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Consumer Reports: Best electric mowers

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Consumer Reports tests electric mowers to see how well they mulch, bag and discharge your grass clippings.

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Consumer Reports tests electric mowers to see how well they mulch, bag and discharge your grass clippings.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12507/7373866?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:42:23 +0000 Consumer Reports: Best electric mowers Consumer Reports tests electric mowers to see how well they mulch, bag and discharge your grass clippings. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12507/7373866?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KEZI be hosting a media day as well as a kick off event today at pk park to if you're in the market for a new mower? you don't necessarily have to consider a gas mower. today's electric mowers have some extra vrroom thanks to advances in lithium battery technology. so what should you look for.. consumer reports a simple push of a button (nats mower) and you're ready to go. easy startup is just one of the reasons to consider an electric mower. chyron: frank spinelli, consumer reports (sot partially covered) "electrics are relatively maintenanc?free, obviously they don't have a gasoline engine so they're much easier to start, and they're much quieter." (v/o) consumer reports tests electric mowers to see how well they mulch, bag and discharge your grass clippings. they also test how well they handle. (sot: frank spinelli) "between a gas and an electric mower you're gonna notice that electrics are much easier to push. they're lighter and they're easier to maneuver." (v/o) they even fold up for easy storage. but cr says some are less effective at mowing than others. although the lightweight of this kobalt mower makes it easy to push, pull and turn, it has some limitations. cr tests find it's "subpar" at mulching, leaving clumps in its path. clumps can cause the grass beneath to brown, so you may need to rake them. the kobalt does not have a side discharge. this black+decker does a good job side discharging, and in mulching mode, leaving teeny bits behind to replace the nutrients in your lawn. but it really shines at bagging? collecting up to 25 pounds of clippings in its roomy bag. this husqvarna also does a terrific job bagging. another plus? the 40 volt lithium battery can power other tools in the husqvarna line? like a leaf blower, string trimmer and chainsaw. cr says these batter?powered mowers are best for small suburban lots, that is, lawns under a third of an acre. the battery typically runs for about





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