General I bought an electric lawn mower AMA

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  1. ThatOneDude

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    No but my sister is.
     
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    Don't run over the extension cord.
     
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    It runs off a 6 amp 80v battery. I have 2 smaller 2.5 amp ones if I need them.
     
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    Just got rid of a GreenWorks battery-powered. Was a piece of shit.
     
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    String trimmer and blower are great, but the mower didn't cut well enough. Felt more like I was vaccuming the lawn than cutting it.
     
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    What brand?
    Purchase price?
    Pics?
     
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    Used my neighbors this week and was surprised by its performance. Thinking about getting one myself.
     
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    There's a Tesla in the parking garage here. As you may know, I hate Elon musk, but I did catch myself telling my friend the other day that if they made a V8 Tesla that did the same numbers I'd get one
     
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    Fuck I should get a Tesla and make it into a hot rod. Then get one of you to tweet that cocksucker for me. How much they cost?
     
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    I don't, uh, "practice that religion". If ya catch my drift.
     
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    What else am I going to do with them?
     
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    I find them good listeners.

    Bad manners tho
     
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    I've got a Makita one that takes 2 batteries.

    Its ok for a small garden but so have a petrol one for actual work.
     
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    Just did the whole lawn star to finish on my lunch break. The mower battery had 2 bars left, I'm impressed.
     
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    About 2 years ago I bought a battery-powered one from Ego. With the commiefornia rebate and the turn-in of my old (non-functional) gas mower, it cost me less than $100. With a 5ah battery to boot. I have several other tools from them as well, because with my spinal stenosis, pull-starting anything is just not happening. I didn't hold out much hope that it would be very useful.

    It was mostly for the wife, because she insisted on helping with our 1/2 acre property. But it's been a god-send when I've forgotten to get gas for the Honda mower and the grass is getting woolley. And damned if one battery charge will do nearly the entire property, too. Surprised the hell out of me.

    Ego tools are top-notch. 5 year warranty on the tool, 3 years on the battery. Going on 4 years on the old batteries and not one single problem.
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    Nice, I've gone full Kobalt 80v. I have a corner lot and edging is a pain in the ass with the weedeater so I really need to pick up the dedicated edger they came out with. Then the chainsaw. Right now I have the hedge trimmer, weedeater, leaf blower, and mower. I picked up the blower first and was very impressed and then grabbed the other tools.
     
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    What did you buy to defend against Mexican retaliation?
     
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    I fired them years ago when they ran over my fucking elephant ears with a lawn mower
     
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    Yeah, for me it's the mower, line trimmer, hedge trimmer, blower and chainsaw. Started with the line trimmer. It wowed me and I just kept adding tools. Some "tool only" buys as well.The build quality is quite impressive on these things too. Best in class power/runtimes for their batteries even at only 56v. Tried the Echo stuff, it was hot garbage. Ryobi seems, I don't know...disposable?

    Never thought I'd be so invested in battery powered yard tools.
     
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