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Things I liked.
It’s easy to adjust the deck height.
The handle is long, comfortable and adjustable.
It’s electric so I don’t have to keep buying gas and keep it around.
Things I did not like.
There really is almost no suction. Large dry leaves are ignored. This means I would have to rake or use the blower on days when normally the mower would get them.
The whole self-propelled deal needs to be reworked.
The speed setting is separate from the activation with its own lever. The speed setting lever can be bumped and for the first 2/3 or so it too slow to be useable and can't really be adjusted while in use. At the point where it is almost fast enough for me it stops increasing the speed and then jumps to a max speed that is a little too fast. It’s doable for me but not around corners or turns. So you need to turn it off and the activation lever is on/off with no speed adjustment. Then like other Ego tools it also has a 1-2 second delay to reengage. I felt like a total spaz turning it off to make a turn and then running into it because it’s not on yet. It being rear wheel drive is also an issue. It sounds good and it will give you more traction but now I know why my Toro has power to the front wheels and the activation lever also controls the speed. With the Toro setup I can easily give it a little more or less power when making different turns and I push down a little on the handle to take the power more or less away with no adjustment to go around trees and such. Even around regular 90° turns in the yard it makes it nicer as I lift the front wheels to turn anyway and the rear wheels turn opposite directions freely. Last but not least, the wheels lock up for a time when you want to back up and you have used the power assist. This again would be less of a deal if the front wheels had the power as I’d just push the handle down a bit and back up. Even when not in use there also seems to be a bit of resistance added by the way the power assist is coupled to the wheels.The power delay is also an issue with the other Ego tools. The edger is not that bad and the blower has a lever to keep it on at certain setting which it nice but you’re wasting precious battery at times. The hedge trimmer is bad for me. With the two switches that must be on and the heavy battery making it hard to hold it turned to trim the sides and keep both switches on and then when one or the other switch is off for a split second you have to wait again for it to power back on.