How does this mower perform on hilly ground? I have 1/3 acre lot with some of it at a 20 degree slope.

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Assuming you’re referring to the Self Propelled mower, many people have commented that it does quite well on steeper slopes due to it being Rear Wheel Drive. Many SP mowers are Front Wheel Drive and those mower’s weight transfers away from the drive wheels going uphill, leading to a lack of traction. RWD doesn’t have that problem.

I don’t own the SP mower, I’m just repeating what other owners have said.
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Mine will pop a wheelie on flat ground Ha ha. I don't think you'll have a problem.
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works great! we have everything from gentle rolls to some really steep terrain, it's a champ. I love the SP for going up the hills so kept it on by habit, then realized I didn't really need to for going down. lol.
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Thanks, that's really comforting to know that it's good on hills.
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Works great on hills. No problems on the one corner of my yard with a pretty steep slope.
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Works great for me, almost too well.  I was surprised that the plastic wheels work as well as they do, my feet slip before they do.
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I have a really steep hill that's difficult to push my old cordless mower up.  I just purchased the 21" SP and it had not problem going up the hill.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I'm on the hill about this mower...AKA how to mow slopes.

I have a very large yard and it's almost all hill.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Can this handle hills?.

I have steep hills in my new yard. My yards have always been flat before. The grass is overgrown, how rugged and powerful is this mower? I want to be good to the environment but I also need a work horse mower.
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So do I. And mine is over an acre. I used the 20" non sp version for 3 years on that lot. Never a problem