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A push mower has come my way.

Discussion in 'Lawns' started by roders, Aug 23, 2018.

  1. roders

    roders Total Gardener

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    I have just acquired a newish push mower ,given to me by my American neighbours who have now gone back to the States.
    It pushes so easily ,although I haven’t used it yet I have watched him use it and was very impressed it does have a canvas grass catcher ,uses no petrol makes very little noise ,is 18” wide.

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    • Marley Farley

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      Wow @roders that is a brilliant mower and not cheap at all.. Lucky you! :thumbsup::biggrin:
       
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      • Verdun

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        Love it roders:). Looks real quality
        A hand push for the smaller back lawn would be perfect
         
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        • pete

          pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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          Is that the one that bloke liked so much he bought the company?

          There aint much to it, which I guess makes it light and easy to use.:blue thumb:
           
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          • roders

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            Less is more Pete.
            I wonder if its the same company that makes shavers ;)
             
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            • pete

              pete Growing a bit of this and a bit of that....

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              Dont try it @roders :biggrin:
               
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              • Mike Allen

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                Similar design with six blades, made by Ransome, was called a rough-cut mower. Just a bit of useless information.
                 
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                  My first lawn mower was a push mower . I just remember it being really hard work to use.
                   
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                    I remember my first mower it had a large metal roller on it,I could never lift it out of the shed:heehee: but then I purchased one last year but Mrs Woo couldn't push it up hill:heehee:

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                        I used to have a push lawn mower when I was about 4 years old. Somewhere there is a photo of me with it. If I look hard enough I might be able to find it.

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                          Hello @Jack Sparrow my friend this is my grand daughters(age 6) lawnmower,when she visits:smile:

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                            Although I don't now have one I actually prefer push lawn mowers for smaller lawns, One problem I had and the reason I gave them up was even a small stone on the lawn could mess up the set of the blades and with young children around it became a chore.
                            Properly set they are a dream to use.
                             
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                              My petrol mowers a push me, can't be fussed to repair the drive, anyway it's keeps me fit pushing it on half acre lawn
                               
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                                Like Scudo, I quite enjoyed a hand push mower for a small patch of grass at the very back of the garden. No noise, some exercise. Yes, it needs the blades set up right and to be as sharp as possible
                                I now use a cordless mower.....Not self propelled and prob the nearest to a hand push. Very quiet, very light and a brilliant little mower:)
                                 
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