Ego Self Propelled Lawn Mower - steel deck - slope?

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I have approx. 30 degree slope on my front lawn.  On the Homedepot Q&A, for the 20" self propelled lawn mower, a ego support person indicated this lawn mower should not be used on excess of 15 degree slope.   Is this correct?  
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I do not think it is anything unique to this mower, just a general safety issue.  I would imagine the same "limitation" would apply to most all push mowers.
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I was curious about that myself.   I checked the owner's manuals for a couple of mowers that had were rated for slopes at Home Depot.  One had 15 degrees, one had 20 degrees, and two had warning statements about use on slopes but no maximum degree of slope specification. 
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All about safety.  You could cut a 90 degree lawn if you wanted, but probably wouldn't live to tell about it.
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That was pretty close to how my hills are. I did it for years with light non-self propelled gas mowers, keeping the carburetor and fuel tank up hill.   My knees and back can't handle it any longer so it gets knocked down with the line trimmer.  I only use the mower on the flat part.  Doesn't look too bad, but I am not exactly a yard aficionado.  My grass cutting efforts are for keeping my neighbors at bay, not anything I care about.    
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That is correct, for the personal safety of our customers, we do not  recommend mowing slopes greater than 15 degrees with the 20" self-propelled mower.
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hmmmm this looks like it might be a bit greater than 15 degree slope.  I think you need to wear a lab coat while mowing.


 
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Some confuse degree slope with % grade.
Unsafe anyway you mow it. :)