Efficient fuel consumption
Simple to start up
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 September 2020 at Bunnings Warehouse for $649.00.
Does a good job
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 July 2019 at Bunnings Warehouse for $100.00.
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Amazing Lawn Mower
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 October 2019 at Bunnings Warehouse for $400.00.
Good but some poor design features!
This is my second Masport 4 in 1, the first lasted me some 18 years mowing lawns on an 1,820 square metre block. I bought both because of the mulching and chipping capabilities which worked well on both machines. The new one is easy to manipulate and adjust and cuts quite well. My main gripe is that the air-intake is too near the base of the machine and any dusty mowing quickly results in a heavily clogged air filter. This really needs a thorough cleaning after every mowing, especially in drier weather when there is more dust. My second gripe i...s that it leaks petrol whenever you turn it on its side to clean underneath or inspect the blades. I never had this problem with the first machine. I regard both of the above as poor design and wonder why Masport has allowed this to happen in this day and age. Maybe, too many boffins involved who never actually use the mower they design?
Purchased in May 2019 for $599.00.
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Made the right choice!
Being a first time lawn owner I decided to get a professional to do it for the first few months until I realised I couldn't justify the cost in the long run. After much research I decided to go the Masport 4n1 over a battery lawn mower (In main due to the reviews on this site). Purchased it and after 2 weeks of waiting I finally had the chance yesterday to try it out. Boy it didn't disappoint! The main thing for me was the quality of cut and seriously I can't tell the difference between the Masport and the professional with the cylinder mow...er. In fact in some ways because I took my time, it's a better cut. It started first time every time (4-5 times I emptied the catcher and each time I shut it off). Bloody brilliant!!! And the noise...what noise...had it on half power and really surprised how quiet it was.
Purchased in October 2019 at Bunnings Warehouse for $600.00.
Only used twice. Cord won’t pull on third attempt
Cord won’t pull after only two uses. Their manual explains nothing important. Contacting Masport is frustrating, as they have a form to fill out, asking too many details, and I have to wait for them to contact me after sending the form. I need to use it today, not later on. These large companies just don’t care about the individual customer. They should at least have the curtesy to print out a decent manual or have a website for troubleshooting. I’m sorry I bought it.
Purchased in May 2019 at Bunnings Warehouse.
LEMON mower avoid - failed after 4 uses
Bought from Bunnings 2019. Motor supposed to be good quality Briggs and Stratton 625 EX. After 4 uses on very small lawn motor refused to start, after many attempts started a couple of times, spluttered,coughed out smoke, then died when attempted to push over grass. Yet another example of shoddy manufacturing and rip off products that last a few months if you are lucky. Avoid at all costs.
Purchased in March 2019 for $599.00.
Best lawn mower
Love this lawnmower, easy for a woman to use, tells you when it's full, doesn't guzzle petrol, worth every cent! Easy to clean also. My lawn looks great. Thanks bunnings
Purchased in April 2018 at Bunnings Warehouse for $449.00.
Questions & Answers
Good morning I have a Masport Morrison 490 chipper catcher mower I need a diagram of the front axle setup
I don’t thinks consumers would have this unless it is in your manual
Has any user had experience with whether 788310 blade/bolts can be used on this mower. I've read they seem to be the same as 783529 which is only a two blade/bolt set?
Pity you didn’t ask Masport
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- 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.
|Category||Petrol Lawn Mowers|
|Features||Mulching Capability, Quick-Start Motor and Side Discharge|
|Catcher Capacity||42 L|
|Cutting Deck Material||Steel|
|Cutting Width||485 mm|
|Height of Cut||7 mm to 71 mm|
|Number of Blades||5|
|Manufacturer Warranty||4 year(s)|
|Engine / Motor|
|Engine Name||Briggs & Stratton 625EX 150cc 4-stroke OHV|
|Engine Type||4-Stroke and OHV (Overhead Valve)|
|Brand||Briggs & Stratton|
|Engine Displacement||150 cc|
- MPN: 578763
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