If it's true that gas-powered lawn mowers crank out 5% of the nation's air pollution, then it's truly time to consider workable alternatives. If we haven't convinced you to replace your lawn with a xeriscape or food forest, you might want to take a look at the elegant Fiskars Momentum reel mower. Fiskars, the Finnish scissors experts, posit that the Momentum mower's InertiaDrive technology stores energy like a flywheel to provide a power boost through those tough patches.
According to Fiskars, InertiaDrive technology "combines a large diameter cutting reel and heavy blades to store energy (like a flywheel) until a burst of extra cutting power is needed."
2X More Cutting Power: Delivers twice the energy to power through small twigs, weeds, or dense grass that would jam other reel mowers.
30% Easier to Push: Advanced technologies reduce cutting system friction, provide optimal blade positioning and deliver extra cutting power to reduce push force by 30% in long grass.
The mower adjusts to cut heights of 1" to 4", and thanks to the StaySharp Cutting System there is no need for yearly sharpening. The Momentum sells at a rather-reasonable $249.99, and comes with a four-year warranty.
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