Written on: 16/05/2010
Great if you can be bothered to sharpen the blades every year.
Brought this mower last year as my dog chewed the cable of my hover mower (while unplugged)so wanted to get something he couldnt destroy he himself along with it. Worked ok for the first summer then I think the blades needed sharpening as it would snagg and jam every 2 pushes.
Also it is embarassingly loud like a drill or electric saw and takes 3 times as long to complete a tiny garden than with my hover mower and of course... (read more)
Written on: 05/06/2005 by dholmes2005
Challenge Push Mower - 79.99 from Argos excellent mower, starts first time and does a nice cut, can do a fair sized back garden in 10 minutes. (read more)
Written on: 09/05/2005 by RFC1795 (2 reviews written)
The box contained the following; Lawn mower, grass trimmer and hedge trimmer. (25kg)
The Challenge Push Mower seemed ok for the price, and had the metal blade which I was after. Grass was pretty long and would not have worked with my regular old push rotary mower. (I like the cut this gives)
My reason for going for this pack was mainly for the hedge trimmer which I needed, I already own(ed) 2 Flymos, the hand push rotary type mower mentioned above, and also a single thread trimmer.
I was... (read more)
Written on: 21/04/2005 by simon44 (1 review written)
This Challenge Push Mower, £30 from Argos, coped with 1/4 acre tussocky lawn of grass 20-30 cm high. It was hard work though - not recommended if you have a weak back.
The machine is surprisingly solid for the price. It is really for shortish grass though. When set to maximum height, the (plastic) roller swivelled out of position however hard the screw are tightened. I ended up drilling a new hole through the plastic and adding a new bolt which was easy and worked well. Even at maximum... (read more)
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