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Becoming A Two-Mower Family By Mistake

Advantages: Easy handling over rougher terrain
Disadvantages: No grass collection. When all said and done, it only cuts like any other rotary mower

...MONDAY 15th May Most people with grass to cut will at least have heard of Flymo - I'm not entirely sure they INVENTED the hover mower, but their name always springs to mind, for fairly obvious reasons. I've got quite a long thin garden, largely give ...

BNibbles 22.05.2006 · Read full review
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Horses for Courses

Advantages: Fast and powerful, easy starting
Disadvantages: Height adjustment, Handle attachment, only stores flat, poor on edges

The good news is the simplicity and manoeverability of hover, and the Honda four stroke motor On the other hand the XL500 seems rather expensive, around £300, for what it is, being just a big tough plastic/?fibreglass bowl with a powerful engine on t ...

tranx 14.06.2006 · Read full review
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Great mower - depending on the price!

Advantages: price (see details in review), quality,
Disadvantages: don't let the flymo name put you off

...I recently shopped around for a petrol hover mower and came to the conclusion I liked the look of the XL500. Having never owned a Flymo before , I took some convincing that it was a quality machine as opposed to their naff plastic smaller machines, but I ...

tomn22 19.08.2010 · Read full review
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