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Gas vs. electric lawn mowers – Part 4 – my conclusion

I supposed the clinical thing to do would be to calculate cost vs. environmental impact and come up with a nice squeaky green conclusion, but recently my conclusions seem to be made more out a belief that our open (“free” … Continue reading

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Gas vs. electric lawn mowers – Part 3

Dragging a cord around isn’t really an issue with some planning. The maximum length needs to be the maximum distance from your outlet. The trick is always working your way away from your power source. I tried mowing forward and … Continue reading

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Gas vs. electric lawn mowers – Part 2

The Lawn-boy’s 2-cycle engine is a mostly marvelously simple, low maintenance machine. You get a power stroke every other stroke instead of one in every every stroke for a four-stroke engine. Dump a small can of 2-cycle oil in the … Continue reading

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Gas vs. electric lawn mowers – Part 1

I have debated the benefit of using an electric lawn mower over a gas powered mower for some time. I never spend more than about $10 for a lawn mower, as people usually throw them out and they still work … Continue reading

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