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  1. chrisgreen

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    when we arrive on some sites,we find that the grass is sometimes to long on our pitch,so im thinking about taking a small electric lawn mower with me,i would take ours(petrol)but got to think about the weight.:Eeek:
    im thinking, something that has a grass box,and is light:thumb:
    any idea's:Smile:
     
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    :reel: You must be a bit bored Chris:winky: Its raining here in Stratford:Sad:

    Bet you wished now you had not taken engine off of mower to make the charger now:ROFLMAO:
     
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    Why bother going! You can stay at home and cut the grass to your heart's content.

    Doug...
     
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    Nail scissors with a match box sellotaped on (just thinking of payload!) :Cool:
     
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    I take a sheep with me :ROFLMAO:
     
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    i understand that to some its not a problem.but when i get on a pitch that got grass over 3 inches long, i just wish it was mowed to about 3/4 of an inch,all neat and tidy like,as it will just bug me the whole time im on the pitch:Eeek:
    so carrying a small lecky mower would sort it out:thumb:
    i dont even mind bringing the cutting's home,just like it tidy:thumb:
     
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    I dont think "wild camping" would suit you.

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    I sell mowers but for cheep electric mowers B&Q sale on this time of year ::bigsmile:
     
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    we do wild, but mostly on sandy beach's,or tarmac car parks and we take a small garden rake and a broom with us so never a problem:thumb:
     
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    No doubt Peter from Johns Cross Motors will chip in any time now ....... :RollEyes:
     
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    does peter sell mowers?
    i might go look around b&q today see if i can find one,il take some scales with me so i can weigh them:thumb:
     
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    I've always found Qualcast mowers to be good, I wouldn't be looking at electric though.

    http://www.qualcast.co.uk/cylinder/panther30.html

    Much more Eco friendly and gets the weight off:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:

    Bought one the TOH for her birthday a few years ago
    She is just about talking to me now:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
     
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    Another cheap and lightweight option?:thumb::thumb:
     
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    I think best type would be a rechargeable Bosch. They are quite light, no cables to bother with, and you could also use one for mowing the grass when wild camping (although you would then need a site to recharge it).

    But I have to say I wonder if this is a serious post. I can imagine some laughter when you are doing this. Personally I would prefer to stay at home than to start mowing grass when away in the van! Thats exactly the sort of task I am getting away from!
     
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    nice find,cheers:thumb:
    just emailed qualcast,to find out the weight:thumb:
     
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    i dont mind mowing grass as it goes,i mowed my grass at home last night,and will mow it again tonight:thumb:
    as for people laughing at me,who cares ,have they nothing better to do while on holiday:RollEyes:
     
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    was thinking of this one:thumb:eek:nly 6.6 kg:thumb:

    http://www.diy.com/diy/jsp/bq/nav.jsp?action=detail&fh_secondid=10787573&fh_location=//catalog01/en_GB/categories%3C{9372012}/categories%3C{9372021}/categories%3C{9341011}/specificationsProductType=rotary_mowers/specificationsSpecificProductType=electric_rotary_mowers
     
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    get a goat Chris:winky:
     
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    that would solve the problem with long grass john,but just create a problem with the s**t,and would take to long,by the time its munched all the grass it would be time to come home:cry:
     
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    To overcome the weight issue how about attaching a pair of small shears to your 12v generator with a chain drive - easy with your engineering skills - and fastening the lot, with a bungee, to one of those lightweight trolleys that are always on sale at shows.

    Pity you didn't mention it last weekend, we could have tried it at Malvern with a pair of nail clippers instead of the shears.
     

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