May 15, 2021

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Best Self-Propelled Lawn Mower

Best Self-Propelled Lawn Mower Reviews 2020 | OPE Reviews

Deciding on the best self-propelled lawn mower isn’t as easy as it used to be. Do you need commercial or residential quality? Do you want to use gas or batteries for power? How much grass do you need to cut? Are you a mulcher or a bagger? Having tested dozens of the best walk-behind lawn […]

Best Backpack Blower Shootout

Best Backpack Blower Shootout

What does it feel like to have Hurricane Irma strapped to your shoulders? Donning any of the leading backpack blowers will give you a close representation. With air velocity exceeding 200 MPH and CFMs reaching for four digits, these monster air movers make short work of leaves and mower shrapnel. So they all blow and […]

Best Lawn Mower Self-Propelled Review: Head-to-Head Battle Royale!

Our Search for the Best Lawn Mower Covers Models for Both Residential and Commercial Pro Users Cordless lawn mowers may be sexier in our culture today, but gas lawn mowers still do most of the heavy lifting. We brought in 24 models to see what features, fuel efficiency, cutting performance, and value metrics allow one […]

Best Battery-Powered Lawn Mower Review – 24 Models Tested!

Getting the Best Battery-Powered Lawn Mower Means More than Voltage 36V, 40V, 56V, 80V, 120V… how in the world are you supposed to choose the best battery-powered lawn mower with all those choices? Is bigger better? We got our team together to look at the most important aspects of performance, features, and value to help […]

Best Cordless Blower Shootout

Best Cordless Blower Shootout

Finding the Best Cordless Blower is pretty much like looking for the Holy Grail when it comes to battery-powered OPE. These tools are some of the least efficient owing to the need to turn their fans tens of thousands of RPMs. But this class of tool is far from being equal with designs all over […]

Best Battery Powered Chainsaw Shootout

Best Battery-Powered Chainsaw Shootout

Four years ago when I did the battery powered chainsaw shootout for Pro Tool Reviews, we could only find four competitors in the 36-volt or higher class. But now, with a burgeoning battery-powered outdoor power equipment (OPE) market, we had to narrowly define the test criteria to keep the test to a manageable size and to […]

Best Battery Powered String Trimmer Roundup

Best Battery Powered String Trimmer Roundup

Choosing the Best Battery Powered String Trimmer Last Spring, we brought in the best lithium-ion lawn mowers at the time and had a field day testing them. Like then, we’ve let Tim Johnson’s yard grow up a bit to give our participants plenty of opportunities to show us their strengths. There’s a big difference in […]

Best Battery Powered Lawnmower Review Round Up

Best Battery Powered Lawnmower Review Round Up!

Lithium-ion OPE has gone viral this year! Am I allowed to say that a physical product has gone viral since it’s not online? Who cares! I’m going to say it anyway! It’s popular for several reasons, and everyone wants to find the best battery powered lawnmower. The biggest is that there’s no oil and gas […]