Kawasaki KBL27C Petrol Brushcutter
- Availability: Discontinued
- Estimated Dispatch: No longer available
- Manufacturer: Kawasaki
- Delivery Charge: Free To UK Mainland
A potent yet lightweight brushcutter which offers exceptional cutting power along with pleasing precision. Designed for professional use, the KBL27C is powered by a hardworking 23.6cc two-stroke petrol engine.
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Given Kawasaki’s reputation as a world-class manufacturer of vehicles, robots, aircraft, trains, ships, bridges, jet skis, industrial waste recycling equipment, missiles, hydraulics, motorbikes and just about anything else you could imagine, it is perhaps unsurprising that the company has also dabbled in the world of powered horticultural equipment. The term “dabbled”, however, doesn’t do justice to a machine such as Kawasaki’s KBL27C, a potent yet lightweight and easy to use brushcutter which offers exceptional cutting power along with pleasing precision for a superbly professional finish every time.
Powered by a commercial grade 23.6cc Kawasaki two-stroke petrol engine, the KBL27C is smooth running, hardworking and more than capable of taking on even the toughest cutting conditions. Built with an integrated spark arrestor, a fully covered carburettor and one-piece fan housing, this engine is also reassuringly dependable and the ‘slow idle start’ carburettor prevents the cutting head from turning during start up. Starting itself is made easy by Kawasaki’s Advanced Recoil system (KAR), which appreciably reduces the resistance of the starter cord to facilitate ease of use.
Equipped with an efficient dual nylon line trimmer head, the KBL27C is equally effective whether you are trimming long grass on verges and in other areas inaccessible to lawnmowers or simply tidying edges and borders. This combination of power and precision makes the KBL27C ideal for all but the very toughest commercial gardening and landscaping work, while a high capacity 0.5 litre fuel tank helps to minimise time spent refuelling. The trimmer head also features semi-automatic ‘Bump & Feed’ line advancement, which saves a lot of time and effort when taking on heavier workloads; simply tap the trimmer head against the ground and the cutting line will automatically be set to an optimal working length. The inclusion of a tough plastic blade guard, moreover, both enhances safety and deflects cuttings as you work, thus ensuring a tidier finish and a more pleasant working experience.
Speaking of which, the ergonomic features of the KBL27C are just as important as its impressive cutting power. Supplied as standard with protective goggles and a handy shoulder strap for vital support during extended periods of use, the KBL27C is fitted with a comfortable D-loop handle and a practical all-in-one control array. Together these allow you to maintain exceptional control and keep your hands in an optimal working position at all times. The low weight, low vibration and well-balanced design of the KBL27C, furthermore, means that this machine is remarkably easy to handle and further ensures a truly professional quality finish.
Tough as you’d expect of a commercial grade machine from a company like Kawasaki, the KBL27C is also designed to deliver a long and reliable service life. You don’t have to take this on trust, however, as Kawasaki offer either a three year professional warranty or a five year domestic warranty with every machine, thus ensuring complete satisfaction and peace of mind no matter how tough the job at hand.
• Powered by a hardworking, professional grade 23.6cc Kawasaki two-stroke petrol engine, designed to deliver smooth running, user-friendly and reliable power
• Also featuring a KAR (Kawasaki Advanced Recoil) easy start system, significantly reducing the resistance of the recoil starter for added ease of operation
• Fitted with a highly effective semi-automatic dual nylon line trimmer head, with a hardy plastic blade guard included to deflect clippings and ensure operator safety during use
• ‘Bump & Feed’ line advancement allows you to set the cutting line to an optimal working length quickly and efficiently, saving valuable time and effort in the process
• Lightweight (only 5.4kg), low vibration and perfectly balanced design combine with comfortable D-loop handle for superb user comfort and exceptional manoeuvrability
• All-in-one control array allows you to keep your hands in the working position at all times, with a handy shoulder strap also included for increased comfort and control
• Supplied as standard with either a three year professional warranty or a five year domestic warranty, thus ensuring complete peace of mind and a longer service life
|Power source:||Unleaded petrol/oil mixture|
|Starting method:||Recoil starter with KAR|
|Fuel tank capacity:||0.5-litres|
|Cutting System:||Bump-feed nylon line|
|Warranty:||5 years domestic, 3 years commercial|
About KawasakiKawasaki Heavy Industries, Ltd is truly a manufacturing Behemoth, a Leviathan of industry, a commercial Titan with which few can compare, a… well, you get the idea. They’re pretty big. In addition to high quality powered horticultural tools, Kawasaki’s product lines include the following (take a deep breath now); space systems, flight simulators, jet engines, missiles, rolling stock, oil tankers, submarines, wind turbines, nuclear power plant equipment, industrial plants, robots, water treatment systems, motorcycles, cars, construction machinery, steel bridges and jet skis.
However, it is worth noting that few companies become a globe-straddling, Brobdingnagian enterprise of this kind without sharing Kawasaki’s dedication to innovation, customer service and brilliant engineering. It is this longstanding tradition of producing clever, effective and efficient machinery which has led professional gardeners and landscapers across the world to select Kawasaki machines as their tools of choice when faced with heavy duty horticultural work.
Kawasaki’s current manufacturing empire has relatively humble roots in the form of a man named Shz Kawasaki. The son of a kimono merchant, Shz Kawasaki was born in 1837 and became a tradesman at the age of 17 in Nagasaki. He later started a shipping business in Osaka at 27, but it failed when his cargo ship sank during a storm. Despite this seeming setback, it was in fact Shz Kawasaki’s unfortunate familiarity with sea accidents (of which he experienced many during his life) that lay down the foundations for the Kawasaki company’s later success. This is because Kawasaki came to admire Western ships during his life at sea, which were typically more spacious, stable and faster than Japanese ships, and when Kawasaki established the Kawasaki Tsukiji Shipyard in Tokyo in 1878 he pioneered in the introduction of modern shipbuilding techniques in Japan.
Eighteen years later, in 1896, the Kawasaki Tsukiji Shipyard was incorporated as Kawasaki Dockyard Co., Ltd and the company has been growing and blazing all kinds of trails ever since. Given Kawasaki’s expertise in creating powerful, environmentally friendly and efficient engines it made perfect sense for the company to introduce its own range of power tools, including a variety of commercial grade blowers, brushcutters and hedgetrimmers. These tools all benefit from Kawasaki’s characteristic commitment to quality, durability and long-lasting performance, making them perfect for busy professionals who need machines capable of tackling heavy workloads while producing superior results.
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