Is there a mower that is not self propelled?

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joe

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Yes, all Ego mowers are available without self propel:

https://egopowerplus.com/power-mowers/
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I chose NOT to buy self-propelled - less to break down - and I'm glad I did that, when reading about other folks' problems with the self-propelled.  My LM2101 mower has gone 3 years without a bit of trouble!  
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So has our SP, and we mow acres every week. Not getting a tool just because it is more complicated and you're worried it "might" break down is like still buying a Model A because new cars have power steering and variable speed transmissions. If you don't need SP, that's fine, but really, don't rule out buying something useful just because you assume everything with tech is going to let you down. Remember folks with problems tend to come to boards like this. The 1,000s of happy users humming along don't need to.
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I sort of prefer the standard push / non-self propel.  It's much lighter and more maneuverable. 
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Let me vote here for simplicity, lower weight, and greater maneuverability.  I mow in a lot of small spots around ornamental trees next to a fence, grass around A/C condensers, and generally a lot of spaces where the mower has to be moved fore and aft, tilted and turned, then fore and aft again.  Light weight and a small footprint are what matters.  Also, it's just not that hard to push a lawnmower on a level suburban lot (Houston, St. Augustine grass.)  Hills would be another story, of course.  OTOH, I'd also like the larger battery, as on cool days a single charge won't quite do the whole yard, especially if I use the battery first on the multi tool edger.  So, how about a 7.5 AH battery option, or bare option like for some other tools?
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I'm confused. Since you already have the mower, why do you need them to come out with a 7.5 or bare version? Just buy the bigger batt. That's still cheaper than a whole kit, if you don't need it.
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btw, there is a bare version of the mower.