Is it OK to pull mower backwards?

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Is it OK to pull mower backwards? I just bought the 20" mower that is not self-propelled. In tight spots I was used to pulling my gas mower backwards to easily maneuver. My main concern is damaging the trailing shield.
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Janet

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Hi Janet, as SCDC said, there should be no issue using the mower while pulling it backwards.  I do it all the time with my EGO mower and have never damaged the trailing shield.  I'm 2 years into using my mower like that without any damage there.