Push reel lawn mowers are generally used to cut off home turf. But do you know that this also stands for a higher purpose? It is a given fact that people use this equipment for gardening to retain clean and well-maintained surroundings. But apart from this, it is also considered environmental friendly machinery due to its natural cleaning process without any components of pollutants and definitely does not spatter harmful elements like carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides. This serves as the basis why people switch on to using this type of machine weigh against other engines in the market that instigate detrimental effects to the ozone layer and to people’s health.
Push reel lawn mowers are specifically designed in providing clean cut grass with corkscrew blades of more than five curved and twisted cutting edge. As you push the reels, all the grass that will be swept by the machine will be finely cut and tear. The blades on the right angle serve as the sharp edge thereby making it more effectual for the mower to cut all the grass in the backyard or to other small plots of land. This equipment also comes in several designs and styles, and as it is also revolutionized and modernized as years pass by. This is not machine operated so you will have to move it with all your muscle strength. This might be a lot difficult to deal with as most people would often go by the use of electric ones rather than manuals but looking at the brighter side, this gardening tool will help provide cardiovascular exercise that will be beneficial for your health. Now wouldn’t you think this is more of an innovation and great discovery than a complex task and than those operated machine lawn mowers?
For those people who have been used to old and traditional lawn mowers with definitely of much greater weight weigh against other mowers, the new and advanced push reel lawn mowers is an entire opposite of the old version. This new improved machine is indeed much lighter in weight and is definitely easier to push and set in motion with other adjustable kits. If you want to cut tall grass then you can simply adjust the lawn with its cutting heights feature, if you want to generate a much sharper edge then you can simply fine-tune the sharpening area. All these features can be modified without having to purchase further gardening equipments. When you try to compare this mower to gas powered mower engine then you would be surprised by just how much the push reel mower creates no noise at all. If you use a gas powered lawn mower, the noise become too apparent and you would find it difficult to handle.
One thing that push reel lawn mowers find difficult to do is to cut brushwood and branches. The twigs get easily stuck at the cutting and sharp edges of the mower and find it hard to function well. This is also not applicable as a leaf shedder so anyone who would have to use this function might have to look for a machine that will allow having this kind of function.
By Gardening Solutions on 2010-12-13 13:47:25
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A Reel Mower vs a Rotary Mower, both have pros, both have cons, but which should you be using if you want the perfect lawn?
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Reel mowers give a very clean cut on the grass blades and outperform rotary mowers when it comes to close, short cutting.
Rotary mowers mulch tall grass with ease and reduce the frequency of mowing needed.
Me personally, I use both a gas push mower and a manual reel mower. Sometimes I like to see the grass flinging and mow often, but most of the time I go with the Honda HRX217 on my Kentucky Bluegrass!
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