Maybe you've set yourself a new goal to save money, or make some eco-friendly changes in your life, or maybe you just despise taking gasoline to the next gas station for a refill. Whatever your reasons, switching to an electric lawn mower has never been easier. That's because more and more companies are offering quality options that you can take into account in the sustainability level of sustainability.
We will get into brands and specific models, but your first decisions will be about performance. If you have a very small yard, a short blade is enough to do 1
Most electric mowers have 40 volts of power and some have an extra battery for a quick change when you run out of juice. Another measure of performance is runtime. That is as long as you can expect to operate the lawnmower without having to charge the battery. Again, larger turns require longer battery life. Unfortunately, we can't do much to speed up the process – larger farms still take longer to cut.
One thing to keep in mind is if you have other tools of the same brand. Having the option of exchanging batteries between the mower and an electric trimmer, for example, can save you money and offer convenience.
Ryobi has been a competitive brand in the tool world for a long time and has gained a good reputation for both durability and performance. While load sensing technology automatically sets the best requirements to optimize battery consumption, the 19-inch 40-volt mower has a run time of about 45 minutes and requires 90 minutes to charge. If you have a large yard you may need an extra battery.
Greenworks is another brand that has made itself known in electrical products. This one has a moderately high price tag, but also has two 40-volt, 2.5Ah batteries to meet performance needs. Actually, it is a kind of requirement since the batteries take about two hours to achieve full charge. The operating time is quite high in about 70 minutes. Greenworks 25142 10 amp, 16-inch lawnmowers also have good reviews and are touted as powerful enough, easy to store and durable.
EGO Power + LM2001-X
Probably the market leader, this model is an investment of about $ 600. But it is easy to use and the 20-inch engine fits almost every need. In addition, it has a remarkable 90-minute drive time and is quiet during use so you don't have to worry if you want to cut off at 7am on a Sunday morning. This model is also foldable for fast and easy storage.
Sun Joe MJ401E
For smaller turns, Sun Joe has received high points. At a significantly lower price point than most other options, you can expect to make some concessions like a 12-13 amp motor and a small 14-inch cutting tire. However, it is built tough with steel blades, height control in three positions and a two-year manufacturer's warranty. For best results, mow frequently to avoid overloading the engine with long and thick grass.
Another brand that aims at sustainable solutions, Earthwise electric lawn mowers receive high points for functions and durability. A steel tire, six height adjustments, bag and mule accessories and ultra-quiet motor give 60420 and the more economical 50220 models good performance overviews.
Ryobi Ride-on Mower
If your "farm" is actually acre of land, a mower is the best solution and you do not have to give up on your dreams of digging gas guzzling option. Instead, the Ryobi is 38 inches with the 100 Ah battery option. With a hover of about $ 3000, it adds zero to the cost of typical push models, but who can put a price on the convenience of cutting from sitting position? Two and a half hours of driving time gives you plenty of opportunity to get the job done. In addition, it is equipped with LED headlights, a USB charger and a cruise function.