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Masport Bunnings 490 4'n1

Masport Bunnings 490 4'n1

MPN: 578763
4.2 from 51 reviews · View Statistics
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Pros

Efficient fuel consumption
Relatively quiet
Simple to start up

Reviews

  • Build Quality
    4.2 (21)
  • Value for Money
    3.8 (22)
  • Ease of Use
    4.4 (22)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (22)
  • Product is used
  • Noise Level
    3.8 (19)
  • Safety
    4.4 (19)
  • Wet / Damp Grass Performance
    3.9 (17)
  • Fuel Efficiency
    4.3 (18)
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David D.
David D.Hunter Region, NSW
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Good mower, until it rusted out

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The mower has worked well for 8 years. Very reliable starting and no operational issues at all. However although the engine is still excellent the deck has now rusted out.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $579.

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Dino
DinoWindsor
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like
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Very happy with this great Mower

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Stephanie
Stephanie
  • 3 reviews
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Love Mowing The Lawns!

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I love my Masport 490 4’n1 Petrol Lawnmower!! It is so easy to start - every time! And that was the main reason I purchased this mower - my yard has never looked better! It is easy to manoeuvre, has a huge selection of heights, it’s not ear-splitting loud and I love mowing the lawn - I even mow my next door neighbours lawn - and I have the best lawn on my street!! It was a bit more expensive then other brands the same size but definitely worth every penny! I would, without any hesitation, recommend Masport lawn mowers to anyone thinking of purchasing a new lawnmower- I cannot fault it!

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse Retail Stores.

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Darryl G.
Darryl G.South East Queensland, QLD

Rubbish

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I bought this mower in September and it started to get harder to start. I changed filter spark plug and fuel. I took it back to who sent me to a repaired, apparently dust got into the engine and its not covered under warranty. The guy told me he had a couple of other mowers with the same issue. There's obviously an issue that Masport our briggs and stratton are keeping to themselves. Can't believe i spent over $600 on this. I should have kept my rover that had been going strong for 10 years.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $649.

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Robbieo
RobbieoSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 2 reviews
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Very disappointed

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Purchased from Bunnings Oct 2019 and have replaced the air filter 5 times. Upon reading other reviews of similar engines, it’s located in a very bad spot just behind the front left wheel which seems like a design fault. Once every 12-18 months I completely understand but not that often. This mower also struggles to collect the clippings on finer grass so obviously it’s takes a lot longer to mow. The mower does start first time and runs really well but that’s about it. I do not recommend this product.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $599.

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David D.
David D.Hunter Region, NSW

Good mower, until it rusted out

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The mower has worked well for 8 years. Very reliable starting and no operational issues at all. However although the engine is still excellent the deck has now rusted out.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $579.

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Divya
DivyaVictoria
  • 3 reviews
  • 1 like

Does a good job

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bought a Masport lawn mower from Bunnings. It is really simple to operate and the catcher has great storage. I use my lawn mower on quite tall and healthy grass and the lawn mower shows no struggle

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $100.

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Saurabh Kohli
Saurabh KohliGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 5 reviews
  • 1 like

Amazing Lawn Mower

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We bought a Masport lawn mower from Bunnings. It is really simple to operate and the catcher has great storage. I use my lawn mower on quite tall and healthy grass and the lawn mower shows no struggle.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $400.

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Kaz
KazGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC
  • 11 reviews
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Does a great job

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This mower was easy to set up straight away getting it out of the box. I didn’t bother reading the instructions. Pretty straight forward. Started after a few pulls. So quiet compared to my old mower so that’s a plus. I haven’t yet used the chipper but I love the idea of it as we always have dropped branches on the ground. Definitely recommend!

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $599.

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Peter C.
Peter C.Sydney Surrounds, NSW

Good but some poor design features!

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Purchased in for $599.

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Havoc
HavocSydney
  • 4 reviews
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Can't really fault it for the price

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I've had the 490 for a few years now, never had any problems with it. I haven't treated it very well and its only been serviced once since I bought it.
It doesn't love long thick grass, but will handle it ok if you don't use the catcher or mulch plug. It performs well otherwise. The catcher is tiny and I never use it anyway, mulching is the only way to go if you have a big yard. On that note, if you have a big-ish yard I'd recommend something with a larger cutting deck.

Overall decent quality and has proven its durability.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse.

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David.p
David.pMurray Mallee, SA
  • 15 reviews
  • 30 likes

Cuts okay

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Just bought this lawnmower. It cuts okay not quite as powerful as what I was expecting - cut out on thicker grass. Does a nice mulch cut and works well on your normal grass. Does not work very well when going of grass because it brings up a lot of dust and can cut out. Overall I am satisfied with it, but not sure I would recommend due to lack of power compared to price.

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $499.

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Terry
TerryPerth, WA

Made the right choice!

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Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse for $600.

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AnneL
AnneLSydney, NSW
  • 7 reviews
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Great

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Purchased for my husband for his birthday. He loves the lawn mower. It cuts great and he actually enjoys cutting the lawns now. Really happy with my purchase. Would highly recommend

Purchased in for $480.

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Joe denyer
Joe denyerGungahlin 2912, ACT
  • 2 reviews

Lives up to its claims

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The mower works well in wet and dry lawns it catches quite and also pick up other Gardens clippings with ease as well
Throttle on the machine is also very responsive doesn’t stick like some mowers all in all very impressed with fuel consumption as well

Purchased in for $389.

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Easy start. Great work hourse

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One tank does my whole lawn the back yard is flat but the front has a steep climb the wide tyres make pushing easy over soft soil and rough edges. The mower is very quite compared to my old mower

Purchased in at Bunnings Warehouse.

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Rhys K.
Rhys K.Sydney, NSW
  • 3 reviews
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Better with age

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After first picking this up at the local Bunnings I took it home and couldn't start it.

I was loathe to return it as I didn't want to deal with all the hassle of warranty claims and wait times so I persisted. After about an hour watching puffs of white smoke and it not starting I tried some Start Ya, and after a few pulls it roared to life.

Had it for a few months now and it starts first or second pull every time. Impressed with the high quality and ease of use and it's multiple features.

Worried at first but it's definitely been a good buy.

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Questions & Answers

Rod H.
Rod H.asked

is this self propelled

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Hi Rod. The Masport Bunnings 490 4'n1 is a push mower.

Daddipig
Daddipigasked

Hi
Is there a snorkel kit available for the Masport 490 4N1 with the B&S 625 EXi engine?

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Jacqui G.
Jacqui G.asked

What size blades

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The Reviewer
The Reviewer

If not in the manual ring them

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Details

Features:

  • The Masport 490 4n’1 Petrol Lawn Mower can cut, catch, mulch, side discharge, and chip, making it a versatile unit that lets you mow your way.
  • It’s powered by a Briggs & Stratton 150cc OHV 625EX ReadyStart™ 4-stroke engine, giving it the strength to tackle your lawn.
  • A 4 blade disc system with increased airflow allows for better catching of grass.
  • The mower weighs 32.26kg.
  • It has a minimum cutting height of 7mm and a maximum cutting height of 70mm, making achieving the right lawn for you a simple task.

Points of praise:

  • Most reviewers found that the lawn mower had impressive fuel consumption, and was economical to run.
  • They also noted that the machine was relatively quiet compared to similar models.
  • According to reviewers, the mower is simple to start up, even after a long period of not using it. Reviewers said that it either started after the first pull, or after just a few pulls.
CategoryPetrol Lawn Mowers
Price (RRP) $599.00
Power SourcePetrol
FeaturesMulching Capability, Quick-Start Motor and Side Discharge
Catcher Type Rigid
Catcher Capacity42 L
Cutting Deck MaterialSteel
Cutting Width485 mm
Height of Cut7 mm to 71 mm
Number of Blades5
Weight30 kg
Manufacturer Warranty4 year(s)
Engine / Motor
Engine NameBriggs & Stratton 625EX 150cc 4-stroke OHV
Engine Type4-Stroke and OHV (Overhead Valve)
BrandBriggs & Stratton
Engine Displacement150 cc
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  • MPN: 578763

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