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Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower
      Racing 62PR Ride-On                            Mower

 

Today we are looking at the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower, this is our cheapest ride on at £999! In other words, you get a lot of mower for your money!

As you know, I always like to buy the best machinery that I can afford, however, I know full well that we all have budgets. The Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower is a budget machine, which offers value for money. The great thing is that the customer reviews average 4.4/5 which is very good indeed.

Take A Look At The Excellent Customer Reviews

 

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower
           Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower

So let’s take a look at the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower. This is a very compact machine that has a 61 cm (approximately 25 inch) width cut, which makes it a highly compact machine in a smaller garden. Often with ride-on mowers, gateways and pathways can cause access problems, however, the Racing mower should be capable of going into most places.

 

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Engine

A 196 cc 6.5 hp four stroke overhead valve engine powers the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower. The electric start helps to make life easy and the fuel-efficient engine keeps fuel costs to a minimum. As with all engines make sure and follow the manufacturer’s instructions, keep the oil clean and change at the period stated in the manual. It’s far better to keep the oil clean and to wear an engine out.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Height Adjuster
       Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Height                                Adjuster

 

Variable Cutting Height

The Racing mower has a five-step height adjustment, the heights range from 30 – 70 mm, with this height range you have a cutting height for all seasons. One thing that I would recommend is to cut your lawn regularly. I see far too many people leaving the grass to grow far too long and then cutting the lawn too short.

In an ideal world, you only want to take a maximum of one-third of your grass at one time. So in other words, take no more than 33% of grass height of your lawn. This helps to keep your lawn looking healthy and helps keep your lawn looking good all year round. Within reason, the more regularly you can cut your lawn, the better.

Generous Grass Collector

Something that’s always an important factor is that the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower has a generous 150 L collection bag. This is always an important feature on any mower, the larger the bag, the less time we lose when emptying the bag. Emptying the bag can be carried out from the operator’s seat.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Underside
Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Underside

 

Steel Deck

The 61 cm cutting deck is made from durable steel that should give long life. It’s always good to keep your deck clean for optimum cutting and collection efficiency. At the end of the season, it is not a bad practice to paint or spray your cutting deck with oil to preserve it.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Gearbox
   Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower Gearbox

 

Transmission

The majority of ride-on mowers today come with hydrostatic transmission, this type of transmission gives instant forward and reverse speeds. The hydrostatic transmission also gives you variable speeds, there is no need for a clutch. Normally you just have one lever for forward or reverse, or 2-foot pedals that offer forward and reverse. It really is the most efficient way to power a ride-on lawnmower. The great thing is if you come to a thick patch of grass you can quickly slow the machine down, no gear changing or patchwork, just instant forward and reverse!

Unfortunately, the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower does not offer this hydrostatic drive feature. It has a gearbox with four forward and one reverse gear. Once again, we have two remember that this is a budget lawnmower, so we can’t have every single feature. However, the reviews really are excellent for a machine that costs under £1000!

Quick Delivery

Delivery can be the following working day, providing you order before 2 PM on a working day.

There’s also an assembly service available for £100. This is a service that I would probably seriously think about. The manufacturer claims it takes 30 minutes to an hour to assemble yourself.

Features

  • A very compact ride on mower, ideal for the smaller garden.
  • Small enough to manoeuvre around obstacles.
  • Five-speed transmission.
  • Economical four-stroke engine.
  • Easily fits through a standard garden gate.
  • Electric start.
  • Large fuel tank.
  • Robust steel cutting deck.
  • A ride on mower for under £1000!
  • Next day delivery.
  • Optional assembly service.
  • Excellent reviews 4.4/5.

 

Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower
                           Ride-On Mower

 

Final Thoughts On The Racing Ride-On Mower

There are not many ride-on lawnmowers as cheap as the Racing 62PR Ride-On Mower. For a ride on mower which is under £1000, the reviews are excellent.

This Ride On Mower Comes With A Two-Year Warranty

For me, the biggest downside is the fact that the machine does not have hydrostatic transmission. It would be good if Racing made a hydrostatic version, maybe this will happen in the future.

If you are looking for a budget hydrostatic ride-on lawnmower it may be worth taking a look at our ride on mower category here.

Specification

Make Of Engine Racing

Type of Engine Petrol 4-stroke

Capacity Of Engine 196cc

Engine Power     6.5hp / 4.8kW @ 3600rpm

Number Of  Cylinders Single

Starting System         Electric Key Start

Transmission      Manual – 4 Forward / 1 Reverse

Drive Rear Wheel

Speed         Forward: 1.5-4.6km/h – Reverse: 2.3km/h

Cutting Width     61cm

Cutting Heights  30-70mm (5 Positions)

Height Adjustment      Lever

Blade Engagement (PTO)     Manual

Blades        Single

Grass Collector   150 Litres

Mulching   No

Side-Discharge   No

Headlights No

Wheels – Front    250mm

Wheels – Rear     325mm

Weight       136kg

Lawn Size   Up to 2000m2

Warranty   2 Years

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A Cordless Stihl Hedge Cutter For Under £100

Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer with Battery and Charger
Stihl HSA 56 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                with   Battery and Charger

 

Today we are looking at a few special offers, starting with A cordless Stihl hedge cutter for under £100. As I’m sure you’re aware Stihl make quality garden products, they have been specialists in chainsaws, forestry machines and garden equipment for many years. The new

I have personally used Stihl products for over 30 years and I am still using their products today and I will carry on doing so!

I must admit that I’m not a great fan of electric or battery-operated tools, I much prefer something with an internal combustion engine on. However, the other day I was working with a group of tree surgeons and I noticed that they were using several battery-operated tools. I kind of made a joke about them, however, they were saying how good the range of Stihl battery tools are.

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Although this team of tree surgeons, obviously still have their larger petrol chainsaws, they were using a battery-powered pole saw and hedge cutter. A battery-powered top handle saw that is generally used for climbing, this particular tree surgeon was really praising these new battery tools up.

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I must admit when I saw these tools in action, I was pleasantly surprised, although, it is still not quite the same as having an engine on a machine. However, that’s just my personal take and I have heard very good things about these battery tools. They are especially useful if you are in a residential area and there are noise restrictions.

Lightweight Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer
Lightweight Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge                                 Trimmer

 

So, Let’s Have A Look At The Cordless Stihl Hedge Cutter For Under £100

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer is lightweight and very well balanced. It has a double-sided cutting blade, this is something I would always recommend as for efficient cutting it’s good to be cutting on your up-and-down strokes. There are a few single-bladed hedge cutters around, however, to me these single-bladed hedge cutters are wasting energy and time. A double bladed hedge cutter makes use of every downward and upward movement.

Battery

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer it is powered by a 18 V lithium battery, which gives around 40 minutes cutting time. Please be aware that battery time can vary considerably depending on how hard the hedge cutter is working. The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer comes complete with its own charging unit. It may be well worth considering looking at a second battery to backup your hedge cutter.

There is also a battery level indicator that warns you when the battery is becoming low. This could be a time when you recharge and start clearing up your hedge cuttings, while your hedge trimmer is recharging.

 

Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer Blade
Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                                       Blade

 

Extremely Quiet

I must admit where I was working the other day, there were four tree surgeons working using a range of Stihl power tools. It did seem amazingly quiet as I’m used to hearing a two-stroke engine running, especially when there are several men working. The only noise I could hear in the distance was the diesel chipper running!

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer has a “quiet award” making it one of the quietest tools on the market. This is ideal for working in urban areas or areas where there is a noise restriction.

Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer With Cover
Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer                               With Cover

 

Lightweight

Traditionally hedge cutters can be quite heavy, I have been used two using a Stihl two-stroke petrol engine 30 inch hedge cutter. It’s a great tool, however, they can be quite heavy on the arms and shoulders, I never seem to quite get used to the weight of a petrol hedge cutter!

The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer weighs just 2.3 kg, which is very light indeed. The vibration is also minimal that causes considerable less operator fatigue. For safety, there is a lock function that stops the hedge cutter accidentally starting. There is also a key to turn off the machine totally when not in use.

Storage

For those of us who have a range of garden tools, it’s always good to look after them and keep your garden storage tidy and organised. The Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer can be mounted to a wall when not in use, therefore taking up minimal space.

Warranty

Stihl offers a two-year warranty on the Stihl HSA 45 Cordless Hedge Trimmer, which is great. I know that Stihl products are very good, and they obviously have great faith in their products to offer a two-year warranty.

Specification

  • Power: Lithium-ion Integrated Rechargeable Battery
  • Voltage: 18v
  • Blade Type: Single Sided, Dual Action
  • Blade Length: 50cm / 20″
  • Blade Stroke Rate: 2500/min
  • Tooth Gap: 24mm
  • Total Length: 92cm
  • Vibration Levels: 1.4 / 1.5m/s² (left / right)
  • Noise Levels: 77dB(A)
  • Weight 2.3kg
  • Warranty: 2 Years
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Lawnmower Special Offers

Most of us are probably not thinking about purchasing a new lawnmower this time of year. However, sometimes as the grass cutting season draws to an end, it’s a good time to purchase a new lawnmower. Incidentally, there are many times that I’m cutting grass right up till Christmas Eve, so the grass cutting season may not be over yet!

We have a range of different lawnmowers ranging from ride-on lawnmowers, zero turn lawnmowers, roller rotary mowers, electric lawnmowers and more. Why not browse our website and search for a bargain.