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Remington 18A-212B push mower

 
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$261.11 - $329.99
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Summary: This Remington 19-inch, battery-powered push mower is a basic model.
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Type: Electric-battery push mowers
About - Remington 18A-212B

The Remington 18A-212B is part of the lawn mower & tractor test program at Consumer Reports. In our lab tests, push mower models like the 18A-212B are rated on multiple criteria, such as those listed below.


Mulching:
Reflects a combination of evenness, which is how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how well the mower distributed its clippings over the lawn's surface.

Bagging:
Denotes a combination of evenness, which is how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how much clippings the bag held either before it filled or the chute clogged.

Side discharging:
A combination of evenness, which is how close the mowers came to even, carpet-like mowing, and how evenly clippings were dispersed from the side-discharge chute.
Features & Specs - Remington 18A-212B
info Can bag Yes
info Can mulch Yes
info Can side discharge Yes
info Deck size (in.) 19
info Engine size 24 volts
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User Reviews - Remington 18A-212B
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1.0
Poor Battery design
5/14/2015
Pros
Cons
Best Uses
Comment:
Battery is dead after less than a year. Warranty is pro-rated over one-year, so it doesn't help. The battery requires charging every 60 days, which may work for some, but probably not for most.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
1.0
Battery Life
5/1/2015
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Ergonomic Grips
Lightweight
No gas needed
Cons
Battery life
Best Uses
Landscaping
Comment:
The batterie went dead 1yr and 3days after purchase. A new battery will coast as much as I paid for the complete mower.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Bottom Line
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
 
4.0
So far, So Good!
5/27/2013
Pros
Adjustable Cut-Lengths
Easy start
No Gas No Oil
Cons
Cuts Unevenly
Best Uses
Medium Lawns 5000 Sq Ft
Comment:
Just purchased and used this mower for the first time today. It took about 5 minutes to assemble the mower. Don't plan on using it out of the box as it takes 14 hours to charge battery. Charging Instructions are incorrect. When you charge the battery, the charger remains red until the battery is charged. The lights on the battery do not light up during charging, only during mowing. I charged the battery overnight and was pleasantly surprised that the mower started right up. My lawn is about 6,000 sq feet. I figured I would need a second battery, but was able to hack through 12 to 15 inch grass on the high setting, then got through about 1/2 of lawn on the low setting before battery died. Seems that the engine strains on the lowest settings, but that may have been from the work out it received hacking through the jungle on the first pass. I noticed some stray tall grass after the first pass. I'm hoping this is not an ongoing issue, but I can deal with it if it is. Still, I love the fact that this mower starts up immediately with no effort and that i can easily stop and restart as I need to. I am also happy that I don't have to add oil, gas or worry about running over an AC cord. Again, this is honeymoon period. Hopefully the produt will hold up over the year.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
Bottom Line
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
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