Some sage safety advice on using your ride-on mower The ride-on mower gives you more control than just a standard lawn mower. Its manoeuvrability offers backache free lawn mowing whether in battery or petrol form. Sometimes we can get complacent with the safe use of our ride-on lawn mower. Here’s a selection of safety tips […]
A brief look at how lawn mowers are portrayed in popular culture In Film: The most obvious candidate for this is The Lawnmower Man. Released in 1992, it brought virtual reality to a wider audience. Starring Pierce Brosnan, the male lead switches from being Mister Average to a Mister Genius. The CGI graphics were fine […]
In video: a Wichita public information film on why children shouldn’t be seen on sit-on mowers Sit-on mowers have revolutionised the way we mow our lawns. For some people, the tractors seem like an object of fun but they are not toys. In reality, they are dangerous in the wrong hands. This has inspired a public […]
How Honda’s robotic lawnmowers could do to the lawn mower what Roomba did to the vacuum cleaner First there was the robotic vacuum cleaner. Then came robotic lawnmowers, a bit like their vacuum based counterparts, though they cut grass instead. Honda’s cutting edge lawnmowers will take the heat out of lawnmowing but, will they be […]
World Record broken for balancing a lawnmower on a chin Many moons ago, there used to be a popular children’s television programme known as The Record Breakers (or plain old Record Breakers if you were born after 1980). It was a bit of an advert for the Guinness Book of Records, created by Ross and […]
Keep your lawn mower running like new with these tips on how to repair and service your machine. Benefits of maintaining your lawn mower Prevents small engine problems in the future Maintaining your lawn mower regularly can help prevent any problems occurring with your machine when in use. This also extends the overall life of […]
A look at the joys of lawn mower racing in video form Over at Redblade Mowers Towers, we cannot fault a lawn mower racing action whilst we’re on our tea breaks. It panders to the inner Clarksonian in us and gives us a break from the drudgery of selling ride-on lawnmowers.
How a Perth, Australia man was pulled over for being drunk in charge of a ride-on lawnmower In the UK, operating some ride-on lawn mowers come under Category K of a full driving licence. Lawnmowers designed for non-road use are exempt. Even so, you can still be caught drunk in charge of ride-on lawn mower.
How to protect ride-on lawn mowers against theft “They’ll steal anything these days”, that’s what we say when the slightest of items are pilfered. For example: ballpoint pens, newspapers, deodorant, or biscuits. Some people might assume that lawn mowers can be replaced as easily as a vacuum cleaner or a ballpoint pen. With ride-on lawn […]
How the wonderful world of Formula Flymo makes the racing of ride on mowers a cost-effective – yet esoteric – motor sport Imagine it’s a Sunday afternoon. With work on the horizon, the tail end of the weekend is a good excuse to catch up on the chores, or for watching Formula One racing. Some […]