Archive for the ‘lawn mower’ Category

Worx WG789

Sunday, June 10th, 2012

Model: WORX WG789 19-Inch 36 Volt Cordless PaceSetter Self Propelled 3-In-1 Lawn Mowerworx wg789 cordless mower

Description

  • Self-propelled lawn mower; adapts to the user’s pace
  • 3-in-1: mulch, bag, and side discharge capabilities
  • 19-inch cordless mower, equipped with a removable 36V battery
  • Features the PaceSetter technology and the IntelliCut function

Price range
$499.99

Our view

Pros

  • Easy and convenient unpacking and assembly
  • 3 available mowing heights: from 1.5 to 3.5 inches
  • A single battery charge can cover 12,500 square feet of lawn area
  • 36V rechargeable battery can last up to 45 minutes
  • Highly responsive; can adjust speed to the user’s pace, from 0 to 3.6 mph
  • Can handle both level and tough terrains
  • No need to worry about pull starts, gas refills, and even mixtures
  • Virtually noise-free and absolutely emissions-free
  • User doesn’t need to mind an extension cord
  • Far more efficient over other push mowers

Cons

  • Its lead acid battery makes it heavy and challenging to operate
  • Requires a little getting used to
  • A bit pricier than other lawn mowers

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Earthwise 60120 Review

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Model: Earthwise 60120 20-Inch 24-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower

Description

  • 24 volt cordless system delivers power without compromise
  • Very versatile, capable of mulching, bagging, and side discharge
  • All-electric battery system allows for clean, zero-emission performance every time
  • 20-inch cutting swath makes it easy to finish home mowing jobs within minutes

Price range
$260 to $290

Our view

Pros

  • 3-in-1 performance: mulch, side discharge, rear bagging
  • Battery able to power the mower through most grooming tasks in a single charge
  • Electric drive system delivers consistent performance
  • Wide cutting coverage
  • Easy to assemble; no need for tools or kits
  • Wheel system designed to overcome rough terrain with ease
  • Zero-emission, eco-friendly friendly design
  • Cordless feature makes use less of a hassle

Cons

  • Limited operation time due to battery-driven system
  • Battery maintenance may be a challenge
  • Foam on the handle gets worn easily
  • Plastic lever and starting components seem a bit susceptible to heat

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Black and Decker CM1836

Wednesday, May 9th, 2012

Black & Decker CM1836 Lawn Mower Review

Model: Black & Decker CM1836 18-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Lawn Mower

Description
18-inch cordless lawn mower with 36V rechargeable battery
3-in-1 cutting choices
Single touch height/wheel adjustment
Lifetime 18-inch mower deck
Rear bag, mulch plate and optional discharge chute

Price range
$339 to $350

Our view

Pros
Uses clean and reliable electric power
Energy efficient charger with approval from Energy Star (more…)

Husqvarna 6021P

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Husqvarna Gas Powered Lawn Mower Review – Model 6021P

Model: 21-Inch 149cc Kohler XT-6 Gas Powered 3-N-1 Push Lawn Mower With High Rear Wheels

Description
The Husqvarna 6021p is a compact push mower that is designed to manoeuver in small spaces. It features a gas-powered 149cc Kohler XT-6 engine, 4 point 9 position cutting height adjustments, and double bearing wheels that push this mower at varying lawn conditions and terrain. The Husqvarna 6021p also offers a grass collection system, side discharge, and mulching. After use, the handle folds for easy storage and transportation.

Price range
$220 to $240 USD

Our view

Pros
Easy assembly
Compact and convenient, weighing only about 82 lbs.
Trendy orange color and design
Overall ergonomic features for easy use and storage
The Kohler 149cc OHV engine is a pretty good engine for an affordable mower.
A Kohler engine improves performance over time.
A lever lets you adjust the grass height cutting system.
8.5 inch rear wheels offer great height and mobility. You can cut short grass and tall weeds.
Three in one cutting system: offers grass collection, discharge, and mulching.
Easy to push
21 inch cutting width
Two-year warranty
Affordable price range of $220 to $240

Cons
Non-CARB compliant, meaning it is not available in California
The foaming on the handlebars is thin, making it appear cheap
Difficulty in finding Kohler spare parts

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Black and Decker MM875

Saturday, April 28th, 2012

Black & Decker Lawn Mower Review

Model: Black & Decker MM875 Lawn Hog 19-Inch 12 amp Electric Mulching Mower with Rear Bag
Description
8 cutting positions, including 1-1/4 and 3-1/2 inches
3-in-1 mulching capability
12 amp electric engine
Lifetime 19-inch mower deck

Price range
$236 to $249

Our view

Pros
Easy start up and almost zero upkeep required
12 amp motor that generates clean power; no emissions and less noise
Lifetime adjustable 19-inch deck
Equipped with rear bag and mulching insert
Can discharge through the rear and the side
Flexible handle height for comfortable operation
Foldable; allows easy storage
No gas, oil or lubricant needed
Can be easily modified to the user’s desired cutting height

Cons
Power cord can sometimes be a hindrance
Small wheels and mulching bag
Unsuitable for wet grass and even tall ones

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Worx wg788

Sunday, April 22nd, 2012

Worx Cordless Electric Mower Review – Model WG788

Model: WORX WG788 19-Inch 36 Volt Cordless 3-In-1 Lawn Mower With Removable Battery & IntelliCut

This electric mower can tackle large yards with variations in length of grass.

Description
Cordless
Battery-operated lawn mower with a long battery life

Price range
$400 to $500

Our view

Pros
Quiet, effective performance for smooth cuts
Reliable battery life

Cons
May be troublesome to look for replacement parts
Heavy, mostly because of the battery

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Black and Decker SPCM1936

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

Black & Decker SPCM 1936 Review

Model: Black & Decker SPCM1936 19-Inch 36-Volt Cordless Electric Self-Propelled Lawn Mower With Removable Battery
Description
3-in-1 capability: discharge / mulch / rear bag lawn mower
Cordless and noiseless, energy efficient mower.
Electrical mower with rechargeable battery eliminates the need for gas
Price range – $300 to $400

Our view
Pros

  • A convenient gasless lawn mower with enough horsepower to groom a 1/3 acre area.
  • The flexible Variable Speed Self-Propelled System matches your preferred mowing pace.
  • The 36-volt battery is removable and can be charged anywhere.
  • The easy-to-start mechanism comes alive just by pressing a button.
  • This handy tool that can smoothly shift from mulching, bagging, or rear discharging operation with a simple button press.
  • It is environmentally friendly.

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Husqvarna 7021r

Sunday, April 15th, 2012

Husqvarna 7021r mower review

Model: Husqvarna 7021R 21-Inch 160cc Honda GCV160 3-In-1 RWD Self-Propelled Lawn Mower (CARB Compliant)

This machine is an easy to maintain mower and suprisingly powerful for such a small CARB compliant Honda engine.

Description
Honda 160cc GCV160 OHC Engine
Has a drive system of AutoWalk
Wheels that are double ball-bearing for durability
Compliant of CARB

Price range – $200 to $300
Our view
Pros

  • Nine adjustable cutting height settings
  • Powerful engine for small machine
  • Easy ignition
  • Simple, user-friendly design
  • Mow to the tune of your own pace

Cons

  • May require inline fuel filter
  • Susceptible to carburetor problems

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Worx WG783

Friday, April 13th, 2012

Worx Lil’ Mo Review

Model: WORX WG783 Lil’ Mo 14-Inch 24-Volt Cordless 3-In-1 Lawn Mower with  removable Battery

Description
Cordless electrical mower
Cost-efficient and eco-friendly

Price rangeDescription
$200 to $300

Our view

Pros
•    Eco-friendly
•    Three-in-one grass management capable of mulching, bagging, and discharging
•    Lightweight and compact design allows you to navigate easily through the roughest lawns
•    Easy to install and clean
•    Portable and rechargeable battery

Cons
•    Short battery life can requires recharging after 30 minutes of use or after cutting an estimate of 6,000 square feet
•    The four wheels requires manual adjustment
•    Limited runtime on wet or moist grass

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Husqvarna 7021P

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

Husqvarna Lawn Mower Review – Model 7021P

Model: 21-Inch 160cc Honda GCV160 Gas Powered 3-N-1 Push Lawn Mower With High Rear Wheels (CARB Compliant)

Description

Easy to use and easy to store—these mark the top features of this efficient mower. Its compact design and large rear wheels allow for easy maneuvering; making those rights, lefts, and corners possible. Flexibility is also offered with its three cutting systems, collection, mulch, and side discharge. And after use, ergonomic handle folds for easy storage. (more…)