Best Reason to own an Electic Mower -- Cost to Run an Electric Mower

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Just wanted to share this video with ya, it really helped push me over to the Non Gas mover option.  So while searching for a new Torro mower I stumbled on to the Ego. Which led me to do research.  So if you'er on the fence about "Should I stay with Gas?" take a view of this...
Cost to Run an Electric Mower

https://youtu.be/OVZBdXxaYAg
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Posted 2 years ago

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Wow, great video.  It wouldn't necessarily sell me on the mower, but I definitely want the P3 Kill A Watt meter for a new toy.  Available at Amazon for  $17.99.  

https://www.amazon.com/P3-P4400-Electricity-Usage-Monitor/dp/B00009MDBU/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?...
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not as much of a sell, but it does add some comfort in your decision.
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Very cool! Thanks for sharing, Leo.
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That's great! I'm not sure I followed in the calculation. At 34 min to charge wouldn't the 11 cents be for a KW hour? So even roughly half the 2 cents per charge?
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I didn't pay that close attention to the video.  But yes, he said ".21 kilowatt."  Ergo .21 kw over 34 minutes would be .119 kWh. (= .21 X 34 / 60).  However if you stop the video where he punches the button, the purple button on the far right of the meter is labeled kWh so even though he said  "kilowatt," he was actually using killowatt-hour. So his calculation is correct.  
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BTW,  I ordered one of those power gizmos from Amazon, I can't wait to have a play with it.  Retired guy...too much time on my hands.