Lawnmower Manual: A practical guide to choosing, using and maintaining a lawnmower

Lawnmower Manual: A practical guide to choosing, using and maintaining a lawnmower

By: Brian Radam (author)Hardback

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If chosen correctly and properly maintained, a high-quality lawnmower should provide many years of trouble-free service. This extensively illustrated, step-by-step practical manual provides the reader with advice on how to choose the best mower for their needs, and how to carry out DIY maintenance to keep it in tip-top condition, saving on potentially expensive professional servicing and repair bills. This is an indispensable guide for anyone who owns a high-quality lawnmower.

About Author

Brian Radam has been involved with lawnmowers for over 50 years, having started as an apprentice at the ATCO Lawnmower Company, repairing hundreds of lawnmowers every week. A one-time lawnmower racing champion, he opened the Lawnmower Museum - the world's first - in Southport in 1988, and continues to run this collection alongside his lawnmower repair and garden machinery retail business, Lawnmower World.


Introduction - the difference between lawnmowers and grasscutters, details of other garden machinery and accessories. The lawnmower story - a brief illustrated history of the lawnmower explaining heritage, and a look at the future. Choosing and buying a lawnmower - petrol v. electric, rotary v. cylinder, ride-on v. walk-behind, electric start v. pull-start; how to choose the best equipment for your particular usage. Routine maintenance - parts ordering and DIY maintenance; cleaning, lubrication, blade-sharpening and balancing, oil and filter changes, spark plugs, fuels and additives, oils. Blades and cutters - repair and replacement of rotary and cylinder cutters, including the recent introduction of cylinder cassette-type lawnmowers. Petrol lawnmowers, electric lawnmowers and ride-on lawnmowers - the different types, pros and cons, maintenance. Engine overhaul - details for all commonly used current petrol engines, including Briggs and Stratton, Honda, Hayter, Mountfield, Castel Garden, Atco and new Chinese petrol engines. Glossary of terms - parts and descriptions.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780857333087
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 192
  • ID: 9780857333087
  • weight: 834
  • ISBN10: 0857333089

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