As a senior with a small lawn and a small budget, I have found this to be just what I need. It is small enough to negotiate between planter boxes. I've had a heart attack and have slowed down, but I'm still handy enough to operate, clean and adjust the mower without getting pinched or other injury. It has less power than I would like, but by keeping the battery on the charger except when mowing I have had no battery problems. I've used this mower for more than a year.
How long have you owned it:
More than six months
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.
from New Jersey
(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)
Weak, plastic, underpowered, finger pinc
Avoids Cutting Grass
Finger Pinching Wheel Adj
Narrow cutting path
Return For Refund
Pros: So quiet you can hear yourself think about all the reasons you dislike it. The slow three passes it takes to cut your lawn can help create a ZEN like meditative state slowing your heart rate and providing countless health benefits if you could keep all the CONS out of your mind.<br /><br />Relax grasshopper, the mower will not suck you up or hurt you as you rest on that blade of grass.<br /><br />Cons: You would think looking at all the wonderful reviews that this unit is the best thing since the iPhone. Unfortunately, it is an overpriced child's toy. I have repeatedly pinched fingers in changing the spring loaded (and easily bumped out of position) wheel height. The lift created by the slow turning blade is not enough to cut grass without three SLOW passes (of the mower). The front end of the mower pushes the grass over and most of the grass is merely bent rather than cut as the turbulence created is less than that of an asthma patient trying to blow out candles in the middle of an attack.<br /><br />The 14 cut path is further limited by the wheelbase. The wheels push the grass over and it never pops back up into the slowly twirling blade. Imagine a weed-wacker on wheels and you've created over-expectations already. Basically the grass needs to jump in front of the blade in order to be cut. Pray for a depressed and suicidal lawn.<br /><br />Bonus Negative: A door to door salesman asked if it was an electric mower. Apparently he couldn't believe I purchased this thing and his eyes lit up with the possibilities of what other useless devices he could possibly sell me.
How long have you owned it:
A month or less
No, I would not recommend this to a friend.
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