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Response to Curmudgeoness (Original post)

Sun Apr 28, 2013, 08:06 PM

20. I bought myself a cordless battery powered Black and Decker

about 12 years ago. It cost me about two hundred dollars. I LOVED it . It didn't have any fancy bag on the back--just the basics. I enjoyed showing my neighbors how I could start it by just pulling up the lever on the handle with my pinky finger. I had a fairly big yard with a hill, which was no problem, really.

After I was finished mowing I would wheel it to our shed attached to our carport and plug it in. We calculated that the energy charging cost about 5 bucks a year. (hope I'm remembering that correctly).

What I enjoyed was that while I was getting a lot of exercise in, I wasn't breathing in any fumes. Like I said, this thing was not very large. It was light , but did the job. The noise level was low and didn't chase away the garden birds and squirrels.

When I downsized to a townhouse I gave the mower to my brother. About a year ago, the battery, which was not lithium, gave out. My brother had a hard time replacing it because this was bought so long ago. He did finally come across a battery of some sort, and it now works fine again. .

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