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Husqvarna Automower (1 Viewer)

psychobillies

Footballguy
The biggest one only handles 1.25 acres.  For $3500, I'd think you could just pay someone to cut it and still be ahead before that thing started breaking down.  Plus you'd get edging and weeding thrown in.  

In 10 years though, those things are gonna be awesome.

 

NutterButter

Footballguy
I think its more than how much it can cut but also its claim that by essentially continuously cutting, you're going to have a much better lawn.    Maybe I can get my brother to buy one.  I'll report back if he does.

 

AAABatteries

Footballguy
Lawn service is just another industry that is and will be disrupted by technology.  Soon, someone will buy one of these and load it up on their truck and have it cut while they edge and do other landscaping.  Later, as they advance, you’ll have a driverless vehicle pull up and drop 10 of these mowers off in a neighborhood and a couple guys will do the rest and then move to the next set of houses.  Eventually, you will either have fake grass or no lawn equipment or both.  And landscaping jobs will be scarce.

 

glvsav37

Footballguy
I'm intrigued, but I would fear it would get stolen.
Will Automower® be stolen?

Your Automower® is uniquely yours. To discourage theft, every Automower® comes with a unique PIN code that must be entered to make the unit operational. Additionally, Automower® has an audible anti-theft alarm built in. In the event of theft, models equipped with GPS tracking can pinpoint where the unit is.

Smartphone-viewable GPS

PIN code activation

Anti-theft alarm

 

ChiefD

Footballguy
No. 

That 1.5 hours I get to mow is my blissful peace and quiet from my wife and kids. I can walk around with my self propelled mower with a cold beer in the other hand and nobody bothers me.

God bless my mower.

 

NutterButter

Footballguy
No. 

That 1.5 hours I get to mow is my blissful peace and quiet from my wife and kids. I can walk around with my self propelled mower with a cold beer in the other hand and nobody bothers me.

God bless my mower.
I'm with you.  I have a ride on and I love cutting my lawn.   

 

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