A hand mower or reel mower is a good alternative to a gas powered lawn mower. The Scotts Classic reel mower, made by the American Lawnmower Company, is 20 inches wide and cuts to a height of 3 inches. A German company called Brill manufactures a variety of quality hand mowers including the small Lexus 33 and the cordless electric Lexus 38 model.
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