Fiskars 6201 Staysharp Max Push Reel Lawn Mower Review

The Fiskars 6201 Staysharp Max push reel lawn mower is an innovative take on a classic mower of yesteryear. Fiskars took the concept of a push reel mower, and then jazzed it up with modern design and function to make it a cool item for anyone’s “wish list”.

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When it comes to functions – the Fiskars 6201 push reel lawn mower w/ Staysharp Max delivers:

  • 60% easier to push than other reel mowers – thanks to Fiskars’ patent-pending InertiaDrive
  • Reel delivers 2x as much cutting power so it can blast through heavy growth areas that would bog down other reel mowers
  • Exclusive StaySharp Cutting System cuts grass without blades touching which give you long-lasting performance without costly annual blade sharpening
  • Inset wheel design offers closer side edging and a unique grass discharge chute that throws clippings forward cleanly – away from your feet
  • Cuts all grass types, even tough southern varieties like St. Augustine, Zoysia, Bahia and Bermuda

The StaySharp Max Reel Mower (formerly Momentum) combines patent-pending technology with superior ergonomics to deliver best-in-class cutting performance without gasoline, oil, charging, the hassle of cords or the noise created by other mowers. It features an InertiaDrive Reel for twice the cutting power of standard reel mowers; StaySharp Cutting System to eliminate the cost and inconvenience of annual blade sharpening; VersaCut Technology for easy cut height adjustment to provide a clean cut on any type of grass, even tough southern varieties, plus one-touch height adjustment for comfort and control; inset wheel design for ultra-close side edging without uncut strips under the wheels; and a unique grass discharge chute that throws clippings forward cleanly, away from your feet. The combination of these technologies makes the StaySharp Max Reel Mower 60% easier to push than other reel mowers, helping you get more done with less effort. Includes a best-in-class 1”–4″ cut height range, an 18″ cut width and a limited three-year warranty.

Customer Opinions

We have looked through dozens of reviews on this product and the majority of buyers have been please with the Fiskars 6201 18 inch StaySharp Max Push Reel Lawn Mower. Here’s a sampling of what users have to say:

Some of the positive reviews on the Fiskars 6201 push reel mower include – “An excellent choice!”, “Best mower I have used”, “The end of the gas lawn mower” and “For all the trouble we were told we’d have, it was a breeze!”.

Some of the negative comments we saw had to do with having to change your mindset from using a more powerful gas mower – such as, “Very difficult to cut overgrown grass”, “Difficult to cut wet grass”, “No way to collect clippings which could be an issue if you have a lot of weeds”, “Would be easier to turn and handle dips if rear wheels were larger”, and “Doesn’t cut tall/bendy weeds well – they bend under the mower and pop back up”.

It’s also worth noting that you will get exercise when using this mower. You have to move along to keep the reels turning quickly to get a good cut.

The Fiskars 6201 18″ push reel mower with StaySharp Max technology is a handy tool for people wanting a well manicured lawn and don’t mind getting a little exercise. Currently, at the time of this writing has 529 customer reviews – and of those only 64 rate it below 3 stars.

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