George Posted April 10, 2007 Share Posted April 10, 2007 [quote user="londoneye"] A supplementary question to sneak in here. I need to buy something with which to mow the grass - ....................................................... I have searched and read all of the postings I can find on the subject, but can't actually find an answer to one question - could anyone tell me why a self-propelled mower is better than a ride-on with bumpy ground ? And how bumpy is bumpy - I would say that some of the lumps and bumps in my garden are around 8 or 9 inches high.If anyone can bear to answer, I would really be grateful !![/quote]I'm in a similar situation and have read everything I can on the subject. Have kind of decided but still not done anything about it until I go back in June. If it's not too late, one other thing you should consider is the amount of power it will take to propel yours and the additional mower weight. ie take care not to buy anything under powered. It's a long story, but my existing Westwood 12hp belt driven ride on will not cope with our negelected sloping land, however it might if it were cut regularly and will no doubt be better in the dry summer.[+o(] Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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