Would my 73 year old mom be able to handle it? Is it too heavy for her?
How long does the battery actually last? Should I buy the extra battery?
Her yard is kind of small so it should be OK. Do you have any experience
with the weed whacker attachment?
As for the "push" factor, I would say it is very similar to pushing a baby
stroller... Anybody that can walk should have no problems.
I use the mower for trimming and in the areas my other mower will not go...
maybe 30-40 minutes of use time, so the battery life has not been an issue
for me. I did not buy the string attachment, I already owned a cordless
I would also be sure to get the mulching kit. It is just a plug for the
chute and a mulching blade, it does a fine job of mulching and the bag is
not really necessary.
Also, you should check with Country Home Products on repair shops near
you/your mother. I found that there weren't any places within an hour of me
willing to fix my Neuton earlier this year. I ended up taking it to the guy
who repairs my *regular* John Deere mower, and he fixed it as a favor. The
blade had gotten loose, and it ended up it wasn't tightened up enough at the
Hope this helps.
Jean in VA
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