On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 07:18:56 -0700 (PDT), bob_villain
I can just see the idiot - even with 240 volts like they use in
Limey-Land - running a 250 foot #8 cord to get enough power to the
mower - or having half a dozen outdoor power posts scattered around
the yard so he can get away with 50 ft cords - and then forgetting and
running over the cord making 25 foot cords.
Electric is fine for the little "gardens" around the "flats" in London
or Birmingham - but living in council housing he doesn't enen need to
wory about that. A Bulimic rabbit could keep up with most of those
Yes, we have proper electricity, not battery voltage.
WTF is a #8 cord? Why do you have code numbers? Ours are sold by the amperage they take. And all extensions are 13 amp, so you can plug anything into them.
Calculating.... our 13A extensions are 16AWG, which would only drop 10 volts over 250 feet with a 1kW motor running. So your point has failed miserably.
I don't live in council housing.
We don't mow yards, because yards are concrete. We mow lawns.
On Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at 8:42:55 AM UTC-4, James Wilkinson wrote:
Large "garden" is what, 1000 sq meters? Try using that extension cord on
an acre or two and see how it goes. BTW, this is a riding mower we're talking
about. You see riding electric mowers with power cords dragging behind
On Mon, 11 Jul 2016 06:57:53 -0700, Taxed and Spent
I'd like to see him mow the yard at my friend's farm - or any place
that NEEDS a 13HP or larger mower - with an electric - corded or
cordless. It's about a 7 hour job with a 42 inch rider including the
banks of the drainage ditch at the road.
On Monday, July 11, 2016 at 9:51:17 AM UTC-4, James Wilkinson wrote:
od (13200-Z0A-801). I found ones on the internet, but they go for $60, whic
h is a lot for this. Does anyone have an idea of how close are the toleran
ces for other onces that I might find? If I go to a junk auto yard, do I h
ave a reasonable chance of finding one in a car with the same dimensions, o
r do cars use much bigger ones? If I look around for lawn mowers, with a H
onda engine, how much of a chance is there that I'd find one which fits, or
are they really propriatary with custom dimensions.
. Electricity is the future.
I like to laugh at stupid Britts who think that we use riding lawn mowers
to mow a 100 sq meter lawn. Try mowing an acre or two with an electric
and see how it goes. And how long the expensive batteries in in last
compared to a gas engine.
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