• Best Reel Mowers In 2021 [Buying Guide] – Gear Hungry

     · 1Greenworks 14-Inch Reel Mower. Our favorite of the best reel mowers is the Greenworks Reel Mower. This mower offers a 14-inch cutting path; this size is on the small side. However, this lawnmower weighs in at 24.1 pounds, making it easy to carry, store, and push. It''s dimensions measure 20″ by 42.5 inches by 24 inches.

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  • McLane Reel Mower Questions

     · Lawn Size: about 2500 ft2. Mower: 20" mclanes; 17" mclane push. Re: McLane Reel Mower Questions. Post. by Groundskeeper Willie » Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:02 pm. It looks like you have the front axle on position B (middle hole for middle range of cuts between 7/8"and 1+3/16").

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  • California Trimmer vs. Tru Cut

     · I think a majority of everyone here has a TruCut or a Mclane for a reel mower and then a few of us have switched over to a greens mower. I don''t think you can go wrong with any of them as the quality of cut is superior over a rotary mower. Will definitely look forward to hearing how it performs for you over the years and glad to have you on ...

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  • California Trimmer Reel Mowers | LawnSite™ is the largest ...

     · When buy a used product, check the sprocketsseals at either side of reel, the bed knife and reel itself. Motor is a easy replacement. I don''t like the rear roller type because you have to push the mower in order to prevent pulledrolled grass when first starting plus you can''t run mower at full throttle and control pace like you can with the ...

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  • Mclane Reel Mower 20" Cold Start

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  • 20" McLane reel mower restoration

     · Location: Metro Atlanta. Grass Type: Bermudagrass. Lawn Size: 2000 sqft. Mower: Troy Bilt rotary, McLane 20". Re: 20" McLane reel mower restoration. Post. by quadmasta » Tue Apr 23, 2019 4:30 pm. Got the rest of the parts gooped up and the stripper is doing its work. The grass shield is too far gone to be repaired, I believe.

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  • Mclane 10 blade Hand Push

    Imagine paying $80 bucks for a sharpening and then running over a metal bolt. It''s this reason that once you do get a reel mower you tend to walk/blow the lawn before mowing. The Mclane mowers have an advantage over the American Lawn Co. reel mowers because of the better blades and the added weight helps to stop the mower from bouncing.

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  • Reel mower for residential use | LawnSite™ is the largest ...

     · Clip rate should be equal to or a little less than height of cut. When I would use mine without the clip kit and 8 blade reel above 1/2", lots of uncut grass left. That is why I prefer Mclane mowers over Tru-Cut reels because there is normally a severe mismatch between traction speed and reel …

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    Mclane Original Rear Drive Chain with Master Link Part# 1080 Size 41 Chain 18 links. This chain fits on the back roller of the 20" Mclane Front Throw Mower to engage the roller when in drive. Perfectly cut to the correct size for your mower, all you need to do is install on to mower and then close with master link.

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  • Reel Mower Sharpening Kit-SK-1

    The Reel Mower Sharpening Kit is an easy do it yourself way to get your old reel mower to cut like its brand new. This sharpening kit is exclusively designed for reel Mowers from Scotts, American Lawn Mower, Great States, and Earthwise. Contains crank handle, sharpening compound, application brush and full color instruction manual with easy to ...

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  • 10 Best Reel Mowers [ 2021 Reviews ]

     · Fiskars 362050-1001 Stay Sharp Max Reel Mower. The Fiskars 18 inch cutting reel mower has been specifically engineered to be 60 percent easier to push - you''ll swear you''re operating a gas-powered self propel mower instead of a reel mower! With the InertiaDrive reel, it boasts twice the cutting power of other mowers.

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  • The 7 Best Reel Mowers

     · Scotts 2000-20 Classic Push Reel Lawn Mower. Earthwise Push Reel Mower for Bent Grass. Greenworks 18-Inch Reel Lawn Mower. American Lawn Mower 1204-14 Reel Lawn Mower. Let''s take a look at the top-rated reel lawn mowers, then we''ll go over …

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  • Striping with Mclane Reel Mower

     · Location: Los Angeles, Califorina. Grass Type: Bermuda. Lawn Size: 2000 SF. Mower: Mclane 20" Reel. Re: Striping with Mclane Reel Mower. Post. by Francoix » Sat Jun 01, 2019 6:02 pm. Good luck troubleshooting the JD. I have been looking for …

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  • Advice on old Trimmer reel mower....

    My 98 year old neighbor had an old reel mower in her garage under a pile of junk, unused for many years. When I asked about it, she gave it to me. It turned out to be a 20" Trimmer Original with a 3hp B&S engine. I changed the gas and oil, put in a new plug and air filter, and lubed all t...

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  • Got reel mower questions? – Reel Mower Guide

     · 2) what you need for each mower is 1/8 inch cord, 2 washers with 1/8″ openings,a small turnbuckle or a niteize "knot bone connector" for 1/8″ cord,. what you do: is cut two cords of each about 2′, tie an overhand knot at the end of the cord and slide a washer against the knot. put the cords open end through one of the holes from the ...

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  • Advice Needed on a Used Mclane Reel Mower

    Advice Needed on a Used Mclane Reel Mower. Hello! I live in Southern California (San Fernando Valley) and have about 5,000 sq. ft of Bermudagrass. The gardener we have cuts it once a week with a regular powered mower. Was told that I should cut with a Reel type mower. Anyway, picked up a McLane 17 inch on Craiglist for $75.

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  • What Happens if a Lawn Mower Hits a Rock? | Home Guides ...

    The rock had been catapulted toward him after being hit by a nearby lawn mower. Go Around the Obstacle If the rock in your lawn is a big one that you can''t move, there are still ways to trim the ...

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  • McLane 17-PH-7 17-Inch 7-Blade Push Front-Throw Reel Mower

    McLane - manufacturing the best quality, precision cutting lawn and garden equipment since 1946. The McLane facility covers over 75,000 square feet in the city of Paramount, CA. McLane produces reel mowers, green mowers, rotary mowers, and edgers. Reel mowers are ideal for cutting Bermuda and St. Augustine type grasses.

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  • McLane reel cutting uneven

    After reading the attached link, I just realigned my reel to the bed-knife and it cut evenly again. I know the thread is not addressing the issue of an ''uneven cut''. However, towards the bottom you''ll find pretty good instructions for adjusting the reel. Here is a link that might be useful: Mclane mower thread. westtx731.

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  • 7 Best Reel Mowers for Your Lawn in 2021 | Epic Gardening

     · Get a reel mower with extremely sharp blades for easy pushing. Source: theotherlinh. Reel mowers feature a cutting reel that comprises 3-7 blades and a bed knife. They''re built with either two or four wheels to allow for noiseless, fast-cutting mowing of a lawn. When the mower is pushed forward, the blades begin to spin vertically.

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  • How to Back Lap a Reel Mower | Home Guides | SF Gate

    How to Back Lap a Reel Mower. Reel mowers that are properly sharpened can cut grass better than gas-powered mowers by using a scissor snip action that cuts grass blades cleanly rather than ...

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  • Amazon : Customer reviews: McLane 17-PH-7 17-Inch 7 ...

     · I''ve been using the McLane 17-inch push Reel Mower for a week and I''m very happy. It cuts beautifully. Unlike previous reel mowers that stall every time I runs over a twig, this one just keeps cutting. I''ve owned several other reel mowers and none of them work as well as this one does. It was easy to attach the handle and adjust the cutting height.

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  • Mclane

    MCLANE AND MTD/YARDMAN EDGERS - $90 (Sebastian) MCLANE AND MTD/YARDMAN EDGERSThe MTD/Yardman was recently repaired at a local mower shop for $175! (carb rebuild and tune up) But it wont start. The McLane needs a fuel tank and carb. It does not run. (It was taken apart by the same shop, but they wanted $400 to get it running!)I want them both gone... $90 takes both of them!

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  • Switching to a Reel Mower | Eartheasy Guides & Articles ...

    In conclusion, I found the reel mower was pretty easy to use and effective at cutting the grass, with the following considerations: It''s important to be timely in cutting the lawn – If the grass gets too tall between mowing sessions, it will be considerably more work.; Lawn size should be under 3000sq ft – Unless you''re sharing the work with a helper, it gets to be a chore with a ...

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  • How to sharpen the blades on a reel mower – Reel Mowers

    To sharpen the reel mower, all you have to do is attach the sandpaper and give it a push. After sharpening, putting a light coat of oil on the blade can prevent rust and other corrosion from setting in. Low acidity vegetable oil is a good choice because it wont leave any harmful residue on your lawn, and it will protect the blade from moisture.

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  • » Mower Blades vs. Rocks

    Mower Blades vs. Rocks. In the ultimate showdown between a lawn mower blade vs. a rock, the rock will always win.. Sometimes you can''t see them coming. But when you hear that quick grinding sound underneath the mower deck, chances are you just ran over a rock and damaged your blades.

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  • 12 Common Problems of Lawn Mower

     · Unusual and Excessive Vibration. 12. Uncharged battery or poor connection. A summary of how to fix lawnmower problems. 1. Loss of power while mowing. When a lawnmower produces a set of splitting sounds while in use, then this is a signal that the engine is about to stop. A dirty filter is one of the causes of power loss.

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  • McLane Reel Mower Questions

     · No problem. I''ve read that depending on how much you use the mower the high speed chains should be replaced pretty regularly. If the reel chain has stretched then replace the one off of the jack shaft too as they turn at roughly the same speed. The drive chain can go longer since there''s a pretty big speed reduction there. Here''s the crazy thing.

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    We have a well experienced sales staff that won''t try to pressure you or over sell your needs, our service department is staffed with only the best certified technicians in the area. Carolina Mower is one of the few top dealers around the Carolina''s for selling top brands such as SCAG, ECHO, HONDA, WRIGHT, SHINDAIWA, HUSQVARNA, FERRIS and ...

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  • Blade hitting side of mower under Mower???Help | LawnSite ...

     · blades engaged fine day before, today started it put the blades on and BAM (sparks), they hit hard real hard like i hit a huge rock. sounded like the blades hit, i think they did. i was scewing around the deck a little today before, and think i messed up the timing belt. i put the mower up, the two blades are hitting each other when i hand spin them and both are firmly touching the sides of ...

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  • Easy Ways to Keep Blades Sharp on a Reel Mower | Home ...

    Every time you run the reel mower over gravel or dirt, small rocks go through the blades and nick them, hastening their dulling. If you have a gasoline-powered reel mower, then always turn off or ...

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  • Help with reel mower mowing

    Not sure why there are double posts, weird. Here''s a picture of the California Trimmer reel mower. You can look back a few weeks and see the progress of my leveling. I have had/tried push reel: Great States, Brill, Mascot Powered reel: 7 blade McLane, 10 blade McLane, 20" Tru-Cut and finally the 25" Trimmer.

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  • Reel won''t stop spinning on Mclane (heavy Pics) | LawnSite ...

     · Once I turn the mower on, the reel starts spinning w/o engaging the clutch. My mechanic has tried all sorts of tricks but to no avail. I am tempted to buy a whole bunch of new parts to see if that will help. I paid less than 100 for the mower. I have changed the belt and given it the...

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  • Benefits of Push Reel Mowers | The Art of Manliness

     · If you run over a rock, instead of shooting it out like a bullet, your mower just jams. Also, no hot engines to burn yourself on. Push reel mowers make mowing a pleasure. As a young man, I saw lawn mowing as a chore that you had to do every week. I …

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  • McLane Reel Mower engine and roller upgrade

     · This video shows how I upgraded my old McLane 20" reel mower with a new engine and front roller. This can be an alternative to purchasing a brand new one, an...

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  • Stone Damage on Lawn Mowers | Home Guides | SF Gate

    Stone Damage on Lawn Mowers. Owning a lawn mower means accepting the responsibility of using it safely. This means familiarizing yourself with your lawn mower, performing simple maintenance and ...

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  • The Pull String on My Push Mower Is Locked Up | Home ...

     · The Pull String on My Push Mower Is Locked Up. When a push lawnmower''s pull string, or starter rope, locks up, it could mean the engine has a …

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  • Amazon : Customer reviews: McLane 20-Inch 4.0 HP Honda ...

    The McLane mower is a step above the Tru-Cut reel mower (different drive systems), but the MAJOR step up is the Honda GX motor. It''s AWSOME!! Quiet, strong and cranks on the first pull EVERY time. I added a roller to the front end for better results.

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  • Amazon : McLane 20-Inch 4.0 HP Honda Gas Powered Self ...

    The McLane facility covers over 75,000 square feet in the city of Paramount, CA. They only use Briggs & Stratton and Honda high performance engines. McLane produces reel mowers, green mowers, rotary mowers, and edgers. Reel mowers are ideal for cutting Bermuda and St. Augustine type grasses.

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  • How to Adjust the Blades of a Reel Mower | eHow

    Ohio State University studies have shown that lawns cut with reel mowers are consistently healthier than those cut with rotary mowers. Adjusting the blades of a reel mower is necessary over the course of the season to make sure that your lawn is cut to the proper height at the proper time of year.

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  • American Lawn Mower Company GC91416 14-Inch/16-Inch Reel ...

    The American Lawn Mower Company reel mower bag fits lawn mower models 1204-14, 1304-14, and 1415-16. This prevents the grass from being strewn across the lawn. It allows you to collect cut grasses with its rot-resistant polyester fabric, and heavy-duty wire frame.

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     · A lawn mower at the highest setting: The blades will deteriorate real quick. The mowing deck will keep breaking. A DR tow behind brush mower. It does work, the lawn does not look pretty because it is a rough mower. Also because the grass is tall, it grows back real quick. One time, I found 1.5 foot weeds ONE WEEK after I mowed.

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