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Cordless mowers are light and simple to use and these from leading USA company Greenworks have just come back into stock.
Based on the latest lithium-ion batteries they give a cut as good as a petrol-powered mower but with no pollution and with much less effort as they are much lighter.
The Greenworks G-MAX 40Li-40V Lithium-Ion 3-in-1 Cordless Lawn Mower (GW2500007-B) has a 40 volt battery which gives 40 minutes continuous run time – enough for a lawn up to 500 sq metres.
Re-charging takes one hour for an 80 per cent charge and two hours for a full charge.
It has a cutting width of 16 in and cutting heights from 20mm to 70 mm and you can mulch the clippings of you prefer to deal with the clippings that way.
You can buy other gardening machinery from the Greenworks range at very keen prices as the battery will fit other equipment.
It costs £299, is delivered free the next working day and has a two year warranty.
The Greenworks G-MAX 45Li-40V Lithium-Ion 4-in-1 Cordless Lawnmower (GW2500107-B) is suitable for lawns up to 1000 sq metres – about the size of two tennis courts.
But it has the advantage that when cutting longer grass it can discharge the clippings to the side as well as the back. The mower has a continuous run time of an hour and can be re-charged in two hours.
Cutting heights are from 20mm to 70 mm and the cutting height is 18 in – 45 cm.
It costs £329 and is delivered free the next working day. Anf iyt has a two year warranty from Greenworks.
And the Greenworks G-MAX 50Li-40V Lithium-Ion 3-in-1 Twin-Force Cordless Lawnmower (GW2500207-D) has two 40 volt batteries, a great advantage.
This mower will deal with 2000 sq metres of lawn and is fitted with a useful feature which varies the power output according to the grass being cut, drawing less mower power for flat lawns and more when cutting g long wet grass.
The cutting width is 20 in and the cutting heights are from 35mm to 85 mm.
The grass box can hold 60 litres and there is an indicator to show when it is full.
It has higher wheels and a mulch plug is included and it is fitted with a striping mat to give the traditional striped finish.
It costs £429, is delivered free the next working day and has a two year maker’s warranty.
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