0 SOLO'S new chainsaws are smooth operators

German manufacturer Solo specialises in producing professional-use chainsaws to the highest standards, with an emphasis on both performance and operator comfort.

But its new and improved 651C and 656C medium-duty chainsaws benefit from an even smoother operation, thanks to the inclusion of new pistons and cylinders to further reduce vibration.

Perfect for groundscare and forestry professionals working on local authority landscapes, private estates, the golf course or in wooded settings, the 651C and 656C models also benefit from a light weight of just 5.4kg and improved ergonomics. Users will particularly appreciate the new starter handle shape and comfortable front handle with thick rubber cover for better grip. These design details combined with the saws' light weight make them the ideal choice for those cutting for prolonged periods.

With a 15in/38cm bar as standard, the saws also benefit from a solid steel guide bar with replacement nose tip and a lateral chain adjuster as well as Solo's renowned EasyStart system. There is also the option to upgrade to a 18in/45cm bar. Brand new features for the 651C and 656C, meanwhile, include speed-optimised digital ignition, better air-flow routing, reduced exhaust emissions and a quieter operation. The result is a powerful, reliable performance that is also comfortable on the operator.

The 651C and 656C are part of the extensive Solo chainsaw range, which is distributed in the UK by Lely. Spanning top-spec arborist saws to semi-professional models, Solo chainsaws have been a European bestseller since their introduction in the late 1950s.

Impressively, they offer a 75 percent reduction in emissions plus 20 percent improvement in fuel economy on recommended levels, plus benefit from KWF accreditation - an independent and highly-regarded 'seal of approval' for safety and state-of-the-art technology from Germany's foremost forestry body.

For more information on Solo's chainsaws, call distributor Lely UK's Roger Lupton on 01480 226800, email solo.uk@lely.com or visit www.solo-germany.com.

Note to editors: Solo products are distributed throughout mainland UK by Lely (UK) Limited, 1 Station Road, St Neots PE19 1QH. Call 01480 226800, email solo.uk@lely.com or visit www.lely.com for further details.

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