Sandra A. Olesen Push Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 16:55:22
Do not let kids operate the mower Test ride the mower before turning on the blade Do not wear loose fitting clothing that could get caught in the blades Do not carry other passengers Always clean the lawn first to make sure you wont run over something that will send a dangerous item airborne Properly maintain the mower and get it serviced regularly Shut the mower off before trying to make any repairs Dont try to operate the mower if you are not in the drivers seat Dont put gas in the tank while the engine is running Shut off the blade when you are riding on sidewalks the driveway or gravel areas Riding Lawn Mowers - Conclusion Choosing the right riding lawn mower can be a very difficult decision. In the end the factors that will influence you the most will be price and safety. Bells and whistles are nice but certainly unnecessary. Always read product descriptions consumer reports and customer reviews very carefully before purchasing any riding lawn mower.
Four-cycle engines are easier to use but two-cycle motors are typically quieter and more durable. Riding Lawn Mowers There are nearly as many types of riding mowers as there are walk-behind mowers. They come in classifications of lawn mowers (the smallest type) garden tractors (very large with many options) and zero turn lawn mowers. If your lawn is more than an acre in size you should consider purchasing a riding mower. This type of mower will save you a great deal of time and effort when mowing large lawns. If you have many trees or other obstacles in your yard to maneuver around you should consider a zero-turn type of riding mower. Only people with very large lawns and that do a lot of gardening and other heavy outdoor yard work would need to consider purchasing a garden tractor sized riding mower.
The push mower will probably cover any garden size in-between. The second thing to look at is the lay of your land. Is the terrain flat sloped or steep? Lawn mowers with larger rear wheels or even rear-wheel drive are better for sloped and irregular lawns. The other choice to consider is a front-wheel drive self-propelled mower which is perhaps best for expansive flat acreage. The final consideration is landscaping ornamentation and obstacles. If you have numerous trees bushes or perhaps a pond look for a lawn mower with ease in maneuverability. Clippings and Cuttings Other things to consider when selecting a mower are the type and height of the grass the amount of moisture in your grass if you are in a low-lying area and any other organic material you may encounter such as twigs or pine cones.
By pushing the lawn mower the blades turn as the wheels turn cutting the grass or weeds. However push mowers arent as effective on overgrown weeds and dandelions because of the tall stalks and the speed of the rotating blades. Push mowers use a cylinder or reel system while other powered lawn mowers more commonly use a rotary mower with a vertical axis. A rotary mower cuts the grass shorter than a reel system with the added benefit that the grass is cut in a way that allows it to heal faster and thus grow faster. With a push mower the user would find himself or herself having to mow more frequently than with an electric or gasoline powered mower which is perfect for those looking for a workout but less so for the rest of us! Ride-on Mowers for Large Lawns Ride-ons can be fun for some people who have a bigger area to mow.