Scotts 2000-20 20-Inch
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Environmentally-friendly, classic push reel lawn mower with heat-treated blades and height adjusters

The Scotts 2000-20 classic reel lawn mower offers zero emissions, smooth movement, and an easy assembly. With the heat-treated blades, you get a superior cut, and thanks to the nine-position height adjusters, you can create your ideal lawn. While using a push reel lawn mower means more work on your part than with self-propelled or gas-powered mowers, you are saving money and helping the environment. The Scotts also provides special technology to reduce push effort, so you don’t feel like you’re in boot camp while you’re mowing your lawn.

Five heat-treated blades

One of the most important features on a mower is its blades. Blades cut the grass and the better the blade, the better the lawn. The Scotts 2000-20 has five heat-treated blades that leave behind fine mulch as they cut (this mulch helps keep your lawn healthy) and cut a wide path for faster, more effective mowing. The blades are made of heavy-duty steel so they stay sharp for a long time.

Dual-wheel tracking technology

Another crucial feature of a mower, especially a push reel one, is how easy it is to move. This mower has 6-inch, rear-tracking wheels and 10-inch composite wheels complete with radial tread. This tread increases traction so you can easily cut through tough grass without feeling like you’re dragging the mower.

9-position QuickSnap height adjusters

The Scotts 2000-20 offers a lot of choices when it comes to the height of the grass you’re cutting. The 9-position QuickSnap height adjusters give you total control over how short you want your grass. The adjusters range between 1-3 inches and you adjust with your finger right on the mower’s handle. The quick-snap tech keeps the adjusters locked tightly into place.

Strengths

Easy to maneuver

Pushing your Scotts 2000-20 Classic is easy. With the composite and tracking wheels, the mower stays balanced and smooth even through rougher yards. For your comfort, the handles are loop-style with foam grips so you can easily hold on tightly to the mower and use your strength without getting blisters.

Easy to assemble

Assembling the Scotts 2000-20 is much easier than with gas mowers. There are no engine or motor parts, so as soon as you get the mower, you can essentially start mowing right away. You can assemble the mower without ever taking out your tools.

Fast cutting

Mowing with a reel mower can take up a lot of your time. With this mower, you get a 20-inch cutting width, which is quite a bit wider than comparable reel mowers. This means less passes over your lawn, which equals less time mowing. The blades cut effectively over a wide path so you can mow faster and get out of the sun.

Weaknesses

Doesn’t work good on tall grass

If you have a lawn with really long grass or weeds, you’ll have a problem with the Scotts 2000-20. It tends to push down tall stalks instead of cutting them. If your grass is tall throughout your entire lawn, you’d be better of getting another mower. If you only have tall weeds in certain parts, you could go over them with a cheap weedwacker and then use the Scotts for the rest of your lawn.

Mowing is a work-out

You’ll get a workout with this mower. Depending on who you are, this isn’t a weakness, but for most, this is definitely not the ideal scenario. If your lawn is large, you could spend an hour or more working with this mower. However, if your lawn is small, this mower moves and cuts quickly enough for it to not really be a problem for most people, even if you aren’t in the greatest shape of your life.

Overall Review

The Scotts 2000-20 Classic reel mower offers a clean alternative to gas mowers, an easier assembly, and effective cutting. You get more choice over your lawn height with the 9-slot adjustment and the design of the mower keeps it easy to move even through rougher grasses. This is a great mower for you if have a smaller lawn, don’t mind sweating a little, and want to cut your grass without emitting any pollution.