Happy with it
I am very happy with the Mini rider. Does my house yard really well. I love it can go through normal house gates. The only thing I had a problem with is my yard is pretty rough and has some old veggie patch mounds. And the blades would dig into the ground as they just followed the height of the front wheels. I added some small wheels on each corner of the mowing deck to let the deck move to the contour of the yard. It works a treat.
rover mini rider
Makes the job easy is fairly comfortable and cheap to run mulches shorter grass so well I don't need to rake afterwards i do mine and my neighbors yard as he is in his eightys I have only had it a few months but i am extremely happy with this machine only downside is messy to do oil change but i will use a vacuum sucker next time
money well spent
We bought this mower 2 months ago and love it.We also bought the grass catcher and it works really well,though it is expensive compared to the price of the mower.We mow lawn(about 1/2 acre) not jungle and it picks up grass 2 inchs long very well,as long as its not wet. It also mulches very well We have a partly sloping block and it goes everywhere easily even up a short steep incline.It seems thirsty compared to our Honda self propelled but its a small price to pay to be able to sit on instead of walking behind.I changed the oil after the running in period,a bit messy, but i will use a syringe next time like the bloke in the mower shop does.I'm 70 and we both like our lawn looking nice so it has made the job a lot easier.
mini rider best on the market
just over 2 years since i purchased my mini rider to cut my 1 1/2 acre house block . previously had a mtd 38" cut which constantly struggled to cut anything more than 4" high , and cost a fortune in blades and repairs until the techumsi engine exploded .
enter the mini rider . will cut 12" high grass without protesting , and the lowest position is perfect for a smooth finish to the finer parts of my block .
takes around 3 hours to mow my block , and the mini rider has not missed a beat in 2 years , the blades are brilliant just changed for f...
I have one keeps braking the cable on cutting deck after 2 or 3 mows cutting blade weak bends if hits a stick. I would avoid these at any cost Rover replace one of the cables they snap right at the end where the cable comes out. It's clearly a fault in design.
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Awesome machine! Perfect!!
Buying this Machine has been the best thing I've ever done. I have a disability so I had to find am alternative method of cutting the lawn instead of using a push mower with my bad leg.
It's small, light weight. Doesn't take much room in the garage. Easy to lift onto a 6x4 trailer, with 2 people you can even lift it into the back of a twin cab ute. It slightly sticks out in a twin cab. Will fit perfectly in the back of a extra or single cab ute.
Starts 1st time, every time. It is very comfortable to drive considering the look of the sea...t that doesn't look crash hot but I can sit on it for hours without any issues. Engine is a Rover engine and is very easy to maintain. Easy to change oil. Has an external screw off oil filter. I cut my 850sq meter block of land and still have over half a tank of petrol when finished. Fuel economy is great I think.
Not a bad mower, does not cut low enough for me and the cheap knock off engine worries me, but has not let go yet. Has a single cutter bar, so not good for chopping through rough grass that may contain rocks and bend it if hit.The tyres are best filled with slime to stop leaks from the start.
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Great mower for larger sized house blocks
This is one great little ride-on mower! It is ideal if you have a double sized block that is taking a bit too much time and effort to keep trimmed with a "push along" mower.
I bought mine about fifteen months ago and I've never looked back. As soon as I had bought the Rover Mini Rider it was "goodbye" to the drudgery of battling to keep the double block's grass under control and "hello" to a nicely kept lawn. I don't even use a catcher and find that the clippings to rake up afterwards are so little that it rarely needs doing.
I've never ...had one problem with this machine since I bought it and it is one of the wisest purchases that I have made. It is easy start and very easy to drive and maneuver. My only regret it that I didn't know sooner about the Mini Rider! I could have saved myself from so much hard yakka. I purchased mine brand new and at a sale price. I now look back and think, "what a bargain!".
Questions & Answers
Just bought this mower. Its mowing on an angle. Left side lower than the right. Dont know how to adjust the plate height.
Hi, we have replaced the belt on the mini rider and now it won’t cut, when you engage the blade it dies down.
Do I have to engage reverse with key every time I want to reverse
|Category||Ride-On Mowers||Ride-On Mowers|
|Features||Deck Clean-out Port and Side Discharge||Deck Clean-out Port and Side Discharge|
|Cutting Deck Material||Steel||Steel|
|Cutting Width||760 mm||760 mm|
|Weight||155 kg||128 kg|
|Manufacturer Warranty||5 year(s)||5 year(s)|
|Engine / Motor|
|Engine Name||Rover 382cc Single OHV||Rover 382cc Single OHV|
|Engine Type||OHV (Overhead Valve)||OHV (Overhead Valve)|
|Engine Displacement||382 cc||382 cc|
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