Side discharge chute

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How come all the plastic models were designed with a goofy side discharge chute that pretty much exits at an angle out the back, which doesn't seem that functional, as compared to the 20" steel deck with traditional side chute?

Also why is there no 21" steel deck are they going to wait another year so they have the same thing to release next year but a new version?
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Posted 2 years ago

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Not sure why the odd discharge chute - perhaps
a) an after thought in design
b) plastic deck not stable with a hole cut in the side of it
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My feelings exactly. They advertise a side chute, but it's in the rear.
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Yes, as I once said, please, please EGO, come out with a 21 inch mower in stores that side discharges, preferably a steel deck mower, and please sell it with the high lift blade.  That would get me sold on your mower. Also, I want at least 1200W max power.  Preferably more if you want to top Greenworks.
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My goofy plastic chute works great, I have no idea why so many people are having problems.
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Good to hear - thanks for the first hand report.
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TheAtomTwister

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A listing that was and maybe is still on RCPW suggests a new 21 inch dual-port mower in the works and nearly complete.  
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It's still up.  2 5.0Ah batteries as well.
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If you really want to scream take a look at the commercial range stuff listed on the Ego Europe webpage.  None of the cool stuff ever seems to make it across the ocean.
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Official Response
We'd like to thank everyone for chiming in on this conversation. We continue to take your thoughts into consideration for future generations of the tools and if any changes are made, we'll be sure to notify everyone here. That being said, we feel that there has been enough discussion for now and are closing this conversation. Thank you again for all of your time and effort everyone!

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