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All There Is To Know About ryobi RY48111
The Ryobi 38 inches 100 Ah Battery Electric Rear Engine Riding Lawn Mower is a great choice for those who are looking for an easy to use and reliable lawn mower. It has a wide range of features that make it perfect for anyone, from beginners to experts. Some of the features that make this lawn mower great include the battery powered operation and the easy height adjustment. The ryobi 48-volt riding mower brings together lead acid batteries and gas to reduce front lawn maintenance time by over an hour. Equipped with complaints, this mower is environmentally friendly compared to traditional gas riding mowers. In addition to being whisper quiet, the Ryobi 48-volt riding mower is an environmentally friendly option thanks to having led headlights, a usb phone charger, and cruise control features. Powered by battery, it uses no gas-no fumes , can run up to 2.5 hours on just one charge, and produces 70-to-70 db of blade sound when in use. The mower features manual ten position adjustments (including 1.5 and 4.5 in.) and a cutting range of 38 in. In addition to being whisper quiet, the Ryobi 48-volt riding mower is an environmentally friendly option thanks to having led headlights, a usb phone charger, and cruise control features. Powered by battery, it uses no gas-no fumes , can run up to 2.5 hours on just one charge, and produces 70-to-70 db of blade sound when in use. The mower features manual ten position adjustments (including 1.5 and 4.5 in.) and a cutting range of 38 in.
Top Customer Reviews for ryobi RY48111
Marty B. rated ryobi RY48111 4 out of 5 stars on July 28, 2018 and this is exact feedback provided:
Good mower, but a little overpriced right now.
First of all, let me say I have been looking at this mower since it came out at the big box home store over a year ago. I just couldn’t see paying over $2800 (including tax) for it. About 2 months ago, I saw one sitting out front of said big box home store in the clearance section. Stopped to take a look. It looked like new, and said “refurbished” on it, although they didn’t know what was fixed. It only had one hour on it. One. The price was $2000. I thought about it for a while, and I decided that as I’ve been wanting this for a while, I would never get a better price than this, so I bought it. I’ve now had it about 6 weeks, and it now has 6 hours on it. I can give a pretty good real life review of what’s good, and what’s not so good, about this mower. First thing you notice about it, it just LOOKS cool. Like a go cart with a mower deck. When I first got it home, it was almost 8:30 pm, so almost dark here in NC. I used it, with the headlights, to cut my entire yard. The headlights are pretty good, much better than my Husqvarna riding mower. Was able to easily cut the yard without hitting anything. Nice job on the lights. Now I’ll say what I like about the mower in general. First, no maintenance. I cut my yard, and then blow it off (you DON’T want to rinse off an electric mower) with a great, long high pressure air gun that I bought off of Amazon. Does really well keeping it clean. It also has a TON of torque. I weigh 250 lb, and it pulls me easily, even out of small ditches. Impressive. I have the mulch plug installed on mine, and one thing I REALLY love is I’m completely clean after mowing. After I used the Husqvarna, I was COVERED in dust and dirt. VERY happy about that. The motors that drive the blades seem to have good torque as well, although not quite as much as the Husq, I have to slow down a little in thick grass or one motor will stop. I’ve adjusted to this, and the cut is actually pretty good looking and even. Yes, the blades are thinner than normal, and I assume this is so if you hit something, the blade will bend and not break the electric motor. I think that’s the smart thing to do. I did buy extra blades, just in case. I also like the digital battery gauge, tells you the state of charge and how many hours it’s been on. Works well. I keep this plugged in after every use as recommended, but it looks like I could probably cut my yard 4 times on one charge if I wanted. Not bad at all. It is a heavy mower, but I think that also helps with the torque, as it keeps the wheels from spinning. The batteries are a big part of that weight. 4 big deep cycle batteries. I hope they last a while! The steering is good, like a go cart, and although it’s no zero turn, it turns nice and tight. You can also press a button that allows you to mow in reverse. It beeps when in reverse. Makes you feel important. Now the things I don’t particularly like, and they may improve these in the next generation. The ride is VERY bumpy. My yard is pretty flat, but it has some big tree roots and holes in the yard. The seat doesn’t hold you very well, you feel like you may slip out. The seat could have more suspension to soften the ride out even a little. The cutting height lever is at an awkward angle to me. When I have to reach to raise the deck for an obstacle, it’s just awkward. The gas pedal seems to be a little tall, so pressing it you have to kind of move your foot along it to keep pressing it. Awkward. The thing I probably dislike the most is the forward/reverse switch. It’s a toggle switch, and every time you use it you have to stop, look for it, and press it. And then do it all again when changing to go the other way. You can and I have) easily hit the blade disengage switch if you don’t look when you use it. It would be much better the have a forward and reverse pedal, like on a gas mower. Overall, I can live with the things I don’t like. I actually don’t dread cutting grass with this like I did with my gas mower. So here’s the bottom line, at least to me. Is it worth $2800? Oh heck no. It was even a little overpriced for me at $2000, but I knew I would never get it cheaper. But……and this is a big but……it will ALL depend on how reliable this mower is and for how long. With this newer technology, we have no idea how long the batteries or the motors will last. They say the batteries should last about 5 years, and will cost about $600 to replace. Ouch. I hope they get cheaper by then. And if the motors mess up? We have no idea how much they will cost of if we can even GET them. So only time will tell if this mower is worth it. Right now though, I’m digging it. I just hope it lasts for a while. So is it worth $2800 to you? Only you can decide that. I hope my review helps.Show more +
fatty rated ryobi RY48111 1 out of 5 stars on February 13, 2020 and this is exact feedback provided:
Don’t buy these electric mowers!
The batteries are not lasting more than a year at full strength if you are lucky. You have to use it to 30% max run time. So that means you can not use it to it’s “2.5 hour run time”. So you buy it and then you are told to use it for 20-30 minutes then charge it than use it again for 20-30 minutes then repeat till you are done. Then “don’t get it wet”…tire are junk. I can’t be bothered with a mower being down every year to replace batteries that cost more than any gas you will ever buy. I have a Troy bilt bronco from 2005, that’s 15 years, and I still beat it to death. I have the same oil in it for 10 years and replaced the belt once. Same tires since new. It cost $1000.00 and it won’t die. If this ryobi mower lasts 5 years, you will spend 9000-10,000 dollars in 15 years to my $1000. This is not only a bad deal, it’s way more expensive than a gas mower. Wait for the generation 2 mowers and see what they offer and avoid these mowers for now. Do your research.Show more +