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The Honda Mean Mower Aims To Set New Speed Records


…on speed and power. And then more speed. In fact, Honda intends for their Mean Mower to top out at 150 mph. SUPPORT OUR ADVERTISERS Mean Machine This is actually the second iteration of this crazy-ass mower. The Japanese company, widely known for its work in the field of motor design and manufacturing, had already set the world record for making the fastest lawnmower in 2014. The original Honda Mean Mower, understood to reach speeds up to 130 mph…


Michelin Expands The X Tweel Lineup


…Finally, Michelin has designed Tweels exclusively for customers using the Mean Green Rival mowers in either the 52″ or 60″ deck options. They’ve engineered a new electric-motor, green-wheel hub for 24x12N12 turf tires. These have a 5×6.5″ bolt pattern and a 1.70″ offset. This addition to the new lineup of Michelin Tweels will be available sometime in the second quarter of 2020. For more information about the new…


Battery vs Gas Trimmers and Mowers – Time to Reconsider


…hile battery power continues to show up in larger mowers from the likes of Mean Green and even Greenworks (some day), larger mowers like the Hustler Super 104 ZT seem well out of reach. What About the Planet? Clearly, professional landscapers make a living working in and on the environment. Everyone loves green spaces, and we want to keep them looking great. While the landscaping industry didn’t pay an awful lot of attention to the environme…


Hot Products at the 2015 GIE Expo – What You Need to Know


…st of the tools there are gas powered), but that’s where we started. Mean Green Machines has an impressive lineup of mowers—including zero turn and stand-on models. Their claim to fame is jamming 336 amp-hours (Ah) in three large battery packs that can power a zero turn for up to 7 hours of actual use (more than a full day). Charge time is around 11 hours (overnight) via 220V if the batteries are drained. There is also a 110V charge option (…


Greenworks Pro Pressure Washer Review


…Within seconds, we were able to watch the years roll off as the black and green gave way to the original red. To see the Greenworks Pro Pressure Washer in action, check it out on our YouTube page by clicking here. The Sound and the Fury One of the highlights of using the Greenworks GWP2300 revolves around the sound levels it generates. While you don’t have the trigger pulled down, the unit basically stays powered down and making no noise wh…


Ryobi Zero Turn Electric Riding Mower Review – ZT480ex


…run you $4,099. Similar electric zero turn mowers from manufacturers like Mean Green or Greenworks could more than double that price. How does Ryobi keep their price down? The big cost cutter here is the battery. Rather than using a Lithium-ion pack, Ryobi has gone with a lead acid battery for this one. We prefer Lithium-ion batteries to lead-acid, but if you take care of your lead-acid batteries, they’ll work just fine. Ryobi strongly sugg…


Ryobi Battery Powered Riding Mower Review – RM480E


…side. Some of that is a factor of the smaller frame and seat. It was by no means uncomfortable, but you do experience a bit more movement. This goes hand-in-hand with the expected yard size that would accompany this mower. A yard over 1 to 1-1/2 acres would definitely benefit from a more comfortable ride and seating. Cruise control worked really well, and the lack of a zero turning radius means you’ll likely end up with more of a circular cu…


Ryobi Zero Turn Mower – ZT480e


…8V power. This is in contrast to the Lithium-Ion packs that Greenworks and Mean Green are currently using. Don’t let this fact dissuade you, however. The ZT480e still cranks out 100 amp-hours worth of runtime. This translates to anywhere between 2-1/4 to 3 acres of mowing per charge. Secondly, many of the higher priced Pro-grade mowers have bigger, 60″+ cutting decks. Here, we see that this mower is working with a 42″ deck that h…