Ariens Hand-Propelled All-Purpose Leaf & Litter Vacuum (995303)

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    We’d probably consider it a little odd for someone to clean their carpets manually when there are perfectly good vacuum cleaners available for such a job; if nothing else it would be time consuming and inefficient. But if you wouldn’t wander around your home gathering dust and debris by hand, why would you consider doing so outdoors (which is typically more spacious than indoors anyhow)? Ariens’ hand-propelled All-Purpose Vacuum Cleaner (APV) thus provides a fantastic alternative to rakes or litter pickers when clearing rubbish, leaves and debris from medium to large outdoor areas, quickly gathering all loose detritus to leave forecourts, lawns, yards and driveways pleasingly spotless.

    This hand-propelled model is particularly handy when working in areas replete with trees, flowerbeds or other obstacles which necessitate the kind of close control which manual steering provides. With its large (35.5cm) solid rubber wheels providing increased manoeuvrability on all surfaces, Ariens’ hand-propelled APV thus allows you to work at a pace which suits you and ensures that you can clear debris from tricky parts of your property with the minimum of hassle. And with suction power delivered by a hardworking 190cc Subaru overhead cam engine for guaranteed smooth-running performance, this machine can produce an impressive maximum flow rate of around 14 litres per second.

    When combined with a working width of 78.7cm and a 34cm fived-bladed impeller fan with serrated edges, designed to reduce the space taken up by collected debris by a ratio of 12:1 in order to maximise collection capacity, this means that Ariens’ All-Purpose Vacuum Cleaner is a sucker you can trust to get any outdoor clearance work done with optimal efficiency. Leaves and debris collected are stored in a zipperless, fastener-free, wire-formed 195 litre bag made from a durable poly-felt material, featuring an integrated dust skirt to protect the operator from seepage during use. This ensures that even in the dustiest environment you will be able to work in complete comfort, quickly tidying everything from dirt and sand to grass clippings and litter without choking on clouds of dust kicked up by the fan.

    Similar user-friendliness is in evidence throughout the design of Ariens’ APV unit, with a 17 position suction height adjustment system allowing you to quickly and easily adapt the working height via a single lever. This ensures optimal performance regardless of the surface upon which you are working, while the Rite-Hite handlebar offers five different settings (three operating positions and two storage options) for outstanding convenience both while in use and during downtime. Built to offer a great combination of value for money and long-lasting performance, Ariens’ All-Purpose Vacuum Cleaner even comes with a limited one year consumer warranty to help ensure complete peace of mind, so private and commercial users alike would do well to invest in this machine for all of their outdoor debris clearance needs.

  • Tech Info

    Technical Specifications

    Engine:   190cc  Subaru  OHC  
    Starting method: Recoil    
    Productivity: N/a    
    Nozzle:   78.7cm    
    Impeller:   5-bladed steel  
    Bag capacity: 195-litres    
    Drive system: Push    
    Gears:   N/a    
    Height adjustment: 17-stages via lever  
    Weight:   N/a    
    Warranty:   1 year    
    Weight 77 kg
  • Brand
    About Ariens
    The Ariens story is a true example of the American Dream. When times got tough during the Great Depression, Henry Ariens and his three sons – Steve, Leon and Francis – had to close their Brillian based iron works. However, like the phoenix rising from the ashes, this was merely a new beginning for the Ariens men, and with a $1,500 loan borrowed against Henry's life insurance policy and another $1,500 raised by selling shares of stock to a family member, the four men got back to work.

    The Ariens Company as we know it nowadays began in 1933, when Henry and the boys developed the first American-made rotary tiller and conducted a campaign to teach commercial growers, nurserymen and landscapers how the new Ariens Model A Tiller worked. Over the next two decades the Ariens Company became an established player in the lawn and garden market, and even won a U.S. Army Ordinance Award for crisis manufacturing during World War II. When Henry Ariens died in 1956 his sons took over the company and continued their father’s legacy by growing the business further and introducing a variety of new products, including the machine for which Ariens is best known: the Sno-Thro®.

    Today, Ariens’ Sno-Thro® is the leading snow-thrower brand worldwide with distribution in the US, Canada and Europe. As well as this, Ariens is now well known for producing a wide range of high quality gardening and lawn maintenance products ideal for domestic and commercial use, including their excellent lawn tractors and walk behind mowers, all of which are manufactured with the same drive for durability which motivated Henry Ariens back in his garage in 1933. Built to be tough but easy to operate, these heavy duty steel machines are engineered with commercial-grade cast iron gear cases and large intake components which set the standard for reliability and mean that Ariens products are often even passed down from one generation to the next.

    One would hope that Henry Ariens would have appreciated seeing Ariens machines being used by many generations of the same family, reflecting the way in which the Ariens Company itself has been stewarded by successive generations of Ariens, all striving to live up to Henry’s pioneering work. This commitment to the company’s humble origins is reflected in Ariens’ five Company Core Values: Be Honest, Be Fair, Keep Our Commitments, Respect the Individual and Encourage Intellectual Curiosity. As such you can always be confident of superb performance and dependability with an Ariens machine, even when dealing with the very toughest horticultural work.
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