Remote control mowers

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Please make a grass mower and snowblower with remote control plus self cutting with docking station like the (iRobot Roomba)
Wish you guys would come out with something like this. Club Cadet & Worx both have one. I am in a wheelchair and this would be so awesome in the way that I could be able to cut my own grass without having to hire someone. It could work just like the I robot Roomba vacuum but also include remote that could be done manually as well
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Could do a collaboration with Roomba. One weakness with Roomba has been their batteries. I have five of them that I collected over the years and a box of spent batteries to prove it as well. Combine EGO design and battery technology with Roomba robot technology and you would have a real winner.
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A friend of mine has one of these robot controlled lawnmowers with docking station in Germany, amazing. People stop at his fenced yard and watch it with amazement. They are not cheap but works very nice.
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https://www.husqvarna.com/us/products/robotic-lawn-mowers/ has them already, but as already mentioned, they are nor cheap.  $1500 for a base model.  If Ego were to interduce something around the cost of their current line of mowers, there could be a market.
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Honda offers 36 month financing on theirs. ~Seriously~
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I'm not "up" on these things, so a few questions that I've had as I see these things getting used more and more.
Do they just mulch, basically? Or is there some sort of grass catcher inside the mower?
Do they use a blade, or is it more like string trimmer line?
Easy, difficult, somewhere in between to clean? And, I mean the underside where the "action" takes place.
Are they programmable so they can go in a predictable pattern, or are they somewhat random and just rely on bouncing off of things to change direction? Along with that, what keeps them in the yard?
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They mulch, most of them have blades (but sometimes swinging blades that won't die if they hit something hard). They almost all use a "boundary wire" that goes around the yard (to keep the robot inside) plus perhaps some around bushes & things inside your yard (to keep the robot away from them).  Once you install the boundary wire, they work relatively well (but for the price, you'd expect them to also deliver mimosas....)
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The thing I care about them, is the random pattern they do. Let's get some gps accuracy down to a micron and make some baseball field looking yards!!
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I don't like this idea at all!

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Bob
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Why not Bob? Worried about a robot takeover?
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Nothing a little EMP wont fix!

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Bob, with a fleet of robotic mowers, all you'd have to do is drive around deploying them in the morning and pick them up in the afternoon.  ;-)
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True, but where would be the fun in that?

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LMAO love it!
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Need to bring this back to light. I love all of my Ego products so far, and am looking to buy a mower soon. Would really like to stay in the Ego family with a robotic mower.
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what kind of mower are you looking for? an autonomous one? or one that is remote controlled?
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Autonomous. Looking at the worx landroid, but I wish someone made one that would cut the perimeter then go in straight lines back and fourth to increase efficiency. 
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I am looking for a lawn mower robot as well.  Love all my EGO products so definitely would look to EGO first - so please, introduce SOON!!
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Well, it all depends on person, but I like lawn mowers like  Greenworks 25022, in a reason it's compact and lightweight, and it really requires very little maintenance, and that's why I like it.
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It does require a cord which can be a real hassle.
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szwoopp, I've purchased that Greenworks mower after long few weeks after testing each of five models I found the most reliable. I like this mower because it requires very little maintenance and it can tackle weeds very easily. All other corded electric mower models were not so reliable and perfect for me.
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Enjoy