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#944968 - 09/19/18 07:33 AM Re: Gas or Electric Mower? [Re: debodun]
kodak_jack Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 08/24/03
Posts: 4771
Loc: Rochester,NY
If you buy a battery operated mower, make it one from a place like Lowe's where many other yard things can use the same batteries. My yard is 80 X 287 and I use a 21" self-propelled for trimming/under bushes/uneven areas and a 42" Deere with a bagger for the majority. The bagger is great for leaves in the Fall, but stays on all year to collect clippings. In my case, it's a lifesaver and I kick myself for not getting one sooner. Yes, walking it off is good exercise, but when it's 90 Degrees and 90% humidity, it's hard to stay enthused! It also doesn't hurt to look at something used but in good shape from a dealer who will stand behind his equipment.

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#945001 - 09/19/18 02:10 PM Re: Gas or Electric Mower? [Re: notnew2diy]
FredDwyer Offline
Carpal Tunnel

Registered: 01/19/08
Posts: 2935
Loc: Connecticut, USA
That will work too, but I think replacing a plug is a bit easier than splitting a length of hose.
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