nine different models in ranges of 42, 48 on up to a 54-inch cut, with different features depending on the features you’re looking for. All the features are the John Deere quality that you expect from a company like John Deere.

The E100 is the only model in the John Deere E Series lineup that uses a CVT transmission. The CVT is continuously variable so it’s a mechanical transmission. Basically, just shift it in forward and push the pedal. The further you push to faster it goes. This is a more economical transmission and has a nice entry-level price point. 

The rest of the models in the John Deere E Series lineup have a hydrostatic transmission which is operated off two pedals. From the operator’s seat, you have a forward pedal. The further you push the faster it goes and the same goes for the reverse pedal. The further you push the faster it’ll back up. 

The John Deere E 100 Series tractors comes standard with a higher back seat. All the controls are community mounted up on the dash. There is and electric PTO clutch to engage the mower deck while the throttle and choke are all in one lever. The control handle off to the side is for your height of cut. It adjusts easily for less effort to the operator. 

These tractors also come standard with a cup holder and little glove compartment. They are all equipped with a Briggs and Stratton engine designed to John Deere specifications, but some of the engines have a large oil filter canister.  

The canister allows you to do a quick oil filter change. The oil is stored in the container and you just twist this filter off like you would on automotive filter. The oil is right in the cartridge and then you just replace with a new filter. There’s no drain plugs and no mess. The oil is stored right up in the cartridge so depending on the model you will find that quick change filter system on some of the tractors in the John Deere E Series lineup. 

As mentioned before, there are nine different tractor models in the John Deere E series. Some of the different features you’ll see are front bumpers, a larger seat with more support that is also adjustable to give you more support in your back. As you move up the line of John Deere E 100 Series tractors, you’ll notice larger front and rear tires to give you better traction or if you have rougher terrain it gives you a little nicer ride.

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Weingartz also sells parts for all outdoor power equipment at https://weingartz.com/parts-lookup.

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Charles Deere: The Man Behind John Deere’s Commercial Success

The Man Behind John Deere's Commercial Success

Sure, you’ve heard of John Deere, the name behind the famous brand many have come to know and love. But do you know about the other Deere who was responsible for the company’s successful growth before and during the turn of the 20th century? That man, otherwise referred to as John Deere’s son, was better known as Charles Deere.

John Deere’s second son, Charles Deere, was born in 1837, the same year that John Deere created his trademark self-cleaning plow from an old steel saw blade. Although this coincidence may now seem like an omen to the contributions Charles Deere would one day make to the company, the Deere family did not initially plan for Charles to assume a management role. In fact, it was John Deere’s eldest son, Francis Albert, who planned to one day take over the family business. That all changed, however, when Francis unexpectedly died during a flu outbreak at age 18. Assuming his older brother’s role, Charles Deere attended business school and in 1854, began working at his father’s company.

A natural at bookkeeping, Charles Deere advanced quickly in managing the company’s finances and soon moved on to become head of sales. In this role, Charles combined his knack for business with an extensive knowledge of plows to demonstrate equipment and win over new customers.

After years of prosperity under Charles’ direction, the Deere business hit a rough patch during the “Panic of 1857.” During this time, many businesses faced economic hardship—and the Deere business was no exception. Faced with overspending in production and manufacturing costs, John Deere turned company leadership over to Charles, who used his know-how to guide finances in the right direction. This overhaul included reorganizing the business into a partnership called John Deere & Company, which John Deere and Charles Deere shared equally with colleagues Luke Hemenway and David Bugbee. This strategy allowed the Deeres to manage more money within the family, avoiding personal bankruptcy in the event that something should happen to the business.

To ensure future success of John Deere & Company, Charles Deere remained in a leadership role even though his father held on to the official title of company president. It was under Charles’ management that the company continued to prosper, giving birth to new branch houses across the country. Through his father’s death in 1886 until his own passing in 1907, Charles Deere also helped expand a product line that included over 300 models of plows and other various types of farm equipment. Today, Deere & Company continues to serve customers in agricultural and landscaping professions, providing quality products that deliver superior results.

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How to Prepare Outdoor Plants for Cold Weather

How to Prepare Outdoor Plants for Cold Weather

When winter rolls around, people aren’t the only ones who need to be protected from the cold. Some outdoor plants need to be covered to ensure survival during the cold months. Fall is the best time to protect your plants from winter’s harsh weather. During the winter, plants are susceptible to foliar damage, winter scald, and frozen roots. In addition to prepping your outdoor power equipment for winter, make sure you prep your outdoor plants for cold weather with these plant protection tips.

Mulch

Applying a layer of mulch is one of the most effective ways to protect your plants in the winter. The mulch will act as an insulator and hold in heat and moisture in the soil to protect the roots of your plants from the cold weather.

Water plants

Make sure the soil is well-watered before the ground freezes. Wet soil prevents freeze injury to the roots of plants because moist soil traps heat better than dry soil. Don’t water frozen soil because this will not help protect them from the cold and can actually make things worse for the plant.

Cover plants and trees

The purpose of covering plants is to capture the earth’s heat and prevent cold winds from drying them out. To cover plants and trees in burlap, place a few wooden stakes around the plant, allowing a few inches of space between the stakes and the plant. Put a double layer of burlap over the stakes and secure it to the stakes with staples.

If your climate is mild or only includes occasional light frost, covering your plants with an old blanket may be enough. Similar to using burlap, you may want to use a few stakes to prop up the blanket, otherwise it can damage the plant.

Build a cold frame

Building a temporary cold frame or greenhouse will trap heat and block out frost. Though it requires a bit of construction, this is a great solution to keeping plants safe and warm during the winter.

To build a cold frame, bend slender metal rods into loops and stick the ends into the ground across a garden row. Place a length of row cover fabric over the loops to enclose the plant. For a more permanent cold frame, hinge a window or storm window to one side of an open-bottomed box built from scrap lumber.

Also consider building an inexpensive greenhouse to protect plants. Make sure your greenhouse receives proper ventilation. If daytime temperatures are warm, open the greenhouse to allow air to circulate. If you don’t, your plants could overheat or build up too much moisture inside.

Bring potted plants inside

This is the easiest solution to protecting plants from the cold. If you have any potted plants or hanging baskets, bring them indoors. Make sure you place these plants near windows to allow them to receive their required sunlight.

Temperatures are dropping so it’s no secret that winter is coming. Since plants are susceptible to damage in cold weather, make sure you protect them with shelter, water, and mulch this winter.

 

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Be Prepared for Storms – How to Choose a Generator

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In the last few years we’ve had at least one major ice storm every winter or spring that has wreaked havoc with our electrical supplies. When these storms occur, our generator business picks up significantly, but many people are forced to make quick decisions in the interest of protecting their homes and belongings. Having the right generator handy can make all the difference so before you have an urgent need to invest in a backup power system, here are some things to consider while you have time, so that you feel comfortable with your decision.

Generator Tip 1 – Determine your power requirements.

Typical priorities include the sump pump, furnace and refrigerator/freezer. Power failure of these things creates more than an inconvenience. It can cause very costly problems within your home. Other items like ventilators, well pumps, lights and televisions should also be considered – either for necessity or convenience.

It is important to realize that products with electric motors generally take about three times the amount of power to start up as they do to run, so be sure your backup source can handle the starting requirements.

Generator Tip 2 – Decide whether you want to run multiple items at once or if you will switch from one item to another.

More powerful generators can handle most of the essentials of your home without switching from circuit to circuit. A smaller generator will require some manual work on your part, but will still be able to run most items individually.

If you choose to use a larger generator for convenience, a good rule of thumb for calculating size is to add the start-up wattage for the two highest-requirement appliances and the running wattage of everything else that you want to run simultaneously. This will give you a number that you can be confident won’t trip the circuit breaker.

Generator Tip 3 – Consider which type of generator best fits your circumstances.

Portable generators are relatively low-cost and can be transported to multiple locations (you can help out your friends and family when they are in a bind – or use it on a camping trip). Wattages of these units vary from 1000 to 6500 watts. This is usually powerful enough to run almost everything in a typical home.

Home standby units are stationary units that are more expensive, but offer the convenience of running on natural gas. They are generally available in higher wattages than portable generators and can power your entire home, including central air conditioning units.

Generator Tip 4 – Noise level.

In addition to factors such as size, portability, run time, low oil warnings, etc., the most sought-after feature in a generator is unquestionably sound level. The nature of most power outages requires that your generator run all night long, so the noise level is a real consideration. After all, it’s not very satisfying to spend hard-earned money on a generator and then have it keep you (and your neighbors from two streets over) up all night. Quietness is most often near the top of the list of features to consider.

Generator Tip 5 – How to connect the generator to the items that need power?

There are only two safe ways to provide power from a generator: use high quality extension cords or install a transfer switch. The extension cord option is self explanatory; just make sure to use heavy gauge extension cords, especially if it is a long distance from the generator to the appliance. It is important to note that the only safe way to connect a generator directly to your home electrical system is through a transfer switch.

Generator Tip 6 – Do not back-feed.

People ask us about back-feeding power through their home and we strongly urge customers not to do that. It is dangerous to power line workers, can damage the generator and can cause fires. It’s just not worth the risk, regardless of the precautions that you take, to back-feed power from a generator.

A transfer switch isolates the generator’s power from these hazards and creates a convenient way to switch from line power to generator power. While someone with basic electrical skills can figure out how to install a transfer switch, a licensed electrician is highly recommended.

Our salespeople are experts in helping customers make educated decisions about the generator that is right for them. Stop in or give us a call and we can help you through the process.

 

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Fuel Tips for Your Outdoor Power Equipment

Fuel Tips for Your Outdoor Power Equipment

It goes without saying that your outdoor power equipment needs fuel to operate properly.  However, not just any old fuel will get the job done. Make sure you know the right type of fuel to use in your machine and when to replace that fuel. Continue reading as our experts share tips on how to reduce fuel system issues with your outdoor power equipment.

Tip #1 – Don’t use gasoline with more than 10% ethanol

Engines produced for use in outdoor power equipment are not designed for gasoline with more than 10% ethanol. Using higher ethanol fuel blends can lead to engine damage and performance issues. Read your Equipment and Engine Operator’s Manual for information on the proper fuel to use in your machine.

Tip #2 – Use ethanol-free gasoline

Gasoline without ethanol will reduce the amount of moisture the gasoline can absorb from the atmosphere. Many areas carry ethanol-free gas. Visit https://www.pure-gas.org/ to locate ethanol-free gas stations near you.

Tip #3 – Only buy the amount of fuel that will be used in 30 days

Fuel starts to go bad after 30 days so do not let it sit in your machine for longer than that. After 30 days, the volatile compounds in the fuel start evaporating, and this occurs whether the gas is in your outdoor power equipment or in the gas can.

As fuel sits and grows older, it evaporates and forms brown sticky deposits that eventually turn into a hard varnish. Deposits and varnish can plug fuel lines and passages in the carburetor, preventing the engine from running properly.

Tip #4 – Use fuel stabilizer

Many of us use fuel stabilizers in our machines when we store them for the off-season to have an easier time starting them when the time comes. This is a good practice. When fuel stabilizers are added to fuel they separate and create a thin film on top of the fuel to keep out air and moisture. They also reduce the rate at which the fuel’s volatile compounds evaporate.

Try adding fuel stabilizer to your fuel the day the it is purchased. This way, the fuel will stay fresh longer.

When purchasing fuel stabilizer, make sure to purchase the right one for your needs. There are specific stabilizers for gas that does and does not contain ethanol.

Tip #5 – Purchase mid-grade gasoline with an octane rating of 87 or higher

Standard 87 octane gasoline is perfect for small engines like the ones found on lawn mowers. However, mid-grade or premium gas with an octane rating of 89 or higher can be used for engines that require the higher octane.

Again, read your owner’s manual for information on the proper fuel to use in your outdoor power equipment.

Using the correct fuel in your outdoor power equipment is very important. If you do not use the proper fuel, your machine will suffer. If you have questions or concerns about the fuel you’re using, feel free to contact us.

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Lawn Mower Maintenance Checklist

Lawn Mower Maintenance Checklist

A well-maintained lawn mower can provide years of reliable operation. To maximize the life of your mower, follow these checklist items.

Before performing any maintenance on your lawn mower, refer to your operator’s manual as it lists the required maintenance, safety information, and instructions for your machine. Maintenance instructions vary by model, so depending on your lawn mower model our instructions may vary slightly.

Before inspecting or repairing your mower, make sure you shut off the engine and allow it to cool. Disconnect the spark plug wire to prevent accidental starting and tuck it out of the way so the wire doesn’t make contact with the spark plug.

Checklist tip #1 – Check nuts, screws and bolts

Tighten all nuts, screws and engine mounting bolts frequently. Over time, they become loose due to the motion of your lawn mower.

Checklist tip #2 – Check for leaks

Inspect the fuel line, tank, cap and fittings frequently.  Look for cracks or leaks, and replace if necessary.

Checklist tip #3 – Make sure mower blades are sharp

A sharp lawn mower blade is crucial to keeping your lawn well-groomed. To achieve a quality cut and healthy lawn, it is important to check your mower blades to ensure they are sharp and able to cut. When working with mower blades, use caution. Wrap them or wear gloves when touching or removing them.

Checklist tip #4 – Inspect blades for damage

You should periodically inspect your lawn mower blade for damage. Look for large chips or dents in the cutting edge that cannot be smoothed out. Inconsistencies in the blade can tear grass instead of delivering a clean cut.

Pay attention to the thickness of your lawn mower blade. Over time, sand, dirt, and other debris can erode the blade, causing the metal to weaken and become thin. If you notice this, replace the blade to avoid breakage during mowing.

Checklist tip #5 – Inspect mower if you suspect trouble

If you strike a foreign object while mowing, stop the engine and disconnect the spark plug to prevent accidental starting. Inspect your lawn mower for any damage caused by the object and make repairs before starting and operating your mower again.

Checklist tip #6 – Frequently check other components

Don’t neglect other mower components like discharge covers, grass catchers and trail shields because these are likely to wear and endure damage that could expose moving parts or allow objects to be thrown. For safe operation, replace damaged components immediately.

By following a lawn mower maintenance checklist, you can ensure your mower operates properly and efficiently for many years. For help with any maintenance, feel free to contact us and our expert technicians will performance the maintenance for you.

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Late Summer and Fall Fertilizing

Late Summer and Fall Fertilizing

We know that without proper care, our yard can become a playground for weeds. We also know that we need to utilize fertilizer to combat those unwanted weeds. However, many have questions about the proper time and way to fertilize their lawn. Our experts have the answers so continue reading for tips for late summer and fall fertilizing.

Fertilizer helps your lawn stay healthy by nutrients to the soil, promoting new leaf and root growth, helping in recovery from foot traffic and pest damage, and reducing and controlling weeds. By September, your lawn has suffered from a long, hot summer. This is the perfect time to fertilize your lawn. A little fertilizer will go a long way toward promoting grass growth before the fall.

It’s important to remember that the proper time to fertilize depends on a variety of factors, most importantly the type of grass you have on your lawn and the weather conditions you’re experiencing. Different types of grass should be fertilized differently.

For warm-season grasses, you should feed your grass a generous amount of fertilizer during late summer. For instance, if you have Bermuda grass or St. Augustine grass, late August and early September are ideal periods for a generous feeding.

However, if your lawn is occupied by cool-season grasses like bluegrass or fescue, it’s best to wait until late fall before giving your grass a generous feeding. In October or November use a phosphorous-based fertilizer. This will get your grass green and healthy before the winter arrives and helps strengthen and protect it for a better lawn next spring.

Now that you know the proper time to fertilize your lawn, here are some tips on how to properly fertilize grass. It’s recommended to begin fertilizing during late summer and fall because it is no longer hot. Never fertilize if you are still experiencing a period of drought. Your grass should receive water before it gets fertilized. Additionally, you should water your grass after you apply fertilizer.

Fertilize the edges of your lawn, and walk at a normal pace when applying fertilizer to ensure even distribution. Avoid over fertilizing. Feeding your lawn too much fertilizer causes grass to grow too quickly and makes it more likely that your lawn will develop disease.

Lastly, consider investing in a spreader to help evenly distribute fertilizer to your lawn.

Remember fertilizing is one of the most important things you can do to promote growth and prepare your lawn for winter.

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How to Clean a Walk Behind Lawn Mower Deck

How to Clean a Walk Behind Lawn Mower Deck

Cleaning the underside of your walk behind lawn mower is a maintenance step that some of us may neglect. However, keeping the underside of your mower clean plays a role in the performance of the machine. Grass clippings and other debris cling to the underside of the lawn mower each time you mow. Cleaning the clippings maintains optimum airflow under the lawn mower deck and prevents corrosion over time. Remember to clean your lawn mower deck soon after you’re done mowing. If you wait and the grass clippings dry, they will be difficult to remove. Here’s how to clean a walk behind lawn mower deck.

Before performing any maintenance on your lawn mower, refer to your owner’s manual for maintenance instructions and safety information. Maintenance instructions vary by model, so depending on your lawn mower model our instructions may vary slightly.

Some walk behind lawn mowers are designed with washout ports. The deck washout port is a convenient feature that makes cleaning the bottom of the lawn mower deck easy. If your lawn mower has a washout port, park the machine on a flat, paved surface and lower the cutting height to the cutting setting. Remove the bag and attach a garden hose to the washout port.

Turn the hose on, start the lawn mower engine and stand behind the machine while you engage the mower blades. Run the mower until no more clippings come out from under the deck. When the lawn mower deck is completely clean, stop the lawn mower engine, shut off the garden hose, and disconnect it from the washout port.

Start the engine again, and stand behind the mower while engaging the mower blades.  Engage the blades for a few minutes to dry off the underside of the mower.

If your walk behind lawn mower is not equipped with a washout port, you can still clean the mower deck. Park the machine on a flat surface, shut off the engine, and lower the cutting height. Use your garden hose and aim it in front of the right rear wheel, right in the pavement.

After a few seconds, stop the hose and engage the mower blades. Run the machine until no more clippings disperse from underneath the mower. Once you’re completely done with the garden hose, run the mower again for a few minutes to dry the underside of the lawn mower deck.

If your walk behind lawn mower is not equipped with a washout port, you can also clean the deck by scraping the underside. To scrape the underside of your mower, use a scraper or putty knife.

Make sure the engine is off and all moving parts have stopped before you begin scraping the lawn mower deck. When you tip the mower on its side to access the underside of the deck, make sure the air filter side is up. This will prevent oil from flowing into the air filter and carburetor, which will prevent your mower from running.

Note: never use a pressure washer to clean your lawn mower deck. The pressure washer can force water into important areas of the mower that should not get wet.

Make cleaning your lawn mower deck part of your mower maintenance routine. Keeping a clean mower deck ensure maximum airflow and high performance.

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Maintenance Tips for Chipper Shredders

Maintenance Tips for Chipper Shredders

Regular maintenance ensures optimal performance, and extends the life span of your equipment. A well-maintained chipper shredder will run smoothly for a long period of time.  Follow our experts’ maintenance tips and keep your equipment running like new.

Always refer to your owner’s manual for recommended maintenance.  Before performing any maintenance on your chipper shredders, abide by these safety instructions: stop the engine and make certain the impeller and other moving parts have stopped, and disconnect the spark plug wire and tuck it out of the way to prevent accidental starting.

Clean before each use

Before using your chipper shredder, clear away any dust or debris on the machine, and clean the control linkage to prevent malfunctions with the switch. Before using your machine, you should also fill the oil and fuel tanks.

Check bolts and screws

Frequently check the bolts and screws on your chipper shredder to ensure proper tightness. Replace these if necessary to keep your machine in safe working condition.

Lubricate chipper shredder parts

After several hours of use, apply lubricant to all moving parts including the control levers, discharge chute swivel pivot joints, chute release rod, and hopper assembly.

Muffler and motor care

Use a brush or dry rag to clean around the muffler on your chipper shredder, as well as the chute on the machine. Each time you use your chipper shredder, make sure the machine is empty before starting the motor.

Clean the flail screen

The flail screen on your chipper shredder can become clogged over time. If clogged, remove and clean the flail screen. So not use forceful spray when cleaning; you run the risk of contaminating the fuel system.

Again, your owner’s manual will provide a recommended maintenance schedule. When it is time, make sure you change the oil, air filter, spark plug, and blades on your machine. Perform this maintenance at least once a year to keep your chipper shredder running smoothly.

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Why Weingartz?

Weingartz, family owned and operated, began in 1945 as a farm supply store for local Michigan families. In the 1970s, we began to focus exclusively on outdoor power equipment. Over time, we morphed into the “power equipment superstore” that now defines all of our locations. The staff and experts at Weingartz work diligently to provide the best service possible and give honest and helpful advice to each and every customer.

Weingartz also sells parts for all outdoor power equipment at https://weingartz.com/parts-lookup.

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Ann Arbor, MI 48103
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Buyer’s Guide to Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360

Buyer’s Guide to Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360

 Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360

Toro walk behind lawn mowers are designed with great features that result in better looking lawns. If you’re looking for an electric lawn mower, the Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360 is just as easy to use and efficient as gas powered mowers. Durable and reliable, this mower will help you maintain small and medium sized yards. This high-quality machine makes cutting grass a breeze and gets you away from the outdoors faster. Need help deciding if the Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360 is the right mower for you? Continue reader our buyer’s guide for expert advice.

Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360 is an electric battery powered lawn mower. It is environmentally friendly and emissions free.  This mower is designed with a 36 volt cordless system and uses 3, 12 volt batteries to get there.

Since it is electric and cordless, there is virtually no maintenance required. The Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360 will cut up to 10,000 square feet, which is equivalent to about a quarter acre. You can plug it in to any outlet to charge. The battery will charge to 70% in about 3 hours, and will fully charge overnight.

Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360 is easy to operate, with its two-step operator controls. With integrated one-handed control assembly, it is easy and safe to use.  This mower features a 20 inch deck, full bagging or mulching capability, and 4 inch deep design so it allows the grass clippings to get cut into nice, fine mulch.

Only weighing 77 lbs, the Toro e-Cycler Lawn Mower 20360 is much lighter than other battery powered mowers. This lawn mower is also covered by a 2-year full warranty (including battery).

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Why Weingartz?

Weingartz, family owned and operated, began in 1945 as a farm supply store for local Michigan families. In the 1970s, we began to focus exclusively on outdoor power equipment. Over time, we morphed into the “power equipment superstore” that now defines all of our locations. The staff and experts at Weingartz work diligently to provide the best service possible and give honest and helpful advice to each and every customer.

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Cedar Springs, MI 49319
(616) 696-2913
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