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American Lawn Mower 1705-16

The American Lawn Mower 1705-16 a push reel mower made from a tempered steel alloy. This makes a lighter and more durable mower.


The American Lawn Mower 1705-16 is a reel mower that is environmentally safe and provides an adequate cut. Unlike its lower model, the 1705-16 has major difference in the specs that it offers its users.

The first thing you will notice about this model is the material it is made out of. It is made of tempered steel alloy on both the body of the lawn mower as well as the blades. This is typically a very durable and suitable material. Steel alloy is also lighter and allows for an easier handling.

The assembly on this model of American lawn Mower takes about 15 minutes to accomplish out of the boxamerican lawn mower co 1705-16 push reel mower and goes together easily. Keep in mind when you first use this lawn mower to understand what it is designed for. This mower is not designed for extremely harsh terrains or hard to cut root systems. In fact, this specific model is mainly used for grasses that are no higher than 6 inches and weeds that do not have tough shoots. In areas where it is thicker and more concentrated, you will have to pass the 1705-16 over the area a few times before it is cut properly.

A big benefit of a reel mower is that they are designed to cut the grass without tearing it. This leaves the grass whole and able to soak in and keep water locked in to help it grow. The remnants of the grass can be left in the grass to enrich it, or caught in a container and used elsewhere. The container is sold separately and is used as an attachment to the mower. Be careful to get the attachment that matches the American Lawn Mower 1705-16 rather than any other model.

This particular American Lawn Mower model has 7 blades and 4 spiders. It is used in conjunction with a ball bearing system that allows the manpower used to go to good use. It is easily maneuvered and slopes are conquered with just a little effort. You can adjust the blade height as well with a 3 range knob. This allows you to adjust the height of the blade from about ½ inches to around 2 ¼ inches.

A great feature on this model is the fact that it has a torsion front frame. This frame is known to be not only durable, but very flexible. It has a 16 inch cutting width and rolls on 10 inch composite wheels. These materials will last a long while before having to be replaced.

Finally, the steel side plate allows provides amazing protection from any interference that might come your way. With all said and done, the 1705-16 model from American Lawn Mower is a quality product. This is both true for durability as well as performance. The main difference between this model and the lower models lie in the additional features the 1705-16 such as knob adjusted height versus wrench adjusted height. It is a more sophisticated and advanced model that makes transitioning a little bit easier.

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