Review by dreamhome
July, 03 2012
Pros: the dual level blads cut grass excellently
Cons: Lifetime Xenoy deck develps cracks, Honda will not back the product.
Review by brerbuzzcut
December, 05 2011
Pros: Durable and trouble-free.
Cons: Xenoy deck developed cracks.
Review by jimculver
July, 29 2010
Pros: It just runs and cuts grass, year after year.
Cons: Bogs down in thick grass if the blade is not sharp.
Review by ransome54
May, 29 2010
Pros: Every thing i listed in body and more, great poly deck,mulches fine.
Cons: cost 17 years ago $ 800.00 wow devide 17 years ( $47.00 a year)
Review by its1981
November, 14 2008
Pros: easy to start, runs quiet
Cons: expensive, poor reliability
Review by xbig69benzx
June, 26 2007
Pros: Great versatility and a great engine.
Cons: Suffers from lackluster transmission reliability, and a questionable plastic deck.
Review by tphagstrom
March, 14 2007
Pros: One durable machine
Cons: Hydrostatic clutch uses a lot of the engine power
Review by tvmango
December, 10 2006
Pros: engine if it doesn't leak..
Cons: price, durability, cut bagger, drive bar.
Review by shoess
August, 08 2006
Pros: Sips gas, runs quietly
Cons: Horrible reliability, underpowered, overrated, expensive parts
Review by futahaguro
July, 19 2005
Pros: Powerful for 5HP, mulches great, self propelled, study plastic deck, easy to start.
Cons: Can lurch in 2nd speed, some rattles, expensive if you pay retail.
Review by mitscher
July, 01 2005
Pros: Easy starting every time.
Cons: Transmission problems seem to be common.
Review by skiman123321
April, 06 2005
Pros: Relatively quiet.
Cons: Clogs then stalls, not nearly enough power. Unreliable.
Review by carlwu
March, 05 2005
Pros: dependable engine and mower, great dry grass mulching
Cons: wet grass performance, clutch engagement, 3-speed transmission (get the hydrostatic instead!)
Review by kjstewar
December, 09 2004
Pros: Start easy runs smooth
Cons: had to replace transmission after less that one Season.
Review by billtc
October, 22 2004
Pros: Easy Start; quality product; 2 year warranty for home owners
Cons: Long handle; somewhat under powered, but not really a problem
Review by Gary_L_P
August, 10 2004
Pros: Good powerful engine, good mulching twin blade.
Cons: Poorly engineered transmission, Xenoy plastic deck fails, poor bagging, overpriced.
Review by howick
August, 02 2004
Pros: Nice looking
Cons: Poor tall grass cutting, poor mulching. Terrible life expectancy, expensive to repair.
Review by dkgruv
June, 22 2004
Pros: Starts great and deck won't rust out. Quiet
Cons: Loose the twin mulching blade! Transmission breaks down pretty quick.
Review by alexkphillips
June, 14 2004
Pros: Easy to switch from mulching to bagging.
Cons: Stalls easily if grass is high or a little wet. Tranmission fails.
Review by chiav9800
May, 14 2004
Pros: Fabulous cut, easy start, quality all the way around
Cons: None I can think of...price $699 at home Depot...but you get what you pay for
Review by ononon
March, 05 2004
Pros: Engine Reliability
Cons: Transmission is junk.