Hints & Tips
If you have a larger lawn or rough grass like orchards or paddocks to keep looking spruce one of these lawn tractors from Mountfield will do the trick.
They are Britain’s best-selling tried and proved workhorses and can be delivered to your door within two to three working days so you could be mowing before the grass gets as high as an elephant’s eye.
There are two versions, one with a manual gearbox and the other automatic.
The manual version is the Mountfield 1530M Lawn Tractor, a machine with twin blades to give a better cut and to create a powerful air current under the cutting deck which gives better collection of the cut grass even when it’s wet, a very welcome attribute after the recent deluges.
This will deal with areas up to around 5000m2 and has seven cutting heights from 25mm to 80mm, but don’t be tempted to use the shorter heights for the first cut.
The grass box holds 240 litres and bleeps when it needs to be emptied and powering it along is a 452cc engine with an oil pump to give it a longer life. The grass box can be emptied without leaving the driver’s seat thanks to an ingenious telescopic handle
There are five forward and one reverse gears and a large fuel tank holding six litres.
And the driver’s comfort is not forgotten with a sprung and adjustable seat.
Chunky tyres for good grip on muddy paths and wet lawns and a pair of headlights for working in the gloom complete the spec of this excellent and popular machine.
A deflector kit for use when cutting long grass can be purchased for an extra £99 and the addition of a tow bar for another £79 will turn the tractor into a machine which you can use all year round.
A trailer has its uses all year round and a dethatcher to tease out dead grass would be a useful little tool given the state of many lawns.
The tractor costs £1749, £200 off the list price and as we said we deliver it FREE OF CHARGE within two the three working days with a five-year warranty.
The machine has attracted a string of excellent reviews. One said ‘Overall highly recommended, most mowers are more expensive and with this Mountfield you get quite a lot of bang for your buck.’ Others are here.
That tractor is very easy to drive and this one is even easier.
The Mountfield 1530H Lawn Tractor is very similar but benefits from a hydrostatic drive.
This means it drives much like an automatic car – more pressure on the accelerator pedal and you go faster, it’s as simple as that.
That combined with a tight turning circle means it is a very manoeuvrable machine making it easy to cut curving lawns and around garden ornaments.
The Mountfield 1530H costs £1999, £200 less than the recommended price, delivered FREE, and with this one you can have it delivered the following day for an extra charge if you order by 3 PM – even on a Saturday.
It has a five-year warranty and normal delivery is free of charge within five to seven working days.
‘Good Product. I read many reviews of lawn tractors by several manufacturers before purchasing my Mountfield. I am very pleased with the machine which makes light work of the grass. I particularly like the large grass box, the warning sound when the box is full, and the ease of emptying the box from the driver’s seat. MowDirect is an excellent and user-friendly company who were able to accommodate my specific request for delivery without any fuss.’
That’s the opinion of one customer last year. Others are here.
MowDirect is the country’s leading retailer of lawn and garden tractors and ride-ons and you can see the full listings here.
And if you’re now sure which is the right one for your garden, then please ring us on 03454 588905.
We have years of experience in garden machinery and are here to make sure you make the right choice.
‘Have now used them twice, advice and service were excellent‘ J. Field (TRUSTPILOT)