This is an ideal solution for those who need a well-rounded lawn mower that can also collect grass clippings. It can collect around 50% - 70% of total cuttings while being suitable for medium-sized properties.
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Pro Excellent for mulching
On average, this reel mower can collect around 50% - 70% of total clippings, which makes it ideal for those who need to manage grass clippings afterward. This is especially useful for those who want to use the clippings for mulching or feeding animals.
Pro Ideal for medium-sized lawns
With 18" wide cutting pattern, this reel mower is an excellent tool for those who have to mow medium-sized properties, between 0.1 and 0.3 acres.
Pro Decent height adjustment capabilities
You can adjust the cutting height of this unit within the range of ¾” to 2-½”. There are nine height options to choose from.
Pro Handle feels nice
The handle of this reel mower is covered in fabric which highly improves your comfort especially when it's very cold or hot outside. Additionally, the fabric cover provides extra tight grip.
Con Bag fills up quickly
As the clipping collection bag works reasonably efficient, you'll need to empty it is very frequently. Some user reports say that it takes around 3 minutes of active work to get the bag full.
Con Bad for overgrown lawn
Just as many other reel mowers, this unit is simply horrible when it comes to mowing long, overgrown grass that is longer than 5". The collection bag makes this process even worst as it gets caught in the tall grass and prevents the mower from moving backward.
Con Not efficient on uneven terrain
Many customer reports state that it is very complicated to use this reel mower on inclined and uneven grounds as then the collection bag tends to detach from the unit.