Wheels

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7" front wheels. Has anyone encountered problems with front wheel size in thick grass? I was settled on an entire Ego system for my lawn until I realized they only have 7" front wheels. In my experience you need 8" minimum. I would be buying the push model so this is an important factor in my decision.
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Bill Sistrunk

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Posted 6 months ago

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Woody Crandall

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I don’t find the diameter any issue, but I would like a wider wheel. That would aid dramatically in thick or taller grass.
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Bill Sistrunk

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I agree. That would be nice as well.
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I noticed the size difference, but has not impacted my ability to cut the lawn. I use the 21inch push mower.
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Thanks for the input Howard.
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I have mowed some pretty tall grass and I never had any problems with my 21" push mower.
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I have the 21" self propelled, and never noticed any problems with the front/rear wheel diameter. I have mowed grass that comes well above the tops of the wheels and never had problems with them not going through/over the grass. (The much left behind from such a high cut is a bit thick of course....)
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Bill, I have the older 20” mower and I’ve yet to notice any issues with getting through thick grass. Ego’s mowers are fairly light and are much easier to push than a typical gas mower. I haven’t seen any complaints here about the wheels being too small.