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Ryobi RLM18X36L40

Ryobi RLM18X36L40

MPN: RLM18X36L40
5.0 from 3 reviews

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SamSydney, NSW

  • 4 reviews
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good mowers


easy to use, one battery lasts 15 mins, cann't cut long grass.first bought Nov 2017, but someday it not worked, changed for a brand new one at May 2018, worked well since then


ricdangerGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC

  • 8 reviews

Great lightweight easy to store mower. Does the job.


I use a 5 Amp/Hr Li-Ion battery and after 30 minutes I can still unplug it and use it on other tools. The mower's not powerful, it's meant for maintenance cutting - nothing beats a stinky 2-stroke for smashing through weeds. But it really does the job and is simple to handle, folds away nicely and takes up little space. Had one issue with the folding mechanism but just put some tension in the handle frame by bending it a bit and now it's perfect again.

Purchased in December 2017.

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Product is used: Weekly
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Retired_landscaperGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC

Perfect for my lawn - convenient, light, easy, quality

Date PurchasedSep 2018

Questions & Answers



Regarding the Ryobi Lawn Mower RLM18X36L40: The mower IS NOT catching the grass at all. I've check the positioning of the catcher, and everytime it's totally empty... No cuttings in it at all? Anybody else with the same problem?
I also find the mower struggles if the grass is a bit long and/or if the grass is wet, even on a #2 setting and sometimes just dies.

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#2 setting is very low for any mower, let alone bagging. If the grass is wet, any mower struggles to bag or cut well (even petrol). When it is wet it is never a good time to cut. If the unit is cutting out in dry grass, make sure you are using the bigger pack 4.0 or higher and it's not 30 plus degrees out... batteries can overheat and wont work to protect themselves.

For baggin, if you aren't catching ANYTHING... check if you have a Mulching plug in there? With the unit off, If you take the bag off and look in the rear door, can you see the blade/ grass under the mower?

If the grass is long, raise it up higher. Cutting higher is healthier for lawns. Just cut on 4 or 5. The higher setting allows more air for better bagging clippings. It also prevents sun burns, traps moisture, chokes out weeds, and stays greener.

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CategoryBattery Lawn Mowers
Price (RRP) $399
Power SourceBattery (Removable)
FeaturesFoldable Handle and Mulching Capability
Catcher Type Rigid
Catcher Capacity45 L
Cutting Deck MaterialPlastic
Cutting Width360 mm
Height of Cut20 mm to 70 mm
Number of Blades1
Weight14 kg
Voltage 18 V
Running Time 30 min
Charging Time2 hours
Manufacturer Warranty6 year(s)
Engine / Motor
Engine TypeLithium-Ion Battery
Engine Name18V 4.0AH Lithium-Ion Motor

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