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Response to Kolesar (Reply #30)

Tue May 7, 2013, 06:35 PM

31. I really don't want a self-propelled model.

I do as much backwards pulling as forward pushing, and self-propelled are just too heavy. My yard is not one of those yards you can just go back and forth on. It is a triangular lot, with a lot of obstacles everywhere. So there is a lot of corners that I have to push and pull in. A pain in the butt to mow.

But I am curious.....I have never heard of a "freewheeling" self-propelled mower. How do you know if it is freewheeling? And does that mean that you do not have the resistance when you pull the mower backwards?

On edit, that does look like a nice mower.....I can't find how much it weighs on the site. Is it heavy?

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