Difference between revisions of "Reel mower"

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1. a mower with multiple blades mounted on a cylinder. The blades cut against a bar. It makes precise cuts and is ideal for lower mowing heights. The blades require professional sharpening. These mowers are safer to use than [[rotary mower]]s.<br>
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1. A mower with multiple blades mounted on a cylinder. The blades cut against a bar. It makes precise cuts and is ideal for lower mowing heights. The blades require professional sharpening. These mowers are safer to use than [[rotary mower]]s.<br>
 
2. A mower that shears the grass between a blade on a spinning reel and a bedknife at the base of the cutting unit. See also [[Flail mower]], [[Rotary mower]], and [[Triplex]].<br><br>
 
2. A mower that shears the grass between a blade on a spinning reel and a bedknife at the base of the cutting unit. See also [[Flail mower]], [[Rotary mower]], and [[Triplex]].<br><br>
http://www.trupower.com/tru_cut/images/reel01.jpg<br><br>
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Image of a reel mower.<br>
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http://hcs.osu.edu/albums/sk_notes/cd4188_86.jpeg<br><br>
Source: http://www.trupower.com<br><br>
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Source: Ohio State University Turfgrass Program<br><br>
http://www.bobvila.com/images/ArticleImages/FIG_ReelMower_01_large.gif<br><br>
 
This image shows the components of a standard reel mower.<br>
 
Source: http://www.bobvila.com/FixItClub/Task/Maintaining/FIG_ReelMower.html<br><br>
 

Latest revision as of 13:59, 23 September 2008


1. A mower with multiple blades mounted on a cylinder. The blades cut against a bar. It makes precise cuts and is ideal for lower mowing heights. The blades require professional sharpening. These mowers are safer to use than rotary mowers.
2. A mower that shears the grass between a blade on a spinning reel and a bedknife at the base of the cutting unit. See also Flail mower, Rotary mower, and Triplex.

cd4188_86.jpeg

Source: Ohio State University Turfgrass Program