Sandra A. Olesen Riding Mowers June 12th, 2018 - 17:02:58
Most home owners with electric lawn mowers say the primary reason for choosing electric was environmental consciousness. Experts say that mowing your lawn for about an hour with a regular gas powered mower causes more air pollution than driving a car for 150 miles. Electric mowers use substantially less energy to operate so there is much less drain on the environment. Another benefit to having an electric lawn mower versus gas run is that you wont have to worry about pulling away on a cord to get it started. Electric mowers are turned on with the push of a button.
This in turn moves the mower and controls its course. The mowers engine powers a pump that exerts pressure on hydraulic fluid and the pressurized fluid helps to drive the wheels. In early versions of zero turn lawn mowers the operator controlled the speed and the direction of the mower by moving a pair of levers. Newer mowers use a joystick handlebars similar to a motorcycle or even a steering wheel to provide control. They were initially made for industrial applications where reliability and up time are important characteristics. Mower manufacturers assert that very rarely do they have any service related problems with the hydraulic pumps. Just like an ordinary lawn mower properly maintaining the engine and keeping the mower deck clean should guarantee that a zero turn mower provide many years of service. The convenience of a zero turn lawn mower comes at a price.
Electric lawn mowers are a lot more popular than you might think. Electric lawn mowers are great because they are light efficient and environmentally friendly. "Does it come with someone who will do the mowing?" Not exactly but that seems to be all that this Black & Decker MM875 Lawn Hog 12 Amp 19-Inch Electric Mulching Mower with rear bag lacks. The reliable electric start motor will not allow make enough work for you to develop a coveted "six pack" abdomen either. Environmentalists will love these electric lawn mowers with purring motor that is soothing rather than ear splitting like power lawn mowers of the past.
His additional comment was that trees bushes shrubs and others may entangle the electric cord and recommended increased awareness of the power cord in those situations. What will they think of next? A flip handle can you imagine? Yes indeed the flip handle electric mower reduces time and energy wasted in trying to turn the mower around to cut the next row of grass. This wonderful feature is found on the Black & Decker MM675 Lawn Hog 18-Inch 12 Amp Electric Mulching Mower Flip-Handle electric mower. This feature like the reduced weight of the LM175 makes mowing easier for older children or smaller adults who might otherwise struggle with a heavier mower that needs to be manually turned.