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Let's go mother fuckers!
Fill me with knowledge and advice! Up to the value of maybe £200.
Feels the same on your bare feet and looks almost identical and needs fuck all maintenance.
or whatever but I am getting a pretty big garden, can't just turf that. I want to use it as a sporting arena.
well I've seen it once in Twickenham, picking up a Cozy Coupe. This guy had all the Rattan Furniture and it was like a fucking lounge out there.
because there's decking and plant beds all over the shop.
Will PM the bank account to deposit that £200 into.
Can you deposit that £200 this afternoon please so that it's definitely in my account by Thursday morning?
my keyboard doesn't have a pound sign
by a cheap Flymo hovervac. They don't hover, and they just smear the underside of the mower with damp grass - virtually none of it makes it into the container.
Picked up a bosch electric mower, which is pretty decent and you can set variable heights from 'don't the blades on roots' to 'full brazilian'. Not bad.
and don't call me a badboy
is that it's pretty heavy - I have to carry mine through the house to get to the front garden (cos we're in a terrace) and it's a back breaker. Fine if you can wheel it to wherever you're using it.
Look, not only was midnightpunk happy to insult us all, now he's trying to sabotage my garden! http://www.drownedinsound.com/community/boards/music/2074066#r8543666
Can't decide what I want! I would like one of those badass battery ones but they cost about £500
less expensive too
would opt for a non petrol.
like this, but working
Despite living in numerous properties with lawns.
more air miles
despite holding a full, clean driving licence for over ten years
Obvs I've still never driven on the mainland
for the grass in my garden.
And will soon have 2 alpacas to keep the grass short in my field.
The Bosch Rotak Ergoflex corded mowers are the best - better, in fact than just about every other mower under £500:
They come in a range of blade sizes - 34, 37, 40 and 43cm blades, depending on your garden size.
Make sure you go for the corded version, not the cordless lithium battery one, and you should be able to get it for less than £170 (43cm) right down to £100 for the 34cm version.
If you'd asked this question just before Easter, I could have told you to go to B&Q as well, where they had a Bosch sale, and were selling them for a third off.
The one you link to up in the thread doesn't have that kind of grip, so I'd avoid that.
£130 for the 36 on Amazon, pretty hard to get hold of elsewhere.
Thanks very much.
I think I will go for the 37 which Argos are knocking out for a ton.
then the Ergoflex
Is a much better option than the one without
The Ergoflex is a newer model and has a few other improvements in there too, as well as the more comfortable grip (which makes a big difference to how easy it is to use).
Or maybe the 40 if I'm feeling flash.
Which has been in the family for generations and indeed been responsible for both my father and grandfather losing parts of fingers hth x
Argos have a 1/3 off the Bosch Rotak Ergoflex. Ordered and ready to collect on Wednesday.
Post your congratulations below:
for an extra 20% off?
Was amazed at the new iPad lookup system, then paid incredibly quickly on the card kiosk thing after typing in my own specially made 'reference word'... and then had to wait 15 fucking minutes for someone to bring the sodding remote out. Farcical.
Reading the reviews gives a Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde impression; sometimes good and sometimes evil. Sadly I got the evil version which had the impossible to secure handle.
The depressing thing is that it is the pre-assembled 'manufactured' base that was at fault. The green 'superstructure' is attached to a black bottom section and these two parts should be aligned to allow a screw to pass through them and into the handle bottom section. As has been said by others here it is possible to get the screw into the handle by pressing together the superstructure and the black part, however it seems to me that the screw needs to engage in the black base again after passing through the handle. If the black base is not aligned with the superstructure you get the screw standing proud of the superstructure instead of fitting snugly which I am sure it was intended to do.
I think the design is probably fine but quality control in the assembly process must be non existent. I am returning the machine to Amazon (bless their cotton socks!) and have ordered the Black and Decker 1800W model.
Considering a show us yr garden thread but the LME would probably puke (all over their window boxes and/or fake grass)
On top of a number of others, we used to have one like this when i was a kid:https://www.lawnmowersdirect.co.uk/product/allett-cylinder-mower-autosteer-seat?gclid=CjwKEAjw3_ypBRCwoKqKw5P9wgsSJAAbi2K9G_c12MSj6aNHyqpa1e_NM5EZ4cOH2SBiLEYMOhNAjhoCdQzw_wcB
do yourself a favour and sort yourself out a cylinder mower. gives your grass a much better finish: http://www.ebay.co.uk/bhp/cylinder-mower
I thought they'd be environmentally friendly, give a good cut and leave excellent stripes, but having looked at all the reviews, they're just not very good until you get up to the £500+ petrol versions. M.
the old British mowers huh? My Dad would be livid if he came in here. A British lawn mowed with a German machine? Over his dead body.
I better not tell him I've got a Qualcast. Although I thought it was British. But it turns out Bosch own them. Fuck's sake.
Next time, I'm getting an old Hayter or a Suffolk Punch. Petrol.
Depending on how old it is, and whether it came from Argos or Homebase, it could be British.
(The British made qualcasts are really shoddy, anyway).
The build quality seems congruent with the price so it probably is a British lad. Think it was about £50 but our landlord paid for it, begrudgingly, after he didn't provide us with anything to keep the garden in order with...
Tough work with the grass being so long but it did a pretty damned good job. Will tidy it up next weekend and then you lot can come round for a game of croquet.
Well done marckee for your recommendation.
Just glue some scissors onto a broomstick and start swinging it really close to ground level. your welcome