Honda Buffalo Buck HRU19R1 has been discontinued and replaced by Honda Buffalo Buck HRU19K1.
Honda Mowers are top value for money. My HRU19 runs perfectly. So dies my 1985 HRU214.
Honda mowers aren't cheap. Granted.
But I can tell you, if you look after yours, you'll still be using it in 35 years.
We have a 1000 m2 block, so it gets a fair bit of use at home. My brother has 5 acres, we help with my Honda mowers each spring and summer.
My grand-dad bought a new Honda HRU214 lawn mower from Roberts Agricultural, in June 1985. I engraved his Licence ID number and the date on the engine cover when I got it. When he got too old to push it, the Honda passed to me, and I've had her ever since.
I bought my new Honda HRU19R be...cause I'm getting older now, and the new HRU19R is about half the weight of the 35 year old HRU214. Now my boys use the old HRU214. We got 35 years out of a Honda mower by being sensible. It is never left out in the rain. It has had regular oil changes (always Honda mower oil), gets new blades, a new air cleaner and a new NGK spark plug every year in autumn. The starter "rope" has been changed out maybe 3 times in 35 years. I reckon with care, the new Honda HRU19R will see me out: it'll be cutting the daisies I'll be pushing up...
Purchased in June 2010 at TAS CHAINSAWS AND MOWERS, Launceston for $925.00.
- Buffalo Buck HRU19R1
One of the best buys you can make.
I purchase this mower, Buffalo Buck, back in February 2005 and it was the best thing I did.
It is unstoppable, unless it runs out of fuel, just kidding.
What I meant is that if you take care of this machine, it will last you a long time.
I recently found myself inside a Honda Power Equipment store and the lady behind the counter commented that once the Honda mowers are purchased they hardly see them again and I can see why.
They are well built and easy to service and maintain.
I try to wash mine after each mow and run the engine a little t...
10 years old this year! Still going strong.
Mower has been great, starts pretty much first go every time as long as fuel tap was shut off previous mow and allowed to stop by running out of fuel. This prevents the old fuel sitting in carburettor fuel bowl and going off, it is not so bad sitting in the fuel tank as the fuel volume is larger.
Have put 1 new spark plug in it in 10 years, changed oil every 6 months or so. It does like clean air so regular air filter cleans and replacements are necessary which obviously depend on the environment you mow in. You can tell when air filter is dir...
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After just buying our first house, I was keen to purchase my first mower and start cutting the lawns myself. Had read a number of reviews, and after talking to a few people realised that getting a Honda was the best option. Our lawn isn't large, but it has been there 20-25 years so is quite thick and tuff.
Not wanting to spend a fortune, went for the HRU19R1K which is the lower end of their range but more than suitable. 1st mow and I have some criticism;
Good points -
*Easy Start, first pull
*Not overly loud
*Cuts well, motor speeds up through heavier grass
Bad points - ...*Heavier than I expected, for a 19" I thought i would be easier to push around *Catcher has a small-ish volume, didn't take long to fill up *Small chute, doesn't clear out very well if fill. Even if catcher has been emptied. Overall for the money 8.5/10 - What bad points it has, make up in good points and in 15-20 years when it's still starting first pull, I'll have overlooked the bad points and moved on.
my grandfather contracted with the same honder hru194 that i now use for 17 years. when he up graded to a hru19r1 he had problems with oil leaks out of the governor vain linkage and sump gasket. when he returned it for service he was told that it was nothing to worry about and to continue using it. after 10 hours of use it leaked 1/2 of its total oil capacity in one week of sitting unused, so he demanded that it was fixed. it was repaired under warranty. since then he hasn’t had any major problems accept for a occasional air filter. and yes my Honda is still going strong after 21 years of service.
easy starting, easy to maintain, good solid construction
air filter gets bloked easily, service and parts is very costly
Questions & Answers
Am using this mower for the first time What do I need to do to start the motor?
Turn the fuel flow on, if it isn't already on, push the throttle all the way forward as far as you can (this activates the choke) then pull the cord. Once the engine fires pull the throttle back midway and let it idle and warm up. I never turn my fuel off and the mower starts 1st pull 98% of the time and always on the 2nd pull if it didn't start 1st pull.
On my mower, turn fuel on (I also always leave mine on), hold the engine brake lever on the handle in, and pull the starter.
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|Category||Petrol Lawn Mowers|
|Features||Blade Brake, Foldable Handle, Mulching Capability and Quick-Start Motor|
|Cutting Width||470 mm|
|Height of Cut||16 mm to 76 mm|
|Engine / Motor|
|Engine Name||GCV160 Honda 5.5HP OHV/OHC|
|Engine Type||OHC (Overhead Cam) and OHV (Overhead Valve)|
|Replaced by||Honda Buffalo Buck HRU19K1|
- MPN: HRU19R1
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