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Post a single product you think ego should make and let the likes dictate what's made next!
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Dual blade 26"-28" mower for professional use.
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Dual or triple battery for extended run
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A Portable power pack!!!
If your battery could plug into a portable power pack for powering and charging devices! Ports for recharging by solar , USB charging ports , and plug ins for laptop etc.
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Radio(am/fm/bluetooth) with lantern and usb charging ports.
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The radio/speaker competition just got a little more interesting...
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Nice!
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I"m going to bump this idea.  This needs to happen.  If there is a natural disaster, extended power outage, or just a need, this would be one of the most appreciated tools EGO would deliver.  With so much power in a 7.5ah cell, just image how long you could have usable power to keep your phones alive, maybe a small fan, radio, light, even your laptop charged for when your wife keeps wanting "together time" and you need a break from it.  *wink wink*
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Agree - something to take the place of a small emergency generator.  Enough power to periodically run an oil-fired furnace in the winter to keep things tolerable in New England / keep the pipes from freezing.
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Pressure washer
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I'll second the pressure washer, and up the anti with a shop vac as well.
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A more affordable version of the cordless Dyson vacuum
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Dennis O'Rourke

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When will EGO offer a riding mower ?
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How about a fertilizer spreader ... like this one below, utilizing EGO existing batteries.  I can see this being a great tool for those with a huge lawn - and commercial utilization as well ... :-)


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David,

We already have those, ever see how many pregnant women there are?
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Shop vac
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Please at least make a cordless shop vac, I hate power cords!  Along with the shop vac, I would really love an upright home vac with at least the same power as a plug in Shark home vac, and a run time of at least 30 min. at full power.
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make it HEPA-rated
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Yes! - a cordless shopvac... very sensible idea.
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Yes, I won't stop bumping (and i'm not talking the 70's dance)... Well, unless she's hot.
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I would also like to see a shop vac.

An upright cordless vacuum with enough power to replace our Dyson would also be nice.
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Keeping with my first post here, a "training wheel" of some sort for the string trimmers.
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Robert Lucas

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Yes, accessories are falling short on the line-up. Single wheel for easy edging or by adjusting/turning the wheel it would maintain height for small lawns #condolife
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Motorized cart with with load dump feature. Moving material made easy!
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Air compressor, simple yet great to have
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A small one could be run off the power center mentioned above.  (keep it simple).
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Robert Lucas

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Corded adapter, someone mentioned this before.
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Ideally, the 120V AC to 56V DC converter would be in the dummy battery so that only a single extension cord could be used where only one is needed, like on the 530 unit or the 15 inch trimmer.  This setup would probably get a little too messy for tools that are too powerful for a single 20A circuit breaker.  People aren't really going to want to go buy a specialized extension cord, so what will probably have to happen is somehow the thing will have to be set not to work on the too-powerful tools or will have to be set to deliver less than full power, or will have to have a warning label on it for it to not be used with certain tools.  I guess one might say better some and not all than none at all. 

This sounds like a fairly easy DIY build, just take an EGO pack apart, remove all the cells and replace them with a 120V AC to 56V DC converter and add lead wires to a plug which will come out of the battery where the power indicator would normally be, then plug the extension cord in there and have enough lead from the battery to tie the extension cord to the lead cord from the battery pack and you're good to go.
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This is a VERY powerful idea (pardon the pun).

This would mean EGO could sell, or users could DIY, mounting kits for the battery/inverter system and power ANY 120v device that requires under a given current (amp) rating.

Would this power something as heavy-load as a small vacuum cleaner?  I think so, since many small vacs are battery operated.  But I mean a large floor vacuum.

This would also provide multiple emergency 120v supplies for use in power outages.

This would mean you could charge any phone, tablet or computer.

This would be great for specialized applications such as Amateur Radio, and might be certified for Emergency Communications for other community services.

Might be certified to power medical devices in emergencies... or to do this as a last-ditch effort whether certified or not.

This is a general-purpose solution!  If EGO does not build this, users will!!!  Particularly Ham Radio Folk...

Thanks,
-john N3FPZ
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My build has already begun. Can't wait on ego for things. Development is much too slow.
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GO FOR IT!!!!
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Should be part of the Power Center above.  1 or 2 120vAC plugs.
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Robert Lucas

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12 volt adapter for charging on the go... vs using a standard power inverter plus an ego charger.
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GREAT idea!  Combine this with a general-purpose inverter and you have a mobile power system that would be extremely useful in emergency "bug-out" situations where you must leave home and survive...
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aTypicalEngineer, universal attachments might fit, but that is a practice we strongly discourage. The multi-tool was not designed with this is mind, so it’s a significant risk that could also potentially void the warranty. 
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Amber, hence the request that Ego evaluates, designs and builds an official adapter.
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Do keep in mind that there could be gearing differences between the Ego and universal attachments as well. Depending on the design speed/torque requirements of the tool, the PH may or may not drive universal attachments effectively.

I don't know for sure, just throwing it out there.
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That's on my list to check this weekend, and I will add the results to my technical review thread.  When I did the preliminary speed check, both the Ego PH1400 and the Kobalt 80v had similar speeds (5000-6000 rpms); and I'll probably see if I can find other power head speeds for comparison.
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The ph has a gear down mechanism in the driving head. At least i think i can hear one.
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riding lawnmower
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Ryobi has a battery operated rider. Looks pretty good. Waiting for Ego to make one.


https://www.ryobitools.com/products/details/rm480e-electric-riding-lawn-mower
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Ryobi's is lead acid.  I want a Li-Ion one other than the one Mean Green makes.
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Mean green makes some nice stuff. But wow they are expensive.
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Ryobi riding mower works great. They explain in their ads why they use lead acid. It si basically a small golf cart. Very quiet.
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Riding lawnmower, preferably zero turn. Make it and take my money Please!!!
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Large walk behind mower. Riders are too inefficient. We can walk
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I still want a zero turn.
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Zero Turn.  Yep.  All for that!
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Tiller attachment for the PH1400 Power Head, like these universal options:

https://www.google.com/search?q=universal+trimmer+tiller
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what about a dethatcher?
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Robert Lucas

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I know I'd buy it!
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yes! of even an interchangeable blade for the existing mower line up?
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Now this would likely be cheap to design: A booster pack (12v jump start). Most everybody around here has one or wants one. Will keep them winter shelved Ego batteries useful. 
May not be in high demand down south.... but in cold regions its a must.

I also vote on the lantern thingy, maybe with a 120v power inverter built in
 (would be great in case of a power failure or camping). Imagine how long a Led lantern could run of a 2Ah or the beast of 7.5Ah battery.

Would give camping that electrifying experience. hahaha!
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A fan! Super easy! Get more ego fans with an actual fan!
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Yes, a simple, portable fan would be a dream. Something that can run for about an hour on a charge. I work in a shop where sometimes moving a corded fan is not practical and a battery powered one would be killer. Maybe I'll just cannibalize a string trimmer and make one...
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Come on Ego, get these easy ones out of the way to build a larger base using the system!
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During Hurricane Irma I simply wrapped a velcro strap around our 530 blower throttle and set it to low. With no power at least we had clean air movement within the house. Even better, we opened the front & back doors to create a vacuum by blowing out the front door and drawing in fresh cooler night air.
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i have a small cordless fan from ridgid and love it. Helpful when working on projects.
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Better replacement blades, like the AB2101 HL blade which seems impossible to find here.  I've cut my grass (newly sodded back in February) twice, and already had dings in the blade I had to sharpen out.  Make a better blade please, please, please?  Charge a premium if you have too, but make sure HD stocks them well as well.  OR, make a simple adapter so we can use some other blades maybe??

I also love the radio, shop vac, jump pack, lantern, and air compressor ideas too.  

I'd love to be able to use these batteries to power some low level ham radio equipment for emergency use.  I believe a lot of amatuer radio folks would be into this idea, if possible.

Anyway, I'm curious as to what is next in the Ego line.  You've got some nice looking snowblowers, but where I live, we may see 1" of snow once a decade, lol.
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All i got to say is, if they dont make it, make it yourself :) im ordering an inverter to build that much needed item. Hopefully EGO will offer something like that in the future.

An inverter would cover so many requirements, and they would sell SOOO many batteries.
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A portable paint/stain sprayer would be nice!!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Which new Power Head attachments do you think EGO should make?.

People post here what attachments you think EGO should make.
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Leaf vac - PLEASE!!! We own pretty much ever other type of device you offer (& brag about your products to everyone). Blower is superb but of no use for leaves stuck in our gardens & shrubs. We have 1/2 acre property, so I can can only string together so many extension cords to reach the areas. I keep passing on B&D in hopes you will produce something, but this year is it. I would be fine with a stand-alone, not multi-function tool.
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Aww Debra.  I've tried several leaf vacs and none work well enough and store enough to be worth while for a lawn of size.
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They have a leaf vac sold under the name of lawn mower.  can vacuum up leaves or better yet mulch them and eliminate the need for all those bags to dispose of the waste.
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I've given up the battle of the leaves and now mulch them weekly until they are no longer there and have stopped falling. Amazing how well the lawn has done.  Since it is dormant over the winter, the chopped up leaves have a chance to decompose and not make thatch a problem.
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Same here.  I actually used my leaf blower to blow leaves out of flower beds etc and onto the lawn so I could mulch them into my lawn.  Did not bag a single leaf.  They are all hard at work fertilizing my lawn.  I will be interested to see the effect on my lawn next summer.
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I'd like to see a blower/vacuum combo. I have had a black and decker one for years, but the battery is slowly going.
I need the vacuum for the swimming pool deck - with a blower, the leaves just end up in the pool. No good.
Others have this sort of thing on the market - its not hard to do.
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lawn striper attachment. all the ones on the market right now don't fit the more-square shape of the ego handle so using a striper right now requires hacking.
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I'll third the lawn striping attachment.  Should be easier than many of the other items on the list.
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Landon Chapman

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I'll "fourth" this!
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I'll second a lawn striper attachment!  I'd love to make my stripes stand out even more!
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Handheld Circular Saw
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My vote is that they focus on being able to meet the demand on what they already have!  So far, they have a lot of vaporware...  ...adding to that will just make it worse.
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No! I still want my lawn striper. Easy to make, comparatively, $80-$100 price point with high margins for Ego.
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Caster front wheels for the Ego mower like the Worx mower and several Gas powered mowers have.  I had a MTD Pro with Caster front wheels and I loved it, made turns and changing directions a breeze.
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Jumping on. This is the only issue I have thus far with the mower.

You know what would be really nice? If they designed an easy way to install casters on existing mowers. I'd be surprised as heck if casters aren't standard on EGO soon and it would be nice for we leading edge consumers could benefit as wewll.
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Having casters as an option would be good, but the way I mow, casters would mess up my maneuverability.  Some people want them, some people don't, so having both would do well in my book.
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Ditto... After using a (gas) mower with front wheel casters, going back to a mower without casters seems sluggish when attempting to quickly turn or maneuver around obstacles. I would LOVE to retrofit my existing EGO mower with casters than to have to by a new body.
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I’d really love a backpack fogger/sprayer so I can spray my yard for mosquitos/ticks with the natural spray, most decent ones are two stroke and so noisy or they are small battery and have a small wand, I have almost 2 acres to spray and would love EGO to market this....