The BRD-280 features the powerful 280 series, 28.1cc Power Boost Vortex engine. The unit has similar characteristic to wheeled edger. but the primary difference is in the lower end, the gearbox and cutter. The gearbox is 90 degrees with a flex cable drive straight shaft. The cutting claw is manufactured from high-grade steel with specially designed carbide tips on each cutter for improved durability and performance. The claw has a unique geometric shape that, when cutting, creates a crisp beveled edege. The cutting claw also has a unique scraper fit that reduces clogging. The oversized shield directs debris inside the bed. It is also important to note, the the blade is a replaceable accessory.