Battery lawn mower? No Car Content

Discussion in 'NFC Forum' started by carl, Mar 13, 2019.

  1. carl

    carl True Classic

    Location:
    Virginia
    Thinking of ditching my 20" gas mower (which needs repairs anyway) and getting a battery powered push mower but have no experience with them. So I figured I'd see if any of you have experience with them.

    Let's not make a thread on this, just private message me with actual experiences.
     
  2. Dr.Jeff

    Dr.Jeff True Classic

    Location:
    Sin City
    No joke, this is what we had when I was a kid:
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  3. kd7gab

    kd7gab Daily Driver

    Location:
    Hermiston, OR
    I have the 80v Kobalt mower and have been very happy with it...
     
  4. carl

    carl True Classic

    Location:
    Virginia
    Jeff, just shows how old you really are, I was introduced to our same mower when I was a kid.
    Thanks, Jon for the useful input.

    I didn't even realize we had an NFC section here.
     
  5. JimD

    JimD Waiting for Godot... Moderator

    Location:
    Missouri, USA
    One word: goats
     
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  6. bpimm

    bpimm Brian Pimm

    Location:
    Washougal, WA
    My brother and my Dad both have the Ryobi 20" and love it. I on the other hand have a 56" AWD Diesel lawn mower and it still takes to long... Maybe I have to much grass.
     
  7. Dr.Jeff

    Dr.Jeff True Classic

    Location:
    Sin City
    Carl, Jim just called you and me goats!
     
  8. carl

    carl True Classic

    Location:
    Virginia
    Pretty sure he was referring to just you....I have been called worse, by my own daughters.
     
  9. Dr.Jeff

    Dr.Jeff True Classic

    Location:
    Sin City
  10. carl

    carl True Classic

    Location:
    Virginia
    Another thread gone to hell....oddly enough, caused by the same trouble makers that usually do that.
     
  11. kmead

    kmead Insufferable dum bass

    Location:
    Michigan
    I grew up using a corded electric mower. It always started and with a little presence of mind one didn’t run over the cord. My yard is a bit too large to use one now otherwise I would have one now.

    I find batteries frustrating as they lose capacity over time and cost a surprising amount to replace, like just buy another mower cost.

    My current mower is a relatively cheap MTD and is going on a decade of use, it replaced a similar unit that lasted 15 years. Neither needed any maintenance beyond an air filter, eventually a new blade and a blade holder (on the new one).

    I care for the environment as well and now also have a Fiskars push mower which does a great job, is only a little more work to push than the gas mower. As long as I don’t let a couple of weird weeds get too tall, it does a great job and is nearly silent. I now use the gas mower mainly in the fall to gather and chop up leaves prior to mulching them in the woods.

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  12. carl

    carl True Classic

    Location:
    Virginia
    Then again, goats are environmentally friendly and will even eat poison ivy.
     

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