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    Re: Old world fix for new world mower

    great job!

    do you think there was a 'fusistor' there or did it just burn a trace?
  2. Re: Wiring Diagram for Kobalt 837886 (Robotic Mower Project)

    my first thought, they utilized a part they already had in inventory for some other model instead of qualifying a new part?

    and , maybe, some certifying agency doesn't allow an unterminated switch...
  3. Re: New Greenworks Pro 60 volt outdoor tools

    yeah, while my Ryobi is hanging in there so far, it 'feels' like it may not have a long lifespan. I burn thru about 2.5 to 3 batteries to edge my property.
  4. Re: How tough are new battery operated landscaping tools?

    I really only have 2-3 pertinent comments.

    I have 6+ year-old 40v li-ion Greenworks batteries that still work like new.

    if chosen with care, I feel the tools are all adequate replacements for...
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    Re: Robotic Mower for a Cemetery

    interesting, first, as soon as potential thieves learn that the mowers have security features that make them very difficult to re-use, they will not be much of a target for theft. They beep if picked...
  6. Re: Greenworks Commercial 60" Ride On Zero Turn Mower

    this 48" stand-on has an msrp north of 20K !

    https://www.lawnmowerforum.com/showthread.php/50283-I-WANT-!!!

    I saw another site listing 25K for the 60"

    but, there's this

    Oh, I get it -...
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    Re: Lithium battery dedicated edger?

    It's a minor complaint - just that I hang a coupla tools on screws on the inside of the shed doors at this new home. Disappointed that neither of the Ryobi yard tools can hang there.

    Not worth...
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    Re: Lithium battery dedicated edger?

    I noticed the 2 Ryobi yard tools I now have; edger and now a trimmer, are deficient in missing a convenient 'hang-up keyhole slot' that my greenworks trimmer and blower have.
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    Re: Greenworks 40V Elite Product Line ...

    not sure it really deserves a new thread....just wondering, anyone have a charger die yet? I just recycled one last weekend. I didn't open it up to see if there was anything 'obvious' wrong with it....
  10. Re: New 40 volt lithium-ion battery self-propelled lawn mower from Greenworks

    you could cut the bottom off an empty gallon jug, count how many to fill each bag with packing peanuts - compute percent difference?

    But, then you've got those dang packing peanuts all over the...
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    ouch - bet you paid a lot back then, too bad you didn't get more life outta them. Still, not 'horrible' I guess.
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    oh, gotcha
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    so, what did ya get?

    used it yet?
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    There are 24V batteries that seem to have there own management for charging. There are the 2 guys in the bottom links that retrofit lithium AND a new charger into their mowers, and some of the...
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    some might not work if you run in series, or, you need a special unit?, proceed carefully!

    this one seems to be able to run up to 3 in series. https://relionbattery.com/products/lithium/rb20-x
    ...
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    there are drop-in lithium replacements for gel cells. Probably very expensive at first, but likely more power, longer-lived, and lighter weight. They have their own charging management so, should be...
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    Re: World first ELECTRIC ZTR

    not the first, see; https://www.lawnmowerforum.com/showthread.php/50283-I-WANT-!!!

    but hopefully,affordable.
  18. Re: Ryobi finally has a Steel Deck 40V push mower ...

    Among the reasons why we moved was to get away from 2 Bald Cypress trees. I hit 'knees' often and bent 2 blades on my old gasser.

    A different house in the past had a lot of obstacles and I had to...
  19. Re: Ryobi finally has a Steel Deck 40V push mower ...

    yeah, my 'new' steel deck GW 21" has side discharge though I don't use it.

    does that Ryobi have a flat squirrel cage fan like the GWs have underneath? (I have concerns about the longevity of that...
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    Re: My first Craftsman OPE

    Haven't tripped the breaker yet. The yard has been neglected and the first run ate most of a blade! But now, it's more 'normal' - just a LOT of linear runs.

    blades are pricey but hopefully will...
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    Re: My first Craftsman OPE

    I've slowly been acquiring some Ryobi 18V One+ stuff, for a coupla reasons; I really needed a dedicated edger at my new property and they have one. Corner lot with sidewalks. Additionally, I was...
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    Re: My first Craftsman OPE

    cool, yeah, just been living with the one I have, need to go shopping......
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    Re: My first Craftsman OPE

    I'm reluctant to add a 3rd battery system to my yard/hand tool collection but, I do miss a bump-fed string trimmer. And my old auto-feed GW is a 65 line unit.
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    Re: Greenworks 40V Elite Product Line ...

    sry, I think was part of the problem over there.

    I DID just check a new-ish charger that came with a GW tool I bought from the Amazon warehouse and the charger was built April 2018 and says...
  25. Re: Black & Decker CM 1936 -- "kill bar" doesn't work. Put key in starts up immediat

    ^^^^ that - precisely


    just mentioning that, a possibility is that a wire in the harness was pinched or misplaced at the factory and has taken some time to abrade or cut thru 'enough' to actually...
  26. Re: Black & Decker CM 1936 -- "kill bar" doesn't work. Put key in starts up immediat

    yeah, I don't see how that could be anything except a fuse. be careful and double check connections, look for pinched wiring, etc.
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    Re: New batteries for cmm1200 or replace?

    Does your mower have 2 stage or multi-stage 'load sensing'. newer mowers can change their power based on load, that extends mowing time.

    could be time for an upgrade.
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    Re: New Kobalt 80V Max Line

    Wonder how Kobalt handles returned items? like cpooutlets or the Amazon Warehouse type stuff. You might find one that's missing original packaging or missing its manual or w'ever for a reduced price,
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    Re: Do we all need to round up our Roundup?

    a lawsuit is far removed from actual, repeatable, peer-reviewed scientific clinical trials. It's often a lot of greed and other emotions.

    correlation is not equal to causation, MANY people have...
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    Re: New Kobalt 80V Max Line

    man, you got this stuff down - thanx
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    Re: New Kobalt 80V Max Line

    are Kobalt and Ryobi parts also as cheap as GW parts? I was shocked at the low price for the axle I had to buy for my 21" mower - the shipping doubled the total cost! under $16 delivered.
  32. Re: Ryobi finally has a Steel Deck 40V push mower ...

    thanx MM - I'm gonna look at the charger that came with my new mower - otherwise, I'm not gonna sweat it just now.
  33. Re: Ryobi finally has a Steel Deck 40V push mower ...

    what advantage do Elite batteries offer? is 'regular' G-max being phased-out?

    i'm confused
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    Re: Do we all need to round up our Roundup?

    Skeptoid podcast about glyphosate and 'behavioral economics'

    https://s3-us-west-2.amazonaws.com/skeptoid-en/skeptoid-4676-ads.mp3
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    Re: New Kobalt 80V Max Line

    oh, no question about that.

    Every Spring a friend of mine goes around picking up string trimmers or mowers, etc. set out for trash pick up. They often just need carb cleaning. Sometimes a screen...
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    Re: New Kobalt 80V Max Line

    original batteries I got with my GW twin force are still working - 6+ years old. I make no effort to store them at 40% charge (or w'ever the recomm. is) , nor do they get a better environment than an...
  37. Re: Help me put an old man's mind at ease...

    any progress?
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    Re: Standing Water in Backyard

    You can usually find drainage/landscape experts in most cities so, you might search Yelp and Angie's list to get a practiced eye on the situation.

    I'm tempted to say, get rid of the wood pile -...
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    Walk behind Re: noise and mower stopping

    If you are convinced the mower has reduced power - you will likely need to take it back to the shop.

    However, whether you do that or not, the grass shown in the video would probably stall many...
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    Walk behind Re: noise and mower stopping

    I have used a mower in the past where the owner had sharpened the blade but kept running it out-of-balance. It actually shook bolts off the mower and the recoil starter was coming loose!
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    Walk behind Re: noise and mower stopping

    In addition to not knowing if the mower's engine has been well-maintained,... as said above, you are asking too much from it. Generally, your aim should be to cut 1/3 off the blades of grass. The...
  42. Re: Help me put an old man's mind at ease...

    check ebay and craiglist - someone may have a carb, engine or entire machine you could use for parts.

    maybe contact this guy; http://boomersonanparts.com/
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    Re: I want cordless, but ...

    Oh, yeah, cordless will work for you - even corded if you don't have trees/obstacles. I own 2 different GW mowers and neither really leave 'clumps' - they seem to mulch about as well as my old Bolens...
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    Re: I want cordless, but ...

    yeah, you're right at the edge and, given the actual cutting path (not 'deck') width of cordless electrics, you probably should stay with gas.

    no sign of my lithium batteries fading in 6+ years...
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    Re: Any 40V max GW mowers cut above 3.75" ?

    swapped the axle today, 13mm and 10mm wrenches, T20 Torx, some pliers. Confused my self for a coupla minutes moving the height selector over. Otherwise, easy.

    maybe you can see the difference in...
  46. Re: Ryobi finally has a Steel Deck 40V push mower ...

    :cool:
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    Re: Any 40V max GW mowers cut above 3.75" ?

    so, I got a 'used/returned' MO40L01 at a very good price from the amazon warehouse - and they seem to have mistakenly sent 2 2Ah batteries that were NOT listed with the item! paid $164 delivered!
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  48. Re: Lawn Chief electric mower -Need hand switch

    any luck on your repair?
  49. Re: Lawn Chief electric mower -Need hand switch

    we need more info - pics and model numbers, etc.

    is it number 4 here? they claim it's $10.99 - could be old info.
    ...
  50. Re: Lawn Chief electric mower -Need hand switch

    can you retrieve any numbers/markings from the actual switch? quite likely was some off-the-shelf item.

    Or, investigate some way to replace/splice-in the entire switch and cord system from some...
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