Black & Decker MM875 Electric Mulching Lawn Mower Review

Black & Decker MM875 Lawn Hog Mulching Mower

Versatility matches your style when the MM875 Lawn Hog 19-Inch 12 amp Electric Mulching Mower with Rear Bag comes into the picture.

This machine is in a long-line of incredible mowing products from Black and Decker. Its wide 19-inch cutting deck helps power through grass with less passes so that you can save time and energy.

It has an electric motor that comes with to help it reduce necessary maintenance. It also reduces noise pollution when you consider how quiet it operates. On top of that it produces zero carbon emissions.

This machine was developed so there is no more need to stop and refill the gas tank or clean spark plugs and dirty filters.

Easily choose a height for your lawn by using its lower or higher cutting options between one and one-fourth to three and one-half inches. You can lower or raise the wheels with the push of one button. This Lawn Hog promises simplicity at its best.

The ergonomics of the machine is more than comforting, with a specially cushioned grip that helps reduce vibrations that often lead to fatigue while your mowing. It also helps with safety and control.

Whether you’re large or small, the handle can be adjusted for the height that’s perfect for you so you can stand normally while your mowing.

The two in one option allows you to bag or fertilize so that you can gather the litter in the bag, or you can compost with the bag off to give it a natural fertilizer.

At its best for medium or smaller sized lawns, the mower will move within a one hundred foot radius of the closest electrical outlet.

About its Manufacturer: Black and Decker

Since its inception over 100 years ago, Black & Decker has seen its market share around the world increase due to its immense focus on customer needs and satisfaction. That’s how they’ve been able to build valuable, quality products to help people utilize their tools worldwide.

Black & Decker is the world’s leading brand in home products that consists of, yard care, power tools and smaller appliances.

Technical Specs

Black & Decker MM875 Lawn Hog 19-Inch 12 amp Electric Mulching Mower with Rear Bag comes with the mower, rear-mulching insert and rear bag assembly. The cutting swath is 19 inches wide and is covered by a full 2-year warranty. It weighs 52 pounds.

Here are some of the other features...

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    Effortless start and maintain
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    Zero emissions produced
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    Cushioned grip for comfortable operation
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    Height adjustment that’s a cinch

Here are some of the pros and cons...

As powerful as they come – the strength of this machine has been compared to a 6.5HP gas powered mower.

Comes all assembled –takes all of the hassle of trying to put pieces together.

Great feature with hook shut off- the hook is near the plug that powers it so you can’t accidentally pull the extension cord to cut it off.

Easy to clean- maintaining this machine is a snap, no headaches at all.

Isn’t self-propelled –although it’s not heavy, this could be an added convenience feature.

Cord management is a hassle – moving from one place to another can be a little nerve racking.

Longevity issues – there have been some reports of this mower giving up after a while, not sure how widespread this is or if its an isolated incident, it should be noted nonetheless.

Black & Decker MM875 Mulching Mower


Black and Decker is a brand you can trust, and overall they don’t disappoint us with the Black & Decker MM875 Lawn Hog 19-Inch 12 amp Electric Mulching Mower with Rear Bag. It performs well with strong enough power to satisfy those who are used to gas mowers. And it keeps those who are just switching over happy with just enough features.

However, there are some issues with this mower that most people probably can’t get over, such as the idea that it will last only three to five years and the fact that it has no self-propel capabilities.

If that’s something you can live with and still be happy, then it’s a decent buy for you.

RATING: 3.0 out of 5

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