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Posted 17 July 2017 - 01:18 PM

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And the Mower


Posted 23 October 2017 - 05:59 PM

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That gear looks good!, still not convinced about the mowers just yet.


Posted 23 October 2017 - 06:18 PM

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That gear looks good!, still not convinced about the mowers just yet.


His comment on the responsiveness of turbo mode kicking in was something I commented on after the Ego demo day -I reckon they really need a manual activation switch as well so you see the heavy going coming and kick it in before - looks good otherwise - but I only want one battery system and I've jumped into the Ego camp so hope they get the mower sorted for next season.
Posted 24 October 2017 - 08:58 AM

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I like my battery whippy/hedge trimmer/chainsaw but just cant plonck money down just yet on a mower of any brand (unless i wanted one just for home use )


Posted 24 October 2017 - 11:12 AM

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His comment on the responsiveness of turbo mode kicking in was something I commented on after the Ego demo day -I reckon they really need a manual activation switch as well so you see the heavy going coming and kick it in before - looks good otherwise - but I only want one battery system and I've jumped into the Ego camp so hope they get the mower sorted for next season.

Turbo mode on an electric motor...please tell me your kidding.


Posted 24 October 2017 - 03:43 PM

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Turbo mode on an electric motor...please tell me your kidding.

''I,m gonna call it turbo'' all he,s saying is if the going gets tough the tough get going, it,ll pick up the revs itself


Posted 24 October 2017 - 03:49 PM

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Turbo mode on an electric motor...please tell me your kidding.

Yer, proly should call it boost but, they think turbo is ####ier ?

The system is just like like traction control vs diff locks on a 4x4, one is pro active, the other re active.

 

Cheers Fred.


Posted 24 October 2017 - 05:09 PM

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Turbo historically suffers from lag, which is really just 'it comes in just after you needed it' 

 

I think 'Extra Hamster power' is a winner


Posted 24 October 2017 - 06:01 PM

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New smaller Mower

https://www.bunnings...-mower_p3381341


Posted 03 December 2017 - 04:57 PM

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The above 82v 18'' mower runs swing back blades compared to most battery jobs with single bar blade


Posted 12 December 2017 - 01:56 PM

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Hi Im a newbie wanting to buy & use a cordless mower. Wanting to do a Footprints & be a "green" contractor. Have any of you used the Victa mower yet? Someone here reckoned that his local Stihl shop sent 2 back coz they broke ????? I find that a tad interesting as for 1) I thought Bunnings had the franchise for the Victas - not Stihl? Also he seemed to be pushing another chain's brands of gear a bit.

So, have any of you used the Victa mowers (82V mainly but any of them) yet or know anyone who has & how has anyone found them? I like the look of them but I can't afford to spend on something at mo that mightn't work or fall over not long after getting.

Cheers for any comment & have enjoyed reading comments on this forum.

Frankie H


Posted 10 January 2018 - 08:26 AM

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my local stihl dealer sells victa mowers.....haven't seen the cordless gear sorry


Posted 10 January 2018 - 08:40 AM

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Hi Im a newbie wanting to buy & use a cordless mower. Wanting to do a Footprints & be a "green" contractor. Have any of you used the Victa mower yet? Someone here reckoned that his local Stihl shop sent 2 back coz they broke ????? I find that a tad interesting as for 1) I thought Bunnings had the franchise for the Victas - not Stihl? Also he seemed to be pushing another chain's brands of gear a bit.

So, have any of you used the Victa mowers (82V mainly but any of them) yet or know anyone who has & how has anyone found them? I like the look of them but I can't afford to spend on something at mo that mightn't work or fall over not long after getting.

Cheers for any comment & have enjoyed reading comments on this forum.

Frankie H


Oz Tool Talk thinks they are ok


Posted 10 January 2018 - 03:15 PM

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Hi Im a newbie wanting to buy & use a cordless mower. Wanting to do a Footprints & be a "green" contractor. Have any of you used the Victa mower yet? Someone here reckoned that his local Stihl shop sent 2 back coz they broke ????? I find that a tad interesting as for 1) I thought Bunnings had the franchise for the Victas - not Stihl? Also he seemed to be pushing another chain's brands of gear a bit.

So, have any of you used the Victa mowers (82V mainly but any of them) yet or know anyone who has & how has anyone found them? I like the look of them but I can't afford to spend on something at mo that mightn't work or fall over not long after getting.

Cheers for any comment & have enjoyed reading comments on this forum.

Frankie H

Hi Frankie,

I've no experience with the Victa gear but a bunch of us went to an Ego 56V presentation at Trade Tools here in Brisbane - I think the shared view we came away with from the day is that the cordless gear has really arrived as a viable commercial alternative to petrol - but I also think we agreed that the steel deck mower was the weakest link - not as ruggedly made as, say, a Honda, limited cut height options, and the battery life would definitely be an issue for a contractor - from memory I think they quoted about 50mins runtime on the biggest 7.5AH battery which cost $400 each.

 

I bought just about the whole kit of tools apart from the mower and I'm well pleased with all of it - I use the blower and whipper every day now - but I'll be waiting to see how the mower develops 

 

Victa may have better engineered their mowers but I'd be asking those questions anyway.


Posted 10 January 2018 - 04:17 PM

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Strangely enough Oz Tool Talk thinks the Ego mower (21 steel deck ) is commercial but not the whippy. Me personally i wouldnt buy the Victa simply because it,s not SP.


Posted 10 January 2018 - 04:26 PM

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Footprints modified Victa 82v ( Honda  disc and blades ).
Someone here has gone over to the dark side and bought all Victa 82v gear, says he,ll do reviews as he uses.  :) 


Posted 22 January 2018 - 11:26 AM

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Victa 82v is sold in the USA as Snapper and they have a SP 21'', waiting to hear back from V.


Posted 22 January 2018 - 11:27 AM

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looks promising....


Posted 22 January 2018 - 11:54 AM

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Yes  :)  I think the SP will just  set it off nicely.


Posted 22 January 2018 - 02:03 PM




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