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Trivia: We spill a lot of gas on our lawnmowers

In a review of the Lehr Eco Trimmer, a weed whacker that uses (sadly proprietary) propane canisters for fuel instead of gasoline, comes this disheartening bit of trivia:

Most impressive to me is the fact (vetted by the EPA),

WheelEasy LE collapsable wheelbarrow


The "WheelEasy LE" is a folding wheelbarrow, replacing the heavy steel or plastic tubs of conventional haulers with a 3-cubic-foot, vinyl-coated nylon basin which can hold up to 150 pounds. You won't be carting around concrete or bears*, but when …

Husqvarna Auto Mower: Another Lawn Care Robot


The Husqvarna Auto Mower is the latest (nearly) fully automated robotic lawnmower to be literally unleashed into yards across America. It works much like robot mowers of the past: slowly and randomly, casually meandering through your yard making constant, quiet …