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Eckman 42.7cc Petrol Backpack Power Unit with Easy-Fit Attachments

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  • 42.77cc / 1.25kW engine is mounted on a padded and vibration-dampened backpack
  • Nine easy-fit accessories attach to the power unit to give the ultimate multi-task power tool
  • Accessories include: 180 angle-adjustable hedge trimmer, chainsaw, twin line grass trimmer, brush cutter and cultivator, hover mower, lawn edger, leaf blower and water pump.


It’s the design revolution your poor back and arms have been waiting for: an ergonomic, lightweight backpack-mounted petrol-powered gardening system, allowing you to work without hand-carrying the heavy engine around!

Mounted on an incredibly comfortable, fully adjustable, padded and vibration dampened backpack, you simply plug any accessory into the power unit’s flexible hand-held control handle and you’re ready to tackle everything from hedge trimming, light or heavy tree pruning, grass or bramble trimming, ground cultivation, lawn edging, hover mowing, leaf blowing and even water pumping!
The reliable 42.7cc /1.25kW full-crank engine provides all the power and torque you need – hour after hour, and like a really comfortable seat in a car, when you’ve finished your journey you won’t feel like you’ve run a marathon!

Complete Freedom of Choice
Build your own multi-tool kit - simply purchase the power unit and choose individual accessories to suit your requirements.
You have the option to purchase other accessories at a later date should you wish.


Power Unit Complete With Backpack and Flexible Control Handle (BE003)
Specifications:  CE/EUII/GS safety and emission approved air-cooled 42.7cc/1.25kW full crank 2-stroke engine with recoil starter and 0.7litre tank*. Flexible drive shaft with full-function control handle. Metal backpack frame with 4-point engine vibration dampening, size-adjustable harnesses, luxury comfort padding, zip pouch for tools.
*Fill up the 700ml petrol tank for just 98p,giving around 40 mins of running time - approx. 2.5p/min

9 Additional Accessories:

1. 180 Degree Angle-Adjustable Hedge Trimmer (BE005)
17” (432mm) reciprocating blade. 7 ¾” (20cm) aluminium connection pole. Max. cutting diameter approx. ¾” (17mm).

2. Branch Cutter Chainsaw (BE004)
10” (254mm) Oregon low-kickback chain and bar (max. cutting diameter 10”) with automatic oil pump.  27” (68.5cm) aluminium connection pole.

3. 1-Metre Aluminium Extension Pole( BE007)
For extra reach - use in conjunction with Hedge Trimmer (BE005), Chainsaw (BE004) and Brush Cutter / Grass Trimmer (BE006).
Extends the reach to a maximum of 2.68m / 8ft 9"
Note: Reach measurements for all three attachments can be found in the specifications section below.

4. Bump Feed Twin Line Grass Trimmer & Brush Cutter (BE006)
(supplied together) Twin line bump-feed 120mm diameter spool with maximum 17¾” (45cm) grass trim width. Triple edged brush cutter blade with maximum 10” (25.4cm) trim width for bramble and woody stems up to ¾” (18mm) diameter. 24” (61cm) aluminium connection pole.

5. Tiller / Cultivator (BE008)*
11 ½” (29.2cm) tilling width.  4x 8 ½” (21.6cm) diameter tines.  Heavy duty gearbox.
23 ½” (59.6cm) aluminium connection pole. 

*The gearbox has been improved - please see the PDF within the 'More Info' tab for more details.

6. Hover Mower (BE009) discontinued
Grass cutting width 24” (60cm) using 12” steel blade – maximum 6500 rpm.
Weight 3.2kg (approx. 7lbs)
61.5cm (approx.. 2ft) long curved aluminium shaft for easy manoeuvrability.
Ideal for steep / uneven terrain or smaller grass areas that don’t warrant a normal mower.

7. Lawn Edger (BE010)
Superior design, simple to use, adjustable depth, fast and accurate cutting for beautiful lawn edges. Blade length 7.5” (19cm); weight 1.9kg (approx. 4lbs); 73.5cm (approx.. 29”) long curved aluminium shaft for easy manoeuvrability.

8. Leaf Blower (BE011)
Powerful 50mph air speed / 108 cubic metres of air volume / hour. Weight 1.5kg; 69cm (approx.. 27”) long curved aluminium shaft.
9. Powerful Aluminium Water Pump (BE012)
High quality aluminium (not plastic) construction. 5metre (approx.. 16ft 6”) water ‘lift’ capacity at a flow rate of  9.6m3/hour. Outlet hose diameter 2.5cm (1”) (hose not supplied)
Max. pumping distance 7m.


Maximum reach from trigger to end of accessory:

  • Chainsaw: 2.68m / 8ft 9"

  • Hedge Trimmer: 2.44m / 8ft

  • Brush cutter / Grass Trimmer: 2.37m / 7ft 9"


  • Standard Delivery within 8 working days: UK Mainland  - £3.95; Non-mainland - £6.95
  • Items identified as eligible for Express Delivery (orders must be placed by 6pm Monday to Friday for next working day): £6.95 UK Mainland; £9.95 Non-Mainland
  • Items identified as with heavy item lorries incur additional delivery charges MSB Delivery Lorry

To find out more please read our delivery policy >


  • Every product is covered by our 14-day money back guarantee
  • Every product is guaranteed for at least 12 months. If your item develops a fault within the guarantee period, we will either refund (only if within 14 days) or replace free of charge
  • If you wish to return an item to us for whatever reason, please call us on 0344 482 2112

To find out more please read our returns policy >

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