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Toro is one of the world’s leading manufacturer’s of lawnmowers and their recycling mowers are well built and have to features at an excellent price.
The Toro 20955 Petrol Recycler Lawn Mower has a 190 cc Briggs & Stratton engine which was designed for reliability and to be cheap to run.
Their priming system ensures that the carburettor is correctly primed and it is designed to start with just one pull of the cord.
The cutting width is 55 cm and the cutting heights can be adjusted from 25 to 102 mm so you can deal with neat lawns and rougher patches as well.
Also it is possible to switch from mulching to side discharge of the clippings with the pull of a lever, a huge plus for this machine. The mower automatically adjust its speed to your walking pace 4 mph.
The deck is made from steel and there is a large 60.5 litre grassbox.
There is free next working day delivery, a two year manufacturer’s guarantee and it costs £429, £70 less than the recommended retail price.
The company’s Toro 20958 Steel Deck Petrol Recycler Lawn Mower is another top quality machine which offers a mulching option which is becoming more popular with many gardeners.
The cutting width is 55 cm and the power comes from a Briggs & Stratton Quantum 675 cc engine which is easy to start and gives great reliability and maximum torque even in lower revs.
This one too has a clever system which allows you to mow at your own walking pace.
The advanced mulching system uses cutting blades in a cutting chamber which encourages greater airflow across the deck so that clippings are chopped very finely before being deposited back on the lawn to decompose and provide essential nutrients.
There is a side discharge system for when the grass is longer and wet or when you don’t need to collect the clippings in the 60.5 litre grass box, and you can easily switch between mulching and collecting.
A blade brake clutch stops the cutting blade revolving if you want to stop to empty the grass box so there is no need to stop the engine and then start it again
There are four cutting heights and another handy feature is a port to which you can attach a hose for simple cleaning of the cutting deck.
This model costs £479 compared with the recommended price of £579, there is a two year maker’s warranty and a two year guarantee from the manufacturer.
And finally the Toro 20792 Petrol Recycler Lawnmower is a truly versatile mower offers great flexibility with cutting heights from 32 to 102 mm and a clever Smart Wheel device for setting the blade exactly as you want it.
Briggs & Stratton powered this mower is suitable for larger areas and is equally at home dealing with longer grass as well as short.
It has a clever device which adjusts the speed depending on how tightly you grip the bail arm.
There is a massive 65 litre grass box, very useful when cutting larger areas and it has an aluminium deck which give s strength and a longer life.
This one is fitted with a unique Accelerator blade to deal more effectively with longer grass which some mowers could not tackle.
This Toro model has a five year manufacturer’s warranty, is delivered free the next working day and costs £599, and that’s £100 off the manufacturer’s recommended price.
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